Contents


The Other Russian Army

Die Geschichte der Wlassow-Armee by Joachim Hoffmann

General Wlassow: Russen und Deutsche zwischen Hitler und Stalin by Sergej Fröhlich, revised and edited by Edel von Freier

Vlasov and the Russian Liberation Movement: Soviet Reality and Émigré Theories by Catherine Andreyev

From Stupidity to Cupidity

The Predators’ Ball: The Junk-Bond Raiders and the Man Who Staked Them by Connie Bruck

Securities and Exchange Commission v. Drexel Burnham Lambert Incorporated, Drexel Burnham Lambert Group Incorporated, Michael Milken, Lowell Milken, Cary Maultasch, Pamela Monzert, Victor Posner, Steven Posner and Pennsylvania Engineering Corporation Secu United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Mr. Know-all

Tolstoy by A. N. Wilson

Tolstoy: The Ultimate Reconciliation by Martine de Courcel, translated by Peter Levi

The Frog Prince

Lake Wobegon Days by Garrison Keillor

Leaving Home by Garrison Keillor

Happy to Be Here by Garrison Keillor

A Prairie Home Companion Folk Song Book by Marcia Pankake, by Jon Pankake, with a foreword by Garrison Keillor

Poussin in Texas

Poussin, The Early Years in Rome: The Origins of French Classicism September 24–November 27, 1988. an exhibition at the Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas,, Catalog of the exhibition by Konrad Oberhuber, foreword by Edmund P. Pillsbury

Just Say Yes

Inventing the People: The Rise of Popular Sovereignty in England and America by Edmund S. Morgan

Contributors

Janet Adam Smith (1905–1999) was a Scottish writer and critic. Educated at Oxford, she worked as an editor at a number of literary publications, including The Listener, The Criterion and New Statesman. She also edited the Faber Book of Modern Verse and its companion volume, the Faber Book of Children’s Verse. An accomplished mountaineer, Smith wrote about her adventures in Mountain Holidays; her other books include Life Among the Scots and John Buchnan and His World.

John Bayley is a critic and novelist. His books include Elegy for Iris and The Power of Delight: A Lifetime in Literature.

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.

István Deák is Seth Low Professor Emeritus at Columbia. He is the author, with Jan Gross and Tony Judt, of The Politics of Retribution in Europe: World War II and Its Aftermath.

John Kenneth Galbraith (1908–2006) was a Canadian economist and politician. He taught at Princeton and Harvard. His works include The Affluent Society, The Age of Uncertainty and Economics and the Public Purpose. Galbraith’s many honors include the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Lomonosov Gold Medal, the Order of Canada, and the Padma Vibhushan, India’s second highest civilian award.

Michael Ignatieff teaches at the University of Toronto and at the Kennedy School, Harvard. His most recent book is Fire and Ashes: Success and Failure in Politics. (March 2014)

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 novel is Truth and Consequences.


Avishai Margalit is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is the winner of the 2012 Philosophical Book Award (Hanover) for his most recent book, On Compromise and Rotten Compromises. He is currently Edwin Heafey Jr. Visiting Professor at Stanford.


Conor Cruise O’Brien (1917–2009) was an Irish historian and politician. He was elected to the Irish parliament in 1969 and served as a Minister from 1973 until 1977. His works include States of Ireland, The Great Melody and Memoir: My Life and Themes.

Keith Thomas is a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. He is the author The Ends of Life: Roads to Fulfillment in Early Modern England.

Derek Walcott is a poet, playwright, essayist, and visual artist. Born in Castries, St. Lucia, he won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1992. His epic poem Omerosis a reworking of the Homeric story and tradition into a journey around the Caribbean and beyond to the American West and London.