The Best Years of Their Lives

Speaking Out: The Reagan Presidency from Inside the White House by Larry Speakes, by Robert Pack

On the Outside Looking In by Michael Reagan, by Joe Hyams

Revolution by Martin Anderson

Screen Gems

Myrna Loy: Being and Becoming by James Kotsilibas-Davis, by Myrna Loy

Pin-Up: The Tragedy of Betty Grable by Spero Pastos

Cary Grant: A Touch of Elegance by Warren G. Harris

The Making of The African Queen by Katharine Hepburn

Seeing Stars

Where’s the Rest of Me? by Ronald Reagan, by Richard G. Hubler

Astrology for Adults by Joan Quigley

Astrology for Teens by Angel Star (Joan Quigley)

Astrology for Parents of Children and Teenagers by Joan Quigley

The Real Reagan Economy

Budget of the United States Government: Fiscal Year 1989

Economic Report of the President, Transmitted to the Congress, February 1988, Together with The Annual Report of the Council of Economic Advisers


Robert M. Adams (1915-1996) was a founding editor of the Norton Anthology of English Literature. He taught at the University of Wisconsin, Rutgers, Cornell and U.C.L.A. His scholarly interested ranged from Milton to Joyce, and his translations of many classic works of French literature continue to be read to this day.

Ian Buruma is the author of many books, including The Wages of Guilt: Memories of War in Germany and Japan (1995), The Missionary and the Libertine: Love and War in East and West (1996), Murder in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo Van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance (2006), and Year Zero: A History of 1945 (2013). He is the Paul W. Williams Professor of Human Rights and Journalism at Bard and a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books, The New Yorker, and The New York Times, among other publications. His new book is a ­collection of essays from these pages, Theater of Cruelty: Art, Film, and the ­Shadows of War. His Year Zero: A History of 1945 is now out in paperback.

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.

Martin Gardner (1914–2010) was a science writer and novelist. He was the author of The New Ambidextrous Universe, Fractal Music, Hypercards and More, The Night is Large and Visitors from Oz.

Sue Halpern is a regular contributor to The New York Review on the subject of technology and a Scholar-in-Residence at Middlebury. Her most recent book is A Dog Walks into a Nursing Home.
 (April 2015)