Contents


The Fire Next Time

The Fur Hat by Vladimir Voinovich, translated by Susan Brownsberger

Siberia on Fire: Stories and Essays by Valentin Rasputin, selected, translated, and with an introduction by Gerald Mikkelson and Margaret Winchell

The Lost World of the Mormons

The Chinchilla Farm by Judith Freeman

‘Doc’: The Rape of the Town of Lovell by Jack Olsen

The Mormon Murders: A True Story of Greed, Forgery, Deceit, and Death by Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith

Salamander: The Story of the Mormon Forgery Murders by Linda Sillitoe and Allen Roberts

Windows on the Sea and Other Stories by Linda Sillitoe

The Inner Civil War

Mind and the American Civil War: A Meditation on Lost Causes by Lewis P. Simpson

The Creation of Confederate Nationalism: Ideology and Identity in the Civil War South by Drew Gilpin Faust

Contributors

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

Ian Buruma is the editor of The New York Review. His memoir, A Tokyo Romance, was published this year. (September 2018)

Gordon A. Craig (1913–2005) was a Scottish-American historian of Germany. He taught at both Princeton and Stanford, where he was named the J.E. Wallace Sterling Professor of Humanities in 1979.

Diane Johnson is a novelist and critic. She is the author of Lulu in Marrakech and Le Divorce, among other novels, and a memoir, Flyover Lives.
 (October 2017)

Brad Leithauser is a novelist, poet, and essayist. He lives in Massachusetts.

John Maynard Smith, Professor of Biology at the University of Sussex, is the author of On Evolution, The Evolution of Sex, Evolution and the Theory of Games, and, with Eörs Szathmáry, The Major Transitions in Evolution. (December 2000)

Julia Preston is a contributing writer at the Marshall Project. From 2006 until 2016 she was the National Immigration Correspondent for The New York Times.
 (May 2017)

Roger Shattuck (1923–2005) was an American writer and scholar of French culture. He taught at Harvard, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Virginia, and Boston University, where he was named University Professor. His books includeForbidden Knowledge: From Prometheus to Pornography.

Edward R. F. Sheehan is a former US diplomat in the Middle East, a novelist (Cardinal Galsworthy), and the author of The Arabs, the Israelis, and Kissinger. He is a former Fellow of Harvard’s Weatherhead Center for International Affairs. (April 2004)

Lawrence Stone (1919–1999) was an English historian. He taught British history at Oxford and Princeton.

Brian Urquhart is a former Undersecretary-General of the United Nations. His books include Hammarskjöld, A Life in Peace and War, and Ralph Bunche: An American Life.

C. Vann Woodward (1908–1999) was a historian of the American South. He taught at Johns Hopkins and at Yale, where he was named the Sterling Professor of History. His books include Mary Chesnut’s Civil War and The Old World’s New World.