Contents


We Are Hopelessly Hooked

Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age by Sherry Turkle

Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other by Sherry Turkle

Reading the Comments: Likers, Haters, and Manipulators at the Bottom of the Web by Joseph M. Reagle Jr.

Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products by Nir Eyal with Ryan Hoover

What Is the I Ching?

I Ching: The Book of Change translated from the Chinese by David Hinton

I Ching (Yijing): The Book of Change translated from the Chinese with an introduction and commentary by John Minford

Bizet Wins at the Met

Les Pêcheurs de Perles [The Pearl Fishers] an opera by Georges Bizet, produced by Penny Woolcock, at the Metropolitan Opera, New York City, December 31, 2015–February 4, 2016

A Country Breaking Down

2013 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure by the American Society of Civil Engineers

Rust: The Longest War by Jonathan Waldman

Move: Putting America’s Infrastructure Back in the Lead by Rosabeth Moss Kanter

The Road Taken: The History and Future of America’s Infrastructure by Henry Petroski

Lights Out: A Cyberattack, A Nation Unprepared, Surviving the Aftermath by Ted Koppel

Walpole: The House & the Letters

Strawberry Hill and Horace Walpole: Essential Guide by John Iddon

Strawberry Hill: Horace Walpole’s Gothic Castle by Anna Chalcraft and Judith Viscardi

The Yale Edition of Horace Walpole’s Correspondence edited by W.S. Lewis and others

Place-making for the Imagination: Horace Walpole and Strawberry Hill by Marion Harney

Horace Walpole’s Strawberry Hill edited by Michael Snodin

Horace Walpole’s Description of the Villa at Strawberry-Hill: A Facsimile of the Copy Extra-illustrated for Charles Bedford in the Collection of Lord Waldegrave of North Hill with an introduction by William Waldegrave

Houghton Revisited: The Walpole Masterpieces from Catherine the Great’s Hermitage by Larissa Dukelskaya and others

A Description of the Villa at Strawberry-Hill by Horace Walpole, with an introduction by Stephen Clarke

A Different Kind of Weather: A Memoir by William Waldegrave

The Psychologists Take Power

The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion by Jonathan Haidt

The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined by Steven Pinker

Just Babies: The Origins of Good and Evil by Paul Bloom

The Power of Ideals: The Real Story of Moral Choice by William Damon and Anne Colby

Moral Tribes: Emotion, Reason, and the Gap Between Us and Them by Joshua Greene

Report to the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of the American Psychological Association: Independent Review Relating to APA Ethics Guidelines, National Security Interrogations, and Torture by David H. Hoffman and others

The Senate Intelligence Committee Report on Torture: Committee Study of the Central Intelligence Agency’s Detention and Interrogation Program by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

Estimating the Reproducibility of Psychological Science by Brian Nosek and others

Head Strong: How Psychology Is Revolutionizing War by Michael D. Matthews

Contributors

Neal Ascherson is the author of The Struggles for Poland, Black Sea, and Stone Voices: The Search for Scotland. He is an Honorary Professor at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London.
 
(February 2016)

John Ashbery’s most recent collection of poems is Breezeway. (February 2016)

Anne Carson is a poet who was born in Canada and teaches ancient Greek, sometimes at NYU. She will publish a collection of prose and poetry, Float, in October.
 (February 2016)

Christian Caryl is a Senior Fellow at the Legatum Institute and the editor of Foreign Policy’s Democracy Lab website. His latest book is Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the Twenty-first Century.
 (February 2016)

Arlene Croceis the former dance critic for The New Yorker and the author of The Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers Book.

 (February 2016)

Elizabeth Drew is a regular contributor to The New York Review and the author, most recently, of Washington 
Journal:
Reporting Watergate and Richard Nixon’s Downfall.

 (February 2016)

Joseph Lelyveld is a former correspondent and editor of The New York Times. His new book, His Final Battle: The Last Months of Franklin Roosevelt, will be published in September.


 (February 2016)

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.
 (February 2016)

Geoffrey O’Brien is Editor in Chief of the Library of America. His most recent book is the poetry collection In a Mist. (May 2016)

Robert O. Paxton is Mellon Professor Emeritus of Social Science at Columbia and the author of, among other works, 
Vichy France and The Anatomy of Fascism.
 (February 2016)

Thomas Piketty is Professor of Economics at the Paris School of Economics. He is the author of Capital in the Twenty-first Century. An earlier version of his article appeared in Le Monde (February 2016)

Tamsin Shaw is Associate Professor of European and Mediterranean Studies and Philosophy at NYU and the author of Nietzsche’s Political Skepticism.
 (February 2016)

Steven Weinberg teaches at the University of Texas at Austin. He has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics and the National Medal of Science. His latest book for general readers is Lake Views: This World and the Universe.

Eliot Weinberger is the editor of the Calligrams series published by the Chinese University of Hong Kong Press and New York Review Books and the literary editor of the Murty Classical Library of India. Among his books of essays are An Elemental Thing and the forthcoming The Ghosts of Birds.
 (February 2016)

Jacob Weisberg is Chairman of the Slate Group and the author of The Bush Tragedy, among other books. His biography of Ronald Reagan in the American Presidents Series was published in January. (February 2016)

Geoffrey Wheatcroft is the author of The Controversy of Zion, The Strange Death of Tory England, and Yo, Blair! He is working on a new interpretation of Churchill’s life, reputation, and posthumous influence. (June 2016)