Sight-Readings: American Fictions by Elizabeth Hardwick
Sight-Readings: American Fictions by Elizabeth Hardwick
Saving Private Ryan a film directed by Steven Spielberg, screenplay by Robert Rodat
Multicultural and Gender Equity in the Mathematics Classroom: The Gift of Diversity (1997 Yearbook) edited by Janet Trentacosta and Margaret J. Kenney
Focus on Algebra: An Integrated Approach by Randall I. Charles and Alba González Thompson
Life by the Numbers: Math As You’ve Never Seen It Before narrated by Danny Glover. Seven boxed videotapes produced by WQED, Pittsburgh
The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester
East and West: China, Power, and the Future of Asia by Christopher Patten
The American Way of Death Revisited by Jessica Mitford
Grave Matters: A Lively History of Death Around the World by Nigel Barley
The Undertaking: Life Studies from the Dismal Trade by Thomas Lynch
Cities of the Plain, Vol. 3, The Border Trilogy by Cormac McCarthy
A New Birth of Freedom: Human Rights, Named and Unnamed by Charles L. Black Jr.
A Book of Luminous Things: An International Anthology of Poetry edited and with an introduction by Czeslaw Milosz
Mysticism for Beginners by Adam Zagajewski
Two Cities: On Exile, History, and the Imagination by Adam Zagajewski
Winter Dialogue by Tomas Venclova, translated by Diana Senechal
Wickerby: An Urban Pastoral by Charles. Siebert
The Meadowlands: Wilderness Adventures at the Edge of a City by Robert Sullivan
Red-Tails in Love: A Wildlife Drama in Central Park by Marie Winn
Chechnya: Tombstone of Russian Power by Anatol Lieven
Chechnya: Calamity in the Caucasus by Carlotta Gall and Thomas de Waal
Russia Confronts Chechnya: Roots of a Separatist Conflict, Volume I by John B. Dunlop
Russia and Chechnia [sic]: The Permanent Crisis Essays on Russo-Chechen Relations edited by Ben Fowkes
Man or Mango?: A Lament by Lucy Ellmann
Liberalism and Its Discontents by Alan Brinkley
The Dancing Column: On Order in Architecture by Joseph Rykwert
To End a War by Richard Holbrooke
Croatia: A Nation Forged in War by Marcus Tanner
The Graves: Srebrenica and Vukovar text by Eric Stover, photographs by Peress Gilles, foreword by Richard Goldstone
Srebrenica: Record of a War Crime by Jan Willem Honig and Norbert Both
Blood and Vengeance: One Family’s Story of the War in Bosnia by Chuck Sudetic
Endgame: The Betrayal and Fall of Srebrenica: Europe’s Worst Massacre Since World War II by David Rohde
Ian Buruma has been a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books since 1985 and the magazine’s editor since September 2017. From 2003 to 2017 he was professor of human rights, democracy and journalism at Bard College. Buruma was born in 1951 in The Hague, Holland. He was educated at Leyden University, where he studied Chinese literature and history, and at Nihon University College of Arts, in Tokyo, where he studied cinema. Living in Japan from 1975 to 1981, Buruma worked as a film reviewer, photographer, and documentary filmmaker. In the 1980s, Buruma was based in Hong Kong, where he edited the cultural section of the Far Eastern Economic Review, and from where he later travelled all over Asia as a freelance writer. Buruma was a fellow of the Wissenschaftskolleg in Berlin in 1991, and a fellow of the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington DC in 1999. He is a fellow of the European Council of Foreign Relations and a board member of Human Rights in China. In 2008, Buruma won the Erasmus Prize for “exceptional contributions to culture society, or social sciences in Europe.” Buruma has written seventeen books, including The Wages of Guilt (1995), Murder in Amsterdam (2006), Year Zero (2013), and Theater of Cruelty (2014). He has won several prizes for his books, including the LA Times Book Prize for Murder in Amsterdam, and PEN-Diamonstein Spielvogel award for the art of the essay for Theater of Cruelty.
Joseph Connors, the Director of the Harvard Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, Villa I Tatti, Florence, writes on Italian Renaissance and Baroque architecture. He was formerly Director of the American Academy in Rome and professor of art history at Columbia.
Mark Danner is Chancellor’s Professor of English and Journalism at the University of California at Berkeley and James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs and the Humanities at Bard. His most recent book is Spiral: Trapped in the Forever War. His work can be found at www .markdanner.com. (March 2017)
John Gross (1935–2011) was an English editor and critic. From 1974 to 1981, he was editor of The Times Literary Supplement; he also served as senior book editor and critic at The New York Times. His memoir, A Double Thread, was published in 2001.
Sue Halpern is a regular contributor to The New York Review and a Scholar-in-Residence at Middlebury. Her latest book, the novel Summer Hours at the Robbers Library, will be published in February. (January 2018)
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.
Jeff Madrick is the Director of the Bernard L. Schwartz Rediscovering Government Initiative at the Century Foundation and Editor of Challenge. His most recent book is Seven Bad Ideas: How Mainstream Economists Damaged America and the World. (June 2017)
Laurence H. Tribe is the Carl M. Loeb University Professor and Professor of Constitutional Law at Harvard Law School. His books include American Constitutional Law, The Invisible Constitution, and Uncertain Justice: The Roberts Court and the Constitution (2014) with Joshua Matz. (February 2016)