Contents


The New New Orleans

If God Is Willing and Da Creek Don’t Rise a film directed by Spike Lee

When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts a film directed by Spike Lee

Race a film directed by Katherine Cecil

Trouble the Water a film directed by Tia Lessin and Carl Deal

A Genius Ill-Served

Poems by Elizabeth Bishop

Prose by Elizabeth Bishop, edited by Lloyd Schwartz

Elizabeth Bishop and The New Yorker: The Complete Correspondence edited by Joelle Biele

One Art/ Elizabeth Bishop Letters selected and edited by Robert Giroux

Elizabeth Bishop: Poems, Prose & Letters edited by Robert Giroux and Lloyd Schwartz

Edgar Allan Poe & The Juke-Box: Uncollected Poems, Drafts, and Fragments edited by Alice Quinn

Our Universities: How Bad? How Good?

Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses by Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa

Higher Education? How Colleges Are Wasting Our Money and Failing Our Kids—And What We Can Do About It by Andrew Hacker and Claudia Dreifus

Crisis on Campus: A Bold Plan for Reforming Our Colleges and Universities by Mark C. Taylor

Not for Profit: Why Democracy Needs the Humanities by Martha C. Nussbaum

Prison Rape and the Government

Sexual Victimization Reported by Adult Correctional Authorities, 2007–2008 by Allen J. Beck and Paul Guerino

National Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Prison Rape: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking by the United States Department of Justice

Initial Regulatory Impact Analysis for Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Proposed National Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Prison Rape Under the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) by the United States Department of Justice

Sexual Victimization in Prisons and Jails Reported by Inmates, 2008–09 by Allen J. Beck, Paige M. Harrison, and others

The Panorama of Ford Madox Ford

Parade’s End, Volume 1: Some Do Not… by Ford Madox Ford, edited by Max Saunders

Parade’s End, Volume 2: No More Parades by Ford Madox Ford, edited by Joseph Wiesenfarth

Inside the Fortress

Pitch Uncertain: A Mid-Century Middle Daughter Finds Her Voice by Maisie Houghton

A Voice from Old New York: A Memoir of My Youth by Louis Auchincloss

Contributors

Christopher Benfey is Mellon Professor of English at Mount Holyoke. He is the author of Red Brick, Black Mountain, White Clay.
 (April 2017)

April Bernard’s most recent books are Miss Fuller, a novel, and Brawl & Jag, a collection of poems. (November 2017)

Peter Brooks, Sterling Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature at Yale, teaches at Princeton. His book Flaubert in the Ruins of Paris was published in April. (July 2017)

Walter Kaiser was formerly Director of Villa I Tatti, the ­Harvard Center for Italian Renaissance Studies in Florence. (October 2015)

David Kaiser is President of the Rockefeller Family Fund, a US-based, family-led public charity that works to promote a sustainable and just society. (December 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)

Mark Lilla is Professor of Humanities at Columbia. With New York Review Books he has published The Shipwrecked Mind: On Political Reaction (2016), The Reckless Mind: Intellectuals in Politics (2nd. ed., 2016), and, with Robert Silvers and Ronald Dworkin, The Legacy of Isaiah Berlin (2001). His other books include G.B. Vico: The Making of an Anti-Modern (1994), The Stillborn God: Religion, Politics, and the Modern West (2007), and, most recently, The Once and Future Liberal: On Political Reaction (2017). He was the 2015 Overseas Press Club of America winner of the Best Commentary on International News in Any Medium for his New York Review series “On France.” Visit marklilla.com.

Perry Link is Chancellorial Chair at the University of California at Riverside. His recent books include An Anatomy of Chinese: Rhythm, Metaphor, Politics and a translation of the memoirs of the Chinese astrophysicist Fang Lizhi, entitled The Most Wanted Man in China: My Journey from Scientist to Enemy of the State. (November 2016)

Colin McGinn is a philosopher. His books include Philosophy of ­Language: The Classics Explained and Prehension: The Hand and the ­Emergence of Humanity. (June 2016)

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

Jennifer Schuessler is an editor at The New York Times Book Review. (March 2011)

Frederick Seidel’s latest book of poems is Widening Income Inequality. (June 2017)

Charles Simic has been Poet Laureate of the United States. His latest book is Scribbled in the Dark, a volume of poetry. (November 2017)

Lovisa Stannow is the Executive Director of Just Detention International.
 (October 2012)

Edmund White has written biographies of Jean Genet, Marcel Proust, and Arthur Rimbaud. His latest book is the novel Our Young Man. His memoir The Unpunished Vice: A Life of Reading will be published next spring. (December 2017)

Garry Wills is the subject of a Festschrift published by Northwestern’s Garret-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Nation and World, Church and God: The Legacy of Garry Wills. His most recent book is What the Qur’an Meant: And Why It Matters. (December 2017)