Contents


God’s Greene

The Captain and the Enemy by Graham Greene

Graham Greene by Neil McEwan

A Reader’s Guide to Graham Greene by Paul O'Prey

Greeks, Romans, Jews & Others

Corruption and the Decline of Rome by Ramsay MacMullen

Greeks, Romans and Barbarians: Spheres of Interaction by Barry Cunliffe

The Jews in the Greek Age by Elias J. Bickerman

Keeping up with the New China

Discos and Democracy: China in the Throes of Reform by Orville Schell

Seeds of Fire: Chinese Voices of Conscience edited by Geremie Barmé, edited by John Minford

Peking Story: The Last Days of Old China by David Kidd

Behind the Wall: A Journey Through China by Colin Thubron

Beauty in Numbers

Mathematics: The New Golden Age by Keith Devlin

Labyrinths of Reason: Paradox, Puzzles, and the Frailty of Knowledge by William Poundstone

Alibi Alley

Fiction in the Archives: Pardon Tales and Their Tellers in Sixteenth-Century France by Natalie Zemon Davis

Can the US Remain Number One?

The Weary Titan: Britain and the Experience of Relative Decline, 1895–1905 by Aaron L. Friedberg

The Future of American Strategy by David C. Hendrickson

Thinking About America: The United States in the 1990s edited by Annelise Anderson, edited by Dennis L. Bark

Preventing World War III: A Realistic Grand Strategy by David M. Abshire

Contributors