Bomb Power: The Modern Presidency and the National Security State by Garry Wills
Why Intelligence Fails: Lessons from the Iranian Revolution and the Iraq War by Robert Jervis
Caravaggio an exhibition at the Scuderie del Quirinale, Rome, February 20–June 13, 2010
Kissing the Mask: Beauty, Understatement and Femininity in Japanese Noh Theater, with Some Thoughts on Muses (Especially Helga Testorf), Transgender Women, Kabuki Goddesses, Porn Queens, Poets, Housewives, Makeup Artists, Geishas, Valkyries and Venus Figurines
Your Face Tomorrow, Volume Three: Poison, Shadow and Farewell by Javier Marías, translated from the Spanish by Margaret Jull Costa
No Enchanted Palace: The End of Empire and the Ideological Origins of the United Nations by Mark Mazower
UN Ideas That Changed the World by Richard Jolly, Louis Emmerij, and Thomas G. Weiss, with a foreword by Kofi A. Annan
Contested Will: Who Wrote Shakespeare? by James Shapiro
What Darwin Got Wrong by Jerry Fodor and Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini
Collected Stories by Raymond Carver, edited and with notes by William L. Stull and Maureen P. Carroll
Raymond Carver: A Writer’s Life by Carol Sklenicka
“Así matamos a monseñor Romero” an investigation by Carlos Dada
Monseñor: The Last Journey of Óscar Romero a film directed by Ana Carrigan and Juliet Weber
Other Flowers: Uncollected Poems by James Schuyler, edited by James Meetze and Simon Pettet
Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis Working Group I Contribution to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
When the Rivers Run Dry: Water—The Defining Crisis of the Twenty-first Century by Fred Pearce
Too Smart for Our Own Good: The Ecological Predicament of Humankind by Craig Dilworth
Black Soot and the Survival of Tibetan Glaciers by Baiqing Xu, Junji Cao, James Hansen, and others
On Avoiding Dangerous Anthropogenic Interference with the Climate System: Formidable Challenges Ahead by Veerabhadran Ramanathan and Y. Feng
The Great Melt: The Coming Transformation of the Arctic by Alun Anderson
Dear Husband, by Joyce Carol Oates
Little Bird of Heaven by Joyce Carol Oates
The Big Sort: Why the Clustering of Like-Minded America Is Tearing Us Apart by Bill Bishop, with Robert G. Cushing
Comeback: Conservatism That Can Win Again by David Frum
Arguing with Idiots: How to Stop Small Minds and Big Government by Glenn Beck and Kevin Balfe
Why Trust Matters: Declining Political Trust and the Demise of American Liberalism by Marc J. Hetherington
Republican Gomorrah: Inside the Movement That Shattered the Party by Max Blumenthal
Thomas Powers is the author of The Man Who Kept the Secrets: Richard Helms and the CIA (1979), Heisenberg’s War: The Secret History of the German Bomb (1993), Intelligence Wars: American Secret History from Hitler to al-Qaeda (2002; revised and expanded edition, 2004), and The Confirmation (2000), a novel. He won a Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting in 1971 and has contributed to The New York Review of Books, The New York Times Book Review, Harper’s, The Nation, The Atlantic, and Rolling Stone. His latest book, The Killing of Crazy Horse, won the 2011 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History. He is currently writing a memoir of his father, who once told him that the last time he met Clare Boothe Luce was in the office of Allen Dulles.
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.
Ian Buruma is the Henry R. Luce Professor at Bard. His books include Murderer in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo Van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance, Taming the Gods: Religion and Democracy on Three Continents, and the novel The China Lover. His book Year Zero: A History of 1945 will be published in September 2013.
Brian Urquhart is a former Undersecretary-General of the United Nations. His books include Hammarskjöld, A Life in Peace and War, and Ralph Bunche: An American Life. His article in this issue draws on his essay in Tyringham Topics. (February 2013)
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.
Richard C. Lewontin is Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology and Professor of Biology at Harvard University. He is the author of The Genetic Basis of Evolutionary Change and Biology as Ideology, and the co-author of The Dialectical Biologist (with Richard Levins) and Not in Our Genes (with Steven Rose and Leon Kamin).
Orville Schell is the former Dean of the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley, and currently the Arthur Ross Director of the Center on US–China Relations at the Asia Society in New York City. (May 2010)
Mark Lilla is Professor of the Humanities at Columbia and author of The Reckless Mind: Intellectuals in Politics. His article in the April 25, 2013 issue will appear as the introduction to Against the Current by Isaiah Berlin, to be published in a new edition by Princeton University Press in May 2013.
David Cole is Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center. He is the award-winning author of several books, including The Torture Memos: Rationalizing the Unthinkable (2009), Less Safe, Less Free: Why America Is Losing the War on Terror (with Jules Lobel, 2007) and Enemy Aliens: Double Standards and Constitutional Freedoms in the War on Terrorism (2003) He has been awarded an Open Society Foundation Fellowship for 2012–2013 to write his next book, on the role of civil society in enforcing constitutional rights.