Shakespeare’s Wife by Germaine Greer
Shakespeare’s Wife by Germaine Greer
Poussin and Nature: Arcadian Visions An exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, February 12–May 11, 2008.
The Center Cannot Hold: My Journey Through Madness by Elyn R. Saks
Memo to the President Elect: How We Can Restore America’s Reputation and Leadership by Madeleine Albright, with Bill Woodward
The Great Experiment: The Story of Ancient Empires, Modern States, and the Quest for a Global Nation by Strobe Talbott
The Next American Century: How the US Can Thrive as Other Powers Rise by Nina Hachigian and Mona Sutphen
Hart Crane: Complete Poems and Selected Letters by Hart Crane
Mosaics as History: The Near East from Late Antiquity to Islam by G.W. Bowersock
Blood and Soil: A World History of Genocide and Extermination from Sparta to Darfur by Ben Kiernan
The Gathering by Anne Enright.
Eight O’Clock Ferry to the Windward Side: Seeking Justice in Guantánamo Bay by Clive Stafford Smith
Detainee 002: The Case of David Hicks by Leigh Sales
The Terrorist Watch: Inside the Desperate Race to Stop the Next Attack by Ronald Kessler
The One Percent Doctrine: Deep Inside America’s Pursuit of Its Enemies Since 9/11 by Ron Suskind
The Voyage That Never Ends: Fictions, Poems, Fragments, Letters by Malcolm Lowry, edited by Michael Hofmann
Making Globalization Work by Joseph E. Stiglitz
Straw for the Fire: From the Notebooks of Theodore Roethke, 1943–63 edited by David Wagoner
Gomorrah by Roberto Saviano, translated from the Italian by Virginia Jewiss
Kill All Your Darlings: Pieces 1990–2005 by Luc Sante
This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War by Drew Gilpin Faust
Awaiting the Heavenly Country: The Civil War and America’s Culture of Death by Mark S. Schantz
Travels with Charley and Later Novels, 1947–1962: The Wayward Bus / Burning Bright / Sweet Thursday / The Winter of Our Discontent / Travels with Charley in Search of America by John Steinbeck
Geoffrey O’Brien is Editor in Chief of the Library of America. His recent works include Early Autumn, The Fall of the House of Walworth and Stolen Glimpses, Captive Shadows: Writing on Film 2002–2012 .
James McPherson is George Henry Davis ’86 Professor of American History Emeritus at Princeton. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1989 for Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era. His most recent book is War on the Waters: The Union and Confederates Navies, 1861-1865.
Adam Zagajewski’s books include Eternal Enemies and Without End: New and Selected Poems. The poems in this issue are from his new book, Unseen Hand, published in May by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. (May 2011)
Clare Cavanagh teaches Slavic and Comparative Literatures at Northwestern. Her most recent book, Lyric Poetry and Modern Politics: Russia, Poland, and the West, received the National Book Critics Circle Award in criticism. (March 2012)
Edward Mortimer was until 2006 the Director of Communications in the Executive Office of the United Nations Secretary-General. He is a fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, and Senior Vice President and Chief Program Officer at the Salzburg Global Seminar. (April 2008)
Colm Tóibín is the author of seven novels and two collections of stories. His play, The Testament of Mary, is now being staged at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City. He has been a visiting writer at Stanford, the University of Texas at Austin, and Princeton, and is now the Irene and Sidney B. Silverman Professor of the Humanities at Columbia.
Peter Brown is Philip and Beulah Rollins Professor of History Emeritus at Princeton. His most recent book is Through the Eye of a Needle: Wealth, the Fall of Rome, and the Making of Christianity in the West, 350–550 AD. (December 2013)
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.
Tim Parks, a novelist, essayist, and translator, is Associate Professor of Literature and Translation at IULM University in Milan. He has recently published the novel Sex Is Forbidden and the travel book Italian Ways: On and Off the Rails from Milan to Palermo.
Raymond Bonner has been a foreign correspondent and investigative reporter for The New York Times, and has written extensively about the Bush administration’s treatment of terrorist suspects. (April 2008)
Robert Skidelsky is Emeritus Professor of Political Economy at Warwick University, England. His latest book is Keynes: The Return of the Master. Felix Martin, an economist at Thames River Capital LLP, worked at the World Bank for two stretches between 1998 and 2008. He was formerly an executive board member and analyst at the European Stability Initiative. www.skidelskyr.com. (April 2011)
Jim Walsh is on the faculty of the MIT Security Studies Program and Political Science Department. He was previously Executive Director of the Managing the Atom Project at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. (August 2013)