Contents


Why the Rich Are So Much Richer

The Great Divide: Unequal Societies and What We Can Do About Them by Joseph E. Stiglitz

Rewriting the Rules of the American Economy: An Agenda for Growth and Shared Prosperity by Joseph E. Stiglitz

Creating a Learning Society: A New Approach to Growth, Development, and Social Progress by Joseph E. Stiglitz and Bruce C. Greenwald

What Foreign Policy for the US?

Superpower: Three Choices for America’s Role in the World by Ian Bremmer

The Right Way to Lose a War: America in an Age of Unwinnable Conflicts by Dominic Tierney

Is the American Century Over? by Joseph S. Nye Jr.

Restraint: A New Foundation for US Grand Strategy by Barry R. Posen

The Hillary Doctrine: Sex and American Foreign Policy by Valerie M. Hudson and Patricia Leidl

Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action With Annexes I–V an agreement signed by China, France, Russia, Germany, the UK, the US, the European Union, and Iran, July 14, 2015

The Elmore Leonard Story

Four Novels of the 1980s: City Primeval, LaBrava, Glitz, Freaky Deaky by Elmore Leonard, edited by Gregg Sutter

Four Novels of the 1970s: Fifty-Two Pickup, Swag, Unknown Man No. 89, The Switch by Elmore Leonard, edited by Gregg Sutter

Charlie Martz and Other Stories: The Unpublished Stories by Elmore Leonard

The Perils of Painting Now

The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, New York City, December 14, 2014–April 5, 2015

The Years of Rage

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution a film directed by Stanley Nelson

Days of Rage: America’s Radical Underground, the FBI, and the Forgotten Age of Revolutionary Violence by Bryan Burrough

The Day the ’60s Died: The Kent State Shootings a PBS documentary directed by Jonathan Halperin; produced and written by Jonathan Halperin and Anna Bowers

The Black Revolution on Campus by Martha Biondi

1971 a film directed by Johanna Hamilton

Indian Classics: The Big New Vision

Therigatha: Poems of the First Buddhist Women translated from the Pali by Charles Hallisey

The History of Akbar, Volume 1 by Abu’l-Fazl, edited and translated from the Persian by Wheeler M. Thackston

The Story of Manu by Allasani Peddana, translated from the Telugu by Velcheru Narayana Rao and David Shulman

The Jewish Terrorists

Anonymous Soldiers: The Struggle for Israel, 1917–1947 by Bruce Hoffman

The Reckoning: Death and Intrigue in the Promised Land—A True Detective Story by Patrick Bishop

Contributors

Joan Acocella is a staff writer for The New Yorker. Her most recent book is Twenty-eight Artists and Two Saints. She is writing a biography of Mikhail Baryshnikov. (February 2017)


John Banville’s most recent novel is The Blue Guitar. (August 2017)

Roberto Calasso, President and CEO of Adelphi in Milan, is the author of Ka: Stories of the Mind and Gods of India and, most recently, Ardor. (September 2016)

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

R. J. W. Evans is a Fellow of Oriel College and Regius Professor of History Emeritus at Oxford. He is the author of Austria, Hungary, and the Habsburgs: Central Europe, c. 1683–1867, among other books. (March 2017)

Jim Holt’s latest book is Why Does the World Exist? (November 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.
 (October 2017)

Nicholas Kenyon is Managing Director of London’s Barbican Centre. His most recent books include the Faber Pocket Guides to ­Mozart and Bach and The City of London: A Companion Guide.
 (September 2015)

James Lardner is the founder of Inequality.org and the Communications Director at Americans for Financial Reform.
 (September 2015)

Phillip Lopate’s most recent book, A Mother’s Tale, was published in January. He is the Director of the nonfiction writing program at Columbia. (February 2017)

Jessica T. Mathews was President of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace from 1997 until 2015 and is now a Distinguished ­Fellow there. She has served in the State Department and on the National Security Council staff in the White House.
 (August 2017)

Edward Mendelson is Lionel Trilling Professor in the Humanities at Columbia. His latest book is Early Auden, Later Auden: A Critical Biography.
 (September 2017)

Lorrie Moore is the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English at Vanderbilt and the author of four story collections and three novels. Her most recent novel is A Gate at the Stairs and her most recent collection of stories is Bark. (August 2017)

Jed Perl’s Calder: The Conquest of Time, the first volume of his biography of the American sculptor, will be published in October. (August 2017)

Jana Prikryl’s first book of poems, The After Party, will be published in 2016. She is a Senior Editor at The New York Review.
 (November 2015)

Marilynne Robinson’s latest book, the essay collection 
The Givenness of Things, will be published in paperback in October. (November 2016)

Kenneth Roth is the Executive Director of Human Rights Watch. (March 2017)

Ingrid D. Rowland is a Professor at the University of Notre Dame’s Rome Global Gateway. Her new book, The Collector of Lives: Giorgio Vasari and the Invention of Art, cowritten with Noah Charney, will be published in October. (August 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.

Michael Scammell is the author of biographies of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and Arthur Koestler, and has translated many books from Russian. He is now working on a memoir. (April 2016)

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

Assaf Sharon is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Tel Aviv University. He is the cochair of Molad: The Center for the Renewal of Israeli Democracy.
 (September 2015)

Timothy Snyder is the Housum Professor of History at Yale. His latest book, On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century, is published on February 28.
 (February 2017)

James Surowiecki is a staff writer at The New Yorker, where he writes “The Financial Page.” (September 2016)

Michael Tomasky is a Special Correspondent for The Daily Beast and the Editor of Democracy: A Journal of Ideas.
 (September 2017)