Islam Confronts Its Demons

The Malady of Islam by Abdelwahab Meddeb, translated from the French by Pierre Joris and Ann Reid

Shaping the Current Islamic Reformation edited by B.A. Roberson

Following Muhammad: Rethinking Islam in the Contemporary World by Carl W. Ernst

Tolerance and Coercion in Islam: Interfaith Relations in the Muslim Tradition by Yohanan Friedmann

The Future of Political Islam by Graham E. Fuller

Islam Without Fear: Egypt and the New Islamists by Raymond William Baker

Islam and Democracy in the Middle East edited by Larry Diamond, Marc F. Plattner, and Daniel Brumberg

Progressive Muslims on Justice, Gender, and Pluralism edited by Omid Safi

Leaving Islam: Apostates Speak Out edited by Ibn Warraq

Stumbling into Space

Columbia Accident Investigation Board Report

Lost in Space: The Fall of NASA and the Dream of a New Space Age by Greg Klerkx

In Search of Hezbollah

Hizbollah: Rebel Without a Cause? by the International Crisis Group

My Life Is a Weapon: A Modern History of Suicide Bombing by Christoph Reuter, translated from the German by Helena Ragg-Kirkby

Hizbu’llah: Politics and Religion by Amal Saad-Ghorayeb

Should Hezbollah Be Next? by Daniel Byman

Hizballah of Lebanon: Extremist Ideals vs. Mundane Politics a paper by Augustus Richard Norton

Hezbollah: The Changing Face of Terrorism by Judith Palmer Harik

Hizballah: Terrorism, National Liberation, or Menace? a report by Sami G. Hajjar

A Passionate Clamor

The Poetical Works of Gerard Manley Hopkins edited by Norman H. MacKenzie

The Journals and Papers of Gerard Manley Hopkins edited by Humphry House and Graham Storey

The Letters of Gerard Manley Hopkins to Robert Bridges edited with notes and an introduction by Claude Colleer Abbott


Samantha Power is the Anna Lindh Professor of the Practice of Global Leadership at Harvard’s Kennedy School. Her latest book, Chasing the Flame: Sergio Vieira de Mello and the Fight to Save the World, was published in February. (August 2008)

Thomas Powers is the author of The Man Who Kept the Secrets: Richard Helms and the CIA (1979), Heisenberg’s War: The Secret History of the German Bomb (1993), Intelligence Wars: American Secret History from Hitler to al-Qaeda (2002; revised and expanded edition, 2004), and The Confirmation (2000), a novel. He won a Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting in 1971 and has contributed to The New York Review of Books, The New York Times Book Review, Harper’s, The Nation, The Atlantic, and Rolling Stone. His latest book, The Killing of Crazy Horse, won the 2011 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History. He is currently writing a memoir of his father, who once told him that the last time he met Clare Boothe Luce was in the office of Allen Dulles.

Max Rodenbeck is the Middle East Bureau Chief of The Economist. (December 2015)

Adam Shatz is a Contributing Editor at the London Review of Books. (July 2015)

Edward R. F. Sheehan is a former US diplomat in the Middle East, a novelist (Cardinal Galsworthy), and the author of The Arabs, the Israelis, and Kissinger. He is a former Fellow of Harvard’s Weatherhead Center for International Affairs. (April 2004)

Ronald Steel is Professor of International Relations at the University of Southern California, a recent fellow at the American Academy in Berlin, and the author of biographies of Walter Lippmann and Robert Kennedy.

Garry Wills is Professor of History Emeritus at Northwestern. He is the author, most recently, of The Future of the Catholic Church with 
Pope Francis.

Adam Zagajewski’s most recent book is Unseen Hand:
Poems. (August 2014)