Contents


V.S.P.

A Careless Widow and Other Stories by V.S. Pritchett

At Home and Abroad by V.S. Pritchett

Lasting Impressions by V.S. Pritchett

A Phony Ancestor

Piltdown: A Scientific Forgery by Frank Spencer

The Piltdown Papers, 1908–1955: The Correspondence and Other Documents Relating to the Piltdown Forgery by Frank Spencer

Better Than Nature

The Art of Albert Pinkham Ryder 1991 an exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum September 21, 1990–January 7,

Albert Pinkham Ryder catalog of the exhibition by Elizabeth Broun

Albert Pinkham Ryder by William Innes Homer, by Lloyd Goodrich

A Lab of One’s Own

Feminism and Science edited by Nancy Tuana

The Mind Has No Sex? Women in the Origins of Modern Science by Londa Schiebinger

Primate Visions: Gender, Race, and Nature in the World of Modern Science by Donna Haraway

The Real Thing

Titicut Follies, 1967

High School, 1968

Law and Order, 1969

Hospital, 1970

Basic Training, 1971

Welfare, 1975

Meat, 1976

Canal Zone, 1977

Model, 1980

The Store, 1983

Blind, 1986

Deaf, 1986

Adjustment and Work, 1986

Multi-Handicapped, 1986

Near Death, 1989

Central Park, 1990

Civil Warriors

Ulysses S. Grant: Memoirs and Selected Letters edited by Mary Drake McFeely, edited by William S. McFeely

William Tecumseh Sherman: Memoirs edited by Charles Royster

The Great Japanese Misunderstanding

Agents of Influence: How Japan’s Lobbyists in the United States Manipulate America’s Political and Economic System by Pat Choate

The Japanese Power Game: What It Means for America by William J. Holstein

Contributors

Charles Rosen is a pianist and music critic. In 2011 he was awarded a National Humanities Medal.

David J. Rothman is Bernard Schoenberg Professor of Social Medicine and History at the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons and president of the Institute on Medicine as a Professor.

Sheila M. Rothman is Professor of Public Health at the Mailman School, Columbia University. Their books written together include The Willowbrook Wars: A Decade of Struggle for Social Justice (1984) and The Pursuit of Perfection: The Promise and Perils of Medical Enhancement (2003).

John Updike (1932–2009) was born in Shillington, Pennsylvania. In 1954 he began to publish in The New Yorker, where he continued to contribute short stories, poems, and criticism until his death. His major work was the set of four novels chronicling the life of Harry “Rabbit: Angstrom, he two of which, Rabbit is Richand Rabbit at Rest, won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. His last books were the novel The Widows of Eastwick and Due Considerations, a collection of his essays and criticism.

Bernard Williams (1929–2003) was Deutsch Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley, and a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. His books include *Problems of the Self*, *Moral Luck*, *Ethics and the Limits of Philosophy*, and *Truth and Truthfulness*.

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.

Lord Zuckerman (1904–1993) was a British zoologist and military strategist. Having advised the Allies on bombing strategy during World War II, he spent much of his later life campaigning for nuclear non-proliferation. Zuckerman was knighted in 1956 and made a life peer in 1971.