Holocaust Heroes

Benevolence and Betrayal: Five Italian Jewish Families Under Fascism by Alexander Stille

The Italian Refuge: Rescue of Jews During the Holocaust edited by Ivo Herzer

All or Nothing: The Axis and the Holocaust 1941–1943 by Jonathan Steinberg

Norway’s Response to the Holocaust: A Historical Perspective by Samuel Abrahamsen

Out of the Inferno: Poles Remember the Holocaust edited by Richard C. Lukas

‘My Brother’s Keeper?’: Recent Polish Debates on the Holocaust edited by Antony Polonsky

The Survival of Love: Memoirs of a Resistance Officer by Józef Garlinski

The Yugoslav Auschwitz and the Vatican: The Croatian Massacre of the Serbs during World War II by Vladimir Dedijer, translated by Harvey L. Kendall

Passions of Matisse

Henri Matisse: A Retrospective 1992–January 12, 1993 an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, New York September 24,

Henri Matisse: A Retrospective catalog of the exhibition by John Elderfield

Collecting Matisse by Albert Kostenevich and Natalia Semenova

Dreams That Money Can Buy

The Dreyfus Affair: A Love Story by Peter Lefcourt

Box Socials by W.P. Kinsella

The Cleveland Indian: The Legend of King Saturday by Luke Salisbury

Baseball and Billions: A Probing Look Inside the Big Business of Our National Pastime by Andrew Zimbalist

The Diamond Revolution: The Prospects for Baseball After the Collapse of Its Ruling Class by Neil J. Sullivan

The Brooklyn Dodgers by Peter C. Bjarkman

Lost Ballparks: A Celebration of Baseball’s Legendary Fields by Lawrence S. Ritter

The Negro Baseball Leagues: A Photographic History Chartwell Books, 110 Enterprise Avenue, Secaucus, New Yersey, 07094; Amereon Ltd., P.O. Box 1200, Mattituck, New York, 11952.) by Phil Dixon and Patrick J. Hannigan

Baseball: The Perfect Game Photographs by Danielle Weil, Introduction by David Halberstam, text by Peter Richmond

Book of Books Books

The World of Biblical Literature by Robert Alter

Reading the Book: Making the Bible a Timeless Text by Burton L. Visotzky

The Voice of Jacob: On the Composition of Genesis by Leslie Brisman

The Changes of Cain: Violence and the Lost Brother in Cain and Abel Literature by Ricardo J. Quinones

Squaring the Chinese Circle

Chinese Roundabout: Essays in History and Culture by Jonathan D. Spence

The Cambridge History of China: Volume 15, The People’s Republic Part 2: Revolutions Within the Chinese Revolution 1966–1982 edited by Roderick MacFarquhar, edited by John K. Fairbank

Bush Abroad

Marching in Place by Michael Duffy and Dan Goodgame

The Ruses for War: American Intervention Since World War II by John Quigley

The Shape of the New Europe edited by Gregory F. Treverton

Guardians of the Gulf: A History of America’s Expanding Role in the Persian Gulf by Michael A. Palmer

The Imperial Temptation: The New World Order and America’s Purpose by Robert W. Tucker and David C. Hendrickson

The Outlaw State: Saddam Hussein’s Quest for Power and the Gulf Crisis by Elaine Sciolino

Lines in the Sand by Deborah Amos

Mr. Bush’s War: Adventures in the Politics of Illusion by Stephen R. Graubard

George Bush’s War by Jean Edward Smith

Sound and Fury: The Washington Punditocracy and the Collapse of American Politics by Eric Alterman

The Commanders by Bob Woodward

It Doesn’t Take a Hero: The Autobiography by General H. Norman Schwarzkopf and Peter Petrie

Illusions of Triumph by Mohamed Heikal

Desert Shield to Desert Storm: The Second Gulf War by Dilip Hiro

Triumph Without Victory: The History of the Persian Gulf War US News and World Report

On Strategy II: A Critical Analysis of the Gulf War by Colonel Harry G. Summers Jr.

Storm over Iraq by Richard P. Hallion

Needless Deaths in the Gulf: Civilian Casualties During the Air Campaign and Violations of the Laws of War

Ethics and the Gulf War by Kenneth L. Vaux

Just War and the Gulf War by James Turner Johnson and George Weigel

But Was It Just? Reflections on the Morality of the Persian Gulf War by Jean Bethke Elshtain and Stanley Hauerwas and Sari Nusseibeh and Michael Walzer and George Weigel

Against the Fires of Hell: The Environmental Disaster of the Gulf War by T.M. Hawley

The Fire This Time by Ramsey Clark

Deterring Democracy by Noam Chomsky

The Gulf War and the New World Order edited by Haim Bresheeth, edited by Nira Yuval-Davis

War and the Media by Philip M. Taylor

Second Front: Censorship and Propaganda in the Gulf War by John R. MacArthur

The Media and the Gulf War: The Press and Democracy in Wartime edited by Hedrick Smith

A Search for Enemies by Ted Galen Carpenter

Designing Defense for a New World Order by Earl Ravenal

Defense for a New Era: Lessons of the Persian Gulf War by Les Aspin and William Dickinson. the House Armed Services Committee


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.

Denis Donoghue is Emeritus University Professor of English and American Letters at NYU. (April 2016)

Jack Flam is Distinguished Professor of Art History at Brooklyn College and at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. His new book, Matisse and Picasso: The Story of Their Rivalry and Friendship, has just been published. (March 2003)

Stephen Jay Gould (1941–2002) was an American geologist, biologist and historian of science. He taught at Harvard, where he was named Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology, and at NYU. His last book was Punctuated Equilibrium.

Stanley Hoffmann (1928-2015) was the Paul and Catherine Buttenwieser University Professor at Harvard. His most recent books are Chaos and Violence: What Globalization, Failed States, and Terrorism Mean for US Foreign Policy and Rousseau and Freedom, coedited with Christie McDonald.

Jonathan Mirsky is a historian of China. He was formerly the East Asia Editor of The Times of London and China Correspondent for The Observer.
 (December 2016)

David Remnick is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Lenin’s Tomb, The Devil Problem and Other True Stories, and Resurrection. He is the editor of The New Yorker.

Peter Singer is the Ira W. Decamp Professor of Bioethics at Princeton and Laureate Professor at the University of Melbourne. His books include Animal Liberation, Practical Ethics, The Most Good You Can Do, and, most recently, Famine, Affluence, and Morality. (May 2016)

John Terborgh, who has worked in the Peruvian Amazon since 1973, is Research Professor in the Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences at Duke and Director of its Center for Tropical Conservation. His latest book, co-edited with James A. Estes, is Trophic Cascades: Predators, Prey, and the Changing Dynamics of Nature.
 (April 2012)

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)