Utz by Bruce Chatwin
Bertrand Russell: A Political Life by Alan Ryan
Withstanding Hitler in Germany: 1933–1945 by Michael Balfour
Die Hassell-Tagebücher 1938–1944: Aufzeichnungen vom anderen Deutschland by Ulrich von Hassell, revised and expanded from the manuscript by Klaus Peter Reiss, edited by Freiherr Hiller von Gaertringen
Briefe an Freya, 1930–1945 by Helmuth James von Moltke, edited by Beate Ruhm von Oppen
Robert Ley: Hitler’s Labor Front Leader by Ronald Smelser
Göring: A Biography by David Irving
The Unmasterable Past: History, Holocaust, and German National Identity by Charles S. Maier
Little Dorrit a film directed by Christine Edzard, based on the novel by Charles Dickens
Jasper Johns: Work Since 1974 Pennsylvania, (October 23, 1988–January 8, 1989) an exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia,
Jasper Johns: Work Since 1974 catalog of the exhibition by Mark Rosenthal
Foirades/Fizzles: Echo and Allusion in the Art of Jasper Johns University of California, Los Angeles, distributed by the University of Chicago Press by Jasper Johns, by Samuel Beckett, by Edith A. Tonelli, by John Cage, by Richard S. Field, by Andrew Bush, by Richard Shiff, by Fred Orton, by James Cuno
Danger and Survival: Choices About the Bomb in the First Fifty Years by McGeorge Bundy
Animal Liberators: Research and Morality by Susan Sperling
Use of Laboratory Animals in Biomedical and Behavioral Research Research; the Commission on Life Sciences, National Research Council; and the Institute of Medicine by the Committee on the Use of Laboratory Animals in Biomedical
The Body and Society: Men, Women and Sexual Renunciation in Early Christianity by Peter Brown
The Conquest of Politics: Liberal Philosophy in Democratic Times by Benjamin Barber
Alfred Brendel is a pianist and author of several books of essays and poetry. His new book, A Pianist’s A–Z: A Piano Lover’s Reader, in which the text in this issue will appear, will be published in September. (July 2013)
William H. Gass (b. 1924) is an essayist, novelist, and literary critic. He grew up in Ohio and is a former professor of philosophy at Washington University. Among his books are six works of fiction and nine books of essays, including Tests of Time (2002), A Temple of Texts (2006), and Life Sentences (2012). New York Review Books will republish his story collection In the Heart of the Heart of the Country (1968) in 2014. Gass lives with his wife, the architect Mary Gass, in St. Louis.
Stuart Hampshire (1914–2004) was an English philosopher. He taught at University College London, Princeton, Stanford and Oxford, where he was named Warden of Wadham College. His books include Thought and Action, Spinoza and Justice Is Conflict.
Stanley Hoffmann is Paul and Catherine Buttenwieser University Professor at Harvard. His most recent books are Chaos and Violence: What Globalization, Failed States, and Terrorism Mean for US Foreign Policy and Rousseau and Freedom, coedited with Christie McDonald.
Perry Link is Chancellorial Chair for Teaching Across Disciplines at the University of California at Riverside. He translated China’s Charter 08 manifesto, published in these pages, and recently co-edited No Enemies, No Hatred, a collection of essays and poems by Liu Xiaobo. His latest book isAn Anatomy of Chinese: Rhythm, Metaphor, Politics and he is finishing a translation of the autobiography of the Chinese dissident astrophysicist Fang Lizhi.
Fang Lizhi, an astrophysicist and former vice-president of the University of Science and Technology of China, was expelled from the Communist Party of China in 1987. He was granted asylum at the US embassy in Beijing before leaving the country in 1990. He is the 1989 recipient of the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award and is a professor of physics at the University of Arizona. (November 2011)
Peter Singer is the Ira W. Decamp Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University, and Laureate Professor at the University of Melbourne. He is the author of *Animal Liberation*, the editor of *In Defense of Animals: The Second Wave*, and, with Paola Cavalieri, co-editor of *The Great Ape Project*.
Michael Walzer is Professor Emeritus in the School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study and coeditor emeritus of Dissent. His new book is The Paradox of Liberation: Secular Revolutions and Religious Counterrevolutions. (March 2015)