Contents


The Torrents of Wolfe

O Lost: A Story of the Buried Life by Thomas Wolfe, text established by Arlyn Bruccoli, by Matthew J. Bruccoli

The Notebooks of Thomas Wolfe edited by Richard S. Kennedy, edited by Paschal Reeves

Of Time and the River by Thomas Wolfe

Look Homeward: A Life of Thomas Wolfe by David Herbert Donald

The Web and the Rock by Thomas Wolfe

You Can’t Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe

Look Homeward, Angel by Thomas Wolfe

To Loot My Life Clean: The Thomas Wolfe-Maxwell Perkins Correspondence edited by Matthew J. Bruccoli, edited by Park Bucker

Internet Illusions

Vote.com by Dick Morris

Rich Media, Poor Democracy: Communication Politics in Dubious Times revised edition by Robert W. McChesney

Prometheus Wired: The Hope for Democracy in the Age of Network Technology by Darin Barney

You Say You Want a Revolution: A Story of Information Age Politics by Reed E. Hundt

Can Populism Be Popular?

The Missing Middle: Working Families and the Future of American Social Policy by Theda Skocpol

The Paradox of American Democracy: Elites, Special Interests, and the Betrayal of Public Trust by John B. Judis

Contributors

John Golding (1929–2012) was a British painter and art historian. He taught at the Courtauld Institute and the Royal College of Art. Among his many books was Cubism: A History and an Analysis, which refuted the notion that Cubism represented a break with the realist tradition. Golding also curated exhibitions on both sides of the Atlantic, including Picasso: Painter/Sculpter and Matisse Picasso.

Elizabeth Hardwick (1916-2007) was born in Lexington, Kentucky, and educated at the University of Kentucky and Columbia University. A recipient of a Gold Medal from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, she is the author of three novels, a biography of Herman Melville, and four collections of essays. She was a co-founder and advisory editor of The New York Review of Books and contributed more than one hundred reviews, articles, reflections, and letters to the magazine. NYRB Classics publishes Sleepless Nights, a novel, and Seduction and Betrayal, a study of women in literature.

Nicholas Lemann is Dean and Henry R. Luce Professor at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism.
 He is the author of The Big Test: The Secret History of the American Meritocracy and The Promised Land: The Great Black Migration and How It Changed America, among other books.

Lorrie Moore is the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English at Vanderbilt University and the author of the story collections Birds of America, Like Life, and Self-Help and the novels Who Will Run the Frog Hospital? and Anagrams. Her new collection of stories, Bark, will be published at the end of February 2014.

Max Rodenbeck is The Economist’s Mideast Correspondent. He lives in Cairo. (May 2013)

Robert Skidelsky is Emeritus Professor of Political Economy at Warwick University, England. His latest book is How Much Is Enough?: Money and the Good Life with Edward Skidelsky. He is the author of a three-volume biography of John Maynard Keynes.
 (April 2014)

Garry Wills is Professor of History Emeritus at Northwestern. His new book, Making Make-Believe Real: Politics as Theater in Shakespeare’s Time, will be published in the summer 2014.