Elegy for Iris by John Bayley
Elegy for Iris by John Bayley
Gabriele D’Annunzio: Defiant Archangel by John Woodhouse
Cabiria e il suo tempo edited by Paolo Bertetto, by Gianni Rondolino
Griffithiana: The Journal of Film History edited by Davide Turconi
Secrets by Nuruddin Farah
In the Firing Line: War and Children’s Rights by Amnesty International UK
The Kissinger Transcripts: The Top-Secret Talks with Beijing and Moscow edited by William Burr
The Great Experiment: George Washington and the American Republic October 6, 1998-June 6, 1999; and the Morgan Library, New York, September 16, 1999-January 2, 2000 an exhibition at the Huntington Library, San Marino, California,
The Great Experiment: George Washington and the American Republic by John Rhodehamel, foreword by Gordon S. Wood
The Black Death and the Transformation of the West by David Herlihy, edited and with an introduction by Samuel K. Cohn, Jr.
Fall of the New Class: A History of Communism’s Self-Destruction by Milovan Djilas, edited by Vasilije Kalezic, Translated from the Serbo-Croatian by John Loud
The Culture of the High Renaissance: Ancients and Moderns in Sixteenth-Century Rome by Ingrid Rowland
The Ufa Story: A History of Germany’s Greatest Film Company 1918-1945 by Klaus Kreimeier, translated by Robert Kimber, by Rita Kimber
The Ministry of Illusion: Nazi Cinema and Its Afterlife by Eric Rentschler
Der Bewegte Mann (Maybe Maybe Not) (1994) a film by Sönke Wortmann
Opened Ground: Selected Poems 1966-1996 by Seamus Heaney
Seamus Heaney by Helen Vendler
Neal Ascherson is the author of The Struggles for Poland, The Black Sea, and Stone Voices: The Search for Scotland. He is an Honorary Professor at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London.
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. His new book is a collection of essays from these pages, Theater of Cruelty: Art, Film, and the Shadows of War. His book Year Zero: A History of 1945 is now out in paperback.
Michael Ignatieff is the Edward R. Murrow Professor of Practice at the Harvard Kennedy School and the author of Fire and Ashes: Success and Failure in Politics. The article in this issue draws on the Ditchley Foundation Annual Lecture, which he gave in July. (September 2014)
V. S. Naipaul was born in Trinidad in 1932 and emigrated to England in 1950, when he won a scholarship to University College, Oxford. He is the author of many novels, including A House for Mr. Biswas, A Bend in the River, and In a Free State, which won the Booker Prize. He has also written several nonfiction works based on his travels, including India: A Million Mutinies Now and Beyond Belief: Islamic Excursions Among the Converted Peoples. He was knighted in 1990 and in 1993 was the first recipient of the David Cohen British Literature Prize.