Contents


The Misunderstood Muslims

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

The Man Who Came to Dinner

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

The Chinese Shadow

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

Angel in America

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

The Specter Haunting Alaska

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

Contributors

Peter Canby is the author of The Heart of the Sky: Travels Among the Maya. He is an editor and the head of the fact-checking department at The New Yorker. (November 2005)

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).

Mark Ford’s Selected Poems will be published in April. He teaches in the English Department at University College London. (February 2014)

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.

Edmund S. Morgan is Sterling Professor of History Emeritus at Yale. His most recent book is The Genuine Article: A Historian Looks at Early America. (June 2011)

Fintan O’Toole is Literary Editor of The Irish Times and Leonard L. Milberg Visiting Lecturer in Irish Letters at Princeton. His latest book is A History of Ireland in 100 Objects. (December 2013)

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)