Systems of Survival: A Dialogue on the Moral Foundations of Commerce and Politics by Jane Jacobs
All the Pretty Horses: Vol. 1, The Border Trilogy by Cormac McCarthy
The Story of Qiu Ju a film by Zhang Jimou
A Nuclear-Weapon-Free World: Desirable? Feasible? edited by Joseph Rotblat, edited by Jack Steinberger, edited by Bhalchandra Udgaonkar
Against Forgetting: Twentieth-Century Poetry of Witness edited and with an introduction by Carolyn Forché
Aladdin’s Problem by Ernst Jünger, translated by Joachim Neugroschel
A Dangerous Encounter by Ernst Jünger, translated by Hilary Barr
Latinos: A Biography of the People by Earl Shorris
Poem about Quantity (poem)
Beyond 1492: Encounters in Colonial North America by James Axtell
American Holocaust: Columbus and the Conquest of the New World by David E. Stannard
1492 and All That: Political Manipulations of History by Robert Royal
European Encounters with the New World: From Renaissance to Romanticism by Anthony Pagden
The Spanish Frontier in North America by David J. Weber
The Middle Ground: Indians, empires, and republics in the Great Lakes region, 16501815 by Richard White
The Nahuas After the Conquest: A Social and Cultural History of the Indians of Central Mexico, Sixteenth Through Eighteenth Centuries by James Lockhart
Sweet Days of Discipline by Fleur Jaeggy, translated by Tim Parks
The Portrayal of Love: Botticelli’s ‘Primavera’ and Humanist Culture at the Time of Lorenzo the Magnificent by Charles Dempsey
In and Out of the Mind: Greek Images of the Tragic Self by Ruth Padel
Classical and Modern Interactions: Postmodern Architecture, Multiculturism, Decline, and other Issues by Karl Galinsky
Undue Influence: The Epic Battle for the Johnson & Johnson Fortune by David Margolick
Anti-Semitism: The Longest Hatred by Robert S. Wistrich
The History of Anti-Semitism by Léon Poliakov, translated by Richard Howard
The Satanizing of the Jews: Origin and Development of Mystical Anti-Semitism by Joel Carmichael
Foreigners Out’: Xenophobia and Right-wing Violence in Germany a Helsinki Watch Report
Highlights from an Anti-Defamation League Survey on Anti-Semitism and Prejudice in America.
What Do We Know About Black Anti-Semitism? by Jennifer L. Golub
Attitudes Toward Jews in Poland, Hungary, and Czechoslovakia (1991) by Renae Cohen, by Jennifer L. Golub
Attitudes Toward Jews in the Soviet Union: Public Opinion in Ten Republics by Lev Gudkov, by Alex Levinson
Jorge Luis Borges (1899–1986) was an Argentine short story writer, poet, and essayist. His fiction, which drew on his interest in mathematics and detective stories, made him one of the influential writers of the twentieth century. English-language anthologies of his stories include Ficciones, The Aleph, and Labyrinths.
Denis Donoghue is University Professor at New York University, where he holds the Henry James Chair of English and American Letters. His works include The Practice of Reading, Words Alone: The Poet T.S. Eliot, and The American Classics.
Lee H. Hamilton is director of the Center on Congress at Indiana University. He served as vice-chairman of the 9/11 Commission and cochairman of the Iraq Study Group and from 1999 to 2010 was president and director of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. (June 2011)
Stanley Hoffmann is Paul and Catherine Buttenwieser University Professor at Harvard. His most recent books are Chaos and Violence: What Globalization, Failed States, and Terrorism Mean for US Foreign Policy and Rousseau and Freedom, coedited with Christie McDonald.
Brian Urquhart is a former Undersecretary-General of the United Nations. His books include Hammarskjöld, A Life in Peace and War, and Ralph Bunche: An American Life. His article in this issue draws on his essay in Tyringham Topics. (February 2013)
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.
Ian Buruma is the Henry R. Luce Professor at Bard. His books include Murderer in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo Van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance, Taming the Gods: Religion and Democracy on Three Continents, and the novel The China Lover. His book Year Zero: A History of 1945 will be published in September 2013.
Thomas Powers is the author of The Man Who Kept the Secrets: Richard Helms and the CIA (1979), Heisenberg’s War: The Secret History of the German Bomb (1993), Intelligence Wars: American Secret History from Hitler to al-Qaeda (2002; revised and expanded edition, 2004), and The Confirmation (2000), a novel. He won a Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting in 1971 and has contributed to The New York Review of Books, The New York Times Book Review, Harper’s, The Nation, The Atlantic, and Rolling Stone. His latest book, The Killing of Crazy Horse, won the 2011 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History. He is currently writing a memoir of his father, who once told him that the last time he met Clare Boothe Luce was in the office of Allen Dulles.
Lord Zuckerman (1904–1993) was a British zoologist and military strategist. Having advised the Allies on bombing strategy during World War II, he spent much of his later life campaigning for nuclear non-proliferation. Zuckerman was knighted in 1956 and made a life peer in 1971.