Contents


Missionaries

The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso, and the Parisian Avant-Garde an exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, May 21–September 6, 2011; The Grand Palais, Paris, October 3, 2011–January 16, 2012; and Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, February 28–June 3, 2012

Unlikely Collaboration: Gertrude Stein, Bernard Fäy, and the Vichy Dilemma by Barbara Will

Ida: A Novel by Gertrude Stein, edited by Logan Esdale

A Life for the Star

The Accidental Feminist: How Elizabeth Taylor Raised Our Consciousness and We Were Too Distracted by Her Beauty to Notice by M.G. Lord

The Paralysis of Stuttering’

Stuttering: An Integrated Approach to Its Nature and Treatment by Barry Guitar

Stuttering: The Disorder of Many Theories by Gerald Jonas

Black Swan Green by David Mitchell

Dead Languages by David Shields

The King’s Speech: How One Man Saved the British Monarchy by Mark Logue and Peter Conradi

Foundations of Stuttering by Marcel E. Wingate

Stutter by Marc Shell

Contributors

Anne Applebaum is a columnist for The Washington Post and Slate. Her most recent book is Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944–1956.
 (June 2013)

Antony Beevor is a visiting professor at the School of History, Classics and Archaeology at Birbeck College, University of London, and at the University of Kent. His next book, The Second World War, will be published in June. (April 2012)

Christopher Benfey is Mellon Professor of English at Mount Holyoke. He is the author of several works on ­Emily Dickinson, including A Summer of Hummingbirds. 
(February 2014)

David Bromwich is Sterling Professor of English at Yale. Moral Imagination, a collection of his essays, was published in March and his new book, The Intellectual Life of Edmund Burke: From the Sublime and Beautiful to American Independence, will be published in May. (April 2014)

J. M. Coetzee’s novel The Childhood of Jesus was published in March 2013. He is Professor of Literature at the University of Adelaide and in 2003 was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Joel E. Cohen is Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of ­Populations at the Rockefeller University and Columbia University and the author of How Many People Can the Earth Support?
 (April 2014)

Samuel Freeman is the Avalon Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Philosophy and Law at the University of Pennsylvania. His most recent books are Justice and the Social Contract and Rawls.
 (October 2013)

Joshua Hammer is a former Newsweek bureau chief and correspondent-at-large in Africa and the Middle East.

 (October 2013)

Ian Johnson is a Beijing-based correspondent for The New York Times. He won a Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of China, and is writing a book on China’s search for values. (May 2014)

Michael Kimmelman is chief architecture critic of The New York Times, a 2012 Poynter Fellow in Journalism at Yale, and a visiting fellow at the London School of Economics.
 (April 2012)

Joseph Lelyveld is a former correspondent and Editor of The New York Times. His latest book is Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle with India.

 (June 2013)

Larry McMurtry lives in Archer City, Texas. His novels include The Last Picture Show, Terms of Endearment, Lonesome Dove (winner of the 1986 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction), Folly and Gloryand Rhino Ranch. His nonfiction works include a biography of Crazy Horse, Walter Benjamin at the Dairy Queen, Paradise, Sacagawea’s Nickname: Essays on the American West and, most recently, Custer.

William D. Nordhaus is Sterling Professor of Economics at Yale. (March 2012)

Thomas Powers is the author of The Man Who Kept the Secrets: Richard Helms and the CIA (1979), Heisenberg’s War: The Secret History of the German Bomb (1993), Intelligence Wars: American Secret History from Hitler to al-Qaeda (2002; revised and expanded edition, 2004), and The Confirmation (2000), a novel. He won a Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting in 1971 and has contributed to The New York Review of Books, The New York Times Book Review, Harper’s, The Nation, The Atlantic, and Rolling Stone. His latest book, The Killing of Crazy Horse, won the 2011 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History. He is currently writing a memoir of his father, who once told him that the last time he met Clare Boothe Luce was in the office of Allen Dulles.


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.

Stanley Wells is General Editor of the Oxford and Penguin editions of Shakespeare. His most recent book is Shakespeare, Sex, and Love appeared in paperback in July. (August 2012)

Christopher de Bellaigue was born in London in 1971 and has worked as a journalist in the Middle East and South Asia since 1994. His first book, In the Rose Garden of the Martyrs: A Memoir of Iran, was shortlisted for the Royal Society of Literature’s Ondaatje Prize. His latest book is Patriot of Persia: Muhammad Mossadegh and a Tragic Anglo-American Coup. He lives in Tehran with his wife and two children.

Francine du Plessix Gray received the National Book Critics Circle Award in 2006 for her memoir Them: A Memoir of Parents.

Marie d’Origny is Deputy Director of the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers at The New York Public Library.
 (April 2012)