The Kindness of Strangers: The Abandonment of Children in Western Europe from Late Antiquity to the Renaissance by John Boswell
Mary Shelley: Romance and Reality by Emily W. Sunstein
Dark Journey: Black Mississippians in the Age of Jim Crow by Neil R. McMillen
The Secret Speeches of Chairman Mao: From the Hundred Flowers to the Great Leap Forward edited by Roderick MacFarquhar, by Timothy Cheek, by Eugene Wu, with contributions by Merle Goldman, by Benjamin Schwartz
The Jews of Vienna in the Age of Franz Joseph by Robert S. Wistrich
Vienna and Its Jews: The Tragedy of Success, 1880s1980s by George E. Berkley
A History of Habsburg Jews, 16701918 by William O. McCagg Jr.
Judentum in Wien: Sammlung Max Berger November 12, 1987June 5, 1988 catalog of the exhibition at the Historisches Museum der Stadt Wien,
The Rise of Political Anti-Semitism in Germany and Austria (revised edition) Peter Pulzer
The Viennese: Splendor, Twilight and Exile by Paul Hofmann
Vienna and the Jews, 18671938: A Cultural History by Steven Beller
Goya and the Spirit of Enlightenment 9July 16, 1989). an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City (May
Goya and the Spirit of Enlightenment catalog of the exhibition by Alfonso E. Pérez Sánchez, by Eleanor A. Sayre
Wartime Journalism: 19391943 by Paul de Man, edited by Werner Hamacher, by Neil Hertz, by Thomas Keenan
Responses: On Paul de Man’s Wartime Journalism edited by Werner Hamacher, edited by Neil Hertz, edited by Thomas Keenan
Critical Writings: 19531978 by Paul de Man, edited and with an introduction by Lindsay Waters
Reading de Man Reading edited by Lindsay Waters, edited by Wlad Godzich
Passage From Home by Isaac Rosenfeld, with a new foreword by Mark Shechner
Preserving the Hunger: An Isaac Rosenfeld Reader edited and introduced by Mark Shechner, foreword by Saul Bellow
The Price of Empire by J. William Fulbright, with Seth P. Tillman
Denis Donoghue is University Professor at New York University, where he holds the Henry James Chair of English and American Letters. His works include The Practice of Reading, Words Alone: The Poet T.S. Eliot, and The American Classics.
Ronald Dworkin (1931–2013) was Professor of Philosophy and Frank Henry Sommer Professor of Law at NYU. His books include Is Democracy Possible Here?, Justice in Robes, Freedom’s Law, and Justice for Hedgehogs. He was the 2007 winner of the Ludvig Holberg International Memorial Prize for “his pioneering scholarly work” of “worldwide impact” and he was recently awarded the Balzan Prize for his “fundamental contributions to Jurisprudence.”
Robert Hughes (1938–2012) was an art critic and television writer. In the award-winning documentary series, The Shock of The New, Hughes recounted the development of modern art since the Impressionists; in The Fatal Shore, he explored the history of his native Australia. Hughes’s memoir, Things I Didn’t Know, was published in 2006.
Michael Ignatieff is the Edward R. Murrow Professor of Practice at the Harvard Kennedy School and the author of Fire and Ashes: Success and Failure in Politics. The article in this issue draws on the Ditchley Foundation Annual Lecture, which he gave in July. (September 2014)
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.
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.
Orville Schell is the former Dean of the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley. He is currently the Arthur Ross Director of the Center on US–China Relations at the Asia Society in New York City, and the coauthor with John Delury of Wealth and Power: China’s Long March to the 21st Century. (October 2014)
Ronald Steel is Professor of International Relations at the University of Southern California, a recent fellow at the American Academy in Berlin, and the author of biographies of Walter Lippmann and Robert Kennedy.
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.