Good Stuff: A Reminiscence of My Father, Cary Grant by Jennifer Grant
Good Stuff: A Reminiscence of My Father, Cary Grant by Jennifer Grant
The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement by David Brooks
To Make a World: George Ault and 1940s America an exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C., March 11–September 5, 2011; the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, October 8–December 31, 2011; and the Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, Georgia, February 18–
The Inner Life of Empires: An Eighteenth-Century History by Emma Rothschild
In the Plex: How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives by Steven Levy
I’m Feeling Lucky: The Confessions of Google Employee Number 59 by Douglas Edwards
The Googlization of Everything (and Why We Should Worry) by Siva Vaidhyanathan
Search & Destroy: Why You Can’t Trust Google Inc. by Scott Cleland with Ira Brodsky
Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua
Illuminations by Arthur Rimbaud, translated from the French and with a preface by John Ashbery
Poems Under Saturn by Paul Verlaine, translated from the French and with an introduction by Karl Kirchwey
Friday Night Lights, Seasons 1–5 a television series created by Peter Berg
Friday Night Lights a film directed by Peter Berg
Friday Night Lights: A Town, A Team, and a Dream by H.G. Bissinger
Turkey and the Dilemma of EU Accession: When Religion Meets Politics by Mirela Bogdani
The Mobilization of Political Islam in Turkey by Banu Eligur
Turkey, Islam, Nationalism, and Modernity: A History, 1789–2007 by Carter Vaughn Findley
Streets of Memory: Landscape, Tolerance, and National Identity in Istanbul by Amy Mills
A Moment in the Sun by John Sayles
Zarkana a show by Cirque du Soleil, written and directed by François Girard
A Magic Flute directed by Peter Brook
Alfred Kazin’s Journals selected and edited by Richard M. Cook
The Chukchi Bible by Yuri Rytkheu, translated from the Russian by Ilona Yazhbin Chavasse
On Balance by Adam Phillips
India: A Portrait by Patrick French
India Calling: An Intimate Portrait of a Nation’s Remaking by Anand Giridharadas
Christian Materiality: An Essay on Religion in Late Medieval Europe by Caroline Walker Bynum
The Collected Prose, 1948–1998 by Zbigniew Herbert, edited and with an introduction by Alissa Valles, with a preface by Charles Simic, and translated from the Polish by Michael March and Jarosław Anders, John and Bogdana Carpenter, and Alissa Valles
A Covert Affair: Julia Child and Paul Child in the OSS by Jennet Conant
Sex and the River Styx by Edward Hoagland
Pendulum Swing edited by Larry J. Sabato
The Audacity to Win: How Obama Won and How We Can Beat the Party of Limbaugh, Beck, and Palin by David Plouffe
Boiling Mad: Inside Tea Party America by Kate Zernike
Courage to Stand: An American Story by Tim Pawlenty
Elizabeth Drew is a regular contributor to The New York Review. She is the author of several books about money in politics, including Politics and Money: The New Road to Corruption, The Corruption of American Politics: What Went Wrong and Why, and Citizen McCain. (June 2015)
Eamon Duffy is Emeritus Professor of the History of Christianity at the University of Cambridge. His latest book is Saints, Sacrilege and Sedition: Religion and Conflict in the Tudor Reformations. (February 2015)
James Gleick’s latest book is The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood. He is working on a history of time travel.
Joshua Hammer is a former Newsweek bureau chief and correspondent-at-large in Africa and the Middle East. His new book, The Badass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World’s Most Precious Manuscripts, will be published next year. (May 2015)
Stephen Kinzer, a former New York Times bureau chief in Nicaragua, is a visiting fellow at the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown. His new book is The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War. (December 2013)
Phillip Lopate’s most recent book is a collection of essays, To Show and to Tell. His article in the NYR‘s May 21, 2015 issue will appear in different form as the introduction to The Prince of Minor Writers: The Selected Essays of Max Beerbohm, to be published in June 2015 by New York Review Books.
Toby Matthiesen is a research fellow at the University of Cambridge. His book Sectarian Gulf: Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and the Arab Spring That Wasn’t will be published by Stanford University Press in July 2013.
Edward Mendelson is the Lionel Trilling Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University and the literary executor of the Estate of W. H. Auden. His books include The Things That Matter—about seven novels by Mary Shelley, Charlotte and Emily Brontë, George Eliot, and Virginia Woolf—and Early Auden and Later Auden. He has edited novels by Arnold Bennett, Thomas Hardy, George Meredith, Anthony Trollope, and H. G. Wells, and has written for The New York Review of Books, The Times Literary Supplement, the London Review of Books, The New York Times Book Review, The New Republic, and many other publications. His Moral Agents: Eight Twentieth-Century American Writers will be published by New York Review Books in March 2015.
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.
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.
David Shulman is the Renee Lang Professor of Humanistic Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and an activist in Ta’ayush, Arab-Jewish Partnership. His latest book is More Than Real: A History of the Imagination in South India. (April 2015)
Charles Simic is a poet, essayist, and translator. He is the recipient of many awards, including the Pulitzer Prize, the Griffin Prize, and a MacArthur Fellowship. In 2007 Simic was appointed the fifteenth Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress. The Lunatic, his new volume of poetry, and The Life of Images, a book of his selected prose, will be published in April 2015.
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.