Contents


Heartsick

Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez, translated by Edith Grossman

Breaking Up

House of Dreams: The Bingham Family of Louisville by Marie Brenner

The Binghams of Louisville: The Dark History Behind One of America’s Great Fortunes by David Leon Chandler, with Mary Voelz Chandler

The Art of War

The Military Revolution: Military Innovation and the Rise of the West, 1500–1800 by Geoffrey Parker

The Mask of Command by John Keegan

Strategy: The Logic of War and Peace by Edward N. Luttwak

Darwin Unbuttoned

Charles Darwin’s Notebooks, 1836–1844: Geology, Transmutation of Species, Metaphysical Enquiries transcribed and edited by Paul H. Barrett and Peter J. Gautrey and Sandra Herbert and David Kohn and Sydney Smith

The Correspondence of Charles Darwin Volume 3: 1844–1846 edited by Frederick Burkhardt, edited by Sydney Smith

History Turned Upside Down

Criticism and Compliment: The politics of literature in the England of Charles I by Kevin Sharpe

Feminist Milton by Joseph Wittreich

Puritan Legacies: Paradise Lost and the New England Tradition, 1630–1890 by Keith W.F. Stavely

The Origins of the English Novel, 1600–1740 by Michael McKeon

The Cultural Meaning of the Scientific Revolution by Margaret C. Jacob

Contributors

James Chace is the Paul W. Williams Professor of Government and Public Law at Bard College. He is the author of Acheson and, most recently, 1912: The Election That Changed the Country. He is now working on a biography of Lafayette. (October 2004)

Gordon A. Craig (1913–2005) was a Scottish-American historian of Germany. He taught at both Princeton and Stanford, where he was named the J.E. Wallace Sterling Professor of Humanities in 1979.

Christopher Hill (1912–2003) was an English historian. Educated at Oxford, Hill taught at the University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire as well as Oxford, where he was elected Master of Balliol College. His books include Puritanism and Revolution,Intellectual Origins of the English Revolution, and The World Turned Upside Down.

Bernard Knox (1914–2010) was an English classicist. He was the first director of Harvard’s Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, DC. Among his many books are The Heroic Temper, The Oldest Dead White European Males, and Backing into the Future: The Classical Tradition and Its Renewal. He is the editor of The Norton Book of Classical Literature and wrote the introductions and notes for Robert Fagles’s translations of the Iliad and the Odyssey.

Nicholas Lemann is a Professor at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism and a staff writer at The New Yorker. His books include The Big Test: The Secret History of the American Meritocracy and The Promised Land: The Great Black Migration and How It Changed America. (June 2017)

Bernard Lewis is Cleveland E. Dodge Professor of Near Eastern Studies Emeritus at Princeton. His most recent books are Music of a Distant Drum and What Went Wrong: Western Impact and Middle Eastern Response. (May 2002)

Janet Malcolm is the author of Reading Chekhov: A Critical ­Journey, among other books. (June 2016)

Helen Vendler is the Arthur Kingsley Porter University Professor in the Department of English at Harvard. Her latest book is The Ocean, the Bird, and the Scholar, a collection of her most recent essays. (October 2017)

Gore Vidal (1925–2012) was an American novelist, essayist, and playwright. His many works include the memoirs Point to Point Navigation and Palimpsest, the novels The City and the Pillar, Myra Breckinridge, and Lincoln, and the collection United States: Essays 1952–1992.

Garry Wills is the subject of a Festschrift published by Northwestern’s Garret-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Nation and World, Church and God: The Legacy of Garry Wills. His most recent book is What the Qur’an Meant: And Why It Matters. (December 2017)

Michael Wood is Professor Emeritus of English and Comparative Literature at Princeton. He is the author of Hitchcock: The Man Who Knew Too Much and America in the Movies, among other books.
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C. Vann Woodward (1908–1999) was a historian of the American South. He taught at Johns Hopkins and at Yale, where he was named the Sterling Professor of History. His books include Mary Chesnut’s Civil War and The Old World’s New World.