Contents


A Dog’s Life

The Hidden Life of Dogs by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas

Particularly Cats…and Rufus by Doris Lessing

Cats: Ancient and Modern by Juliet Clutton-Brock

The Way They Live Now

Naked a film directed by Mike Leigh, screenplay by Mike Leigh, produced by Simon Channing-Williams

It’s a Great Big Shame! a play by Mike Leigh

Life is Sweet directed by Mike Leigh, screenplay by Mike Leigh

High Hopes directed by Mike Leigh, screenplay by Mike Leigh

Four Days in July directed by Mike Leigh, screenplay by Mike Leigh

Meantime directed by Mike Leigh, screenplay by Mike Leigh

Abigail’s Party directed by Mike Leigh, screenplay by Mike Leigh

Nuts in May directed by Mike Leigh, screenplay by Mike Leigh

Bleak Moments directed by Mike Leigh

‘Abigail’s Party’ and ‘Goose-Pimples’

‘Smelling a Rat’ & ‘Ecstasy’

Too Much of a Good Thing (broadcast by the BBC in 1992)

Exile’s Return

Elizabeth Bishop: Life and the Memory of It by Brett C. Millier

Elizabeth Bishop: The Biography of a Poetry by Lorrie Goldensohn

Elizabeth Bishop and Marianne Moore: The Psychodynamics of Creativity by Joanne Feit Diehl

Elizabeth Bishop and Her Art edited by Lloyd Schwartz, edited by Sybil P. Estess

Becoming a Poet: Elizabeth Bishop with Marianne Moore and Robert Lowell by David Kalstone, edited by Robert Hemenway, afterword by James Merrill

The Complete Poems, 1927–1979 by Elizabeth Bishop

The Collected Prose by Elizabeth Bishop, edited and with an introduction by Robert Giroux

He’d Rather Be Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright by Meryle Secrest

Frank Lloyd Wright: Collected Writings: edited by Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer, Introduction by Kenneth Frampton

Wright Studies, Volume I: Taliesin, 1911–1914 edited by Narciso G. Menocal

Frank Lloyd Wright: The Lost Years 1910–1922: A Study of Influence by Anthony Alofsin

Frank Lloyd Wright: The Masterworks edited by David Larkin and Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer, text by Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer

Frank Lloyd Wright, Hollyhock House and Olive Hill by Kathryn Smith

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House by Donald Hoffmann

Barnsdall House: Los Angeles, 1920 by James Steele

The Wright Style by Carla Lind

Frank Lloyd Wright Companion by William Allin Storrer

About Wright: An Album of Recollections by Those Who Knew Frank Lloyd Wright by Edgar Tafel

Frank Lloyd Wright: Architect 20–May 10, 1994) catalog of the exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art (February, edited by Terence Riley

United We Fall

The Rush to German Unity by Konrad H. Jarausch

Beyond the Wall: Germany’s Road to Unification by Elizabeth Pond

German Unification in the European Context by Peter H. Merkl, with a contribution by Gert-Joachim Glaessner

The Age of Aggression

The Cultivation of Hatred by Peter Gay

Bourgeois Society in Nineteenth-Century Europe edited by Jürgen Kocka, edited by Allen Mitchell

The Life of the Party

When the Old Left Was Young: Student Radicals and America’s First Mass Student Movement, 1929–1941 by Robert Cohen

New Studies in the Politics and Culture of U.S. Communism edited by Michael E. Brown, edited by Randy Martin, edited by Frank Rosengarten, edited by George Snedeker

Contributors

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.

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.

April Bernard’s most recent books are Miss Fuller, a novel, and Brawl & Jag, a collection of poems. (November 2017)

Richard Bernstein was Time’s Bureau Chief in China and a foreign correspondent for The New York Times. His most recent book is China 1945: Mao’s Revolution and America’s Fateful Choice. (September 2017)

Ian Buruma has been a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books since 1985 and the magazine’s editor since September 2017. From 2003 to 2017 he was professor of human rights, democracy and journalism at Bard College. Buruma was born in 1951 in The Hague, Holland. He was educated at Leyden University, where he studied Chinese literature and history, and at Nihon University College of Arts, in Tokyo, where he studied cinema. Living in Japan from 1975 to 1981, Buruma worked as a film reviewer, photographer, and documentary filmmaker. In the 1980s, Buruma was based in Hong Kong, where he edited the cultural section of the Far Eastern Economic Review, and from where he later travelled all over Asia as a freelance writer. Buruma was a fellow of the Wissenschaftskolleg in Berlin in 1991, and a fellow of the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington DC in 1999. He is a fellow of the European Council of Foreign Relations and a board member of Human Rights in China. In 2008, Buruma won the Erasmus Prize for “exceptional contributions to culture society, or social sciences in Europe.” Buruma has written seventeen books, including The Wages of Guilt (1995), Murder in Amsterdam (2006), Year Zero (2013), and Theater of Cruelty (2014). He has won several prizes for his books, including the LA Times Book Prize for Murder in Amsterdam, and PEN-Diamonstein Spielvogel award for the art of the essay for Theater of Cruelty.

Gordon A. Craig (1913–2005) was a Scottish-American historian of Germany. He taught at both Princeton and Stanford, where he was named the J.E. Wallace Sterling Professor of Humanities in 1979.

István Deák is Seth Low Professor Emeritus at Columbia. He is the author, with Jan Gross and Tony Judt, of The Politics of Retribution in Europe: World War II and Its Aftermath.

Theodore H. Draper (1912–2006) was an American historian. Educated at City College, he wrote influential studies of the American Communist Party, the Cuban Revolution and the Iran-Contra Affair. Draper was a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the 1990 recipient of the Herbert Feis Award from the American Historical Association.

Ronald Dworkin (1931–2013) was Professor of Philosophy and Frank Henry Sommer Professor of Law at NYU. His books include Is Democracy Possible Here?, Justice in Robes, Freedom’s Law, and Justice for Hedgehogs. He was the 2007 winner of the Ludvig Holberg International Memorial Prize for “his pioneering scholarly work” of “worldwide impact” and he was recently awarded the Balzan Prize for his “fundamental contributions to Jurisprudence.”


Martin Filler is the 2017 recipient of the Stephen A. Kliment ­Oculus Award, given by the New York Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, for his architecture criticism, which has appeared in these pages since 1985.
 (August 2017)

P. N. Furbank is the author of nine books, including biographies of Samuel Butler, Italo Svevo, and E.M. Forster.

Michael Meyer (1921-2000) was a translator, novelist, biographer, and playwright, best known for his translations of the works of Ibsen and Strindberg. His biography of Ibsen won the Whitbread Prize for Biography in 1971.