Whistler: The Enraged Genius

Whistler: A Life for Art’s Sake by Daniel E. Sutherland

An American in London: Whistler and the Thames an exhibition at the Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, October 16, 2013–January 12, 2014; the Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts, February 1–April 13, 2014; and the Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., May 2–August 17, 2014

Darren Waterston: Uncertain Beauty an exhibition at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, Massachusetts, March 8, 2014–February 1, 2015; and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Washington, D.C., July 2015

Angry, Icy, Enlightened Adams

John Quincy Adams: American Visionary by Fred Kaplan

Louisa Catherine: The Other Mrs. Adams by Margery M. Heffron, edited by David L. Michelmore

A Traveled First Lady: Writings of Louisa Catherine Adams edited by Margaret A. Hogan and C. James Taylor, with a foreword by Laura Bush

Design for Long-Term Living

Before Sunrise a film directed by Richard Linklater

Before Sunset a film directed by Richard Linklater

Before Midnight a film directed by Richard Linklater

A New Start in Mandalay?

From the Land of Green Ghosts: A Burmese Odyssey by Pascal Khoo Thwe

The River of Lost Footsteps: A Personal History of Burma by Thant Myint-U

Golden Parasol: A Daughter’s Memoir of Burma by Wendy Law-Yone

Nor Iron Bars a Cage by Ma Thanegi

Smile as They Bow by Nu Nu Yi, translated from the Burmese by Alfred Birnbaum and Thi Thi Aye

The Great Jean Giono

Hill of Destiny by Jean Giono

Harvest by Jean Giono, translated from the French by Henri Fluchère and Geoffrey Myers

To the Slaughterhouse by Jean Giono, translated from the French by Norman Glass

The Malediction by Jean Giono, translated from the French by Peter de Mendelssohn

The Horseman on the Roof by Jean Giono, translated from the French by Jonathan Griffin

Journal—Poèmes—Essais by Jean Giono

Oeuvres romanesque complètes, Vol. 1: Naissance de l’Odyssée, Colline, Un de Baumugnes, Regain, Solitude de la pitié, Le Grand Troupeau by Jean Giono

Oeuvres romanesque complètes, Vol. 2: Jean le Bleu, Le Chant du monde, Que ma joie demeure, Batailles dans la montagne by Jean Giono

Oeuvres romanesque complètes, Vol. 3: Pour saluer Melville, L’Eau vive, Un Roi sans divertissement, Noé, Fragments d’un paradis by Jean Giono

Oeuvres romanesque complètes, Vol. 4: Angelo, Mort d’un personage, Le Hussard sur le toit, Le Bonheur fou by Jean Giono

Oeuvres romanesque complètes, Vol. 5: Les Récits de la demi-brigade, Faust au village, Les Âmes fortes, Les Grands Chemins, Le Moulin de Pologne, L’Homme qui plantait des arbres, Une Aventure ou la foudre et le sommet, Hortense, Le Petit Garçon by Jean Giono

Oeuvres romanesque complètes, Vol. 6: Deux Cavaliers de l’orage, Le Déserteur—Ennemonde et autres caractères, L’Iris de Suse, Récits inachevés: Cœurs, passions, caractères, Caractères, Dragoon, Olympe by Jean Giono

Récits et essais by Jean Giono


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John Banville’s new novel, Mrs. Osmond, will be published in November. (November 2017)

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Dan Chiasson’s fourth collection of poetry is Bicentennial. He teaches at Wellesley. (June 2017)

Susan Dunn, the Massachusetts Professor of Humanities at Williams, is the author of Dominion of Memories: Jefferson, Madison and the Decline of Virginia and Jefferson’s Second Revolution. Her new book, A Blueprint for War: FDR’s Hundred Days That Mobilized America, will be published next spring.
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Martin Filler is the 2017 recipient of the Stephen A. Kliment ­Oculus Award, given by the New York Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, for his architecture criticism, which has appeared in these pages since 1985.
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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. (October 2017)

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Adam Kirsch is a poet and critic. His most recent book is The Global Novel: Writing the World in the 21st Century. (June 2017)

Anatol Lieven is a Professor at Georgetown University in Qatar and the author of Pakistan: A Hard Country, among other books. (April 2016)

W.S. Merwin was born in New York City in 1927 and grew up in Union City, New Jersey, and in Scranton, Pennsylvania. From 1949 to 1951 he worked as a tutor in France, Portugal, and Majorca. He has since lived in many parts of the world, most recently on Maui in the Hawaiian Islands. He is the author of many books of poems, prose, and translations and has received both the Pulitzer and the Bollingen Prizes for poetry, among numerous other awards. His new poetry collection is The Moon Before Morning.

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

Caroline Moorehead is the author most recently of A Train in Winter, the first volume of her trilogy on resistance in World War II. The second volume, Village of Secrets: Defying the Nazis in Vichy France, will be published in October. (June 2014)

Joyce Carol Oates’s Beautiful Days, a collection of stories, will be published in February. She is currently Distinguished Writer in Residence in the Graduate Program at NYU. (December 2017)

H. Allen Orr is University Professor and Shirley Cox Kearns Professor of Biology at the University of Rochester. He is the author, with Jerry A. Coyne, of Speciation.
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Ahmed Rashid is the author of Pakistan on the Brink: The Future of America, Pakistan, and Afghanistan and several books on Afghanistan and Central Asia. He lives in Lahore. (November 2016)

Frederick Seidel’s latest book of poems is Widening Income Inequality. (June 2017)

Marci Shore is Associate Professor of History at Yale. Her most recent book is The Taste of Ashes: The Afterlife of Totalitarianism in Eastern Europe. (June 2014)

Quentin Skinner is Barber Beaumont Professor of the Humanities at Queen Mary, University of London. His latest book, Forensic Shakespeare, will be published later this year. (June 2014)

Cass Sunstein is the Robert Walmsley University Professor at Harvard. His latest book is The Ethics of Influence: Government in the Age of Behavorial Science.
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Adam Thirlwell’s most recent novel is Lurid and Cute. (November 2017)

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