Contents


A Revolutionary President

FDR: The First Hundred Days by Anthony J. Badger

The Defining Moment: FDR’s Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope by Jonathan Alter

Nothing to Fear: FDR’s Inner Circle and the Hundred Days That Created Modern America by Adam Cohen

Traitor to His Class: The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt by H.W. Brands

How We Were Ruined & What We Can Do

The Trillion Dollar Meltdown: Easy Money, High Rollers, and the Great Credit Crash by Charles R. Morris

Financial Shock: A 360° Look at the Subprime Mortgage Implosion, and How to Avoid the Next Financial Crisis by Mark Zandi

The Reckoning a series of articles by Gretchen Morgenson et al.

The Dark in the Piazza

Woman of Rome: A Life of Elsa Morante by Lily Tuck

House of Liars by Elsa Morante, translated from the Italian by Adrienne Foulke, with the editorial assistance of Andrew Chiappe

Arturo’s Island by Elsa Morante, translated from the Italian by Isabel Quigly

History by Elsa Morante, translated from the Italian by William Weaver and with a foreword by Lily Tuck

Aracoeli by Elsa Morante, translated from the Italian by William Weaver

Why the Government Can Legally Lie

In the Name of National Security: Unchecked Presidential Power and the Reynolds Case by Louis Fisher

Claim of Privilege: A Mysterious Plane Crash, a Landmark Supreme Court Case, and the Rise of State Secrets by Barry Siegel

The Loves of the Falcon

Glenway Wescott Personally: A Biography by Jerry Rosco

The Grandmothers with an introduction by Sargent Bush Jr.

Goodbye, Wisconsin with an introduction by Jerry Roscoe and illustrations by Steve Chappell

The Pilgrim Hawk: A Love Story with an introduction by Michael Cunningham

Apartment in Athens with an introduction by David Leavitt

Contributors

William Luers is Director of The Iran Project and Adjunct Professor at SIPA, Columbia University. He was US Ambassador to Venezuela and Czechoslovakia. (August 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.

Norman Mailer (1923-2007) was born in Long Branch, New Jersey, and grew up in Brooklyn, New York. In 1955 he co-founded The Village Voice. He is the author of more than thirty books, including The Naked and the Dead; The Armies of the Night, for which he won a National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize; The Executioner’s Song, for which he won his second Pulitzer Prize; Harlot’s Ghost; Oswald’s Tale; The Gospel According to the Son; and The Castle in the Forest.

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.


Thomas R. Pickering was formerly US Under Secretary of State and Ambassador to Russia, Israel, India, Jordan, El Salvador, Nigeria, and the UN. (August 2013)

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)

Rosanna Warren is Hanna Holborn Gray Distinguished Service Professor in the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago. Her most recent book of poems is Ghost in a Red Hat.
 (February 2013)

Edmund White has written biographies of Jean Genet, Marcel Proust, and Arthur Rimbaud. He has also written several novels; the most recent is Jack Holmes and His Friend: A Novel. He teaches creative writing at Princeton. His memoir, Inside a Pearl: My Years in Paris, will be published in early 2014.

Garry Wills is Professor of History Emeritus at Northwestern. His new book, Making Make-Believe Real: Politics as Theater in Shakespeare’s Time, will be published in the summer 2014.