Contents


The Dreamers

Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Avant-Garde an exhibition at Tate Britain, London, September 12, 2012–January 13, 2013; the National Gallery, Washington, D.C., February 17–May 19, 2013; and the State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, June 10–September 30, 2013.

‘A Bombshell on the American Public’

Emancipating Lincoln: The Proclamation in Text, Context, and Memory by Harold Holzer

Lincoln’s Hundred Days: The Emancipation Proclamation and the War for the Union by Louis P. Masur

The Long Road to Antietam: How the Civil War Became a Revolution by Richard Slotkin

Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America’s Most Perilous Year by David Von Drehle

Election by Connection

How to Win an Election: An Ancient Guide for Modern Politicians by Quintus Tullius Cicero, translated from the Latin and with an introduction by Philip Freeman

China: Worse Than You Ever Imagined

Tombstone: The Great Chinese Famine, 1958–1962 by Yang Jisheng, translated from the Chinese by Stacy Mosher and Guo Jian

The Great Famine in China, 1958–1962: A Documentary History edited by Zhou Xun

Mao’s Great Famine: The History of China’s Most Devastating Catastrophe, 1958–1962 by Frank Dikötter

Mubei: Zhongguo liushi niandai dajihuang jiushi [Tombstone: A True History of the Great Famine in China in the 1960s] by Yang Jisheng

Hungry Ghosts: Mao’s Secret Famine by Jasper Becker

Freedom & Diversity: A Liberal Pentagram for Living Together

Europe’s Angry Muslims: The Revolt of the Second Generation by Robert S. Leiken

Muslims in Europe: A Report on 11 EU Cities by the Open Society Institute

The Emancipation of Europe’s Muslims: The State’s Role in Minority Integration by Jonathan Laurence

The New Religious Intolerance: Overcoming the Politics of Fear in an Anxious Age by Martha C. Nussbaum

Immigrant Nations by Paul Scheffer, translated from the Dutch by Liz Waters

Contributors

Anne Applebaum is a columnist for The Washington Post and Slate, and runs the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute. Her most recent book is Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944–1956. (April 2016)

Mary Beard is Professor of Classics at the University of Cambridge. Her most recent book is SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome.
 (July 2017)

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)

Robert Brustein is a playwright, director, critic, teacher, founder of the Yale Repertory and American Repertory Theatres, and currently Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Suffolk University. His latest book is Winter Passages.
 (December 2014)

Mark Danner is Chancellor’s Professor of English and Journalism at the University of California at Berkeley and James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs and the Humanities at Bard. His most recent book is Spiral: Trapped in the Forever War. His work can be found at www
.markdanner.com.
 (March 2017)

Tim Flannery’s books include Chasing Kangaroos: A Continent, a Scientist, and a Search for the World’s Most Extraordinary Creature and, most recently, Atmosphere of Hope: Searching for Solutions to the Climate Crisis. He lives in Australia. (June 2017)

Timothy Garton Ash is Professor of European Studies and Isaiah Berlin Professorial Fellow at St. Antony’s College, Oxford, and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford. His most recent book is Free Speech: Ten Principles for a Connected World.
 (January 2017)

Peter Green is Dougherty Centennial Professor Emeritus of Classics at the University of Texas at Austin and Adjunct Professor at the University of Iowa. His most recent book is The Hellenistic Age: A Short History. His translation of the Iliad is forthcoming.
 (March 2015)

Alma Guillermoprieto is a frequent contributor to The New York Review, often writing on Latin America. She is the author of Dancing with Cuba: A Memoir of the Revolution, among other books.
 (May 2016)

Ian Johnson reports from Beijing and Berlin. His new book, The Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao, was published in April. He received the 2016 Shorenstein Journalism Award. (August 2017)

Amy Knight is a former Woodrow Wilson Fellow. Her forthcoming book, Orders From Above: The Putin Regime and Political Murder, will be published next year. (April 2016)

Joseph Lelyveld’s most recent book is His Final Battle: The Last Months of Franklin Roosevelt.
 (September 2016)

Janet Malcolm is the author of Reading Chekhov: A Critical ­Journey, among other books. (June 2016)

James McPherson is George Henry Davis ’86 Professor of American History Emeritus at Princeton. His books include Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1989, and, most ­recently, The War That Forged a Nation: Why the Civil War Still Matters.
 (October 2016)

Claire Messud’s most recent novel is The Woman Upstairs. (March 2017)

Jo Pitkin’s most recent collection of poetry is Cradle of the American Circus, published in June.
 (November 2012)

Nathaniel Rich is the author of Odds Against Tomorrow and The Mayor’s Tongue. (April 2017)

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

Jean Strouse, Director of the Dorothy and Lewis B. ­Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York 
Public Library and the author of Alice James, A Biography and Morgan: American Financier, is writing a book about John Singer Sargent’s twelve portraits of the Asher Wertheimer family.


Edmund White has written biographies of Jean Genet, Marcel Proust, and Arthur Rimbaud. His most recent book is the novel Our Young Man. He teaches at Princeton.
 (November 2016)