Contents


The Moralist

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson, translated from the Swedish by Reg Keeland

The Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson, translated from the Swedish by Reg Keeland

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest by Stieg Larsson, translated from the Swedish by Reg Keeland

The Genius of Buster

The Best of Buster twelve feature-length and twelve short films by Buster Keaton,

A Hard Act to Follow a documentary directed by Kevin Brownlow and David Gill (1987)

Buster Keaton: Interviews edited by Kevin W. Sweeney

The Fall of Buster Keaton: His Films for M-G-M, Educational Pictures, and Columbia by James L. Neibaur

Lost Keaton: Sixteen Comedy Shorts, 1934–37 Kino, DVD, $34.95

The General a film directed by Buster Keaton and Clyde Bruckman (1926)

Steamboat Bill, Jr. a film directed by Charles F. Reisner (1928)

Sherlock, Jr./Three Ages films directed by Buster Keaton and Eddie Cline (1924/1923)

Our Hospitality a film directed by Buster Keaton and Jack Blystone (1923)

The Short Films Collection, 1920–1923 nineteen films directed by Buster Keaton and others

The Revelations of Frank Kermode

The Uses of Error by Frank Kermode

Bury Place Papers: Essays from the London Review of Books by Frank Kermode

The Genesis of Secrecy: On the Interpretation of Narrative by Frank Kermode

Shakespeare’s Language by Frank Kermode

Wise Men Against the Grain

Through the History of the Cold War: The Correspondence of George F. Kennan and John Lukacs edited by John Lukacs

George F. Kennan and the Origins of Containment, 1944–1946: The Kennan–Lukacs Correspondence with an introduction by John Lukacs

Contributors

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)

Julian Bell is a painter based in Lewes, England. A new ­rewritten edition of his book What Is Painting? will be published in October. (July 2017)

Michael Chabon is the author of several books, including The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, Wonder Boys, The Amazing Adventures of Cavalier and Klay, The Yiddish Policeman’s Union, Manhood for Amateurs: The Pleasures and Regrets of a Husband, Father, and Son and most recently, Telegraph Avenue.

Dan Chiasson’s fourth collection of poetry is Bicentennial. He teaches at Wellesley. (June 2017)

David Cole is the National Legal Director of the ACLU and the Honorable George J. Mitchell Professor in Law and Public Policy at the Georgetown University Law Center. The paperback edition of his book Engines of Liberty: How Citizen Movements Succeed has just been published. (December 2017)

Robert Darnton, the Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor and University Librarian Emeritus at Harvard, is currently a Fellow at the Institut d’études avancées in Paris. (May 2017)

Richard Dorment is the art critic of the Daily Telegraph. Among the exhibitions he has organized is “James McNeill Whistler,” seen at the Tate Gallery, London, the Musée d’Orsay, Paris, and the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. 
(June 2013)

J. H. Elliott is Regius Professor Emeritus of Modern History at ­Oxford. His books include Spain, Europe and the Wider World, 1500–1800 and ­History in the Making. (June 2016)

James Fenton is a British poet and literary critic. From 1994 until 1999, he was Oxford Professor of Poetry; in 2015 he was awarded the PEN Pinter Prize. He is the author of School of Genius: A History of the Royal Academy of Arts and, most recently, Yellow Tulips: Poems, 1968–2011.
 (October 2017)

Paula Fox has won numerous prizes, including a PEN award for her memoir Borrowed Finery. Her latest book, News from the World: Stories and Essays, was published in April. (June 2011)

Martin Greenberg has written books on Franz Kafka, S.T. Coleridge, and William Wordsworth, and is a prize-winning translator of Kleist and Goethe. (June 2011)

Max Hastings is the author of many books on military history, including Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes to War and Inferno: The World at War, 1939–45. His new book, Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy, 1945–75, will be published next year.

 (October 2017)

Alison Lurie is the Frederic J. Whiton Professor of American Literature Emerita at Cornell. She is the author of ten novels, two collections of essays on children’s literature, and the editor of The Oxford Book of Fairy Tales. Her most recent book is Reading for Fun. (March 2017)

Tim Parks is the author of many novels, translations, and works of nonfiction, most recently Life and Work: Writers, Readers, and the Conversations Between Them and the novel In Extremis. (November 2017)

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

Jana Prikryl’s first book of poems, The After Party, will be published in 2016. She is a Senior Editor at The New York Review.
 (November 2015)

Ahmed Rashid is the author of Pakistan on the Brink: The Future of America, Pakistan, and Afghanistan and several books on Afghanistan and Central Asia. He lives in Lahore. (November 2016)

Christopher Ricks teaches at Boston University in the Core Curriculum and the Editorial Institute and is a former president of the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers. From 2004 to 2009 he was Professor of Poetry at the University of Oxford. His recent books include True Friendship: Geoffrey Hill, Anthony Hecht, and Robert Lowell Under the Sign of Eliot and Pound and Decisions and Revisions in T.S. Eliot.

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

Charles Rosen was a pianist and music critic. In 2011 he was awarded a National Humanities Medal.

Malise Ruthven’s books include Islam in the World, Fundamentalism: The Search for Meaning, and Encounters with Islam: On Religion, Politics and Modernity. (June 2017)

Sanford Schwartz is the author of Christen Købke and William Nicholson. (October 2017)

John R. Searle is the Slusser Professor of Philosophy at 
the University of California, Berkeley. His most recent book is ­Making the Social World.
 (October 2014)

Jonathan Spence is Professor of History Emeritus at Yale. Among his books are The Death of Woman Wang, Treason by the Book, The Question of Hu, and The Search for Modern China.

Christopher de Bellaigue’s most recent book is The Islamic Enlightenment: The Struggle Between Faith and Reason, 1798 to Modern Times. (July 2017)