Contents


The Specter Haunting the Senate

Politics or Principle?: Filibustering in the United States Senate by Sarah A. Binder and Steven S. Smith


Filibustering: A Political History of Obstruction in the House and Senate by Gregory Koger

The Ideal Friend

My Dog Tulip by J.R. Ackerley, with an introduction by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas

My Dog Tulip a film directed by Paul Fierlinger and Sandra Fierlinger

The Slump Goes On: Why?

Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy by Raghuram G. Rajan

Crisis Economics: A Crash Course in the Future of Finance by Nouriel Roubini and Stephen Mihm

The Holy Grail of Macroeconomics: Lessons from Japan’s Great Recession by Richard C. Koo

The Party: Impenetrable, All Powerful

The Party: The Secret World of China’s Communist Rulers by Richard McGregor

China’s Communist Party: Atrophy and Adaptation by David Shambaugh

China Watcher: Confessions of a Peking Tom by Richard Baum

China in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs to Know by Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom

China’s New Rulers: The Secret Files by Andrew J. Nathan and Bruce Gilley

What We Need to Know About the Holocaust

The Death of the Shtetl by Yehuda Bauer

Historians of the Jews and the Holocaust by David Engel

The Warsaw Ghetto: A Guide to the Perished City by Barbara Engelking and Jacek Leociak, translated from the Polish by Emma Harris

The Years of Extermination: Nazi Germany and the Jews, 1939–1945 by Saul Friedländer

Worse than War: Genocide, Eliminationism, and the Ongoing Assault on Humanity by Daniel Jonah Goldhagen

The Destruction of the European Jews, Third Edition by Raul Hilberg

Je suis le dernier Juif: Treblinka, 1942–1943 by Chil Rajchman, translated from the Yiddish by Gilles Rozier

Nim słonce wzejdzie: Dziennik pisany w ukryciu, 1943–1944 by Marek Szapiro

Contributors

Marcia Angell is a member of the faculty of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School and the former Editor in Chief of The New England Journal of Medicine. 
(June 2017)

R. Scott Appleby is the John M. Regan Jr. Director of the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at Notre Dame.

Russell Baker is a former columnist and correspondent for The New York Times and The Baltimore Sun. His books include The Good Times, Growing Up, and Looking Back.
 (November 2016)

Charles Baxter is the Edelstein-Keller Professor in Creative Writing at the University of Minnesota. His latest book is There’s Something I Want You to Do: Stories. (April 2017)

Mary Beard is Professor of Classics at the University of Cambridge. Her most recent book is SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome.
 (July 2017)

Roger Cohen is a columnist for The New York Times. His most recent book is the memoir The Girl from Human Street: Ghosts of Memory in a Jewish Family. (May 2016)

Steve Coll is Dean of the Columbia University Graduate School of ­Journalism. He is a staff writer at The New Yorker and the author of Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001.


 (June 2016)

David Dollenmayer’s most recent translation is of Martin Walser’s A Gushing Fountain.
 (May 2016)

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. His most recent book is Free Speech: Ten Principles for a Connected World.
 (January 2017)

Anthony Grafton is Henry Putnam University Professor of History and the Humanities at Princeton University. His most recent book is The Culture of Correction in Renaissance Europe.


Stephen Greenblatt is Cogan University Professor of the Humanities at Harvard. His new book, The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve, will be published in September. (April 2017)

Jeffrey Hamburger is Kuno Francke Professor of German Art and Culture at Harvard University.

Ian Johnson reports from Beijing and Berlin. His new book, The Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao, was published in April. He received the 2016 Shorenstein Journalism Award. (August 2017)

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.

Paul Krugman is a columnist for The New York Times and Distinguished Professor of Economics at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2008.
 (July 2016)

Nicholas Lemann is a Professor at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism and a staff writer at The New Yorker. His books include The Big Test: The Secret History of the American Meritocracy and The Promised Land: The Great Black Migration and How It Changed America. (June 2017)

John T. McGreevy is the I.A. O’Shaughnessy Dean of the College of Arts and Letters at the University of Notre Dame.

Daniel Mendelsohn, a longtime contributor to The New York Review, teaches at Bard. His new memoir, An Odyssey: A ­Father, a Son, and an Epic, will be published in September.
 (April 2017)

William Pfaff’s latest book is The Irony of Manifest Destiny: The Tragedy of America’s Foreign Policy.
 (June 2013)

Arnold Relman (1923–2014) was Professor Emeritus of Medicine and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a contributor of many articles and essays to The New York Review. Marcia Angell is a Senior Lecturer in Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Arnold Relman was her husband.

Max Rodenbeck is the Middle East Bureau Chief of The Economist. (December 2015)

Philippe Sands QC is Professor of Law at University College London. His most recent book is Torture Team. (September 2010)

Willibald Sauerländer is a former Director of the Central Institute for Art History in Munich. His latest book is Manet Paints Monet: A Summer in Argenteuil. (May 2016)

Cathleen Schine’s most recent novel is They May Not Mean to But They Do. (August 2017)

Timothy Snyder is the Housum Professor of History at Yale. His latest book, On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century, is published on February 28.
 (February 2017)

David Thomson is film critic at The New Republic and has been a frequent contributor to Sight & Sound, Film Comment, The Guardian, and The Independent. He is the author of A Biographical Dictionary of Film and, most recently, The Big Screen: The Story of the Movies. He has also written several novels, including Suspects and Silver Light.

Michael Tomasky is a Special Correspondent for The Daily Beast and the Editor of Democracy: A Journal of Ideas.
 (September 2017)

Robin Wells is the coauthor, along with Paul Krugman, of Economics and has taught economics at Princeton, Stanford Business School, and MIT.
 (July 2012)

Garry Wills is the subject of a Festchrift published by Northwestern’s Garret-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Nation and World, Church and God: The Legacy of Garry Wills. (April 2017)