Contents


Matters of Life and Death

The Right to Lifers: Who They Are, How They Operate, Where They Get Their Money by Connie Paige

Our Right to Choose: Toward a New Ethic of Abortion by Beverly Wildung Harrison

Abortion and the Politics of Motherhood by Kristin Luker

The Popular Front Revisited

The Heyday of American Communism: The Depression Decade by Harvey Klehr

Which Side Were You On? The American Communist Party During the Second World War by Maurice Isserman

The American Communist Party: A Critical History by Irving Howe and Lewis Coser

Communists in Harlem During the Depression by Mark Naison

The Communist Party and the Auto Workers Unions by Roger Keeran

The Romance of American Communism by Vivian Gornick

Seeing Red: Stories of American Communists a film by Julia Reichert and James Klein

The View from Inside: A French Communist Cell in Crisis by Jane Jenson and George Ross

Contributors

Harold Bloom’s most recent books are The Anatomy of Influence: Literature as a Way of Life and The Shadow of a Great Rock: A Literary Appreciation of the King James Bible. He teaches at Yale and is at work on a play, To You Whoever You are: A Pageant Celebrating Walt Whitman.
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M.F. Burnyeat is Senior Research Fellow in Philosophy at All Souls College, Oxford. He is the author of The Theaetetus of Plato and A Map of Metaphysics Zeta. (November 2001)

Theodore H. Draper (1912–2006) was an American historian. Educated at City College, he wrote influential studies of the American Communist Party, the Cuban Revolution and the Iran-Contra Affair. Draper was a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the 1990 recipient of the Herbert Feis Award from the American Historical Association.

John K. Fairbank (1907–1991) was an American sinologist. His final book was China: A New History.

Elizabeth Hardwick (1916–2007) was born in Lexington, Kentucky, and educated at the University of Kentucky and Columbia University. A recipient of a Gold Medal from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, she is the author of three novels, a biography of Herman Melville, and four collections of essays. She was a co-founder and advisory editor of The New York Review of Books and contributed more than one hundred reviews, articles, reflections, and letters to the magazine. NYRB Classics publishes Sleepless Nights, a novel, and Seduction and Betrayal, a study of women in literature.

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.

Israel Rosenfield is the author, with Edward Ziff, of DNA: A Graphic Guide to the Molecule That Shook the World. He is preparing an English translation of Plaisir de jouer, plaisir de penser by Catherine Temerson and Charles Rosen. (June 2018)