Contents


The Devils of Hiroshima

Fallen Soldiers: Reshaping the Memory of the World Wars by George L. Mosse

The Bomb by Makoto Oda

The Genocidal Mentality: Nazi Holocaust and Nuclear Threat by Robert Jay Lifton and Eric Markusen

Ancient Kids

Children and Childhood in Classical Athens by Mark Golden

Adults and Children in the Roman Empire by Thomas Wiedemann

Back to Bork

The Tempting of America: The Political Seduction of the Law by Robert H. Bork

Battle for Justice: How the Bork Nomination Shook America by Ethan Bronner

The People Rising: The Campaign Against the Bork Nomination by Michael Pertschuk and Wendy Schaetzel

The Impasse Over Israel

Palestine and Israel: A Challenge to Justice by John Quigley

Israel, Palestinians and the Intifada: Creating Facts on the West Bank by Geoffrey Aronson

Arafat: In the Eyes of the Beholder by Janet Wallach and John Wallach

Palestine and Israel: The Uprising and Beyond by David McDowall

The False Prophet: Rabbi Meir Kahane
From FBI Informant to Knesset Member
by Robert I. Friedman

Contributors

John Banville’s latest novel is Mrs. Osmond. (October 2019)

Isaiah Berlin (1909–1997) was a philosopher and historian of ideas who held the Chichele Professorship of Social and Political Theory at Oxford. The final volume of his correspondence, Affirming: Letters 1975–1997, was published in December 2015.

Ian Buruma is the author of numerous books, including Murder in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo Van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance, Year Zero: A History of 1945, and, most recently, A Tokyo Romance.

Thomas R. Edwards (1928–2005) was Professor of English at Rutgers and editor of Raritan. His last book was Over Here: Criticizing America.

John Kenneth Galbraith (1908–2006) was a Canadian economist and politician. He taught at Princeton and Harvard. His works include The Affluent Society, The Age of Uncertainty and Economics and the Public Purpose. Galbraith’s many honors include the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Lomonosov Gold Medal, the Order of Canada, and the Padma Vibhushan, India’s second highest civilian award.

Jasper Griffin is Emeritus Professor of Classical Literature and a Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford. His books include Homer on Life and Death.

Arthur Hertzberg (1921–2006) was a Conservative rabbi, scholar and activist. His books include The French Enlightenment and the Jews: The Origins of Modern Anti-Semitism and The Zionist Idea.

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)

Michael Massing, a former executive editor of the Columbia Journalism Review, is the author of Fatal Discord: Erasmus, Luther, and the Fight for the Western Mind. (February 2018)

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, a journalist and historian, is the author of numerous books, including Nixon Agonistes (1970), Inventing America (1978), Explaining America: The Federalist (1981), and Lincoln at Gettysburg (1993), which won a Pulitzer Prize that year. His most recent book is What the Qur’an Meant: And Why It Matters (2017). (November 2019)