The Complete Works of George Orwell edited by Peter Davison, assisted by Ian Angus and Sheila Davison
Birds of America by Lorrie Moore
Referral to the United States House of Representatives pursuant to Title 28, United States Code, å¤595(c) Submitted by the Office of the Independent Counsel
Walker Evans: New York 11, 1998 exhibition at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, July 28-October
Walker Evans: The Getty Museum Collection by Judith Keller
Walker Evans: The Hungry Eye by Gilles Mora and John T. Hill
Walker Evans: A Biography by Belinda Rathbone
Walker Evans: Signs with an essay by Andrei Codrescu
The Last Years of Walker Evans by Jerry L. Thompson
Walker Evans: Havana 1933 by Gilles Mora and John T. Hill
Walker Evans: Photographs for the Farm Security Administration, 1935-38 Administration Collection in the Library of Congress A Catalog of Photographic Prints Available from the Farm Security
Let Us Now Praise Famous Men by James Agee and Walker Evans
Walker Evans at Work with an essay by Jerry L. Thompson
Walker Evans: American Photographs with an essay by Lincoln Kirstein
The Time of Our Time by Norman Mailer
The New Encyclopedia of the American West by Howard R. Lamar
Fidel Castro y la religion: Conversaciones con Frei Betto
Alina: Memorias de la hija rebelde de Fidel Castro [Memoirs of the Rebel Daughter of Fidel Castro] Not in My Father’s House (St. Martin’s) by Alina Fernández
Memorias de un soldado cubano: Vida y muerte de la Revolución by Dariel Alarcón Ramírez and ("Benigno")
D.H. Lawrence The Cambridge Biography: The Early Years 1885-1912 by John Worthen
Triumph to Exile 1912-1922 (Volu by Mark Kinkead-Weekes
The Dying Game 1922-1930 by David Ellis
Birds, Beasts and Flowers! 1923) by D.H. Lawrence
D.H. Lawrence: The Complete Poems edited by Vivian de Sola Pinto and Warren Roberts
Unto Others: The Evolution and Psychology of Unselfish Behavior by Elliott Sober and David Sloan Wilson
Johannes Brahms: A Biography by Jan Swafford
Johannes Brahms: Life and Letters selected and annotated by Styra Avins
Brahms Studies 2 edited by David Brodbeck
Brahms: The Four Symphonies by Walter Frisch
Chronicle of the Guayaki Indians by Pierre Clastres, translated by Paul Auster
Routes: Travel and Translation in the Late Twentieth Century by Clifford. James
Croatia: A Nation Forged in War by Marcus Tanner
To End a War by Richard Holbrooke
Logavina Street: Life and Death in a Sarajevo Neighborhood by Barbara Demick, photographs by John Costello
Yugoslavia: Death of a Nation by Laura Silber and Allan Little
Collected Fictions by Jorge Luis Borges, translated by Andrew Hurley
Buffon by Jacques Roger, translated by Sarah Lucille Bonnefoi
The Shape of the River: Long-Term Consequences of Considering Race in College and University Admissions by William G. Bowen and Derek Bok
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 forthcoming book is Spiral: Trapped in the Forever War. His writing and other work can be found at markdanner.com.
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.”
James Fenton is a British poet and literary critic. From 1994 until 1999, Fenton was Oxford Professor of Poetry; in 2015 he was awarded the PEN Pinter Prize. His latest book is Yellow Tulips: Poems, 1968–2011.
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 leads the Free Speech Debate project at Oxford (freespeechdebate.com) and is writing a book about free speech.
Clifford Geertz (1926–2006) was an anthropologist. Widely recognized as the most influential American anthropologist of the twentieth century, Geertz championed the role of symbols in the creation and interpretation of social meaning. His many books include Peddlers and Princes: Social Development and Economic Change in Two Indonesian Towns and Available Light: Anthropological Reflections on Philosophical Topics.
Stephen Jay Gould (1941–2002) was an American geologist, biologist and historian of science. He taught at Harvard, where he was named Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology, and at NYU. His last book was Punctuated Equilibrium.
Zbigniew Herbert’s Collected Poems 1956–1998 was published in English in 2007. The poem in this issue was prepared for a Polish edition of Herbert’s uncollected poems edited by Ryszard Krynicki. (June 2013)
Richard C. Lewontin is Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology and Professor of Biology at Harvard University. He is the author of The Genetic Basis of Evolutionary Change and Biology as Ideology, and the co-author of The Dialectical Biologist (with Richard Levins) and Not in Our Genes (with Steven Rose and Leon Kamin).
Larry McMurtry lives in Archer City, Texas. His novels include The Last Picture Show, Terms of Endearment, Lonesome Dove (winner of the 1986 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction), Folly and Gloryand Rhino Ranch. His nonfiction works include a biography of Crazy Horse, Walter Benjamin at the Dairy Queen, Paradise, Sacagawea’s Nickname: Essays on the American West and, most recently, Custer.
W.S. Merwin was born in New York City in 1927 and grew up in Union City, New Jersey, and in Scranton, Pennsylvania. From 1949 to 1951 he worked as a tutor in France, Portugal, and Majorca. He has since lived in many parts of the world, most recently on Maui in the Hawaiian Islands. He is the author of many books of poems, prose, and translations and has received both the Pulitzer and the Bollingen Prizes for poetry, among numerous other awards. His new poetry collection is The Moon Before Morning.
Luc Sante is the author of Low Life, Evidence, The Factory of Facts, Kill All Your Darlings, and Folk Photography. He has translated Félix Fénéon’s Novels in Three Lines and written the introduction to George Simenon’s The Man Who Watched Trains Go By (both available as NYRB Classics). He is a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books and teaches writing and the history of photography at Bard College. His essay in the October 22, 2015 issue is drawn from his new book, The Other Paris, to be published in October by Farrar, Straus and Giroux.