The Diary of Anne Frank a play by Frances Goodrich, by Albert Hackett, adapted by Wendy Kesselman, directed by James Lapine. at the Music Box Theater, New York City
An Obsession with Anne Frank: Meyer Levin and the Diary by Lawrence Graver
The Stolen Legacy of Anne Frank: Meyer Levin, Lillian Hellman, and the Staging of the Diary by Ralph Melnick
From Memory (poem)
Behind the Mask: The IRA and Sinn Fein by Peter Taylor
Before the Dawn: An Autobiography by Gerry Adams
White Women, Black Men: Illicit Sex in the Nineteenth-Century South by Martha Hodes
W.B. Yeats: A Life Volume I: The Apprentice Mage, by R.F. Foster
The Collected Letters of W.B. Yeats Volume II: 1896-1900, edited by Warwick Gould, by John Kelly, by Deirdre Toomey
Nearer, My God: An Autobiography of Faith by William F. Buckley Jr.
The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara by David I. Kertzer
Mary Through the Centuries: Her Place in the History of Culture by Jaroslav Pelikan
Man of the Century: The Life and Times of Pope John Paul II by Jonathan Kwitny
Saints and Sinners: A History of the Popes by Eamon Duffy
Lives of the Popes: The Pontiffs from Saint Peter to John Paul II by Richard P. McBrien
The Smoke of Satan: Conservative and Traditionalist Dissent in Contemporary American Catholicism by Michael W. Cuneo
Jack Maggs by Peter Carey
Oscar and Lucinda a film directed by Gillian Armstrong
The Sculptures of Andrea del Verrocchio by Andrew Butterfield
Angels and Absences: Child Deaths in the Nineteenth Century by Laurence Lerner
Transitional Justice: How Emerging Democracies Reckon with Former Regimes Studies, 780 pp.; Volume III: Laws, Rulings, and Reports, 834 pp., Volume I: General Considerations, 604 pp.; Volume II: Country, edited by Neil J. Kritz
Politik und Schuld: Die zerstörerische Macht des Schweigens [Politics and Guilt: The Destructive Power of Staying Silent] by Gesine Schwan
Die Enquete-Kommission ‘Aufarbeitung von Geschichte und Folgen der SED-Diktatur in Deutschland’ im Deutschen Bundestag [Inquiry Commission in the German Bundestag (for the) ‘Treatment of the Past and Consequences of the SED-Dictatorship in Germany’]
Spór o PRL [The Controversy about the Polish People’s Republic]
Srebrenica: Record of a War Crime by Jan Willem Honig, by Norbert Both
The Serbs: History, Myth & the Resurrection of Yugoslavia by Tim Judah
Blood and Vengeance: One Family’s Story of the War in Bosnia by Chuck Sudetic
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.
Ian Buruma is the Henry R. Luce Professor at Bard. His books include Murderer in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo Van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance, Taming the Gods: Religion and Democracy on Three Continents, and the novel The China Lover. His book Year Zero: A History of 1945 will be published in September 2013.
Timothy Garton Ash is Professor of European Studies and Isaiah Berlin Professorial Fellow at St. Antony’s College, Oxford, and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford. He is the author of many books, including The Magic Lantern, an eyewitness account of the velvet revolutions of 1989. His most recent book is Facts Are Subversive: Political Writing from a Decade Without a Name. He is currently leading an Oxford University research project for the discussion of global free speech norms (www.freespeechdebate.com) and working on a book about free speech.
C. Vann Woodward (1908–1999) was a historian of the American South. He taught at Johns Hopkins and at Yale, where he was named the Sterling Professor of History. His books include Mary Chesnut’s Civil War and The Old World’s New World.
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.
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)
Martin Filler was the longtime architecture critic of House & Garden, until it ceased publication in 2007. He is the co-author, with Olivier Bossiere, of The Vitra Design Museum: Frank Gehry, Architect, and author of Makers of Modern Architecture, which is based on essays from The New York Review. A second volume of his writings on architecture is forthcoming from New York Review Books.
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.