Contents


The Magic of Donatello

Sculpture in the Age of Donatello: Renaissance Masterpieces from Florence Cathedral an exhibition at the Museum of Biblical Art, New York City, February 20–June 14, 2015

The Queen on Broadway

The Audience a play by Peter Morgan, directed by Stephen Daldry, at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, New York City, March 8–June 28, 2015

Contributors

Marcia Angell is a member of the faculty of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School and former Editor in Chief of The New England Journal of Medicine.

 
(November 2016)

Colin B. Bailey is Director of the Morgan Library and Museum. His books include Patriotic Taste: Collecting ­Modern Art in Pre-Revolutionary Paris, which was awarded the 2004 Mitchell Prize, and Fragonard’s Progress of Love at the Frick Collection. (February 2017)

Andrew Butterfield is President of Andrew Butterfield Fine Arts. He is the author of The Sculptures of Andrea del Verrocchio, among other books. (May 2016)

Caleb Crain is the author of American Sympathy, a study of friendship between men in early American literature. He has written for The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, and n+1. His novel Necessary Errors will be published in 2013.

Zoë Heller is the author of Everything You Know, Notes on a Scandal, and The Believers. (August 2016)

Alan Hollinghurst was born in 1954 in Gloucestershire, England, and attended Magdalen College, Oxford. He is the author of the novels The Swimming-Pool Library, The Folding Star (shortlisted for the Booker Prize), The Spell, The Line of Beauty, as well as of a translation of the play Bajazet by Racine. A former staff member at The Times Literary Supplement, Hollinghurst is a frequent contributor to that and other publications, including The Guardian. Hollinghurst’s fourth novel, The Line of Beauty, won the Man Booker Prize in 2004. His most recent novel is The Stranger’s Child and he has written the introduction to a new edition of ­Penelope Fitzgerald’s Offshore. He lives in London.

Christopher Jencks is the Malcolm Wiener Professor of Social Policy at Harvard. He is the author of Rethinking Social Policy and The Homeless, among other books. (June 2016)

Diane Johnson is a novelist and critic. She is the author of Lulu in Marrakech and Le Divorce, among other novels, and a memoir, Flyover Lives.
 (February 2017)

Adam Kirsch is the Director of the master’s program in Jewish Studies at Columbia. His most recent book is 
The ­People and the Books: 18 Classics of Jewish Literature.
 (February 2017)

Nick Laird’s third collection of poetry is Go Giants. (April 2015)


Joseph Lelyveld’s most recent book is His Final Battle: The Last Months of Franklin Roosevelt.
 (September 2016)

Perry Link is Chancellorial Chair at the University of California at Riverside. His recent books include An Anatomy of Chinese: Rhythm, Metaphor, Politics and a translation of the memoirs of the Chinese astrophysicist Fang Lizhi, entitled The Most Wanted Man in China: My Journey from Scientist to Enemy of the State. (November 2016)

John Lukacs was born in Budapest in 1924. He is the author of over thirty books, including ­Historical Consciousness and, most recently, A Short History of the Twentieth Century.


Janet Malcolm is the author of Reading Chekhov: A Critical ­Journey, among other books. (June 2016)

Jynne Dilling Martin is the author of the poetry ­collection We Mammals in Hospitable Times. She was the ­Antarctic Artist in Residence in 2013. (April 2015)

Nathaniel Rich is the author of Odds Against Tomorrow and The Mayor’s Tongue. (April 2017)

Oliver Sacks (1933–2015) was a physician and the author of over ten books, the most recent of which is On the Move: A Life.

David Shulman is the Renee Lang Professor of Humanistic Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and an activist in Ta’ayush, Arab-Jewish Partnership. He was awarded the Israel Prize for Religious Studies in February. (April 2016)

Alexander Stille is San Paolo Professor of International Journalism at Columbia. His most recent book is a memoir, The Force of Things: A Marriage in War in Peace. (April 2015)

Adam Thirlwell’s most recent novel is Lurid and Cute. (May 2017)

Paul Wilson’s translation of Bohumil Hrabal’s early stories, Mr. Kafka and Other Tales from the Time of the Cult, is published this month. (November 2015)