Contents


The Two Robert Lowells

Robert Lowell: Setting the River on Fire: A Study of Genius, Mania, and Character by Kay Redfield Jamison

New Selected Poems by Robert Lowell, edited by Katie Peterson

The Long Reach of Rome

The Genesis of Roman Architecture by John North Hopkins

Art of Empire: The Roman Frescoes and Imperial Cult Chamber in Luxor Temple edited by Michael Jones and Susanna McFadden

Rome 1600: The City and the Visual Arts Under Clement VIII by Clare Robertson

Contributors

Charles Baxter is the Edelstein-Keller Professor in Creative Writing at the University of Minnesota. His latest book is There’s Something I Want You to Do: Stories. (April 2017)

G.W. Bowersock is Professor Emeritus of Ancient History at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. His most recent book is The Crucible of Islam. (December 2017)

Christopher R. Browning is Frank Porter Graham ­Professor of History Emeritus at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the author, most recently, of Remembering Survival: Inside a Nazi Slave-Labor Camp. (April 2017)

Christopher Carroll is a former member of The New York Review’s editorial staff. His writing has appeared in The New Yorker, Lapham’s Quarterly, and Tin House. (December 2017)

Eamon Duffy is Emeritus Professor of the History of ­Christianity at the University of Cambridge. His latest book is ­Reformation 
Divided: Catholics, Protestants and the Conversion of England. (April 2017)

Yasmine El Rashidi is the author of The Battle for Egypt: Dispatches from the Revolution and the novel Chronicle of a Last Summer.
 (April 2017)

Tim Flannery is the author of Chasing Kangaroos: A Continent, a Scientist, and a Search for the World’s Most Extraordinary Creature and, most recently, Atmosphere of Hope: Searching for Solutions to the Climate 
Crisis.
 (December 2017)

Stephen Greenblatt is Cogan University Professor of the Humanities at Harvard. His new book, The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve, will be published in September. (April 2017)

Ian Johnson reports from Beijing and Berlin. His new book, The Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao, was published in April. He received the 2016 Shorenstein Journalism Award. (October 2017)

Daniel Mendelsohn, a longtime contributor to The New York Review, teaches at Bard. His new memoir, An Odyssey: A ­Father, a Son, and an Epic, will be published in September.
 (April 2017)

Joyce Carol Oates’s Beautiful Days, a collection of stories, will be published in February. She is currently Distinguished Writer in Residence in the Graduate Program at NYU. (December 2017)

Darryl Pinckney’s most recent book is a novel, Black Deutschland. (November 2017)

Thomas Powers’s books include The Confirmation, a novel, and The Killing of Crazy Horse. (April 2017)

Ingrid D. Rowland is a Professor at the University of Notre Dame’s Rome Global Gateway. Her latest book is The Collector of Lives: Giorgio Vasari and the Invention of Art, cowritten with Noah Charney. (December 2017)

Tamsin Shaw is Associate Professor of European and ­Mediterranean Studies and Philosophy at NYU and the author of ­Nietzsche’s Political Skepticism.
 (April 2017)

Jonathan Steele is Chief Reporter for the website The ­Middle East Eye and a former correspondent for The Guardian. His most recent book is Ghosts of Afghanistan.
 (April 2017)

Helen Vendler is the Arthur Kingsley Porter University Professor in the Department of English at Harvard. Her latest book is The Ocean, the Bird, and the Scholar, a collection of her most recent essays. (October 2017)

Jeremy Waldron is University Professor at the NYU School of Law. His new book, One Another’s Equals: The Basis of Human Equality, will be published in June.
 (April 2017)

Garry Wills is the subject of a Festschrift published by Northwestern’s Garret-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Nation and World, Church and God: The Legacy of Garry Wills. His most recent book is What the Qur’an Meant: And Why It Matters. (December 2017)