Rising Sun by Michael Crichton
Rising Sun by Michael Crichton
Wise Children by Angela Carter
Love by Angela Carter
The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories by Angela Carter
Heroes and Villains by Angela Carter
The Infernal Desire Machines of Dr. Hoffman by Angela Carter
Come Unto These Yellow Sands by Angela Carter
The Old Wives’ Fairy Tale Book edited by Angela Carter
The Sadeian Woman and the Ideology of Pornography by Angela Carter
Head to Head: The Coming Economic Battle Among Japan, Europe, and America by Lester Thurow
State of the Union Address and ‘Highlights of the President’s Growth Agenda’ by George Bush
A Call to Economic Arms: Forging a New American Mandate by Paul E. Tsongas
A Plan for America’s Future by Bill Clinton
De Gaulle: Vol. I, The Rebel: 1890-1944 by Jean Lacouture, translated by Patrick O'Brian
De Gaulle: Vol. II, The Ruler: 1945-1970 by Jean Lacouture, translated by Alan Sheridan
Rethinking Social Policy: Race, Poverty, and the Underclass by Christopher Jencks
Racism and Justice: The Case for Affirmative Action by Gertrude Ezorsky
The Black Elite: Facing the Color Line in the Twilight of the Twentieth Century by Lois Benjamin
Race: How Blacks and Whites Think and Feel About the American Obsession by Studs Terkel
Kings: An Account of Books 1 and 2 of Homer’s ‘Iliad’ by Christopher Logue
Uncertainty: The Life and Science of Werner Heisenberg by David C. Cassidy
We the People: Vol. I, Foundations by Bruce Ackerman
To the End of Time: The Seduction and Conquest of a Media Empire by Richard M. Clurman
American Dream a film directed by Barbara Kopple. distributed by Prestige/Miramax
Ian Buruma has been a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books since 1985 and the magazine’s editor since September 2017. From 2003 to 2017 he was professor of human rights, democracy and journalism at Bard College. Buruma was born in 1951 in The Hague, Holland. He was educated at Leyden University, where he studied Chinese literature and history, and at Nihon University College of Arts, in Tokyo, where he studied cinema. Living in Japan from 1975 to 1981, Buruma worked as a film reviewer, photographer, and documentary filmmaker. In the 1980s, Buruma was based in Hong Kong, where he edited the cultural section of the Far Eastern Economic Review, and from where he later travelled all over Asia as a freelance writer. Buruma was a fellow of the Wissenschaftskolleg in Berlin in 1991, and a fellow of the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington DC in 1999. He is a fellow of the European Council of Foreign Relations and a board member of Human Rights in China. In 2008, Buruma won the Erasmus Prize for “exceptional contributions to culture society, or social sciences in Europe.” Buruma has written seventeen books, including The Wages of Guilt (1995), Murder in Amsterdam (2006), Year Zero (2013), and Theater of Cruelty (2014). He has won several prizes for his books, including the LA Times Book Prize for Murder in Amsterdam, and PEN-Diamonstein Spielvogel award for the art of the essay for Theater of Cruelty.
Jamey Gambrell is a writer on Russian art and culture. She has translated works by Marina Tsvetaeva and Tatyana Tolstaya, in addition to Vladimir Sorokin’s three-volume Ice Trilogy and his Day of the Oprichnik. Her translation of Sorokin’s novel The Blizzard will be published in December 2015.
Robert Hughes (1938–2012) was an art critic and television writer. In the award-winning documentary series, The Shock of The New, Hughes recounted the development of modern art since the Impressionists; in The Fatal Shore, he explored the history of his native Australia. Hughes’s memoir, Things I Didn’t Know, was published in 2006.
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.
Jeri Laber, Senior Advisor to Human Rights Watch, was formerly executive director of its Helsinki division. She is the author, with Barnett R. Rubin, of A Nation is Dying’: Afghanistan Under the Soviets, 1979—1987. (January 1997)
Garry Wills is the subject of a Festschrift published by Northwestern’s Garret-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Nation and World, Church and God: The Legacy of Garry Wills. His latest book is What the Qur’an Meant: And Why It Matters. (February 2018)