Contents


The Real Trump

Trump Revealed: An American Journey of Ambition, Ego, Money, and Power by Michael Kranish and Marc Fisher

The Brutal Dreams That Came True

Concrete Concept: Brutalist Buildings Around the World by Christopher Beanland

Brutalism Resurgent edited by Julia Gatley and Stuart King

This Brutal World by Peter Chadwick

Raw Concrete: The Beauty of Brutalism by Barnabas Calder

Heroic: Concrete Architecture and the New Boston by Mark Pasnik, Michael Kubo, and Chris Grimley

Space, Hope, and Brutalism: English Architecture, 1945–1975 by Elain Harwood, with photographs by James O. Davies

Brutalist London Map by Henrietta Billings, with photographs by Simon Phipps

They Have, Right Now, Another You

Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy by Cathy O’Neil

Virtual Competition: The Promise and Perils of the Algorithm-Driven Economy by Ariel Ezrachi and Maurice E. Stucke

The Rockefeller Family Fund Takes on ExxonMobil

Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming by Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway

Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power by Steve Coll

Exxon: The Road Not Taken by Neela Banerjee, John H. Cushman Jr., David Hasemyer, and Lisa Song

What Exxon Knew About the Earth’s Melting Arctic an article by Sara Jerving, Katie Jennings, Masako Melissa Hirsch, and Susanne Rust

How Exxon Went from Leader to Skeptic on Climate Change Research an article by Katie Jennings, Dino Grandoni, and Susanne Rust

Big Oil Braced for Global Warming While It Fought Regulations an article by Amy Lieberman and Susanne Rust

Archival Documents on Exxon’s Climate History

Smoke, Mirrors and Hot Air: How ExxonMobil Uses Big Tobacco’s Tactics to Manufacture Uncertainty on Climate Science a report by the Union of Concerned Scientists, January 2007

The Weird Success of Guy Burgess

Stalin’s Englishman: Guy Burgess, the Cold War, and the Cambridge Spy Ring by Andrew Lownie

Guy Burgess: The Spy Who Knew Everyone by Stewart Purvis and Jeff Hulbert

Algernon Blackwood: The Master of the Supernatural

The Face of the Earth and Other Imaginings by Algernon Blackwood, edited and with an introduction by Mike Ashley

The Empty House and Other Ghost Stories The Listener and Other Stories by Algernon Blackwood, with an introduction by Storm Constantine

Pan’s Garden Incredible Adventures by Algernon Blackwood, with introductions by Mike Ashley and Tim Lebbon

The Lost Valley The Wolves of God by Algernon Blackwood, with an introduction by Simon Clark

Julius LeVallon The Bright Messenger by Algernon Blackwood, with an introduction by Mike Ashley

The Complete John Silence Stories by Algernon Blackwood, edited and with an introduction by S.T. Joshi

Best Ghost Stories of Algernon Blackwood selected and with an introduction by E.F. Bleiler

Russia, NATO, Trump: The Shadow World

2017: War with Russia: An Urgent Warning from Senior Military Command by General Sir Richard Shirreff

From Washington to Moscow: US-Soviet Relations and the Collapse of the USSR by Louis Sell

Near and Distant Neighbors: A New History of Soviet Intelligence by Jonathan Haslam

Code Warriors: NSA’s Codebreakers and the Secret Intelligence War Against the Soviet Union by Stephen Budiansky

Soviet Leaders and Intelligence: Assessing the American Adversary During the Cold War by Raymond L. Garthoff

Contributors

Ian Buruma is a Professor at Bard. His latest book is Their Promised Land: My Grandparents in Love and War. (December 2016)

Robert Cottrell is Editor of The Browser. He has served as a Moscow bureau chief for both The Economist and the Financial Times. (December 2016)

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 most recent book is Spiral: Trapped in the Forever War.
 (December 2016)

Robert Darnton is Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor and ­University Librarian Emeritus at Harvard. His latest book is Censors at Work: How States Shaped Literature.
 (October 2016)

Michael Dirda is a columnist for The Washington Post Book World. His most recent book is Browsings: A Year of Reading, Collecting, and Living with Books.
 (December 2016)

Martin Filler is the author, most recently, of Makers of Modern Architecture, Volume II: From Le Corbusier to Rem Koolhaas, a collection of his writing on architecture in these pages.
 (December 2016)

Sue Halpern is a regular contributor to The New York Review and a Scholar-in-Residence at Middlebury. Her latest book is A Dog Walks into a Nursing Home.
 (December 2016)

David Kaiser is President of the Rockefeller Family Fund, a US-based, family-led public charity that works to promote a sustainable and just society. (December 2016)

Verlyn Klinkenborg’s books include Several Short Sentences About Writing and More Scenes from the Rural Life.
 (December 2016)

Mark Mazower is Ira D. Wallach Professor of History at Columbia. His most recent book is Governing the World: The History of an Idea.
 (December 2016)

Edward Mendelson is Lionel Trilling Professor in the Humanities at Columbia. His latest book is Moral Agents: Eight Twentieth-Century American Writers. (December 2016)

Jonathan Mirsky is a historian of China. He was formerly the East Asia Editor of The Times of London and China Correspondent for The Observer.
 (December 2016)

Ray Monk is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Southampton. He has written books on Ludwig Wittgenstein and Bertrand Russell. His most recent book is Robert Oppenheimer: A Life Inside the Center. (December 2016)

Anka Muhlstein was awarded the Prix Goncourt in 1996 for her biography of Astolphe de Custine, and has twice received the History Prize of the French Academy. Her new book, The Pen and the Brush: How Passion for Art Shaped Nineteenth-Century French Novels, will be published in the US in January. Antony Shugaar’s recent translations include Sandrone Dazieri’s Kill the Father, Nicola Lagioia’s Ferocity, and seven episodes of the upcoming HBO miniseries The Young Pope. (December 2016)

Fintan O’Toole is Literary Editor of The Irish Times and Leonard L. Milberg Visiting Lecturer in Irish Letters at Princeton. He has just completed a book on George Bernard Shaw.
 (December 2016)

Jon Pareles is the chief critic of popular music for The New York Times. His most recent book is Keeping Time: The Photographs of Don Hunstein.
 (December 2016)

Darryl Pinckney’s latest book is a novel, Black Deutschland. (December 2016)

Thomas Powers is the author of Heisenberg’s War: The Secret History of the German Bomb, among other books.
 (December 2016)

Francine Prose is a Distinguished Visiting Writer at Bard. Her new novel, Mister Monkey, was published in October. (December 2016)

David S. Reynolds, a Distinguished Professor at the CUNY Graduate Center, is the author or editor of fifteen books, including Walt Whitman’s America; Waking Giant: America in the Age of Jackson; John Brown, Abolitionist; and, most recently, Lincoln’s Selected 
Writings.
 (December 2016)

Kenneth Roth is the Executive Director of Human Rights Watch. (December 2016)

Richard Sieburth is a Professor of French, English, and Comparative Literature at NYU. His most recent translation is of Louise Labé’s Love Sonnets and Elegies.
 (December 2016)

Zadie Smith’s new novel, Swing Time, was published in November. (December 2016)

Lee Wasserman is Director of the Rockefeller Family Fund.
 (December 2016)

Michael Wood is Professor Emeritus of English and Comparative Literature at Princeton. He is the author of Yeats and Violence and Literature and the Taste of Knowledge, among other books. (December 2016)

Oswald von Wolkenstein (1376–1445) was a Tyrolean troubadour and diplomat. (December 2016)