Slow Man by J.M. Coetzee
Slow Man by J.M. Coetzee
The Powers of War and Peace:The Constitution and Foreign Affairs After 9/11 by John Yoo
Truth and Consequences by Alison Lurie
No God but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam by Reza Aslan
Foucault and the Iranian Revolution: Gender and the Seductions of Islamism by Janet Afary and Kevin B. Anderson
Henry Adams and the Making of America by Garry Wills
Capote a film directed by Bennett Miller, based on the biography by Gerald Clarke
Just the Thing: Selected Letters of James Schuyler, 1951–1991 edited by William Corbett
Material Witness: The Selected Letters of Fairfield Porter edited by Ted Leigh, with an introduction by David Lehman and additional notes by Justin Spring
Three Billion New Capitalists: The Great Shift of Wealth and Power to the East by Clyde Prestowitz
China, Inc.: How the Rise of the Next Superpower Challenges America and the World by Ted C. Fishman
When Affirmative Action Was White: An Untold History of Racial Inequality in Twentieth-Century America by Ira Katznelson
Joseph Smith: Rough Stone Rolling by Richard Lyman Bushman
No Man Knows My History: The Life of Joseph Smith by Fawn M. Brodie
Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith by Jon Krakauer
Joseph Smith and the Beginnings of Mormonism by Richard L. Bushman
Reconsidering No Man Knows My History: Fawn M. Brodie and Joseph Smith in Retrospect edited by Newell G. Bringhurst
A Bit on the Side by William Trevor
The End of Oil: On the Edge of a Perilous New World by Paul Roberts
Where Mountains Are Nameless: Passion and Politics in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge by Jonathan Waterman
Cumulative Environmental Effects of Oil and Gas Activities on Alaska’s North Slope by the National Research Council
Impacts of a Warming Arctic by the Arctic Climate Impact Assessment
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska: Coastal Plain Resource Assessment Department of the Interior
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, 1002 Area, Petroleum Assessment, 1998, Including Economic Analysis United States Geological Survey
National Energy Policy: Report of the National Energy Policy Development Group, May 2001 Superintendent of Documents
Economics of Undiscovered Oil in the Federal Lands of the National Petroleum Reserve, Alaska by Emil D. Attanasi
David Cole is the Honorable George J. Mitchell Professor in Law and Public Policy at Georgetown University Law Center. He is the author of several books, including The Torture Memos: Rationalizing the Unthinkable (2009), Less Safe, Less Free: Why America Is Losing the War on Terror (with Jules Lobel, 2007) and Enemy Aliens: Double Standards and Constitutional Freedoms in the War on Terrorism (2003).
George M. Fredrickson is Edgar E. Robinson Professor of US History Emeritus at Stanford. His recent books include Racism: A Short History and Not Just Black and White, a collection co-edited with Nancy Foner.
John Lanchester is the author of five books including, most recently, I.O.U.: Why Everyone Owes Everyone and No One Can Pay. In 2008 he received the E.M. Forster Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. (December 2011)
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.
Daniel Mendelsohn was born in 1960 and studied classics at the University of Virginia and at Princeton, where he received his doctorate. His essays and reviews appear regularly in The New York Review of Books, The New Yorker, and The New York Times Book Review. His books include The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million; a memoir, The Elusive Embrace; and the collection Waiting for the Barbarians: Essays from the Classics to Pop Culture, published by New York Review Books. He teaches at Bard College. His essay in the September 25, 2014 issue will appear as the introduction to a new translation of The Bacchae by Robin Robertson, to be published in September by Ecco.
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.
Cathleen Schine is the author of several novels, including Rameau’s Niece, The Love Letter, She is Me, The New Yorkers, and The Three Weissmanns of Westport. Her latest novel, Fin & Lady, was published in July 2013. She is a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books.
Robert Skidelsky is Emeritus Professor of Political Economy at Warwick University, England. His latest book is How Much Is Enough?: Money and the Good Life with Edward Skidelsky. He is the author of a three-volume biography of John Maynard Keynes. (April 2014)