The Loudest Voice in the Room: How the Brilliant, Bombastic Roger Ailes Built Fox News—and Divided a Country by Gabriel Sherman
Bark: Stories by Lorrie Moore
The Rise of Turkey: The Twenty-First Century’s First Muslim Power by Soner Cagaptay
Gülen: The Ambiguous Politics of Market Islam in Turkey and the World by Joshua D. Hendrick
I˙mamin Ordusu [The Imam’s Army] by Ahmet Şık
John Ruskin: Artist and Observer an exhibition at the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, February 14–May 11, 2014, and the National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, July 4–September 28, 2014
Ninety Percent of Everything: Inside Shipping, the Invisible Industry That Puts Clothes on Your Back, Gas in Your Car, and Food on Your Plate by Rose George
Mindless: Why Smarter Machines Are Making Dumber Humans by Simon Head
In Paradise by Peter Matthiessen
The Double Life of Paul de Man by Evelyn Barish
Neanderthal Man: In Search of Lost Genomes by Svante Pääbo
The Gap: The Science of What Separates Us from Other Animals by Thomas Suddendorf
Harlem: The Unmaking of a Ghetto by Camilo José Vergara, with a foreword by Timothy J. Gilfoyle
How to Create the Perfect Wife: Britain’s Most Ineligible Bachelor and His Enlightened Quest to Train the Ideal Mate by Wendy Moore
Sharing the Prize: The Economics of the Civil Rights Revolution in the American South by Gavin Wright
American Songbook by Michael Ruby
Go Giants by Nick Laird
Nothing by Design by Mary Jo Salter
The Elimination: A Survivor of the Khmer Rouge Confronts His Past and the Commandant of the Killing Fields by Rithy Panh with Christophe Bataille, translated from the French by John Cullen
S21: The Khmer Rouge Killing Machine a film by Rithy Panh
Duch: Master of the Forges of Hell a film by Rithy Panh
Custer by Larry McMurtry
A Lakota War Book from the Little Bighorn: The Pictographic “Autobiography of Half Moon” by Castle McLaughlin
The Enlightenment: And Why It Still Matters by Anthony Pagden
Solomon’s Secret Arts: The Occult in the Age of Enlightenment by Paul Kléber Monod
Decision Points by George W. Bush
Angler: The Cheney Vice Presidency by Barton Gellman
The World According to Dick Cheney a film directed by R.J. Cutler and Greg Finton
In My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir by Dick Cheney, with Liz Cheney
Richard Bernstein was Time’s bureau chief in China and a foreign correspondent for The New York Times. His most recent book is China 1945: Mao’s Revolution and America’s Fateful Choice. (November 2014)
David Bromwich is Sterling Professor of English at Yale. His biography, The Intellectual Life of Edmund Burke: From the Sublime and Beautiful to American Independence, and a collection of his essays, Moral Imagination, were published last year. (November 2015)
Peter Brooks is Sterling Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature at Yale and Andrew W. Mellon Scholar at Princeton. His books include The Melodramatic Imagination, Reading for the Plot, and, as editor, the recently published The Humanities and Public Life.
Christian Caryl is a Senior Fellow at the Legatum Institute, the editor of Foreign Policy’s Democracy Lab website, and a fellow at MIT’s Center for International Studies. His latest book is Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century.
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 forthcoming book is Spiral: Trapped in the Forever War. His writing and other work can be found at markdanner.com.
Helen Epstein is a writer specializing in public health and an adjunct professor at Bard College. She has advised numerous organizations, including the United States Agency for International Development, the World Bank, Human Rights Watch, and UNICEF. She is the author of The Invisible Cure: Why We Are Losing the Fight Against AIDS in Africa and has contributed articles to many publications, including The New York Review of Books and The New York Times Magazine. Her research for the article in the November 5, 2015 issue was supported by the Open Society Foundations.
Maya Jasanoff is Professor of History at Harvard. She is the author of Liberty’s Exiles: American Loyalists in the Revolutionary World and Edge of Empire: Lives, Culture, and Conquest in the East 1750–1850. (April 2014)
Ira Katznelson is Ruggles Professor of Political Science and History at Columbia and President of the Social Science Research Council. His latest book is Fear Itself: The New Deal and the Origins of Our Time. (April 2014)
Steven Mithen is Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Professor of Early Prehistory at the University of Reading. His books include The Singing Neanderthals, The Prehistory of the Mind, and, most recently, Thirst: Water and Power in the Ancient World. (April 2014)
Darryl Pinckney, a longtime contributor to The New York Review of Books, is the author of a novel, High Cotton, and, in the Alain Locke Lecture Series, Out There: Mavericks of Black Literature. His new book is Blackballed: The Black Vote and US Democracy.
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.
Robert Skidelsky is Emeritus Professor of Political Economy at Warwick University, England. His latest book is How Much Is Enough?: Money and the Good Life with Edward Skidelsky. He is the author of a three-volume biography of John Maynard Keynes. (April 2014)
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.