Contents


Fighting for the Crown

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

What Can Save the Economy?

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 and His Myth

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

The New Civil War

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

Contributors

Andrew Hacker teaches political science and mathematics 
at Queens College. His new book, The Math Myth, will appear in the spring. (October 2014)

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)

Edmund S. Morgan is Sterling Professor of History Emeritus at Yale. His most recent book is The Genuine Article: A Historian Looks at Early America. (June 2011)

Robert O. Paxton is Mellon Professor of Social Sciences Emeritus at Columbia. His books include Vichy France: Old Guard and New Order, 1940–1944 and, with Michael R. Marrus, Vichy France and the Jews.


Garry Wills is Professor of History Emeritus at Northwestern. His new book, Making Make-Believe Real: Politics as Theater in Shakespeare’s Time, will be published in the summer 2014.