Contents


The War Over The Bomb

The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb and the Architecture of an American Myth by Gar Alperovitz and Sanho Tree and Edward Rouse Winstead and Kathryn C. Morris and David J. Williams and Leo C. Maley III and Thad Williamson and Miranda Grieder

Writing Ground Zero: Japanese Literature and the Atomic Bomb by John Whittier Treat

Judgment at the Smithsonian: The Uncensored Script of the Smithsonian’s 50th Anniversary Exhibit of the Enola Gay edited and introduced by Philip Nobile, afterword by Barton J. Bernstein

Hiroshima in America: Fifty Years of Denial by Robert Jay Lifton and Greg Mitchell

Code-Name Downfall: The Secret Plan to Invade Japan
And Why Truman Dropped the Bomb
by Thomas B. Allen and Norman Polmar

Nagasaki Journey: The Photographs of Yosuke Yamahata, August 10, 1945 edited by Rupert Jenkins

The Constant Wife

D.H. Lawrence: The Story of a Marriage by Brenda Maddox

A Genius for Living: The Life of Frieda Lawrence by Janet Byrne

Frieda Lawrence, Including ‘Not I, But the Wind’ and other autobiographical writings by Rosie Jackson

Twelve Angry Persons

The Jury: Trial and Error in the American Courtroom by Stephen J. Adler

We, the Jury: The Jury System and the Ideal of Democracy by Jeffrey Abramson

The Private Diary of an O.J. Juror: Behind the Scenes of the Trial of the Century by Michael Knox and Mike Walker

Hung Jury: The Diary of a Menendez Juror by Hazel Thornton, with commentaries by Lawrence J. Wrightsman and Amy J. Posey and Alan Scheflin

No Trumpets, No Drums

The Sorrow of War: A Novel of North Vietnam by Bao Ninh, translated by Phan Thanh Hao

Novel Without a Name by Duong Thu Huong, translated by Phan Huy Duong and Nina McPherson

Paradise of the Blind by Duong Thu Huong, translated by Phan Huy Duong and Nina McPherson

To Keep and Bear Arms

Second Amendment Symposium Issue Tennessee Law Review, Spring 1995

A Right to Bear Arms: State and Federal Bills of Rights and Constitutional Guarantees by Stephen P. Halbrook

To Keep and Bear Arms: The Origins of an Anglo-American Right by Joyce Lee Malcolm

Guns, Crime, and Freedom by Wayne LaPierre, foreword by Tom Clancy

An Argument, Shewing, that a Standing Army Is inconsistent with A Free Government, and absolutely destructive to the Constitution of the English Monarchy by John Trenchard

Contributors

Linda Asher has translated works by Milan Kundera, Georges Simenon, Victor Hugo, Jean-Pierre Vernant, Restif de la Bretonne, and many others. A former fiction editor at The New Yorker, she has and ASCAP Deems Taylor translation prizes and is a Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters of the French Republic.

Ian Buruma will be the new editor of The New York Review of Books in September 2017. He has been a frequent contributor to the Review since 1985. 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.

Timothy Ferris is Emeritus Professor of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley. His latest book, The Science of Liberty: Democracy, Reason, and the Laws of Nature, was published in February. (March 2010)

Andrew Hacker teaches political science and mathematics at Queens College. His new book, The Math Myth and Other STEM ­Delusions, will appear next March.
 (July 2015)

Diane Johnson is a novelist and critic. She is the author of Lulu in Marrakech and Le Divorce, among other novels, and a memoir, Flyover Lives.
 (October 2017)

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.

Jeff Madrick is the Director of the Bernard L. Schwartz Rediscovering Government Initiative at the Century Foundation and Editor of Challenge. His most recent book is Seven Bad Ideas: How Mainstream Economists Damaged America and the World.
 (June 2017)

Jonathan Mirsky is a historian of China. He was formerly the East Asia Editor of The Times of London and China Correspondent for The Observer.
 (December 2016)

Marc Romano is a writer living in New York City. He has translated two other novels by Georges Simenon, both published by New York Review Books: Dirty Snow (with Louise Varèse) and Three Bedrooms in Manhattan (with Lawrence G. Blochman).

Charles Rosen was a pianist and music critic. In 2011 he was awarded a National Humanities Medal.

Stephen Spender (1909–1995) was an English poet and essayist. As a young man, he became friends with W.H. Auden, Louis MacNeice, Cecil Day-Lewis, and Christopher Isherwood, a loose collection often referred to as “the Auden Group” or “MacSpaunday.” He published many collections of poems, including The Still Centre and Ruins and Visions, and numerous volumes of nonfiction and other works, including Learning Laughterand Love-Hate Relations.

Patricia Storace is the author of Heredity, a volume of poems, Dinner with Persephone, a travel memoir about Greece, and Sugar Cane, a children’s book. Her most recent book is the novel A Book of Heaven.
 (July 2016)

Keith Thomas is an Honorary Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. He is the author of The Ends of Life: Roads to Fulfilment in Early Modern England.
 (October 2016)

Garry Wills is the subject of a Festchrift published by Northwestern’s Garret-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Nation and World, Church and God: The Legacy of Garry Wills. (April 2017)

Warren Zimmermann, a professor of international diplomacy at Columbia University, was US Ambassador to Yugoslavia from 1989 to 1992. A revised edition of his book, Origins of a Catastrophe:Yugoslavia and Its Destroyers, has just been published in paperback. (June 1999)