Contents


Life at Court

What I Saw At the Revolution: A Political Life in the Reagan Era by Peggy Noonan

Jean Howard’s Hollywood: A Photo Memoir photographs by Jean Howard, text by James Watters

My Turn: The Memoirs of Nancy Reagan by Nancy Reagan, with William Novak

At Reagan’s Side by Helene von Damm

Behind the Scenes by Michael K. Deaver, with Mickey Herskowitz

Speaking My Mind: Selected Speeches by Ronald Reagan

The Phallic Pulpit

Fall From Grace: The Failed Crusade of the Christian Right by Michael d'Antonio

Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory: A Journey into the Evangelical Subculture of America by Randall Balmer

Forgiven: The Rise and Fall of Jim Bakker and the PTL Ministry by Charles E. Shepard

Paradise Lost

The End of Nature by Bill McKibben

Global Warming: Are We Entering the Greenhouse Century? by Stephen H. Schneider

The Company of Owls

North American Owls: Biology and Natural History by Paul A. Johnsgard, with watercolors by Louis Agassiz Fuertes

Owls of the Northern Hemisphere by Karel H. Voous, illustrated by Ad Cameron

Upward in Slavery

Without Consent or Contract: The Rise and Fall of American Slavery by Robert William Fogel

Without Consent or Contract: Evidence and Methods edited by Robert W. Fogel, edited by Ralph A. Galantine, edited by Richard L. Mannings

Without Consent or Contract: Technical Papers Volume I: Markets and Productions Volume II: Conditions of Slave Life and the Transition to Freedom edited by Robert W. Fogel, edited by Stanley L. Engerman

Contributors

John Bayley is a critic and novelist. His books include Elegy for Iris and The Power of Delight: A Lifetime in Literature.

István Deák is Seth Low Professor Emeritus at Columbia. He is the author, with Jan Gross and Tony Judt, of The Politics of Retribution in Europe: World War II and Its Aftermath.

Joan Didion is the author, most recently, of Blue Nights and The Year of Magical Thinking, among seven other works of nonfiction. Her five novels include A Book of Common Prayer and Democracy.
 (May 2016)

Rosemary Dinnage’s books include The Ruffian on the Stair, One to One: Experiences of Psychotherapy, and Annie Besant.

Timothy Garton Ash is Professor of European Studies and Isaiah Berlin Professorial Fellow at St. Antony’s College, Oxford, and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford. His books include The Polish Revolution: Solidarity and The Magic Lantern: The Revolution of ’89 Witnessed in Warsaw, Budapest, Berlin, and Prague.
 (August 2018)

John Gross (1935–2011) was an English editor and critic. From 1974 to 1981, he was editor of The Times Literary Supplement; he also served as senior book editor and critic at The New York Times. His memoir, A Double Thread, was published in 2001.

Anthony Hecht’sCollected Later Poems and Melodies Unheard: Essays on the Mysteries of Poetry were published in 2003. He died on October 20. (December 2004)

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.

Daniel J. Kevles is Stanley Woodward Professor of History Emeritus at Yale and a visiting scholar at NYU Law School and Columbia Law School. He is completing a book on the history of innovation and intellectual property protection in plants, animals, and medical biology.
 (February 2019)

Fang Lizhi, an astrophysicist and former vice-president of the University of Science and Technology of China, was expelled from the Communist Party of China in 1987. He was granted asylum at the US embassy in Beijing before leaving the country in 1990. He is the 1989 recipient of the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award and is a professor of physics at the University of Arizona. (November 2011)

Robert O. Paxton is Mellon Professor Emeritus of Social Science at Columbia and the author of The Anatomy of Fascism, Vichy France, and, with Julie Hessler, Europe in the Twentieth Century, among other works.
 (December 2018)

Peter B. Reddaway is Professor Emeritus of Professor Emeritus of Political Science and International Affairs at George Washington University.

Orville Schell is the former Dean of the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley. He is currently the Arthur Ross Director of the Center on US–China Relations at the Asia Society in New York City, and the coauthor with John Delury of Wealth and Power: China’s Long March to the Twenty-First Century. (April 2016)

John Weightman (1915–2004) was a critic and literary scholar. After working as a translator and announcer for the BBC French service, Weightman turned to the study of French literature. He taught at King’s College London and the University of London. His books include The Concept of the Avant-Gardeand The Cat Sat on the Mat: Language and the Absurd.

Garry Wills most recent book is What the Qur’an Meant: And Why It Matters. (April 2019)