Contents


The Hope of the Web

Crashing the Gate: Netroots, Grassroots, and the Rise of People-Powered Politics by Jerome Armstrong and Markos Moulitsas Zúniga, with a foreword by Simon Rosenberg

The Titan of Titans

Michelangelo Drawings: Closer to the Master Catalog of the exhibition by Hugo Chapman

Michelangelo and the Reinvention of the Human Body by James Hall

Michelangelo’s Mountain: The Quest for Perfection in the Marble Quarries of Carrara by Eric Scigliano

The Global Delusion

Globalization and Its Enemies by Daniel Cohen, translated by Jessica B. Baker

How We Compete: What Companies Around the World Are Doing to Make It in Today’s Global Economy by Suzanne Berger and the MIT Industrial Performance Center

End of the Line: The Rise and Coming Fall of the Global Corporation by Barry C. Lynn

Speak of the Devil

Witchfinders: A Seventeenth-Century English Tragedy by Malcolm Gaskill

Remember Remember: A Cultural History of Guy Fawkes Day by James Sharpe

Contributors

Geremie Barmé was the Founding Director of the Australian Centre on China in the World at the Australian National University and is the Editor of China Heritage. His books include The Forbidden City (Wonders of the World) and In the Red: On Contemporary Chinese Culture. (November 2017)

Leonard Benardo is Regional Director for Russia at the Open Society Institute. He is the coauthor (with Jennifer Weiss) of Brooklyn by Name: How the Neighborhoods, Streets, Bridges, Parks, and More Got Their Names, to be published in July. (April 2006)

John Gray is Emeritus Professor of European Thought at the London School of Economics. His latest book is The Soul of the Marionette: A Short Inquiry into Human Freedom.
 (October 2017)

Julia Hartwig is one of the most admired poets in Poland today. (April 2006)

Bill McKibben is the founder of 350.org, the Schumann Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury, and the author, most recently, of Oil and Honey: The Education of an Unlikely Activist. (February 2017)

William H. McNeill is Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Chicago. His most recent books are The Pursuit of Truth: A Historian’s Memoir and Summers Long Ago: On Grandfather’s Farm and in Grandmother’s Kitchen, published by the Berkshire Publishing Group. His most recent publication, as editor, is the second edition of the Encyclopedia of World History.

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)

Aryeh Neier is President Emeritus of the Open Society Foundations. He was for twelve years the Executive Director of ­Human Rights Watch.


Andrew O’Hagan’s new novel, The Illuminations, has just been published. (June 2015)

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

Dai Qing, who normally lives in Beijing, has been a Research Fellow at the Australian National University, Canberra, during 2007. She is the author, since the 1980s, of a number of major works that deal with the dark side of Chinese Communist Party history and China’s water crisis. Imprisoned in Beijing in 1989 and 1990, she has received international awards for advocating freedom of the press and for her work on China’s environmental problems. (December 2007)

Ingrid D. Rowland is a Professor at the University of Notre Dame’s Rome Global Gateway. Her latest book is The Collector of Lives: Giorgio Vasari and the Invention of Art, cowritten with Noah Charney. (December 2017)

Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. (1917–2007) was an American historian and social critic. He served as adviser to Presidents Kennedy and Johnson. His Journals: 1952– 2000 were published in 2007.

Henry Siegman is President of the U.S./Middle East Project. He is a non-resident research professor at the Sir Joseph Hotung Middle East Program, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, a former Senior Fellow on the Middle East at the Council on Foreign Relations, and a former National Director of the American Jewish Congress.

Charles Simic has been Poet Laureate of the United States. His latest book is Scribbled in the Dark, a volume of poetry. (November 2017)

Keith Thomas is an Honorary Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. He is the author of The Ends of Life: Roads to Fulfilment in Early Modern England.
 (October 2016)

Colm Tóibín is Irene and Sidney B. Silverman Professor of the Humanities at Columbia. His most recent book is the novel House of Names. (July 2017)

Christopher de Bellaigue’s most recent book is The Islamic Enlightenment: The Struggle Between Faith and Reason, 1798 to Modern Times. (July 2017)