Contents


Truth and Heresy About AIDS

Inventing the AIDS Virus by Peter H. Duesberg

Infectious AIDS: Have We Been Misled? by Peter H. Duesberg

AIDS: Virus- or Drug Induced? edited by Peter H. Duesberg

Kings and the Queen of the Arts

Kings and Connoisseurs: Collecting Art in Seventeenth-Century Europe by Jonathan Brown

Court, Cloister, and City: The Art and Culture of Central Europe 1450-1800 by Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann

France Without Glory

The Hollow Years: France in the 1930s by Eugen Weber

Shanghai on the Métro: Spies, Intrigue, and the French between the Wars by Michael B. Miller

French Fascism: The Second Wave, 1933–1939 by Robert Soucy

French Literary Fascism: Nationalism, Anti-Semitism, and the Ideology of Culture by David Carroll

Prison Journal 1940–1945 by Edouard Daladier

La France à l’heure allemande, 1940–1944 by Philippe Burrin

Etre juif en France pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale by Renée Poznanski

Paris after the Liberation, 1944–1949 by Antony Beevor and Artemis Cooper

The Locust Years: The story of the Fourth French Republic, 1946–1958 by Frank Giles

Hammer, Sickle, and Book

Za Gorizontom (Beyond the Horizon) by Gennady Zyuganov

Veru v Rossiyu (I Believe in Russia) by Gennady Zyuganov

Rossiya i Sovremenii Mir (Russia and the Modern World) by Gennady Zyuganov

Preobrazheniye (Transformation) by Andrei Kozyrev

Contributors

Al Alvarez is the author of Risky Business, a selection of essays, many of which first appeared in The New York Review of Books.

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.

Thomas R. Edwards (1928–2005) was Professor of English at Rutgers and editor of Raritan. His last book was Over Here: Criticizing America.

R. J. W. Evans is a Fellow of Oriel College and Regius Professor of History Emeritus at Oxford. He is the author of Austria, Hungary, and the Habsburgs: Central Europe, c. 1683–1867, among other books. (March 2017)

James Fenton is a British poet and literary critic. From 1994 until 1999, he was Oxford Professor of Poetry; in 2015 he was awarded the PEN Pinter Prize. He is the author of School of ­Genius: A History of the Royal Academy of Arts and Yellow Tulips: Poems, 1968–2011.
 (May 2017)

Richard Horton is a physician. He edits The Lancet, a weekly medical journal based in London and New York. He is also a visiting professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Pico Iyer is a Distinguished Presidential Fellow at Chapman University. His books include The Art of Stillness and The Man Within My Head.
 (June 2017)

Tony Judt (1948–2010) was the founder and director of the Remarque Institute at NYU and the author of Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945, Ill Fares the Land, and The Burden of Responsibility: Blum, Camus, Aron, and the French Twentieth Century, among other books.

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.

Frank Kermode (1919–2010) was a British critic and literary theorist. Born on the Isle of Man, he taught at University College London, Cambridge, Columbia and Harvard. Adapted from a series of lectures given at Bryn Mawr College, Kermode’s Sense of An Ending: Studies in the Theory of Fiction remains one of the most influential works of twentieth-century literary criticism.

Richard C. Lewontin is Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology and Professor of Biology at Harvard University. He is the author of The Genetic Basis of Evolutionary Change and Biology as Ideology, and the co-author of The Dialectical Biologist (with Richard Levins) and Not in Our Genes (with Steven Rose and Leon Kamin).

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)

David Remnick is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Lenin’s Tomb, The Devil Problem and Other True Stories, and Resurrection. He is the editor of The New Yorker.

Revan Schendler was an assistant editor at The New York Review from 1989 to 1991. Two of her poems have appeared in its pages. She lives, writes, and teaches in western Massachusetts.

Gore Vidal (1925–2012) was an American novelist, essayist, and playwright. His many works include the memoirs Point to Point Navigation and Palimpsest, the novels The City and the Pillar, Myra Breckinridge, and Lincoln, and the collection United States: Essays 1952–1992.

Gordon Wood is the Alva O. Way University Professor Emeritus at Brown. His new book, Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, will be published in the fall.
 (May 2017)