The Dark Side of Camelot by Seymour M. Hersh
The Dark Side of Camelot by Seymour M. Hersh
Ronald Reagan: How an Ordinary Man Became an Extraordinary Leader by Dinesh D'Souza
Appetite for Life: The Biography of Julia Child by Noël Riley Fitch
A Welcoming Life: The M.F.K. Fisher Scrapbook compiled and annotated by Dominique Gioia
Marcella Cucina by Marcella Hazan
The All-New Joy of Cooking by Irma S. Rombauer, by Marion Rombauer Becker, by Ethan Becker
The American Century Cookbook: The Most Popular Recipes of the 20th Century by Jean Anderson
New York Mosaic: Do I Wake or Sleep, The Christmas Tree, Many Mansions three novels by Isabel Bolton, with an introduction by Doris Grumbach
Building the Getty by Richard Meier
The J. Paul Getty Museum and Its Collections: A Museum for the New Century by John Walsh, by Deborah Gribbon
Making Architecture: The Getty Center by Harold M. Williams, by Ada Louise Huxtable, by Stephen D. Rountree, by Richard Meier
Le Poète et le Roi: Jean de La Fontaine en son siècle by Marc Fumaroli
The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighborhood by David Simon, by Edward Burns
Hogarth: A Life and a World by Jenny Uglow
The Analysis of Beauty by William Hogarth, edited with an introduction and notes by Ronald Paulson
Hogarth and His Times: Serious Comedy by David Bindman
Judeophobia: Attitudes toward the Jews in the Ancient World by Peter Schäfer
The Art of Shakespeare’s Sonnets by Helen Vendler
Srebrenica: Record of a War Crime by Jan Willem Honeg, by Norbert Both
Endgame: The Betrayal and Fall of Srebrenica, Europe’s Worst Massacre Since World War II by David Rohde
Late-Breaking Foreign Policy: The News Media’s Influence on Peace Operations by Warren P. Strobel
Blood and Vengeance: One Family’s Story of the War in Bosnia by Chuck Sudetic
The Reluctant Superpower: United States Policy in Bosnia, 1991-1995 by Wayne Bert
Triumph of the Lack of Will: International Diplomacy and the Yugoslav War by James Gow
Slaughterhouse: Bosnia and the Failure of the West by David Rieff
Adam Zagajewski’s books include Eternal Enemies and Without End: New and Selected Poems. The poems in this issue are from his new book, Unseen Hand, published in May by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. (May 2011)
André Aciman is the author of the novels Eight White Nights and Call Me by Your Name, the nonfiction works Out of Egypt and False Papers, and is the editor of The Proust Project. He teaches comparative literature at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.
Mark Danner is the author, most recently, of Stripping Bare the Body: Politics Violence War. He is Chancellor’s Professor of English, Journalism and Politics at the University of California at Berkeley and James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs, Politics and the Humanities at Bard College and is currently teaching at Al Quds University in East Jerusalem. His book Torture and the Forever War will be published in the spring of 2013. His writing and other work can be found at markdanner.com.
Martin Filler’s latest book, Makers of Modern Architecture, Volume II, has just been published. Filler was born in 1948 and received degrees in art history from Columbia University. He has been a contributor to The New York Review of Books since 1985 and his writing on modern architecture has been published in more than thirty journals, magazines, and newspapers in the US, Europe, and Japan. His first collection of New York Review essays, Makers of Modern Architecture, was published in 2007. Filler is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He and his wife, the architectural historian Rosemarie Haag Bletter, live in New York and Southampton.
Thomas Powers is the author of The Man Who Kept the Secrets: Richard Helms and the CIA (1979), Heisenberg’s War: The Secret History of the German Bomb (1993), Intelligence Wars: American Secret History from Hitler to al-Qaeda (2002; revised and expanded edition, 2004), and The Confirmation (2000), a novel. He won a Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting in 1971 and has contributed to The New York Review of Books, The New York Times Book Review, Harper’s, The Nation, The Atlantic, and Rolling Stone. His latest book, The Killing of Crazy Horse, won the 2011 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History. He is currently writing a memoir of his father, who once told him that the last time he met Clare Boothe Luce was in the office of Allen Dulles.
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.
Alfred Brendel is a pianist and author of several books of essays and poetry. His new book, A Pianist’s A–Z: A Piano Lover’s Reader, in which the text in this issue will appear, will be published in September. (July 2013)
Garry Wills is Professor of History Emeritus at Northwestern. His study of Abraham Lincoln, Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1993. His latest book, Why Priests? A Failed Tradition, was published in February 2013.
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.