Contents


The Truth About Rigoberta Menchú

Rigoberta Menchú and the Story of All Poor Guatemalans by David Stoll

I, Rigoberta Menchú: An Indian Woman in Guatemala edited and introduced by Elisabeth Burgos-Debray, translated by Ann Wright

The Mystery of Emily Dickinson

The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Variorum Edition edited by R.W. Franklin

Open Me Carefully: Emily Dickinson’s Intimate Letters to Susan Huntington Dickinson edited by Ellen Louise Hart, by Martha Nell Smith

The Emily Dickinson Handbook edited by Gudrun Grabher, by Roland Hagenbüchle, by Cristanne Miller

Tocqueville’s Lament

The Old Regime and the Revolution, Volume 1 by Alexis de Tocqueville, edited by François Furet, by Françoise Mélonio, translated by Alan S Kahan

Goodness Beyond Virtue: Jacobins During the French Revolution by Patrice Higonnet

Contributors

Yehuda Amichai (1924-2000) was one of Israel’s leading writers. His books of poetry include Now and in Other Days, Songs of Jerusalem and Myself, Love Poems, Amen and Open, Closed, Open.

John Bayley is a critic and novelist. His books include Elegy for Iris and The Power of Delight: A Lifetime in Literature.

Christopher Benfey is Mellon Professor of English at Mount Holyoke. He is the author, most recently, of Red Brick, Black Mountain, White Clay.
 
(June 2014)

Chana Bloch’s latest book of poems is Mrs. Dumpty. (April 1999)

Ian Buruma is the author of many books, including The Wages of Guilt: Memories of War in Germany and Japan (1995), The Missionary and the Libertine: Love and War in East and West (1996), Murder in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo Van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance (2006), and Year Zero: A History of 1945 (2013). He is the Paul W. Williams Professor of Human Rights and Journalism at Bard and a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books, The New Yorker, and The New York Times, among other publications.

Peter Canby is the author of The Heart of the Sky: Travels Among the Maya. He is an editor and the head of the fact-checking department at The New Yorker. (November 2005)

Robert Cottrell has served as a Moscow bureau chief for both The Economist and the Financial Times. (June 2007)

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.

Edwin Frank is the editor of NYRB Classics.

P. N. Furbank is the author of nine books, including biographies of Samuel Butler, Italo Svevo, and E.M. Forster.