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Clinton Agonistes

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The Eye of Walker Evans

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, by 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, by 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, by Walker Evans

Walker Evans at Work with an essay by Jerry L. Thompson

Walker Evans: American Photographs with an essay by Lincoln Kirstein

Fidel in the Evening

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, by ("Benigno")

Men, Women & Beasts

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, by Warren Roberts

Aimez-Vous Brahms?

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

Deep Hanging Out

Chronicle of the Guayaki Indians by Pierre Clastres, translated by Paul Auster

Routes: Travel and Translation in the Late Twentieth Century by Clifford. James

Operation Storm’

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, by Allan Little

Contributors

Julian Barnes has written eleven novels, three books of short stories, and four collections of essays. His latest novel, The Sense of an Ending, won the 2011 Man Booker Prize.

J. M. Coetzee’s novel The Childhood of Jesus was published in March 2013. He is Professor of Literature at the University of Adelaide and in 2003 was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Mark Danner is the author, most recently, of Stripping Bare the Body: Politics Violence War. He 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 writing and other work can be found at markdanner.com.

Joan Didion is the author of The Year of Magical Thinking and We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live: Collected Nonfiction.

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 2007 he was awarded the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry.

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 has just published, with Edward Mortimer and Kerem Öktem, Freedom in Diversity: Ten Lessons for Public Policy from Britain, Canada, France, Germany and the United States.


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.

Alma Guillermoprieto often writes on Latin America in these pages. She lives in Mexico City. (November 2012)

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.

Louis Menand is the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of English at Harvard. His books include The Marketplace of Ideas, American Studies and The Metaphysical Club.

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.

Adam Michnik is Editor in Chief of the Warsaw daily newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza. His piece in this issue will appear in Andrei Sakharov and Human Rights, a collection of Sakharov’s writings that is being published by the Council of Europe this month. (January 2011)

Robert Pinsky’s recent works are his Selected Poems and the newly released CD PoemJazz, with pianist Laurence Hobgood.
 (June 2012)

Charles Rosen is a pianist and music critic. In 2011 he was awarded a National Humanities Medal.

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.

Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. (1917–2007) was an American historian and social critic. He served as adviser to Presidents Kennedy and Johnson. His Journals: 1952– 2000 were published in 2007.