Homage to Bosnia

Bosnia: A Short History by Noel Malcolm

Sarajevo: Survival Guide by the FAMA Collective, Sarajevo, 1993

Why Bosnia? Writings on the Balkan War edited by Rabia Ali, edited by Lawrence Lifschultz

Sarajevo: A War Journal by Zlatko Dizdarević, translated by Anselm Hollo, edited by Ammiel Alcalay

Zlata’s Diary: A Child’s Life in Sarajevo by Zlata Filipović

Liberating Lincoln

Lincoln in American Memory by Merrill D. Peterson

The Presidency of Abraham Lincoln by Phillip Shaw Paludan

The Lincoln Persuasion: Remaking American Liberalism by J. David Greenstone

The Homeless

Over the Edge: The Growth of Homelessness in the 1980s by Martha R. Burt

The Way Home: A New Direction in Social Policy by the New York City Commission on the Homeless

Down and Out in America: The Origins of Homelessness by Peter H. Rossi

Down on Their Luck: A Study of Homeless Street People by David A. Snow, by Leon Anderson

The Mole People by Jennifer Toth

Checkerboard Square: Culture and Resistance in a Homeless Community by David Wagner

Rude Awakenings: What the Homeless Crisis Tells Us by Richard W. White Jr.

The Magic of W.B. Yeats

Yeats’s ‘Vision’ Papers, Volume 1: The Automatic Script: 5 November 1917–18 June 1918 General editor: George Mills Harper, edited by Steve L. Adams, by Barbara J. Frieling, by Sandra L. Sprayberry

Yeats’s ‘Vision’ Papers, Volume 2: The Automatic Script: 25 June 1918–29 March 1920 General editor: George Mills Harper, edited by Steve L. Adams, by Barbara J. Frieling, by Sandra L. Sprayberry

Yeats’s ‘Vision’ Papers, Volume 3: Sleep and Dream Notebooks, ‘Vision’ Notebooks 1 and 2, Card File General editor: George Mills Harper, edited by Robert Anthony Martinich, by Margaret Mills Harper

The Gonne-Yeats Letters 1893–1938 edited by Anna MacBride White, by A. Norman Jeffares

Running to Paradise: Yeats’s Poetic Art by M.L. Rosenthal

Yeats and Artistic Power by Phillip L. Marcus

How Far from Canaan?

The Rise of Gospel Blues: The Music of Thomas Andrew Dorsey in the Urban Church by Michael W. Harris

Got to Tell it: Mahalia Jackson, Queen of Gospel by Jules Schwerin


Christopher Jencks is the Malcolm Wiener Professor of Social Policy at Harvard. He is the author of Rethinking ­Social Policy, among several other books. (April 2015)

Arthur Kempton, the author of Boogaloo: The Quintessence of American Popular Music, is a fellow at the Institute for African-American Research at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. (March 2006)

Brad Leithauser is a novelist, poet, and essayist. He lives in Massachusetts.

Simon Leys (1935–2014) was the pen name of Pierre Ryckmans, who was born in Belgium and settled in Australia in 1970. He taught Chinese literature at the Australian Na­tional University and was Professor of Chinese Studies at the University of Sydney from 1987 to 1993. Leys was a contributor to such publications as The New York Review of Books, Le Monde, and Le Figaro Littéraire, writing on literature and contemporary China. Among his books are Chinese Shadows, Other People’s Thoughts, and The Wreck of the Batavia & Prosper. In addition to The Death of Napoleon NYRB publishes The Hall of Uselessness, a collection of essays, and On the Abolition of All Political Parties, an essay by Simone Weil that Leys translated and edited. His many awards include the Prix Renaudot, the Prix Femina, the Prix Guizot, and the Christina Stead Prize for Fiction.

James McPherson is George Henry Davis ’86 Professor of American History Emeritus at Princeton. His books include Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1989, and, most recently, War on the Waters: The Union and Confederate Navies, 1861–1865.

Willibald Sauerländer is a former Director of the Central Institute for Art History in Munich. His latest book is Manet malt Monet: Ein Sommer in Argenteuil. (June 2013)

Garry Wills holds the Alonzo L. McDonald Family Chair on the Life and Teachings of Jesus and Their Impact on Culture at Emory.