Blood Sport

The Manly Art by Elliott J. Gorn

John L. Sullivan and His America by Michael T. Isenberg

Beyond the Ring: The Role of Boxing in American Society by Jeffrey T. Sammons

On Boxing by Joyce Carol Oates

Underground Artist

A Game of Dark

Salt River Times

Max’s Dream

A Parcel of Trees

While the Bell Rings

Underground Alley


Winter Quarters

Born Too Late

The Last Emperor a film directed by Bernardo Bertolucci

Twilight in the Forbidden City (1973), out of print by Reginald F. Johnston. with a preface by the Emperor

From Emperor to Citizen: The Autobiography of Aisin-Gioro Pu Yi translated by W.J.F. Jenner

From Emperor to Citizen: The Autobiography of Aisin-Gioro Pu Yi reprinted with new general and chapter introductions by W.J.F. Jenner, afterword by Simon Winchester

The Last Emperor by Edward Behr

The Last Manchu: The Autobiography of Henry Pu Yi, Last Emperor of China translated by Kuo Ying Paul Tsai, edited, with a revised preface and epilogue and Paul Kramer

A Dream of Tartary: The Origins and Misfortunes of Henry Pu Yi by Henry McAleavy

Pu Yi: J’étais empereur de Chine: L’autobiographie du dernier empereur de Chine (1906–1967)

The Kaiser and the Kritik

Kaiser, Hof und Staat: Wilhlem II und die deutsche Politik by John C.G. Röhl

Max Weber and German Politics: 1890–1920 by Wolfgang J. Mommsen, translated by Michael S. Steinberg

Max Weber zur Politik im Weltkrieg: Schriften und Reden, 1914–1918 (Max Weber Gesamtausgabe, Abteilung 1, Band 15) edited by Wolfgang J. Mommsen, in collaboration with Gangolf Hübner

Max Weber and his Contemporaries edited by Wolfgang J. Mommsen, edited by Jürgen Osterhammel

Coming Up for Air

Turn-of-the-Century Cabaret: Paris, Barcelona, Berlin, Munich, Vienna, Cracow, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Zurich by Harold B. Segel

Paris: The Musical Kaleidoscope, 1870–1925 by Elaine Brody

The Fundamentalists and the Constitution

The American Founding: Politics, Statesmanship, and the Constitution edited by Ralph A. Rossum, edited by Gary L. McDowell

The Complete Anti-Federalist edited by Herbert J. Storing

The Constitutional Order, 1787–1987” edited by Irving Kristol, edited by Nathan Glazer

Constitutionalism and Rights edited by Gary C. Bryner, edited by Noel B. Reynolds

The Founders’ Constitution edited by Philip B. Kurland, edited by Ralph Lerner

The Framing and Ratification of the Constitution edited by Leonard W. Levy, edited by Dennis J. Mahoney

The Moral Foundations of the American Republic edited by Robert H. Horwitz

Saving the Revolution: “The Federalist Papers” and The American Founding edited by Charles R. Kesler

Taking the Constitution Seriously by Walter Berns

The Thinking Revolutionary: Principle and Practice in the New Republic by Ralph Lerner


Murray Kempton (1917-1997) was a columnist for Newsday, as well as a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books. His books include Rebellions, Perversities, and Main Events and The Briar Patch, as well as Part of Our Time. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1985.

Alison Lurie is Frederic J. Whiton Professor of American Literature Emerita at Cornell. She is the author of two collections of essays on children’s literature, Don’t Tell the Grownups and Boys and Girls Forever, and the editor of The Oxford Book of Fairy Tales. Her most recent book is The Language of Houses.

Roderick Macfarquhar is Leroy B. Williams Research Professor of History and Political Science at Harvard. His latest publication as editor and contributor is The Politics of China: Sixty Years of the People’s Republic of China.
 (August 2015)

Felix Rohatyn is an investment banker and has been a governor of the New York Stock Exchange, Chairman of the New York Municipal Assistance Corporation, and US Ambassador to France. (October 2008)

Jonathan Spence is Professor of History Emeritus at Yale. Among his books are The Death of Woman Wang, Treason by the Book, The Question of Hu, and The Search for Modern China.

Garry Wills is Professor of History Emeritus at Northwestern. He is the author, most recently, of The Future of the Catholic Church with 
Pope Francis.

Gordon Wood is the Alva O. Way University Professor and Professor of History Emeritus at Brown. In honor of the 250th ­anniversary of the Stamp Act, his two edited volumes of The American Revolution: Writings from the Pamphlet Debate, 1764–1776 will be published this summer, 2015.