Contents


Triumphs of Mantegna

Andrea Mantegna 17–April 6, 1992, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, May 9–July 12, 1992 an exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, January

Andrea Mantegna catalog of the exhibition, edited by Jane Martineau et al.

In Trollopeshire

Trollope: A Biography by N. John Hall

Trollope: An Illustrated Biography by C. P. Snow

The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope, edited by R.H. Super

The Dream of the Human Genome

The Code of Codes: Scientific and Social Issues in the Human Genome Project edited by Daniel J. Kevles, edited by Leroy Hood

Mapping the Code: The Human Genome Project and the Choices of Modern Science by Joel Davis

Mapping Our Genes: The Genome Project and the Future of Medicine by Lois Wingerson

Genethics: The Ethics of Engineering Life by David Suzuki, by Peter Knudtson

Mapping and Sequencing the Human Genome Committee on Mapping and Sequencing the Human Genome

Genome: The Story of the Most Astonishing Scientific Adventure of Our Time—The Attempt to Map All the Genes in the Human Body by Jerry E. Bishop, by Michael Waldholz

Exons, Introns, and Talking Genes: The Science Behind the Human Genome Project by Christopher Wills

Dangerous Diagnostics: The Social Power of Biological Information by Dorothy Nelkin, by Laurence Tancredi

DNA Technology in Forensic Science Committee on DNA Technology in Forensic Science

Frontier Fantasies

River of Traps: A Village Life University by William deBuys, by Alex Harris

Birds of Sorrow: Notes from a River Junction in Northern New Mexico by Tom Ireland

A Garlic Testament by Stanley Crawford

The Place Where Souls Are Born: A Journey to the Southwest by Thomas Keneally, Introduction by Jan Morris

A History of the Jews in New Mexico by Henry J. Tobias

Jews of the American West edited by Moses Rischin, edited by John Livingston

Contributors

Janet Adam Smith (1905–1999) was a Scottish writer and critic. Educated at Oxford, she worked as an editor at a number of literary publications, including The Listener, The Criterion and New Statesman. She also edited the Faber Book of Modern Verse and its companion volume, the Faber Book of Children’s Verse. An accomplished mountaineer, Smith wrote about her adventures in Mountain Holidays; her other books include Life Among the Scots and John Buchnan and His World.

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.

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

Jorge Luis Borges (1899–1986), a giant in Latin American letters, wrote numerous books of poetry, fiction, and essays, and was a prodigious translator of authors such as Kipling, Woolf, Faulkner, and Poe. He was a regular contributor to Victoria Ocampo’s journal Sur, and a frequent dinner guest of Silvina Ocampo and Bioy Casares. Over one of their legendary conversations, the three friends came upon the idea of editing the Antología de la Literatura Fantástica, which was published in 1940.

Václav Havel (1936–2011) was the last president of Czechoslovakia and the first president of the Czech Republic. Havel was one of the six signers of the statement “Tibet: The Peace of the Graveyard.”