Contents


Seurat and the Sewers

Impressionists on the Seine: A Celebration of Renoir’s Luncheon of the Boating Party 21, 1996- February 9, 1997. exhibition at the Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., September, Catalog of the exhibition edited by Eliza E. Rathbone, by Katherine Rothkopf, by Richard R. Brettell, by Charles S. Moffett

Seurat and the Bathers exhibition at the National Gallery, London, July 2-September 28, 1997., Catalog of the exhibition by John Leighton, by Richard Thompson

Seurat and the Avant-Garde by Paul Smith

The Awful Truth

The Story of Junk: A Novel by Linda Yablonsky

The Kiss by Kathryn Harrison

Eve’s Apple by Jonathan Rosen

Some Like It Hot

The Case for Mars: The Plan to Settle the Red Planet and Why We Must by Robert Zubrin

Imagined Worlds: The Jerusalem-Harvard Lectures by Freeman Dyson

The Vision of Leonardo

Leonardo da Vinci: Scientist, Inventor, Artist 1997, and the Singapore Art Museum,October 3, 1997-February 1, 1998. an exhibition at the Museum of Science, Boston, March 3-September 1,, Catalog of the exhibition edited by Otto Letze, by Thomas Buchsteiner

Success Story

The Wars of Eduard Shevardnadze by Carolyn M. Ekedahl, by Melvin A. Goodman

My Years with Gorbachev and Shevardnadze: The Memoir of a Soviet Interpreter by Pavel Palazchenko

Contributors

Gabriele Annan is a book and film critic living in London. (March 2006)

Noel Annan (1916–2000) was a British military intelligence officer and scholar of European history. His works include Leslie Stephen and Our Age, Changing Enemies: The Defeat and Regeneration of Germany, and The Curious Strength of Positivism in English Political Thought.

Robert Craft is a conductor and writer. Craft’s close working friendship with Igor Stravinsky is the subject of his memoir, An Improbable Life. In 2002 he was awarded the International Prix du Disque at the Cannes Music Festival.

Andrew Delbanco is Levi Professor in the Humanities at Columbia. He is working on a book about the United States in the 1850s.
 (March 2014)

István Deák is Seth Low Professor Emeritus at Columbia. He is the author, with Jan Gross and Tony Judt, of The Politics of Retribution in Europe: World War II and Its Aftermath.

Ronald Dworkin (1931–2013) was Professor of Philosophy and Frank Henry Sommer Professor of Law at NYU. His books include Is Democracy Possible Here?, Justice in Robes, Freedom’s Law, and Justice for Hedgehogs. He was the 2007 winner of the Ludvig Holberg International Memorial Prize for “his pioneering scholarly work” of “worldwide impact” and he was recently awarded the Balzan Prize for his “fundamental contributions to Jurisprudence.”


J. H. Elliott is Regius Professor Emeritus of Modern History at the University of Oxford. He is the author of History in the Making.

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.