Contents


Ideas for Democrats?

The Good Fight: Why Liberals—and Only Liberals— Can Win the War on Terror and Make America Great Again by Peter Beinart

The Plan: Big Ideas for America by Rahm Emanuel and Bruce Reed

The Courage of Our Convictions: A Manifesto for Democrats by Gary Hart

America Back on Track by Senator Edward M. Kennedy

Books@Google

Google and the Myth of Universal Knowledge: A View from Europe by Jean-Noël Jeanneney,translated from the French by Teresa Lavender Fagan

The Search: How Google and Its Rivals Rewrote the Rules of Business and Transformed Our Culture by John Battelle

The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business Is Selling Less of More by Chris Anderson

Libraries and Google edited by William Millerand Rita M. Pellen

The Google Story: Inside the Hottest Business, Media, and Technology Success of Our Time by David A. Vise and Mark Malseed

The Heroic Nerd

Tales by H.P. Lovecraft, edited by Peter Straub

H.P. Lovecraft: Against the World, Against Life by Michel Houellebecq, translated from the French by Dorna Khazeni, with an introduction by Stephen King

How Lincoln Won

Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power by Richard Carwardine

Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin

British Art: The Showcase

School of Genius: A History of the Royal Academy of Arts by James Fenton

Candidates for Fame: The Society of Artists of Great Britain, 1760–1791 by Matthew Hargraves

Court Favorite

Operation Yao Ming: The Chinese Sports Empire, American Big Business, and the Making of an NBA Superstar by Brook Larmer

Contributors

Julian Bell is a painter based in Lewes, England. A new ­rewritten edition of his book What Is Painting? will be published in October. (July 2017)

David Bromwich is Sterling Professor of English at Yale. Moral Imagination, a collection of his essays, was recently published in paperback. (October 2017)

J.M. Coetzee is Professorial Research Fellow at the University of Adelaide. He is the author of sixteen works of fiction, as well as many works of criticism and translation. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2003.
 (January 2017)

István Deák is Seth Low Professor Emeritus at Columbia. He is the author, with Jan Gross and Tony Judt, of The Politics of Retribution in Europe: World War II and Its Aftermath.

Denis Donoghue is Emeritus University Professor of English and American Letters at NYU. (April 2016)

Eamon Duffy is Emeritus Professor of the History of ­Christianity at the University of Cambridge. His latest book is ­Reformation 
Divided: Catholics, Protestants and the Conversion of England. (April 2017)

Freeman Dyson is Professor of Physics Emeritus at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. His most recent book is Dreams of Earth and Sky, a collection of his writing in these pages. (October 2016)

Amos Elon (1926–2009) was an Israeli journalist. His final book was The Pity of It All: A Portrait of Jews In Germany 1743 – 1933.

Jason Epstein, former Editorial Director at Random House, was a founder of The New York Review and of the Library of America. He is the author of Eating: A Memoir. (Dectember 2013)

Tim Judah is a correspondent for The Economist. He has ­reported for The New York Review from, among other places, ­Afghanistan, Serbia, Uganda, and Armenia.
 (May 2017)

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

Peter Matthiessen won the 2008 National Book Award for his novel Shadow Country. His recent books include End of the Earth: Voyage to Antarctica and The Birds of Heaven: Travels with Cranes. (November 2009)

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)

William Pfaff’s latest book is The Irony of Manifest Destiny: The Tragedy of America’s Foreign Policy.
 (June 2013)

Frank Rich is a writer-at-large for New York magazine. His books include Ghost Light, a memoir, and The Greatest Story Ever Sold: The Decline and Fall of Truth in Bush’s America. He is an Executive Producer of the HBO series Veep.

Graham Robb is the author of biographies of Balzac, Hugo, and Rimbaud. His latest book is The Discovery of Middle Earth: Mapping the Lost World of the Celts.
 (December 2013)

Luc Sante teaches writing and the history of photography at Bard. His latest book is The Other Paris. (October 2017)

Jennifer Schuessler is an editor at The New York Times Book Review. (March 2011)

Robert F. Worth is currently a fellow at the Woodrow ­Wilson International Center for Scholars, where he is working on a book about the 2011 Arab uprisings and their aftermath. He is a frequent contributor to The New York Times Magazine. (October 2014)