A Charge to Keep by George W. Bush

First Son: George W. Bush and the Bush Family Dynasty by Bill Minutaglio

Shrub: The Short but Happy Political Life of George W. Bush by Molly Ivins, by Lou Dubose

W: Revenge of the Bush Dynasty by Elizabeth Mitchell

Free Spirit

Daumier, 1808-1879 an exhibition at the National Gallery, Ottawa, June 11-September 6, 1999; the Grand Palais, Paris, October 5, 1999-January 3, 2000; and the Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., February 19-May 14, 2000.

Daumier: Le Cabinet des dessins by Judith Wechsler

In the Locked Ward

Imagining Robert: My Brother, Madness, and Survival by Jay Neugeboren

Transforming Madness by Jay Neugeboren

True Grit

Think Like a Champion by Mike Shanahan, with Adam Schefter

Rockne of Notre Dame: The Making of a Football Legend by Ray Robinson

When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi by David Maraniss

The Nowhere Nation

Ukraine and Russia: A Fraternal Rivalry by Anatol Lieven

The Ukrainian Resurgence by Bohdan Nahaylo

Collaboration in the Holocaust: Crimes of the Local Police in Belorussia and Ukraine, 1941-44 by Martin Dean

State and Institution Buildingin Ukraine edited by Taras Kuzio, by Robert S. Kravchuk, by Paul D'Anieri

Economic Interdependence in Ukrainian-Russian Relations by Paul J. D'Anieri


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

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 Year Zero: A History of 1945 is now out in paperback.

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.

Ian Frazier is the author of ten books, including Great Plains, Family, On the Rez, and Travels in Siberia. 
(October 2014)

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

Jonathan Galassi’s novel, Muse, will be published in June. His recent collection of poems is Left-Handed. (February 2015)

David Gilmour’s books include The Last Leopard: A Life of Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa and The Pursuit of Italy: A 
History of a Land, Its Regions, and Their Peoples.
 (March 2014)

Malcolm Gladwell is the author of The Tipping Point: How Little Things Make a Big Difference. An archive of his articles for The New Yorker is available at (February 2000)