Contents


Another Country

Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha by Roddy Doyle

The Commitments by Roddy Doyle

The Snapper by Roddy Doyle

The Van by Roddy Doyle

Mysteries of the Middle Class

Declining Fortunes: The Withering of the American Dream by Katherine S. Newman

Silent Depression: The Fate of the American Dream by Wallace G. Peterson

The Way We Never Were: American Families and the Nostalgia Trap by Stephanie Coontz

The Good Society by Robert Bellah, by Richard Madsen, by William M. Sullivan, by Ann Swidler, by Steven M. Tipton

Rising in the West: The True Story of an ‘Okie’ Family from the Great Depression Through the Reagan Years by Dan Morgan

Sons and Brothers

The Correspondence of William James Vol. I: William & Henry 1861–1884 Vol. II: William & Henry 1885–1896 edited by Ignas K. Skrupskelis, edited by Elizabeth M. Berkeley

The Correspondence of Henry James & the House of MacMillan, 1877–1914 edited by Rayburn S. Moore

Henry James: Collected Travel Writings: Vol. 1, Great Britain and America (English Hours, The American Scene, Other Travels) Vol. 2, The Continent (A Little Tour in France, Italian Hours, Other Travels)

Henry James, Lettere a Miss Allen (Letters to Miss Allen)

Where the East Begins

Asia in the Making of Europe, Vol. III: A Century of Advance Book 1: Trade, Missions, Literature; Book 2: South Asia; Book 3: South-east Asia; Book 4: East Asia by Donald F. Lach, by Edwin J. Van Kley

Contributors

Sarah Kerr, a longtime contributor to The New York Review, lives near Washington, D.C. (December 2008)

Nicholas Lemann is a Professor at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism and a staff writer for The New Yorker.
 He is the author of The Big Test: The Secret History of the American Meritocracy and The Promised Land: The Great Black Migration and How It Changed America, among other books.

Janet Malcolm was born in Prague. She was educated at the High School of Music and Art, in New York, and at the University of Michigan. Along with In the Freud Archives, her books include Diana and Nikon: Essays on Photography, Psychoanalysis: The Impossible Profession, The Journalist and the Murderer, The Purloined Clinic: Selected Writings, The Silent Woman: Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes, The Crime of Sheila McGough, and Reading Chekhov: A Critical Journey. She wrote about the trial of Mazoltuv Borukhova, the mother of Michelle, in her book Iphigenia in Forest Hills, just out in paperback. Her collection Forty-One False Starts: Essays on Artists and Writers will be published in the spring of 2013.


She lives in New York.

Aryeh Neier, former Executive Director of Human Rights Watch, is President of the Open Society Institute. He is the author of Taking Liberties: Four Decades in the Struggle for Rights.

Jonathan Spence is Professor of History Emeritus at Yale. Among his books are The Death of Woman Wang, Treason by the Book, The Question of Hu, and The Search for Modern China.

Paul Wilson is a writer based in Toronto. He has translated major works by Josef Škvorecký, Ivan Klíma, Bohumil Hrabal, and Václav Havel into English.
 (April 2014)