Inside the Pentagon Papers edited by John Prados and Margaret Pratt Porter
Drawn by the Brush: Oil Sketches by Peter Paul Rubens Catalog of the exhibition by Peter C. Sutton and Marjorie E. Wieseman with Nico van Hout
Peter Paul Rubens: The Drawings Catalog of the exhibition by Anne-Marie Logan, with Michiel C. Plomp
The Hundred Yard Dash Man (poem)
One Matchless Time: A Life of William Faulkner by Jay Parini
Imperial Reckoning: The Untold Story of Britain’s Gulag in Kenya by Caroline Elkins
Histories of the Hanged: The Dirty War in Kenya and the End of Empire by David Anderson
Men and Cartoons by Jonathan Lethem
The Disappointment Artist by Jonathan Lethem
The Fortress of Solitude by Jonathan Lethem
Visa for Avalon by Bryher, with an introduction by Susan McCabe
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi
Persepolis 2: The Story of a Return by Marjane Satrapi
William Pitt the Younger by William Hague
Collected Poems, 1943–2004 by Richard Wilbur
The Big Picture: The New Logic of Money and Power in Hollywood by Edward Jay Epstein
Mussolini: A New Life by Nicholas Farrell
Mussolini by R.J.B. Bosworth
On the Fiery March: Mussolini Prepares for War by G. Bruce Strang
God’s Gym by John Edgar Wideman
Shivaji: Hindu King in Islamic India by James W. Laine
Ganesha: Lord of Obstacles, Lord of Beginnings by Paul Courtright
Early India: From the Origins to AD 1300 by Romila Thapar
Beyond Nationalist Frames: Postmodernism, Hindu Fundamentalism, History by Sumit Sarkar
A History of India, Volume 2 by Percival Spear
Beyond Turk and Hindu: Rethinking Religious Identities in Islamicate South Asia edited by David Gilmartin and Bruce B. Lawrence
The Myth of the Holy Cow by Dwijendra Narayan Jha
History in the New NCERT Textbooks: A Report and Index of Errors by Irfan Habib, Suvira Jaiswal, and Aditya Mukherjee
Mindsight: Image, Dream, Meaning by Colin McGinn
A Forest of Time: American Indian Ways of History by Peter Nabokov
Restoring a Presence: American Indians and Yellowstone National Park by Peter Nabokov and Lawrence Loendorf
Silver Horn: Master Illustrator of the Kiowas by Candace S. Greene, with a foreword by Donald Tofpi
For All to See: The Little Bighorn Battle in Plains Indian Art by Sandra L. Brizée-Bowen
Report of the Independent Review Panel on the September 8, 2004 60 Minutes Wednesday Segment “For the Record” Concerning President Bush’s Texas Air National Guard Service by Dick Thornburgh and Louis D. Boccardi
James C. Goodale, an Adjunct Professor at Fordham Law School, is the former Vice Chairman and General Counsel of The New York Times and represented the newspaper in the Pentagon Papers case. He is Host/Producer of the TV program The Digital Age. An earlier version of the article in this issue appeared in the New York Law Journal. (April 2005)
John Lukacs was born in Budapest in 1924. He has written twenty-five works of history and criticism, including Budapest 1900: A Historical Portrait of a City and Its Culture; Historical Consciousness: Or, The Remembered Past; The Duel: The Eighty-Day Struggle Between Churchill and Hitler; and, most recently, George Kennan: A Study of Character.
Margaret Atwood is the author of The Handmaid’s Tale, Oryx and Crake, and The Blind Assassin, among other novels. Her most recent work of fiction is I’m Starved for You, a long short story available as an e-book.(May 2012)
John Brewerteaches in the Humanities and Social Sciences Division at the California Institute of Technology. His most recent book is A Sentimental Murder: Love and Madness in the Eighteenth Century. (June 2008)
Charles Simic is a poet, essayist, and translator. He has published some twenty collections of poetry, six books of essays, a memoir, and numerous translations. He is the recipient of many awards, including the Pulitzer Prize, the Griffin Prize, and a MacArthur Fellowship. Simic’s recent works include Voice at 3 a.m., a selection of later and new poems; Master of Disguises, new poems; and Confessions of a Poet Laureate, a collection of short essays that was published by New York Review Books as an e-book original. In 2007 Simic was appointed the fifteenth Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress. His New and Selected Poems: 1962–2012 was published in March 2013.
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.
Tim Parks, a novelist, essayist, and translator, is Associate Professor of Literature and Translation at IULM University in Milan. His books include Teach Us to Sit Still: A Skeptic’s Search for Health and Healing and The Server.
William Dalrymple was the curator of “Princes and Painters in Mughal Delhi 1707–1857,” an exhibition for the Asia Society in New York in 2012. His new book, Return of a King: The Battle for Afghanistan, 1839–42, is published this month. (June 2013)
Ian Hacking teaches philosophy at the University of Toronto. From 2000 to 2006 Hacking held the chair of Philosophy and History of Scientific Concepts at the Collège de France. His most recent book is Historical Ontology.
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.
Roger Shattuck (1923–2005) was an American writer and scholar of French culture. He taught at Harvard, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Virginia, and Boston University, where he was named University Professor. His books includeForbidden Knowledge: From Prometheus to Pornography.
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.