Pontius Pilate by Ann Wroe
Seeing Mary Plain: A Life of Mary McCarthy by Frances Kiernan
Bosie: A Biography of Lord Alfred Douglas by Douglas Murray
Mario Sironi and Italian Modernism: Art and Politics Under Fascism by Emily Braun
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers
Rodinsky’s Room by Rachel Lichtenstein and Iain Sinclair
Kosovo: War and Revenge by Tim Judah
Winning Ugly: NATO’s War to Save Kosovo by Ivo H Daalder and Michael E. O'Hanlon
Virtual War: Kosovo and Beyond by Michael Ignatieff
Kosovo House of Commons. Foreign Affairs Committee, London: Stationery Office
The Crisis in Kosovo 1989-1999 by Marc Weller
Kosovo: Contending Voices on Balkan Interventions by William J. Buckley
Inner Vision: An Exploration of Art and the Brain by Semir Zeki
Visual Intelligence: How We Create What We See by Donald D. Hoffman
One World Divisible: A Global History since 1945 by David Reynolds
Twentieth Century: The History of the World, 1901 to 2000 by J.M. Roberts
God’s Perfect Child: Living and Dying in the Christian Science Church by Caroline Fraser
The Greatest Threat: Iraq, Weapons of Mass Destruction, and the Crisis of Global Security by Richard Butler
The Sanctions Decade: Assessing UN Strategies in the 1990s by David Cortright and George A. Lopez
We The Peoples: The Role of the United Nations in the Twenty-first Century Report of the Secretary-General
Die Fahrt im Einbaum oder Das Stück zum Film vom Krieg[The Journey in the Dugout Canoe, or The Piece about the Film about the War] by Peter Handke
Unter Tränen fragend[Questioning Through Tears] by Peter Handke
My Year in the No-Man’s-Bay by Peter Handke, Translated from the German by Krishna Winston
A Journey to the Rivers: Justice for Serbia by Peter Handke, Translated from the German by Scott Abbott
A Sorrow Beyond Dreams by Peter Handke, Translated from the German by Ralph Manheim
Repetition by Peter Handke, Translated from the German by Ralph Manheim
Plays: 1 by Peter Handke, Translated from the German by Michael Roloff, with an introduction by Tom Kuhn
Abschied des Träumers vom Neunten Land[The Dreamer’s Farewell to the Ninth Country] by Peter Handke
Sommerlicher Nachtrag zu einer winterlichen Reise[Summer Afterword to a Winter Journey] by Peter Handke
Der Himmel über Berlin: Ein Filmbuch[released in America as “Wings of Desire”] by Wim Wenders and Peter Handke
Noch einmal vom Neunten Land[One More Time from the Ninth Country] by Peter Handke and Joze Horvat
On a Dark Night I Left My Silent House by Peter Handke, Translated from the German by Krishna Winston
Purgatorio by Dante Alighieri, translated by Merwin W.S.
What Are You Like? by Anne Enright
Mark Danner is Chancellor’s Professor of English and Journalism at the University of California at Berkeley and James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs and the Humanities at Bard. His forthcoming book is Spiral: Trapped in the Forever War. His writing and other work can be found at markdanner.com.
Timothy Garton Ash is Professor of European Studies and Isaiah Berlin Professorial Fellow at St. Antony’s College, Oxford, and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford. He leads the Free Speech Debate project at Oxford (freespeechdebate.com) and is writing a book about free speech.
Christopher Hitchens (1949–2011) was a British-American journalist and social critic. Known for his confrontational style and contrarian views on a range of social issues, Hitchens was a frequent contributor to The Nation, The Atlantic, The Times Literary Supplement and Vanity Fair. Hitchens recounts his struggle with esophageal cancer in Mortality, which was published in 2012.
Tony Judt (1948–2010) was the founder and director of the Remarque Institute at NYU and the author of Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945, Ill Fares the Land, and The Burden of Responsibility: Blum, Camus, Aron, and the French Twentieth Century, among other books.
Bernard Knox (1914–2010) was an English classicist. He was the first director of Harvard’s Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, DC. Among his many books are The Heroic Temper, The Oldest Dead White European Males, and Backing into the Future: The Classical Tradition and Its Renewal. He is the editor of The Norton Book of Classical Literature and wrote the introductions and notes for Robert Fagles’s translations of the Iliad and the Odyssey.
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.
Pankaj Mishra lives in London and India. He is the author of The Romantics, winner of the Los Angeles Times’s Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, and An End to Suffering: The Buddha in the World. He is a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books and The Guardian. Mishra’s recent books include Temptations of the West: How to Be Modern in India, Pakistan, Tibet, and Beyond and From the Ruins of Empire: The Intellectuals Who Remade Asia.
Tim Parks is Associate Professor of Literature and Translation at IULM University in Milan. Author of many novels, translations, and works of nonfiction, his latest book, Where I’m Reading From: The Changing World of Books, has just been published by New York Review Books.
Israel Rosenfield and Edward B. Ziff’s most recent book is DNA: A Graphic Guide to the Molecule That Shook the World. They are completing a book about the brain. Rosenfield is also completing a graphic novel illustrated by Fiammetta Ghedini. (June 2012)
Luc Sante is the author of Low Life, Evidence, The Factory of Facts, Kill All Your Darlings, and Folk Photography. He has translated Félix Fénéon’s Novels in Three Lines and written the introduction to George Simenon’s The Man Who Watched Trains Go By (both available as NYRB Classics). He is a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books and teaches writing and the history of photography at Bard College. His essay in the October 22, 2015 issue is drawn from his new book, The Other Paris, to be published in October by Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
Elaine Scarry is the author of On Beauty and Being Just and recently received the Truman Capote Prize for Dreaming by the Book. She teaches at Harvard, where she is completing a project on war and the social contract. (October 2000)
Tom Stoppard’s most recent play, The Invention of Love, will have its first American productions in January at the American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco, and in February at the Wilma Theater, Philadelphia. (September 1999)
Brian Urquhart is a former Undersecretary-General of the United Nations. His books include Hammarskjöld, A Life in Peace and War, and Ralph Bunche: An American Life. His article in this issue draws on his essay in Tyringham Topics. (February 2013)