Stripping Bare the Body: Politics Violence War by Mark Danner
Koestler: The Literary and Political Odyssey of a Twentieth-Century Skeptic by Michael Scammell
Chess Metaphors: Artificial Intelligence and the Human Mind by Diego Rasskin-Gutman, translated from the Spanish by Deborah Klosky
Luc Tuymans an exhibition at the Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, September 17, 2009–January 3, 2010; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, February 6–May 2, 2010; the Dallas Museum of Art, June 6–September 5, 2010; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Oct
Summertime: Fiction by J.M. Coetzee
Bez Putina: Politicheskie Dialogi s Yevgeniem Kiselevym (Without Putin: Political Dialogues with Yevgeny Kiselev) by Mikhail Kasyanov
Soviet Fates and Lost Alternatives: From Stalinism to the New Cold War by Stephen F. Cohen
Spring, Heat, Rains: A South Indian Diary by David Shulman
Louis D. Brandeis: A Life by Melvin I. Urofsky
The Assistant by Robert Walser, translated from the German by Susan Bernofsky
The Sun a film directed by Alexander Sokurov
Anne Applebaum is a columnist for The Washington Post and Slate, and runs the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute. Her most recent book is Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944–1956. (April 2016)
Richard J. Evans is Regius Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Cambridge and President of Wolfson College, Cambridge. He is the author of The Third Reich at War and, most recently, Altered Pasts.
Jerome Groopman is the Recanati Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Chief of Experimental Medicine at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and a staff writer at The New Yorker. He is the coauthor, with Pamela Hartzband, of Your Medical Mind: How to Decide What Is Right for You.
Tony Judt (1948–2010) was the founder and director of the Remarque Institute at NYU and the author of Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945, Ill Fares the Land, and The Burden of Responsibility: Blum, Camus, Aron, and the French Twentieth Century, among other books.
Garry Kasparov is the chairman of the United Civil Front, a Russian pro-democracy group opposing the administration of Vladimir Putin. In 1985 he became the youngest player ever to win the World Chess Championship and remained the top-ranked chess player in the world for twenty years until retiring from professional chess in 2005. (March 2011)
Tim Parks is Associate Professor of Literature and Translation at IULM University in Milan. He is the author of many novels, translations, and works of nonfiction, the latest being Life and Work: Writers, Readers, and the Conversations Between Them and the novel In Extremis. (June 2017)