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 1999; the Grand Palais, Paris, October 5, 1999-January 3, 2000; and the Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., February 19-May 14, 2000. byan exhibition at the National Gallery, Ottawa, June 11-September 6, Catalog of the exhibition by Henri Loyrette, by Michael Pantazzi

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 currently Paul R. Williams Professor of Human Rights and Journalism at Bard College. His previous books include Year Zero: A History of 1945, Murder in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo Van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance, Taming the Gods: Religion and Democracy on Three Continents, and Occidentalism: The West in the Eyes of its Enemies. He writes frequently for The New York Review of Books, The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, and the Financial Times. In Spring 2015, NYRB will reissue his book The Wages of Guilt: Memories of War in Japan and Germany.

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

Jonathan Galassi’s most recent collection of poems, Left-Handed, is coming out in paperback this fall. (June 2013)

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)