Contents


How Hell Worked

Hitler’s Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust by Daniel Jonah Goldhagen

Bound Upon a Wheel of Fire: Why So Many German Jews Made the Tragic Decision to Remain in Nazi Germany by John VH Dippel

Far from the Promised Land

Beyond Black and White: Transforming African-American Politics by Manning Marable

Killing Rage: Ending Racism by bell hooks

Turning Back: The Retreat from Racial Justice in American Thought and Policy by Stephen Steinberg

The Trouble with Friendship: Why Americans Can’t Think Straight About Race by Benjamin DeMott

How to Succeed in Business

Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist by Roger Lowenstein

Soros on Soros: Staying Ahead of the Curve by George Soros, by Byron Wien, by Krisztina Koenen

Soros: The Life, Times, and Trading Secrets of the World’s Greatest Investor by Robert Slater

Citizen Turner: The Wild Rise of an American Tycoon by Robert Goldberg, by Gerald Jay Goldberg

It Ain’t As Easy As It Looks (out of print) by Porter Bibb

Degas & Women

The Spectacular Body: Science, Method and Meaning in the Work of Degas by Anthea Callen

Painted Love: Prostitution in French Art of the Impressionist Era by Hollis Clayson

Odd Man Out: Readings of the Work and Reputation of Edgar Degas by Carol Armstrong

George Eliot, Radical

George Eliot, Voice of a Century: A Biography by Frederick R Karl

The Real Life of Mary Ann Evans: George Eliot, Her Letters and Fiction by Rosemarie Bodenheimer

The Clinton Scandals

Blood Sport: The President and His Adversaries by James B Stewart

Madhouse: The Private Turmoil of Working for the President by Jeffrey H Birnbaum

Madison Guaranty Savings & Loan and Whitewater Development Company, Inc.: A Preliminary Report to the Resolution Trust Corporation

Madison Guaranty Savings & Loan and Whitewater Development Company, Inc.: A Supplemental Report to the Resolution Trust Corporation Prepared by Pillsbury Madison & Sutro LLP, San Francisco, California, with financial and economic analysis support from Tuc

A Report on Certain Real Estate Loans and Investments Made by Madison Guaranty Savings & Loan and Related Entities

A Report on the Rose Law Firm’s Conduct of Accounting Malpractice Litigation Pertaining to Madison Guaranty Savings & Loan Prepared for Resolution Trust Corporation by Pillsbury Madison & Sutro LLP

A Supplemental Report on the Representation of Madison Guaranty Savings & Loan by the Rose Law Firm Prepared for Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation by Pillsbury Madison & Sutro LLP

Contributors

Alfred Kazin (1915–1998) was a writer and teacher. Among his books are On Native Grounds, a study of American literature from Howells to Faulkner, and the memoirs A Walker in the Cityand New York Jew. In 1996, he received the first Lifetime Award in Literary Criticism from the Truman Capote Literary Trust.

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.

Sergei Kovalev, a biologist and former political prisoner, is a leading candidate on the Yabloko Party list for the December election to the Russian State Duma. He is President of the Institute for Human Rights and Chairman of the Andrei Sakharov Foundation in Moscow. (November 2007)

Simon Leys is 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’s writing has appeared in The New York Review of Books, Le Monde, Le Figaro Littéraire, and other periodicals. Among his books are Chinese Shadows, The Death of Napoleon (forthcoming from NYRB Classics), Other People’s Thoughts, and The Wreck of the Batavia & Prosper. In 1996 he delivered the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s Boyer lectures. His many awards include the Prix Renaudot, the Prix Femina, the Prix Guizot, and the Christina Stead Prize for Fiction.

Jeff Madrick is Director of the Bernard L. Schwartz ­Rediscovery Government Initiative at the Century Foundation, Editor of Challenge Magazine, and teaches at the Cooper Union. His forthcoming book is Seven Bad Ideas: How Mainstream Econ­omists Damaged America and the World, to be published in the fall of 2014.

Hilary Mantel is an English novelist, short story writer, and critic. Her novel, Wolf Hall, won the Man Booker Prize in 2009.

Garry Wills is Professor of History Emeritus at Northwestern. His new book, Making Make-Believe Real: Politics as Theater in Shakespeare’s Time, will be published in the summer 2014.