Coriolanus a film directed by Ralph Fiennes
Coriolanus a film directed by Ralph Fiennes
The Tea Party and the Remaking of Republican Conservatism by Theda Skocpol and Vanessa Williamson
The Tea Party: Three Principles by Elizabeth Price Foley
Tea Party Patriots: The Second American Revolution by Mark Meckler and Jenny Beth Martin
The Renaissance Portrait from Donatello to Bellini an exhibition at the Bode-Museum Berlin, August 25–November 20, 2011, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, December 21, 2011–March 18, 2012
The End of Country by Seamus McGraw
Under the Surface: Fracking, Fortunes, and the Fate of the Marcellus Shale by Tom Wilber
Gasland a documentary film by Josh Fox
The Map and the Territory by Michel Houellebecq, translated from the French by Gavin Bowd
Finnish Lessons: What Can the World Learn from Educational Change in Finland? by Pasi Sahlberg, with a foreword by Andy Hargreaves
A Book of Secrets: Illegitimate Daughters, Absent Fathers by Michael Holroyd
Green’s Dictionary of Slang by Jonathon Green
Downton Abbey a television series created by Julian Fellowes
Below Stairs: The Classic Kitchen Maid’s Memoir That Inspired Upstairs, Downstairs and Downton Abbey by Margaret Powell
Ambrose and John Chrysostom: Clerics between Desert and Empire by J.H.W.G. Liebeschuetz
Ambrose of Milan: Political Letters and Speeches translated from the Latin with an introduction and notes by J.H.W.G. Liebeschuetz, with the assistance of Carole Hill
Font of Life: Ambrose, Augustine, and the Mystery of Baptism by Garry Wills
Augustine’s Confessions: A Biography by Garry Wills
Once Out of Nature: Augustine on Time and the Body by Andrea Nightingale
Warfare in Independent Africa by William Reno
Lost Memory of Skin by Russell Banks
Masscult and Midcult: Essays Against the American Grain by Dwight Macdonald, edited by John Summers, with an introduction by Louis Menand
Stephen Greenblatt is John Cogan University Professor of the Humanities at Harvard. He is the author of Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare. His latest book, The Swerve: How the World Became Modern, received the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction.
Bill McKibben is Schumann Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury College, and the author of The End of Nature, Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future, Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet and of the forthcoming Oil and Honey: The Education of an Unlikely Activist.. He is also the founder of 350.org, the global climate campaign that has been actively involved in the fight against natural gas fracking.
Clare Cavanagh teaches Slavic and Comparative Literatures at Northwestern. Her most recent book, Lyric Poetry and Modern Politics: Russia, Poland, and the West, received the National Book Critics Circle Award in criticism. (March 2012)
Stanisław Barańczak is a poet, translator, and literary critic. He won the 2007 Nike Award for the best work of Polish literature published in the previous year and the 2009 Silesius Poetry Award for lifetime achievement. He is a professor of Polish language and literature at Harvard University.
Tim Parks, a novelist, essayist, and translator, is Associate Professor of Literature and Translation at IULM University in Milan. He has recently published the novel Sex Is Forbidden and the travel book Italian Ways: On and Off the Rails from Milan to Palermo.
Simon Winchester is the author of, among other titles, The Professor and the Madman, Krakatoa, The Map That Changed the World, and The Man Who Loved China. He has written two books relating to India, where he was based as a foreign correspondent from 1976-1979, Stones of Empire (with Jan Morris) and, most recently Calcutta. His newest books are Atlantic: Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms, and a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories and The Alice Behind Wonderland.
Peter Brown is Philip and Beulah Rollins Professor of History Emeritus at Princeton. His most recent book is Through the Eye of a Needle: Wealth, the Fall of Rome, and the Making of Christianity in the West, 350–550 AD. (December 2013)
Edward Mendelson is the Lionel Trilling Professor in the Humanities at Columbia and the literary executor of the estate of W.H. Auden. He is the author of Early Auden, Later Auden, The Things That Matter, and Lives of the Intellectuals (forthcoming in 2014).
Katherine Boo, a Pulitzer-Prize–winning journalist and staff writer at The New Yorker, has spent the last twenty years writing about poverty and how people get out of it. The essay in this issue appears as the prologue to Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity, just published by Random House. (March 2012)
Anatol Lieven is a professor in the War Studies Department of King’s College London and a senior fellow of the New America Foundation in Washington DC. He was formerly a journalist for The Times (London) in Pakistan and Afghanistan. His book, Pakistan: A Hard Country, is available in an updated paperback edition.
Peter Singer is the Ira W. Decamp Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University, and Laureate Professor at the University of Melbourne. He is the author of *Animal Liberation*, the editor of *In Defense of Animals: The Second Wav*, and, with Paola Cavalieri, co-editor of *The Great Ape Project*.
Adam Zagajewski’s books include Eternal Enemies and Without End: New and Selected Poems. The poems in this issue are from his new book, Unseen Hand, published in May by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. (May 2011)