Contents


Goodbye to Berlin

What I Saw: Reports from Berlin, 1920–1933 by Joseph Roth,translated from the German and with an introduction by Michael Hofmann

America and the World

Of Paradise and Power: America and Europe in the New World Order by Robert Kagan

The Ideas That Conquered the World: Peace, Democracy, and Free Markets in the Twenty-first Century by Michael Mandelbaum

The End of the American Era: US Foreign Policy and the Geopolitics of the Twenty-first Century by Charles A. Kupchan

Rethinking Europe’s Future by David P. Calleo

The Future of Freedom: Illiberal Democracy at Home and Abroad by Fareed Zakaria

Holy Hysteria

The Anti-Semitic Moment: A Tour of France in 1898 by Pierre Birnbaum, translated from the French by Jane Marie Todd

Escape Artist

Narrative of the Life of Henry Box Brown edited and with an introduction by Richard Newman, and with a foreword by Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Americans Abroad

Longitudes and Attitudes: Exploring the World after September 11 by Thomas L. Friedman

Being America: Liberty, Commerce, and Violence in an American World by Jedediah Purdy

Wise Survivors

Scholem, Arendt, Klemperer: Intimate Chronicles in Turbulent Times by Steven E. Aschheim

Gershom Scholem: A Life in Letters, 1914–1982 edited and translated from the German by Anthony David Skinner

Contributors

Gabriele Annan is a book and film critic living in London. (March 2006)

Neal Ascherson is the author of Black Sea, Stone Voices: The Search for Scotland, and the novel Death of the Frosac. He is an Honorary Professor at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London.
 (October 2017)

John Banville’s new novel, Mrs. Osmond, will be published in November. (November 2017)

Julian Barnes’s most recent books are Keeping an Eye Open: Essays on Art and The Noise of Time, a novel.
 (April 2017)

Raymond Carr was Warden of St. Antony’s College, Oxford, and has written extensively on modern Spanish history.

John Gregory Dunne (1932–2003) was a novelist, screenwriter and critic. His final novel is entitled Nothing Lost.

Amos Elon (1926–2009) was an Israeli journalist. His final book was The Pity of It All: A Portrait of Jews In Germany 1743 – 1933.

James Fenton is a British poet and literary critic. From 1994 until 1999, he was Oxford Professor of Poetry; in 2015 he was awarded the PEN Pinter Prize. He is the author of School of Genius: A History of the Royal Academy of Arts and, most recently, Yellow Tulips: Poems, 1968–2011.
 (October 2017)

Michael Ignatieff is President of Central European University in Budapest. His books include Isaiah Berlin: A Life and The Lesser Evil: Political Ethics in an Age of Terror.
 (April 2017)

Tim Judah is a correspondent for The Economist. He has ­reported for The New York Review from, among other places, ­Afghanistan, Serbia, Uganda, and Armenia.
 (May 2017)

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.

Daniel J. Kevles is Stanley Woodward Professor of History at Yale. His recent works include The Baltimore Case and he is currently completing a history of intellectual property in plants, animals, and people.


Doris Lessing’s books include the novels The Sweetest Dream, Mara and Dann, and Ben, in the World, as well as two volumes of her autobiography, Under My Skin and Walking in the Shade. (April 2003)

Walt McDonald served as Texas Poet Laureate in 2001. His twenty books of poetry and fiction include Climbing the Divide and All Occasions. (April 2003)

Colin McGinn is a philosopher. His books include Philosophy of ­Language: The Classics Explained and Prehension: The Hand and the ­Emergence of Humanity. (June 2016)

Marie Morgan, author of Chariot of Fire, is a historian of nineteenth-century America who frequently collaborates with Edmund Morgan in writing history. (June 2011)

Edmund S. Morgan is Sterling Professor of History Emeritus at Yale. His most recent book is The Genuine Article: A Historian Looks at Early America. (June 2011)

Darryl Pinckney’s most recent book is a novel, Black Deutschland. (November 2017)

John D. Rosenberg, William Peterfield Professor of English at Columbia, has written critical studies of Ruskin, Tennyson, and Carlyle. He is working on a collection of essays, Elegy for an Age: Essays in Victorian Literature. (April 2003)

Ingrid D. Rowland is a Professor at the University of Notre Dame’s Rome Global Gateway. Her latest book is The Collector of Lives: Giorgio Vasari and the Invention of Art, cowritten with Noah Charney. (December 2017)

E. P. Sanders is the Art and Sciences Professor of Religion at Duke and the author of Paul and Palestinian Judaism, Jesus and Judaism, and Judaism: Practice and Belief. (April 2003)

Sanford Schwartz is the author of Christen Købke and William Nicholson. (October 2017)

Jonathan Spence is Professor of History Emeritus at Yale. Among his books are The Death of Woman Wang, Treason by the Book, The Question of Hu, and The Search for Modern China.

Paul Wilson’s translation of Bohumil Hrabal’s early stories, Mr. Kafka and Other Tales from the Time of the Cult, is published this month. (November 2015)