When the Press Fails: Political Power and the New Media from Iraq to Katrina by W. Lance Bennett, Regina G. Lawrence, and Steven Livingston
American Carnival: Journalism Under Siege in an Age of New Media by Neil Henry
The House That George Built by Wilfrid Sheed
The Sopranos a television series created by David Chase
Beim Häuten der Zwiebel by Günter Grass
Dummer August by Günter Grass
Ein Buch, Ein Bekenntnis: Die Debatte um Günter Grass’ “Beim Häuten der Zwiebel” by Martin Kölbel
Peeling the Onion by Günter Grass, translated from the German by Michael Henry Heim
The Invisible Cure: Africa, the West, and the Fight Against AIDS by Helen Epstein
At the Same Time: Essays & Speeches by Susan Sontag, edited by Paolo Dilonardo and Anne Jump, with a foreword by David Rieff
The Unknown Monet: Pastels and Drawings Catalog of the exhibition by James A. Ganz and Richard Kendall
Claude Monet and His Posterity Catalog of the exhibition by Serge Lemoine, Shuji Takashina, Akiko Mabuchi, and Yusuka Minami
Monet in Normandy Catalog of the exhibition by Heather Lemonedes, Lynn Federle Orr, and David Steel, with essays by Richard Brettell
Claude Monet (1840–1926): A Tribute to Daniel Wildenstein and Katia Granoff Catalog of the exhibition edited by Joseph Baillio
Living with Darwin: Evolution, Design, and the Future of Faith by Philip Kitcher
The Chevalier de Saint-Georges:Virtuoso of the Sword and the Bow by Gabriel Banat
Travels with Herodotus by Ryszard Kapuscinski, translated from the Polish by Klara Glwczewska
The Social Life of Information by John Seely Brown and Paul Duguid
Bait and Switch: The (Futile) Pursuit of the American Dream by Barbara Ehrenreich
The Culture of the New Capitalism by Richard Sennett
Collected Poems of Louis MacNeice edited by Peter MacDonald
Louis MacNeice by Jon Stallworthy
Louis MacNeice and His Influence edited by Kathleen Devineand Alan J. Peacock
The Grand Surprise: The Journals of Leo Lerman edited by Stephen Pascal
Cold War at 30,000 Feet: The Anglo-American Fight for Aviation Supremacy by Jeffrey A. Engel
In the Footsteps of the Prophet: Lessons from the Life of Muhammad by Tariq Ramadan
To Be a European Muslim by Tariq Ramadan
Western Muslims and the Future of Islam by Tariq Ramadan
Islam, the West and the Challenges of Modernity by Tariq Ramadan, translated by Said Amghar
The Heirs of the Prophet Muhammad and the Roots of the Sunni-Shia Schism by Barnaby Rogerson
William Easterly is Professor of Economics at New York University, Co-Director of NYU’s Development Research Institute, and Co-Editor of the Journal of Development Economics. His latest book is The White Man’s Burden: Why the West’s Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good. (November 2010)
Peter W. Galbraith, a former US Ambassador to Croatia, is Senior Diplomatic Fellow at the Center for Arms Control and a principal at the Windham Resources Group, which has worked in Iraq. His new book, Unintended Consequences: How War in Iraq Strengthened Americaå?s Enemies, has just been released. (October 2008)
Timothy Garton Ash is Professor of European Studies and Isaiah Berlin Professorial Fellow at St. Antony’s College, Oxford, and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford. He currently leads the Free Speech Debate project at Oxford (freespeechdebate.com) and is writing a book about free speech.
Simon Head is an Associate Fellow at the Rothermere American Institute at Oxford and a Scholar at the Institute for Public Knowledge at New York University. His most recent book is The New Ruthless Economy: Work and Power in the Digital Age. (January 2011)
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.
Nicholas D. Kristof is a columnist for The New York Times and the coauthor, with his wife, Sheryl WuDunn, of Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, forthcoming in September.
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.
Darryl Pinckney, a longtime contributor to The New York Review of Books, is the author of a novel, High Cotton, and Out There: Mavericks of Black Literature. He has worked for Robert Wilson on various theatrical projects, most recently an adaptation of Daniil Kharms’s The Old Woman.
Malise Ruthven is the author of Islam: A Very Short Introduction, Islam in the World: The Divine Supermarket (a study of Christian fundamentalism), A Fury for God: The Islamist Attack on America, A Satanic Affair: Salman Rushdie and the Wrath of Islam, and several other books. His latest book is Encounters with Islam: On Religion, Politics and Modernity.
Lee Smolin is a theoretical physicist and a member of the faculty at Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Waterloo, Ontario. He is the author of The Life of the Cosmos, Three Roads to Quantum Gravity, and The Trouble with Physics. (June 2007)