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


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. He is the winner of the 2012 Ernst Bloch Prize in philosophy.

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 Schumann Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury College, and the author of The End of Nature, Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future, Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet and, most recently, of Oil and Honey: The Education of an Unlikely Activist. He is also the founder of, the global climate campaign that has been actively involved in the fight against natural gas fracking.

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.