Clinton, So Far

The Scar of Race by Paul Sniderman and Thomas Piazza

Mad as Hell: Revolt at the Ballot Box, 1992 by Jack W. Germond and Jules Witcover

The Lincoln Persuasion: Remaking American Liberalism by David Greenstone

The Furtwängler Enigma

The Devil’s Music Master: The Controversial Life and Career of Wilhelm Furtwängler by Sam H. Shirakawa

Trial of Strength: Wilhelm Furtwängler and the Third Reich by Fred K. Prieberg, translated by Christopher Dolan

‘Diversity’ and Its Dangers

A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America by Ronald Takaki

American Apartheid: Segregation and the Making of the Underclass by Douglas S. Massey and Nancy A. Denton

Raising Black Children: Two Leading Black Psychiatrists Confront the Educational, Social and Emotional Problems Facing Black Children by James P. Comer MD and Alvin F. Poussaint MD

Lure and Loathing: Essays on Race, Identity, and the Ambivalence of Assimilation edited and with an introduction by Gerald Early

Race Matters by Cornel West

The Scar of Race by Paul M. Sniderman and Thomas Piazza

Misjudgment at Nuremberg

The Anatomy of the Nuremberg Trials: A Personal Memoir by Telford Taylor

A Crime of Vengeance: An Armenian Struggle for Justice by Edward Alexander

Ethics and Airpower in World War II: The British Bombing of German Cities by Stephen A. Garrett

Remembering in Vain: The Klaus Barbie Trial and Crimes Against Humanity by Alain Finkielkraut, translated by Roxanne Lapidus and Sima Godfrey, Introduction by Alice Y. Kaplan


Noel Annan (1916–2000) was a British military intelligence officer and scholar of European history. His works include Leslie Stephen and Our Age, Changing Enemies: The Defeat and Regeneration of Germany, and The Curious Strength of Positivism in English Political Thought.

Shaul Bakhash is Robinson Professor of History at George Mason University and the author of The Reign of the Ayatollahs: Iran and the Islamic Revolution. (September 2005)

Joseph Brodsky (1940–1996) was a Russian poet and essayist. Born in Leningrad, Brodsky moved to the United States when he was exiled from Russia in 1972. His poetry collections include A Part of Speech andTo Urania; his essay collections include Less Than One, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award, and Watermark. In 1987, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. He served as US Poet Laureate from 1991 to 1992.

Robert Craft is a conductor and writer. Craft’s close working friendship with Igor Stravinsky is the subject of his memoir, An Improbable Life. In 2002 he was awarded the International Prix du Disque at the Cannes Music Festival.

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.

Amos Elon (1926–2009) was an Israeli journalist. His final book was The Pity of It All: A Portrait of Jews In Germany 1743 – 1933.

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

Andrew Hacker teaches political science at Queens College. He is currently working on a book about the Republican Party. (September 2018)

Julian Moynahan is Professor of English Emeritus at Rutgers University. His most recent book is Anglo-Irish: The Literary Imagination in a Hyphenated Culture. (May 2000)

Conor Cruise O’Brien (1917–2009) was an Irish historian and politician. He was elected to the Irish parliament in 1969 and served as a Minister from 1973 until 1977. His works include States of Ireland, The Great Melody and Memoir: My Life and Themes.

M. F. Perutz (1914–2002) was an Austrian molecular biologist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1962. He is the author of Is Science Necessary?, Protein Structure, and I Wish I’d Made You Angry Earlier.

George Soros is chairman of Soros Fund Management LLC and the Open Society Foundations. (November 2016)