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Reunion in Budapest

Bibliotheca Corviniana: 1490–1990 April 6–October 6, 1990 An Exhibition at The National Széchényi Library, Budapest

Bibliotheca Corviniana: 1490–1990 catalog of the exhibition by Csaba Csapodi, by Klára Csapodi-Gárdonyi

The Real Camino

Five O’Clock Angel: Letters of Tennessee Williams to Maria St. Just, 1948–1982

Costly Performances: Tennessee Williams: The Last Stage by Bruce Smith

In God’s Playground

Lucifer Unemployed by Aleksander Wat, translated by Lillian Vallee, foreword by Czeslaw Milosz

Killing the Second Dog by Marek Hlasko, translated by Tomasz Mirkowicz

Missing Pieces by Stanislaw Benski, translated by Walter Arndt

Bohin Manor by Tadeusz Konwicki, translated by Richard Lourie

Rondo by Kazimierz Brandys, translated by Jaroslaw Anders

The Beautiful Mrs. Seidenman by Andrzej Szczypiorski, translated by Klara Glowczewska

Contributors

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

Ian Buruma is currently Paul R. Williams Professor of Human Rights and Journalism at Bard College. His previous books include Year Zero: A History of 1945, Murder in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo Van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance, Taming the Gods: Religion and Democracy on Three Continents, and Occidentalism: The West in the Eyes of its Enemies. He writes frequently for The New York Review of Books, The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, and the Financial Times. In Spring 2015, NYRB will reissue his book The Wages of Guilt: Memories of War in Japan and Germany.

Christian Caryl is a Senior Fellow at the Legatum Institute and the editor of Foreign Policy’s Democracy Lab website. His latest book is Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century.

Charles Hope was Director of the Warburg Institute, London, from 2001 to 2010. He is the author of Titian.


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.

Adam Michnik is Editor in Chief of the Warsaw daily newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza. His piece in this issue will appear in Andrei Sakharov and Human Rights, a collection of Sakharov’s writings that is being published by the Council of Europe this month. (January 2011)