Everyman by Philip Roth
Everyman by Philip Roth
Manliness by Harvey C. Mansfield
The Afterlife by Donald Antrim
The Judgment of Paris: The Revolutionary Decade That Gave the World Impressionism by Ross King
Ernest Meissonier: Master in His Genre by Constance Cain Hungerford
The Gospel of Judas from Codex Tchacos edited by Rodolphe Kasser, Marvin Meyer, and Gregor Wurst
Heat: An Amateur’s Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany by Bill Buford
My Life in France by Julia Child, with Alex Prud'homme
Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Restless Genius by Leo Damrosch
American Theocracy: The Peril and Politics of Radical Religion, Oil, and Borrowed Money in the 21st Century by Kevin Phillips
Shooting Star: The Brief Arc of Joe McCarthy by Tom Wicker
The Costa Rica Reader: History, Culture, Politics edited by Steven Palmer and Iván Molina
Foreign Investment, Development, and Globalization: Can Costa Rica Become Ireland? by Eva Paus
La Miel de los Mudos, y Otros Cuentos Ticos de Ciencia Ficción by Iván Molina Jiménez
American Gospel: God, the Founding Fathers, and the Making of a Nation by Jon Meacham
The Faiths of the Founding Fathers by David L. Holmes
Joan Acocella is a staff writer for The New Yorker. She is the author of Mark Morris, Creating Hysteria: Women and Multiple Personality Disorder, and Willa Cather and the Politics of Criticism. She also edited the recent, unexpurgated Diary of Vaslav Nijinsky. Her article in the May 23, 2013 issue is adapted from her introduction to a new edition of Isadora Duncan’s My Life, published in May 2013 by Liveright.
Robert L. Herbert, after a long career at Yale, is now Andrew W. Mellon Professor Emeritus of Humanities at Mount Holyoke. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society, and has been named Officier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Government. Among his books are Impressionism: Art, Leisure and Parisian Society, Nature’s Workshop: Renoir’s Writings on the Decorative Arts, and Seurat: Drawings and Paintings. His most recent book is Seurat and the Making of La Grande Jatte.
Stephen Kinzer, a former New York Times bureau chief in Nicaragua, is a visiting fellow at the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown. His new book is The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War. (December 2013)
Jeff Madrick is Director of the Bernard L. Schwartz Rediscovery Government Initiative at the Century Foundation, Editor of Challenge Magazine, and teaches at the Cooper Union. His forthcoming book is Seven Bad Ideas: How Mainstream Economists Damaged America and the World, to be published in the fall of 2014.
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.