C.S. Lewis: A Biography by A.N. Wilson
C.S. Lewis: A Biography by A.N. Wilson
The Jews in America: Four Centuries of an Uneasy Encounter: A History by Arthur Hertzberg
Roman Baroque Sculpture: The Industry of Art by Jennifer Montagu
The Iron Lady: A Biography of Margaret Thatcher by Hugo Young
The Thatcher Decade by Peter Riddell
Forged in Battle: The Civil War Alliance of Black Soldiers and White Officers by Joseph T. Glatthaar
The New York City Draft Riots: Their Significance for American Society and Politics in the Age of the Civil War by Iver Bernstein
Inside War: The Guerrilla Conflict in Missouri During the American Civil War by Michael Fellman
Cosmopolis: The Hidden Agenda of Modernity by Stephen Toulmin
The Travels of Mendes Pinto by Fernão Mendes Pinto, edited and translated by Rebecca D. Catz
Hong Kong Voices edited by Gerd Balke, with an introduction by Anthony Lawrence
Kowtow! by William Shawcross
City on the Rocks: Hong Kong’s Uncertain Future by Kevin Rafferty
Hong Kong Countdown by George Hicks
Rousseau and the Republic of Virtue: The Language of Politics in the French Revolution by Carol Blum
A Critical Dictionary of the French Revolution edited by François Furet, edited by Mona Ozouf
La Déclaration des droits de l’homme et du citoyen by Stéphane Rials
L’An I des droits de l’homme by A de Baecque, by L.M. Vovelle, by W. Schmale
Les Déclarations des droits de l’homme et du citoyen by Christine Fauré
The French Revolution and the Creation of Modern Political Culture, Volume II: The Political Culture of the Revolution edited by Colin Lucas
La Révolution des droits de l’homme by Marcel Gauchet
Ian Buruma is the author of 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), Year Zero: A History of 1945 (2013), and Theater of Cruelty: Art, Film, and the Shadows of War (2014), winner of the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay. 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.
Joseph Connors, the Director of the Harvard Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, Villa I Tatti, Florence, writes on Italian Renaissance and Baroque architecture. He was formerly Director of the American Academy in Rome and professor of art history at Columbia.
John Higham is Professor of History Emeritus at Johns Hopkins University and the editor of Civil Rights and Social Wrongs: Black—White Relations Since World War II, which has just been published. (November 1997)
James McPherson is George Henry Davis ’86 Professor of American History Emeritus at Princeton. His books include Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1989, and, most recently, The War That Forged a Nation: Why the Civil War Still Matters.
M. F. Perutz (1914–2002) was an Austrian molecular biologist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1962. He is the author of Is Science Necessary?, Protein Structure, and I Wish I’d Made You Angry Earlier.
Marilynne Robinson’s most recent novel is Lila. Her article in this issue draws from her introduction to the new edition of The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket by Edgar Allan Poe, to be published by the Folio Society in February 2015. (February 2015)
Philip Roth was born in Newark, New Jersey, which has served as the setting for many of his novels. He won the National Book Award for his first book, Goodbye, Columbus, and for Sabbath’s Theater, the Pulitzer Prize for American Pastoral, and three PEN/Faulkner awards, for Operation Shylock, The Human Stain, and Everyman.
Jean Starobinski is Professor Emeritus of French literature at the University of Geneva. Blessings in Disguise and Largesse are among his works in English. A translation of his recent Action et réaction is to appear later this year. (May 2003)