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Bridges to the Invisible

Max Beckmann in Exile 1997 Barbara Stehlé-Akhtar, Reinhard Spieler, Stephan Lackner, Max Beckmann, and Eric Fischl. exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum SoHo October 9, 1996-January 5,. Catalog of the exhibition with contributions by Matthew Drutt,

Self-Portrait in Words: Collected Writings and Statements, 1903-1950 by Max Beckmann, edited and translated by Barbara C. Buenger

What Do Women Want?

Bad Girls’/’Good Girls’: Women, Sex, and Power in the Nineties edited by Nan Bauer Maglin, edited by Donna Perry

Feminism is Not the Story of My Life’: How Today’s Feminist Elite Has Lost Touch with the Real Concerns of Women by Elizabeth Fox-Genovese

She Works, He Works: How Two-Income Families are Happier, Healthier, and Better-Off by Rosalind C. Barnett, by Caryl Rivers

The Sibling Society by Robert Bly

The Seasons of a Woman’s Life by Daniel J. Levinson

The Cultural Contradictions of Motherhood by Sharon Hays

Easy Rider

The Car that Could: The Inside Story of GM’s Revolutionary Electric Vehicle by Michael Shnayerson

Taking Charge: The Electric Automobile in America by Michael Brian Schiffer

The Sky’s the Limit

S,M,L,XL (Small, Medium, Large, Extra-Large) by Rem Koolhaas, by Bruce Mau, edited by Jennifer Sigler, photography by Hans Werlemann

The Supreme Fiction

Soul Says: On Recent Poetry by Helen Vendler

The Breaking of Style: Hopkins, Heaney, Graham by Helen Vendler

The Given and the Made: Strategies of Poetic Redefinition by Helen Vendler

Contributors

Neal Ascherson is the author of The Struggles for Poland, The Black Sea, and Stone Voices: The Search for Scotland. He is an Honorary Professor at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London.


Ian Buruma is the author of many books, including *The Wages of Guilt: Memories of War in Germany and Japan* (1995), *The Missionary and the Libertine: Love and War in East and West* (1996), *Murder in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo Van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance* (2006), and *Year Zero: A History of 1945* (2013). He is the Paul W. Williams Professor of Human Rights and Journalism at Bard and a regular contributor to *The New York Review of Books*, *The New Yorker*, and *The New York Times*, among other publications.

Raymond Carr was Warden of St. Antony’s College, Oxford, and has written extensively on modern Spanish history.

Denis Donoghue is University Professor at New York University, where he holds the Henry James Chair of English and American Letters. His works include The Practice of Reading, Words Alone: The Poet T.S. Eliot, and The American Classics.

Jorie Graham is the Boylston Professor of Rhetoric and Oratory at Harvard. Her book Sea Change: Poems will be published next spring. (December 2007)

Jasper Griffin is Emeritus Professor of Classical Literature and a Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford. His books include Homer on Life and Death.

Andrew Hacker teaches political science at Queens College. He is currently working on a book on mathematics. 
 (January 2014)

Stuart Hampshire (1914–2004) was an English philosopher. He taught at University College London, Princeton, Stanford and Oxford, where he was named Warden of Wadham College. His books include Thought and Action, Spinoza and Justice Is Conflict.

D. Kern Holoman is Professor of Music at the University of California, Davis, where he conducts the UCD Symphony. He is editor of The Nineteenth-Century Symphony, to be published next month. (November 1996)

Josef Joffe is editorial page editor and a columnist at the Süddeutsche Zeitung in Munich and an associate of Harvard’s Olin Institute for Strategic Studies. (December 1997)

Diane Johnson is a novelist and critic. Her books include Lulu in Marrakech and Le Divorce. Her new book, Flyover Lives, was published in January 2014.

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.

Bill McKibben is Schumann Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury College, and the author of The End of Nature, Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future, Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet and of the forthcoming Oil and Honey: The Education of an Unlikely Activist.. He is also the founder of 350.org, the global climate campaign that has been actively involved in the fight against natural gas fracking.

Robert O. Paxton is Mellon Professor of Social Sciences Emeritus at Columbia. His books include Vichy France: Old Guard and New Order, 1940–1944 and, with Michael R. Marrus, Vichy France and the Jews.


John Updike (1932–2009) was born in Shillington, Pennsylvania. In 1954 he began to publish in The New Yorker, where he continued to contribute short stories, poems, and criticism until his death. His major work was the set of four novels chronicling the life of Harry “Rabbit: Angstrom, he two of which, Rabbit is Richand Rabbit at Rest, won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. His last books were the novel The Widows of Eastwick and Due Considerations, a collection of his essays and criticism.

Michael Wood is the Charles Barnwell Straut Class of 1923 Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Princeton. His books include Literature and the Taste of Knowledge and Yeats and Violence