Contents


Too Little, Too Late: Why?

After the Music Stopped: The Financial Crisis, the Response, and the Work Ahead by Alan S. Blinder

Bull by the Horns: Fighting to Save Main Street from Wall Street and Wall Street from Itself by Sheila Bair

Bailout: An Inside Account of How Washington Abandoned Main Street While Rescuing Wall Street by Neil Barofsky

An Astonishing Record of a Vast Collection

The Robert Lehman Collection Metropolitan Museum of Art/Princeton University Press;

I. Italian Painting by John Pope-Hennessy, assisted by Laurence B. Kanter

II. Fifteenth- to Eighteenth-Century Paintings by Charles Sterling, Maryan W. Ainsworth, Charles Talbot, Martha Wolff, Egbert Haverkamp-Begemann, Jonathan Brown, and John Hayes

III. Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Painting by Richard R. Brettell, Paul Hayes Tucker, and Natalie H. Lee

IV. Illuminations by Sandra Hindman, Mirella Levi d’Ancona, Pia Palladino, and Maria Francesca Saffiotti

V. Italian Fifteenth- to Seventeenth-Century Drawings by Anna Forlani Tempesti

VI. Italian Eighteenth-Century Drawings by James B. Shaw and George Knox

VII. Fifteenth- to Eighteenth-Century European Drawings by Egbert Haverkamp-Begemann, Mary Taverner Holmes, Fritz Koreny, Donald Posner, and Duncan Robinson

VIII. American Drawings and Watercolors by Carol Clark

IX. Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century European Drawings by Richard R. Brettell, Françoise Forster-Hahn, Duncan Robinson, and Janis A. Tomlinson

X. Italian Majolica by Jörg Rasmussen

XI. Glass by Dwight P. Lanmon and David B. Whitehouse

XII. European Sculpture and Metalwork by Frits Scholten

XIII. Frames by Timothy Newbery

XIV. European Textiles by Christa C. Mayer Thurman

XV. Decorative Arts by Wolfram Koeppe, Clare Le Corbeiller, William Rieder, Charles Truman, Suzanne G. Valenstein, and Clare Vincent

Warrior Petraeus

All In: The Education of General David Petraeus by Paula Broadwell, with Vernon Loeb

The Insurgents: David Petraeus and the Plot to Change the American Way of War by Fred Kaplan

The Fourth Star: Four Generals and the Epic Struggle for the Future of the United States Army by David Cloud and Greg Jaffe

The Generals: American Military Command from World War II to Today by Thomas E. Ricks

Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam by Nick Turse

Westmoreland: The General Who Lost Vietnam by Lewis Sorley

The American Military and the Lessons of Vietnam: A Study of Military Influence and the Use of Force in the Post-Vietnam Era by David Howell Petraeus

The Centurions by Jean Lartéguy, translated from the French by Xan Fielding

Contributors

Christopher Benfey is Mellon Professor of English at Mount Holyoke. He is the author, most recently, of Red Brick, Black Mountain, White Clay.
 
(June 2014)

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.

Martin Filler’s latest book, Makers of Modern Architecture, Volume II, has been long-listed for the 2014 PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay. Filler was born in 1948 and received degrees in art history from Columbia University. He has been a contributor to The New York Review of Books since 1985 and his writing on modern architecture has been published in more than thirty journals, magazines, and newspapers in the US, Europe, and Japan. His first collection of New York Review essays, Makers of Modern Architecture, was published in 2007. Filler is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He and his wife, the architectural historian Rosemarie Haag Bletter, live in New York and Southampton.

Ian Frazier is the author of ten books, including Great Plains, Family, On the Rez, and Travels in Siberia. 
(October 2014)

Walter Kaiser is the author of Praisers of Folly: Erasmus, Rabelais, Shakespeare. 
(February 2014)

Daniel J. Kevles is Stanley Woodward Professor of History at Yale. His recent works include The Baltimore Case and he is currently completing a history of intellectual property in plants, animals, and people.


Michael Lewis is the author of Boomerang, Liar’s Poker, The New New Thing, Moneyball, Coach, The Blind Side, Home Game, and The Big Short, among other works.
 (March 2013)

Jeff Madrick is Director of the Bernard L. Schwartz ­Rediscovery Government Initiative at the Century Foundation, Editor of Challenge Magazine, and teaches at the Cooper Union. His forthcoming book is Seven Bad Ideas: How Mainstream Econ­omists Damaged America and the World, to be published in the fall of 2014.

Joyce Carol Oates is currently Visiting Professor in the Graduate Writing Program at NYU. Her most recent novel is Carthage.

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.


Michael Scammell, the author of biographies of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and Arthur Koestler, is working on a new translation of Crime and Punishment. (July 2014)

Cass Sunstein is the Robert Walmsley University Professor at Harvard. His two new books, Why Nudge? and Conspiracy Theories and Other Dangerous Ideas, were published in March. (June 2014)

Helen Vendler is the Arthur Kingsley Porter University Professor in the Department of English at Harvard. Her most recent book is Dickinson: Selected Poems and Commentaries.
 (June 2014)