The Humbling by Philip Roth
The Humbling by Philip Roth
Eccentric Visions: The Worlds of Luo Ping (1733–1799) an exhibition at the Museum Rietberg, Zurich, April 9–July 12, 2009; and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, October 6, 2009– January 10, 2010
The Book of Genesis illustrated by R. Crumb
My Prison, My Home: One Woman’s Story of Captivity in Iran by Haleh Esfandiari
Dancing in the Dark: A Cultural History of the Great Depression by Morris Dickstein
First We Read, Then We Write: Emerson on the Creative Process by Robert D. Richardson
Too Much Happiness: Stories by Alice Munro
Paradise Found: Nature in America at the Time of Discovery by Steve Nicholls
A Meaningful Life by L.J. Davis, with an introduction by Jonathan Lethem
The Third Reich at War by Richard J. Evans
The Holocaust in the Soviet Union by Yitzhak Arad
A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore
My Happiness Bears No Relation to Happiness: A Poet’s Life in the Palestinian Century by Adina Hoffman
Florence 1900: The Quest for Arcadia by Bernd Roeck, translated from the German by Stewart Spencer
What Was History?: The Art of History in Early Modern Europe by Anthony Grafton
Raymond Baker is Senior Fellow at the Center for International Policy and Director of Global Financial Integrity in Washington, D.C. He is the author of Capitalisma?s Achilles Heel: Dirty Money and How to Renew the Free-Market System. (December 2009)
John Banville was born in Wexford, Ireland in 1945. He is the author of many novels, including The Book of Evidence, The Untouchable, Eclipse, The Sea (winner of the Man Booker Prize), and Ancient Light. His latest novel The Blue Guitar was published in September 2015. As Benjamin Black he has written six crime novels, including Vengeance.
Harold Bloom’s most recent books are The Anatomy of Influence: Literature as a Way of Life and The Shadow of a Great Rock: A Literary Appreciation of the King James Bible. He teaches at Yale and is at work on a play, To You Whoever You are: A Pageant Celebrating Walt Whitman. (February 2012)
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 leads the Free Speech Debate project at Oxford (freespeechdebate.com) and is writing a book about free speech.
Eva Joly, a former prosecuting magistrate in France, is a member of the European Parliament, where she is Chairwoman of the Committee on Development. She is the author of Justice Under Siege: One Womana?s Battle Against a European Oil Giant. (December 2009)
Claire Messud is the author of four novels and a book of novellas. Her novel The Emperor’s Children was long-listed for the Man Booker Prize, and was selected as one of the ten best books of 2006 by The New York Times. Her most recent novel is The Woman Upstairs. She lives with her family in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Pankaj Mishra lives in London and India. He is the author of The Romantics, winner of the Los Angeles Times’s Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, and An End to Suffering: The Buddha in the World. He is a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books and The Guardian. Mishra’s recent books include Temptations of the West: How to Be Modern in India, Pakistan, Tibet, and Beyond and From the Ruins of Empire: The Intellectuals Who Remade Asia.
Ingrid D. Rowland is a professor, based in Rome, at the University of Notre Dame School of Architecture. A frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books, she is the author of The Culture of the High Renaissance: Ancients and Moderns in Sixteenth-Century Rome and The Scarith of Scornello: A Tale of Renaissance Forgery. She has also published a translation of Vitruvius’ Ten Books of Architecture and a history of Villa Taverna, the US ambassador’s residence in Rome. Her new book is From Pompeii: The Afterlife of a Roman Town.
Timothy Snyder is the Housum Professor of History at Yale. His essay in the September 24, 2015 issue is drawn from his new book, Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning, published in September 2015 by Tim Duggan Books, an imprint of Random House.
John Terborgh, who has worked in the Peruvian Amazon since 1973, is Research Professor in the Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences at Duke and Director of its Center for Tropical Conservation. His latest book, co-edited with James A. Estes, is Trophic Cascades: Predators, Prey, and the Changing Dynamics of Nature. (April 2012)
Edward Witten, a Professor of Physics at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, has been on the board of Americans for Peace Now since 1991. He was awarded the Fields Medal in 1990. (December 2009)