Chardin 27-September 3, 2000. an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, June, Catalog of the exhibition edited by Pierre Rosenberg, with essays by Rosenberg, Colin B. Bailey, René Démoris, Marie-Laure de Rochebrune and Antoine Schnap
Chardin: An Intimate Art by Hélène Prigent, by Pierre Rosenberg
Campaign Talk: Why Elections Are Good for Us by Roderick P. Hart
No Way to Pick a President by Jules Witcover
Norman Rockwell: Pictures for the American People 17- September 24, 2000. by June an exhibition at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Catalog of the exhibition edited by Maureen Hart Hennessey, by Anne Knutson
A Newer World: Kit Carson, John C. Frémont, and the Claiming of the American West by David Roberts
The Lives and Legends of Buffalo Bill by Don Russell
Buffalo Bill’s Wild West: Celebrity, Memory, and Popular History by Joy S. Kasson
The Business of Being Buffalo Bill: Selected Letters of William F. Cody, 1879-1917 by Sarah J. Blackstone
The Real Wild West: The 101 Ranch and the Creation of the American West by Michael Wallis
The Life and Legacy of Annie Oakley by Glenda Riley
Annie Oakley and Buffalo Bill’s Wild West by Isabelle S. Sayers
Will Rogers by Ben Yagoda
Intensive Care: A Doctor’s Journal by John F. Murray
William Shakespeare: The Man Behind the Genius by Anthony Holden
Shakespeare’s Language by Frank Kermode
Irrational Exuberance by Robert J. Shiller
A Random Walk Down Wall Street by Burton G. Malkiel
Stocks for the Long Run by Jeremy J. Siegel
Dow 36,000 by James K. Glassman, by Kevin A. Hassett
Famous First Bubbles by Peter M. Garber
Social Security: The Phony Crisis by Dean Baker, by Mark Weisbrot
On Money and Markets: A Wall Street Memoir by Henry Kaufman
The Married Man by Edmund White
Edmund White: The Burning World by Stephen Barber
The Boy with the Thorn in His Side: A Memoir by Keith Fleming
Oberammergau: The Troubling Story of the World’s Most Famous Passion Play by James Shapiro
The Passion Play 2000: Oberammergau edited by the Community of Oberammergau, with contributions by Otto Huber and Christian Stückl, photographs by Brigitte Maria Mayer
Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community by Robert D. Putnam
The Weather of Words: Poetic Invention by Mark Strand
Blizzard of One by Mark Strand
Chicken, Shadow, Moon & more by Mark Strand
Destiny by Tim Parks
The Invention of Love a play by Tom Stoppard, directed by Blanka Ziska. February 9-April 2, 2000, at the Wilma Theater, Philadelphia.
The Invention of Love by Tom Stoppard
John Banville was born in Wexford, Ireland in 1945. He is the author of many novels, including The Book of Evidence, The Untouchable, Eclipse, The Sea (winner of the Man Booker Prize), and Ancient Light. As Benjamin Black he has written six crime novels, including Vengeance.
D.J. Enright (1920–2002) was a British poet, novelist and critic. He held teaching positions in Egypt, Japan, Thailand, Singapore and the United Kingdom. In 1981 Enright was awarded the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry.
Murray Kempton (1917-1997) was a columnist for Newsday, as well as a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books. His books include Rebellions, Perversities, and Main Events and The Briar Patch, as well as Part of Our Time. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1985.
Jeff Madrick is Director of the Bernard L. Schwartz Rediscovery Government Initiative at the Century Foundation, Editor of Challenge Magazine, and teaches at the Cooper Union. His forthcoming book is Seven Bad Ideas: How Mainstream Economists Damaged America and the World, to be published in the fall of 2014.
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.
Daniel Mendelsohn was born in 1960 and studied classics at the University of Virginia and at Princeton, where he received his doctorate. His essays and reviews appear regularly in The New York Review of Books, The New Yorker, and The New York Times Book Review. His books include The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million; a memoir, The Elusive Embrace; and the collection Waiting for the Barbarians: Essays from the Classics to Pop Culture, published by New York Review Books. He teaches at Bard College. His essay in the September 25, 2014 issue will appear as the introduction to a new translation of The Bacchae by Robin Robertson, to be published in September by Ecco.
Charles Simic is a poet, essayist, and translator. He has published some twenty collections of poetry, six books of essays, a memoir, and numerous translations. He is the recipient of many awards, including the Pulitzer Prize, the Griffin Prize, and a MacArthur Fellowship. Simic’s recent works include Voice at 3 a.m., a selection of later and new poems; Master of Disguises, new poems; and Confessions of a Poet Laureate, a collection of short essays that was published by New York Review Books as an e-book original. In 2007 Simic was appointed the fifteenth Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress. His New and Selected Poems: 1962–2012 was published in March 2013. His article in this issue, August 14, 2014, was delivered as a talk at the Manggha Museum of Japanese Art and Technology in Kraków earlier this year, when he was presented with the Zbigniew Herbert International Literary Award.
John Updike (1932–2009) was born in Shillington, Pennsylvania. In 1954 he began to publish in The New Yorker, where he continued to contribute short stories, poems, and criticism until his death. His major work was the set of four novels chronicling the life of Harry “Rabbit: Angstrom, he two of which, Rabbit is Richand Rabbit at Rest, won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. His last books were the novel The Widows of Eastwick and Due Considerations, a collection of his essays and criticism.
Henri Zerner, Professor of History of Art and Architecture at Harvard, is the author of Renaissance Art in France: The Invention of Classicism and Écrire l’histoire de l’art: Figures d’une discipline.