Contents


Plantation Power

The World the Slaveholders Made by Eugene D. Genovese

Slavery in the New World: A Reader in Comparative History edited by Laura Foner, edited by Eugene D. Genovese

The Very Thing

Command, and I Will Obey You by Alberto Moravia, translated by Angus Davidson

Bad Debts by Geoffrey Wolff

Lunar Landscapes by John Hawkes

The Cost of Living Like This by James Kennaway

Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands by Jorge Amado, translated by Harriet de Onis

Contributors

Frederick C. Crews’s new book, Freud: The Making of an Illusion, will be published in the fall.
 (February 2017)

Marshall Frady’s books include Wallace, Billy Graham, Southerners, Jesse: The Life and Pilgrimage of Jesse Jackson, and, most recently, Martin Luther King, Jr. He is currently writing a biography of Fidel Castro. (February 2004)

Robert Mazzocco (1932–2017) was an American poet and critic.

Hans J. Morgenthau (1904–1980) was a legal scholar and theorist of international relations. Educated in Germany and Switzerland, Morgenthau taught for many years at the University of Chicago; later in life, he moved to The New School and The City University of New York. His books include In Defense of The National Interest, Politics Among Nations, and The Purpose of American Politics.

J.H. Plumb (1911–2001) was a British historian. He taught at Cambridge and Columbia. Plumb was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 1968 and was knighted in 1982. His works include England in the Eighteenth Century, The Making of a Historian,and The American Experience.

V.S. Pritchett (1900–1997) was a British essayist, novelist and short story writer. He worked as a foreign correspondent for the The Christian Science Monitorand as a literary critic forNew Statesman. In 1968 Pritchett was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire; he was knighted in 1975. His body of work includes many collections of short stories, in addition to travelogues, reviews, literary biographies and novels.

Charles Rosen was a pianist and music critic. In 2011 he was awarded a National Humanities Medal.