Contents


Don’t Cry for Me, Venezuela

Chávez, un hombre que anda por ahí: Una entrevista con Hugo Chávez by Aleida Guevara

Hugo Chávez sin uniforme: Una historia personal by Cristina Marcano and Alberto Barrera Tyszka

Hugo Chávez: The Bolivarian Revolution in Venezuela by Richard Gott

La Revolución como espectáculo by Colette Capriles

Brahmins at War

Harvard’s Civil War: A History of the Twentieth Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry by Richard F. Miller

The Nature of Sacrifice: A Biography of Charles Russell Lowell, Jr., 1835–64 by Carol Bundy

China: The Uses of Fear

Tiananmen Follies: Prison Memoirs and Other Writings by Dai Qing,translated and edited by Nancy Yang Liu, Peter Rand, and Lawrence R. Sullivan, with a foreword by Ian Buruma

In the Heart of Darkness

Memory of Congo: The Colonial Era an exhibition at the Royal Museum for Central Africa, Tervuren, Belgium, February 4–October 9, 2005.

La mémoire du Congo: Le temps colonial catalog of the exhibition, in French or Dutch, edited by Jean-Luc Vellut et al

Contributors

Marcia Angell is a member of the faculty of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School and the former Editor in Chief of The New England Journal of Medicine. 
(June 2017)

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

George Friedman is Founder and CEO of Stratfor, a private intelligence company publishing geopolitical and security analysis at www.stratfor.com. He is author of America’s Secret War. His new book, The Next Hundred Years, will be published in January 2009. (September 2008)

Peter W. Galbraith is a former US ambassador to Croatia and assistant secretary general of the United Nations in Afghanistan. He is the author of two books on the Iraq War, The End of Iraq: How American Incompetence Created a War Without End and Unintended Consequences: How War in Iraq Strengthened America’s Enemies.

Alma Guillermoprieto is a frequent contributor to The New York Review, often writing on Latin America. She is the author of Dancing with Cuba: A Memoir of the Revolution, among other books.
 (May 2016)

Adam Hochschild’s books include To End All Wars and Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936–1939. He teaches at the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California at Berkeley. (December 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.

Brad Leithauser is a novelist, poet, and essayist. He lives in Massachusetts.

James McPherson is George Henry Davis ’86 Professor of American History Emeritus at Princeton. His books include Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1989, and, most ­recently, The War That Forged a Nation: Why the Civil War Still Matters.
 (October 2016)

Jonathan Mirsky is a historian of China. He was formerly the East Asia Editor of The Times of London and China Correspondent for The Observer.
 (December 2016)

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.

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

Robin Robertson is from the northeast coast of Scotland. His fifth collection of poetry will be published next year. (June 2012)

William L. Taylor is Adjunct Professor of Law at the Georgetown Law School. He has been a civil rights lawyer for fifty years and played a leading part in the voting rights and court-stripping legislative battles described in his article. His memoir, The Passion of My Times: An Advocate’s Fifty-Year Journey in the Civil Rights Movement, was published last year.

Garry Wills is the subject of a Festchrift published by Northwestern’s Garret-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Nation and World, Church and God: The Legacy of Garry Wills. (April 2017)