Contents


Oh, What a Lovely War

Howards End a film directed by James Ivory, based on the novel by E.M. Forster

The Films of Merchant Ivory by Robert Emmet Long

His Secret Life

Opening Doors: The Life and Work of Joseph Schumpeter Vol. 1: Europe Vol. 2: America by Robert Loring Allen

Schumpeter: A Biography by Richard Swedberg

Taking a Chance on Evolution

Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History by Stephen Jay Gould

Bully for Brontosaurus: Reflections in Natural History by Stephen Jay Gould

Toward a New Philosophy of Biology: Observations of an Evolutionist by Ernst Mayr

Defending the Faith

Reflections on Russia by Dmitri S. Likhachev, edited by Nicolai N. Petro, translated by Christina Sever

Zametki i Nabludeniya: Iz Zapisnikh knizhek razhnikh lyet (Notes and Observations: From Notebooks Over the Years) by Dmitri S. Likhachev

Bibliographia: Dmitri Sergeyevich Likhachev edited by V. P. Adrionovi-Perets and M.A. Salminoi et al.

Glasnost: An Anthology of Russian Literature under Gorbachev edited by Helena Goscilo, edited by Byron Lindsey

Stikhi iz Tyurmi (Poems From Prison) by Anatoly Lukyanov

Sleepwalker in a Fog by Tatyana Tolstaya, translated by Jamey Gambrell

Contributors

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.

Gabriele Annan is a book and film critic living in London. (March 2006)

John Banville’s new novel, Mrs. Osmond, will be published in November. (November 2017)

Robert Bartlett is Wardlaw Professor of Mediaeval History at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. He is the author of The Making of Europe, The Hanged Man, and The Natural and the Supernatural in the Middle Ages. (June 2010)

Martin Bernal is Professor Emeritus of Government at Cornell. His controversial study of Ancient Greece, Black Athena, explores the origins of Hellenic culture and, in particular, the influence of Egypt and Phoenicia on the development of Ancient Greece.

Amos Elon (1926–2009) was an Israeli journalist. His final book was The Pity of It All: A Portrait of Jews In Germany 1743 – 1933.

Robert L. Heilbroner (1919–2005) was an American economist. He taught economic history at the New School, where he was appointed Norman Thomas Professor of Economics in 1971.

Patrice Higonnet teaches French history at Harvard. His latest book is Goodness Beyond Virtue: Jacobins During the French Revolution. (July 2001)

Hugh Lloyd-Jones is the Regius Professor of Greek Emeritus at Oxford University. His many books include The Justice of Zeus, the Oxford Text of Sophocles, and three volumes of Sophocles for the Loeb Classical Library. (December 2000)

Avishai Margalit is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His latest book, On Betrayal, was published in February.
 (March 2017)

John Maynard Smith, Professor of Biology at the University of Sussex, is the author of On Evolution, The Evolution of Sex, Evolution and the Theory of Games, and, with Eörs Szathmáry, The Major Transitions in Evolution. (December 2000)

Bill McKibben is the founder of 350.org, the Schumann Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury, and the author, most recently, of Oil and Honey: The Education of an Unlikely Activist. (February 2017)

David Remnick is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Lenin’s Tomb, The Devil Problem and Other True Stories, and Resurrection. He is the editor of The New Yorker.