Contents


Hello to All That

A War Imagined: The First World War and English Culture by Samuel Hynes

Dreadnought: Britain, Germany, and the Coming of the Great War by Robert K. Massie

Desert Ruritania

Cities of Salt by Abdelrahman Munif, translated by Peter Theroux

The Trench by Abdelrahman Munif, translated by Peter Theroux

Some Like It Hot

Preserving the Global Environment: The Challenge of Shared Leadership edited by Jessica Tuchman Mathews

It’s a Matter of Survival by Anita Gordon and David Suzuki

Ecology, Economics, Ethics: The Broken Circle edited by F. Herbert Bormann, edited by Stephen R. Kellert

Ancient Futures: Learning from Ladakh by Helena Norberg-Hodge

Eco-Warriors: Understanding the Radical Environmental Movement by Rik Scarce

Green Rage: Radical Environmentalism and the Unmaking of Civilization by Christopher Manes

Ozone Diplomacy: New Directions in Safeguarding the Planet by Richard Elliot Benedick

Michelangelo, True or False?

Michelangelo’s Drawings: The Science of Attribution by Alexander Perrig, translated by Michael Joyce

Drawn to Trouble: The Forging of an Artist by Eric Hebborn

Michelangelo’s Nose: A Myth and Its Maker by Paul Barolsky

Why Mona Lisa Smiles and Other Tales by Vasari by Paul Barolsky

Giotto’s Father and the Family of Vasari’s Lives by Paul Barolsky

The Last Hippie

The Remembered Present: A Biological Theory of Consciousness by Gerald M. Edelman

‘Human Autonomy and the Frontal Lobes’ by F. Lhermitte and B. Pillon and M. Serdaru

Human Brain and Psychological Processes by A. R. Luria

The Neuropsychology of Memory by A. R. Luria

Long-lasting Perceptual Priming and Semantic Learning in Amnesia: A Case Experiment by Endel Tulving and C.A.Gordon Hayman and Carol A. Macdonald

Drumming at the Edge of Magic: A Journey into the Spirit of Percussion by Mickey Hart

‘The Medial Temporal Lobe Memory System’ by Larry Squire and Stuart Zola-Morgan

Sound and Symbol: Volume I, Music and the External World Volume II, The Musician by Victor Zuckerkandl

The Strange, Familiar, and Forgotten: An Anatomy of Consciousness by Israel Rosenfield

‘Three Possible Mechanisms of Unawareness of Deficit’ Theoretical Issues by Elkhonon Goldberg, William B. Barr, George P. Prigatano, Daniel L. Schachter, in Awareness of Deficit After Brain Injury

‘On Dreaming and Wakefulness’ by R.R. Llinás and D. Paré

Contributors

Robert M. Adams (1915-1996) was a founding editor of the Norton Anthology of English Literature. He taught at the University of Wisconsin, Rutgers, Cornell and U.C.L.A. His scholarly interested ranged from Milton to Joyce, and his translations of many classic works of French literature continue to be read to this day.

Noel Annan (1916–2000) was a British military intelligence officer and scholar of European history. His works include Leslie Stephen and Our Age, Changing Enemies: The Defeat and Regeneration of Germany, and The Curious Strength of Positivism in English Political Thought.

Theodore H. Draper (1912–2006) was an American historian. Educated at City College, he wrote influential studies of the American Communist Party, the Cuban Revolution and the Iran-Contra Affair. Draper was a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the 1990 recipient of the Herbert Feis Award from the American Historical Association.

David Gilmour’s books include The Last Leopard: A Life of Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa and The Pursuit of Italy: A 
History of a Land, Its Regions, and Their Peoples.
 (March 2014)

Elizabeth Hardwick (1916–2007) was born in Lexington, Kentucky, and educated at the University of Kentucky and Columbia University. A recipient of a Gold Medal from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, she is the author of three novels, a biography of Herman Melville, and four collections of essays. She was a co-founder and advisory editor of The New York Review of Books and contributed more than one hundred reviews, articles, reflections, and letters to the magazine. NYRB Classics publishes Sleepless Nights, a novel, and Seduction and Betrayal, a study of women in literature.

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


Daniel J. Kevles is Stanley Woodward Professor of History at Yale. His recent works include The Baltimore Case and he is currently completing a history of intellectual property in plants, animals, and people.


Bernard Lewis is Cleveland E. Dodge Professor of Near Eastern Studies Emeritus at Princeton. His most recent books are Music of a Distant Drum and What Went Wrong: Western Impact and Middle Eastern Response. (May 2002)

Kenneth Roth is the Executive Director of Human Rights Watch. (March 2017)

Alan Ryan’s On Tocqueville and On Marx were published last year. He is the author of the two-volume work On Politics: A History of Political Thought: From Herodotus to the Present. He is visiting professor of philosophy at Stanford.


Oliver Sacks (1933–2015) was a physician and the author of over ten books, the most recent of which is On the Move: A Life.

Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. (1917–2007) was an American historian and social critic. He served as adviser to Presidents Kennedy and Johnson. His Journals: 1952– 2000 were published in 2007.

Michael Wood is Professor Emeritus of English and Comparative Literature at Princeton. He is the author of Hitchcock: The Man Who Knew Too Much and America in the Movies, among other books.
 (May 2017)