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, by 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. His books include Austria, Hungary, and the Habsburgs: Central Europe, c. 1683–1867. (February 2014)

James Fenton is a British poet and literary critic. From 1994 until 1999, Fenton was Oxford Professor of Poetry; in 2007 he was awarded the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry.

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. He is the author of several books, including Video Night in Kathmandu, The Lady and the Monk, and The Global Soul. He is a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books and other publications and his most recent book is The Man Within My Head.

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 and was formerly the East Asia Editor of The Times of London.
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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 and Professor of History Emeritus at Brown. His latest book is The Idea of America: Reflections on the Birth of the United States.