Sarah: The Life of Sarah Bernhardt by Robert Gottlieb
The Holy Grail of Macroeconomics: Lessons from Japan’s Great Recession by Richard C. Koo
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
A Great Unrecorded History: A New Life of E.M. Forster by Wendy Moffat
Concerning E.M. Forster by Frank Kermode
The Wire a television series created by David Simon
The Wire: Urban Decay and American Television edited by Tiffany Potter and C.W. Marshall
The Wire: Truth Be Told by Rafael Alvarez, with an introduction by David Simon
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert, translated from the French and with an introduction and notes by Lydia Davis
In Brown’s Wake: Legacies of America’s Educational Landmark by Martha Minow
The Price of Altruism: George Price and the Search for the Origins of Kindness by Oren Harman
Somalia: The New Barbary? Piracy and Islam in the Horn of Africa by Martin N. Murphy
Warriors: Life and Death Among the Somalis by Gerald Hanley
Marco Romano e il contesto artistico senese fra Duecento e Trecento (Marco Romano and the Sienese Artistic Context Between the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries) an exhibition at the Museo Civico, Archeologico e della Collegiata, Casole d'Elsa, March 27–October 3, 2010
Da Jacopo della Quercia a Donatello: Le arti a Siena nel primo Rinascimento (From Jacopo della Quercia to Donatello: Sienese Art in the Early Renaissance) an exhibition held at Santa Maria della Scala, Siena, March 26–July 11, 2010
Sassetta: The Borgo San Sepolcro Altarpiece edited by Machtelt Israëls
Our Friends Beneath the Sands: The Foreign Legion in France’s Colonial Conquests, 1870–1935 by Martin Windrow
Voices of the Foreign Legion: The History of the World’s Most Famous Fighting Corps by Adrian D. Gilbert
The Same River Twice by Ted Mooney
So Lovely a Country Will Never Perish: Wartime Diaries of Japanese Writers by Donald Keene
The Guantánamo Lawyers: Inside a Prison Outside the Law edited by Mark P. Denbeaux and Jonathan Hafetz
Because It Is Wrong: Torture, Privacy and Presidential Power in the Age of Terror by Charles Fried and Gregory Fried
The Guantánamo Review Task Force Final Report
Pearl Buck in China: Journey to The Good Earth by Hilary Spurling
The Bars of Atlantis: Selected Essays by Durs Grünbein, edited by Michael Eskin and translated from the German by John Crutchfield, Michael Hofmann, and Andrew Shields
Descartes’ Devil: Three Meditations by Durs Grünbein, translated from the German by Anthea Bell
Ashes for Breakfast: Selected Poems by Durs Grünbein, translated from the German by Michael Hofmann
The Idea of Justice by Amartya Sen
Nox by Anne Carson
The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Family’s Century of Art and Loss by Edmund de Waal
Portrait of an Addict as a Young Man by Bill Clegg
A Time for Everything by Karl Ove Knausgaard, translated from the Norwegian by James Anderson
The Corpse Walker: Real-Life Stories, China from the Bottom Up by Liao Yiwu, translated from the Chinese with an introduction by Wen Huang, and with a foreword by Philip Gourevitch
Ian Buruma is the author of The Missionary and the Libertine: Love and War in East and West (1996), Murder in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo Van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance (2006), Year Zero: A History of 1945 (2013), and Theater of Cruelty: Art, Film, and the Shadows of War (2014), winner of the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay. He is the Paul W. Williams Professor of Human Rights and Journalism at Bard and a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books, The New Yorker, and The New York Times, among other publications.
David Cole is the Honorable George J. Mitchell Professor in Law and Public Policy at the Georgetown University Law Center. He is the 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).
Samuel Freeman is the Avalon Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Philosophy and of Law at the University of Pennsylvania. Among his books are Justice and the Social Contract and Rawls. (July 2014)
Howard W. French is an associate professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and was for many years a New York Times correspondent. His most recent book is A Continent for the Taking: The Tragedy and Hope of Africa. (December 2010)
Lorrie Moore is the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English at Vanderbilt University and the author of the story collections Birds of America, Like Life, and Self-Help and the novels Who Will Run the Frog Hospital? and Anagrams. Her most recent collection of stories is Bark.
Darryl Pinckney, a longtime contributor to The New York Review of Books, is the author of a novel, High Cotton, and, in the Alain Locke Lecture Series, Out There: Mavericks of Black Literature. His new book is Blackballed: The Black Vote and US Democracy.
Jonathan Raban’s books include Surveillance, My Holy War, Arabia, Old Glory, Hunting Mister Heartbreak, Bad Land, Passage to Juneau, and Waxwings. His most recent book is Driving Home: An American Journey, published in 2011. He is the recipient of the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Heinemann Award of the Royal Society of Literature, the PEN/West Creative Nonfiction Award, the Pacific Northwest Booksellers’ Award, and the Governor’s Award of the State of Washington. He is a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books, The Guardian, and The Independent. He lives in Seattle.
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.
Jonathan Zimmerman is Professor of Education and History at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York University. His new book is Too Hot to Handle: A Global History of Sex Education. (March 2015)