The Kennedy Fantasy

The Kennedy Legacy by Theodore Sorensen

American Journey: The Times of Robert Kennedy Interviews by Jean Stein, edited by George Plimpton

No Hail, No Farewell by Louis Heren

Who Needs the Democrats? by John Kenneth Galbraith

The Appalachian Tragedy

Harlan Miners Speak National Committee for the Defense of Political Prisoners Report on Terrorism in the Kentucky Coal Fields by Members of the

Coal Mining Health and Safety in West Virginia by J. Davitt McAteer

Youth Wants to Know

Uptown: Poor Whites in Chicago by Todd Gitlin and Nancy Hollander

Revolutionary Notes by Julius Lester

Search for the New Land by Julius Lester

Going All the Way by Dan Wakefield

Parentheses: An Autobiographical Journey by Jay Neugeboren

Left at the Post by Nicholas von Hoffman

Moving Through Here by Don McNeill


The Cowards by Josef Skvorecký, translated by Jeanne Nemcová

Joseph by Mervyn Jones

Little Peter in War and Peace by Gerhard Zwerenz, translated by William Whitman

The Public Prosecutor by Georgi Dzhagarov, adapted from the Bulgarian by C.P. Snow and Pamela Hansford Johnson, Introduction by C.P. Snow


Neal Ascherson is the author of Black Sea, Stone Voices: The Search for Scotland and the novel Death of the Fronsac. He is an Honorary Professor at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London.
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Edgar Z. Friedenberg (1927-2000) was an American social critic and scholar of education. His books include Coming of Age in America and Growth and Acquiescence.

E. J. Hobsbawm (1917–2012) was a British historian. Born in Egypt, he was educated at Cambridge; he taught at Birkbeck College and The New School. His works include The Age of Extremes; Globalisation, Democracy and Terrorism; and On Empire.

Murray Kempton (1917-1997) was a columnist for Newsday, as well as a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books. His books include Rebellions, Perversities, and Main Events and The Briar Patch, as well as Part of Our Time. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1985.

W.S. Merwin was born in New York City in 1927 and grew up in Union City, New Jersey, and in Scranton, Pennsylvania. From 1949 to 1951 he worked as a tutor in France, Portugal, and Majorca. He has since lived in many parts of the world, most recently on Maui in the Hawaiian Islands. He is the author of many books of poems, prose, and translations and has received both the Pulitzer and the Bollingen Prizes for poetry, among numerous other awards. His new poetry collection is The Moon Before Morning.

Ronald Steel is Professor of International Relations at the University of Southern California, a recent fellow at the American Academy in Berlin, and the author of biographies of Walter Lippmann and Robert Kennedy.