Blood Horses: Notes of a Sportswriter’s Son by John Jeremiah Sullivan
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
Grant and Twain: The Story of a Friendship That Changed America by Mark Perry
A Distant Shore by Caryl Phillips
Columbia Accident Investigation Board Report www.caib.us/news/report
Lost in Space: The Fall of NASA and the Dream of a New Space Age by Greg Klerkx
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
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
Flesh in the Age of Reason by Roy Porter, with a foreword by Simon Schama
Neal Ascherson is the author of The Struggles for Poland, The Black Sea, and Stone Voices: The Search for Scotland. He is an Honorary Professor at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London.
Clare Cavanagh is a professor of Slavic and Comparative Literature at Northwestern University. She received the National Book Critics’ Circle Award in criticism for her most recent book, Lyric Poetry and Modern Politics: Russia, Poland, and the West. (August 2014)
Timothy Ferris is Emeritus Professor of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley. His latest book, The Science of Liberty: Democracy, Reason, and the Laws of Nature, was published in February. (March 2010)
Larry McMurtry lives in Archer City, Texas. His novels include The Last Picture Show, Terms of Endearment, Lonesome Dove (winner of the 1986 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction), Folly and Gloryand Rhino Ranch. His nonfiction works include a biography of Crazy Horse, Walter Benjamin at the Dairy Queen, Paradise, Sacagawea’s Nickname: Essays on the American West and, most recently, Custer.
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.
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.