Contents


America’s Sweetheart

The Way Things Ought To Be by Rush Limbaugh

See, I Told You So by Rush H. Limbaugh III

Rush! by Michael Arkush

The Rush Limbaugh Story: Talent on Loan from God—An Unauthorized Biography by Paul D. Colford

Pioneers of Paranoia

Peter Porcupine in America: Pamphlets on Republicanism and Revolution by William Cobbett

The Key of Liberty: The Life and Democratic Writings of William Manning, ‘A Laborer,’ 1747-1814 Wilentz. edited by Michael Merrill, edited by Sean Wilentz

The Bottom of the Well

Gender Politics in Modern China: Writing and Feminism edited by Tani E. Barlow

Engendering China: Women, Culture, and the State edited by Christine K. Gilmartin, edited by Gail Hershatter, edited by Lisa Rofel, edited by Tyrene White

Greens in America

The House of Life: Rachel Carson at Work, with Selections from Her Writings by Paul Brooks

Silent Spring by Rachel Carson

Forcing the Spring: The Transformation of the American Environmental Movement by Robert Gottlieb

The Green Crusade: Rethinking the Roots of Environmentalism by Charles T. Rubin

The Green Revolution: The American Environmental Movement, 1962-1992 by Kirkpatrick Sale

A Fierce Green Fire: The American Environmental Movement by Philip Shabecoff

Coyotes and Town Dogs: Earth First! and the Environmental Movement by Susan Zakin

Contributors

Joseph Kerman is emeritus professor of music at the University of California, Berkeley. He began writing music criticism for The Hudson Review in the 1950s, and is a longtime contributor to The New York Review of Books and many other journals. His books include Opera as Drama (1956; new and revised edition 1988), The Beethoven Quartets (1967), Contemplating Music (1986), Concerto Conversations (1999), and The Art of Fugue (2005).

Daniel J. Kevles is Stanley Woodward Professor of History at Yale. His recent works include The Baltimore Case and he is currently completing a history of intellectual property in plants, animals, and people.


Louis Menand is the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of English at Harvard. His books include The Marketplace of Ideas, American Studies and The Metaphysical Club.

W.S. Merwin was born in New York City in 1927 and grew up in Union City, New Jersey, and in Scranton, Pennsylvania. From 1949 to 1951 he worked as a tutor in France, Portugal, and Majorca. He has since lived in many parts of the world, most recently on Maui in the Hawaiian Islands. He is the author of many books of poems, prose, and translations and has received both the Pulitzer and the Bollingen Prizes for poetry, among numerous other awards.

Jonathan Mirsky is a historian of China and was formerly the East Asia Editor of The Times of London.
 (December 2013)

Edmund S. Morgan is Sterling Professor of History Emeritus at Yale. His most recent book is The Genuine Article: A Historian Looks at Early America. (June 2011)