Contents


The Republican Promise

Contract With America

On the Edge: The Clinton Presidency by Drew Elizabeth

Arrogant Capital: Washington, Wall Street, and the Frustration of American Politics by Kevin Phillips

The Politics of the High-Wage Path: The Challenge Facing Democrats by Ruy A. Teixeira

Heade Storms

Ominous Hush: The Thunderstorm Paintings of Martin Johnson Heade The Metropolitan Museum of Art, October 4, 1994–January 8, 1995

Ominous Hush: The Thunderstorm Paintings of Martin Johnson Heade catalog of the exhibition by Sarah Cash, technical notes by Claire M. Barry

The Fabulous Five

The Philby Files: The Secret Life of Master Spy Kim Philby by Genrikh Borovik, edited and with an introduction by Phillip Knightley

My Five Cambridge Friends: Burgess, Maclean, Philby, Blunt, and Cairncross by their KGB Controller by Yuri Modin and Jean-Charles Deniau and Aguieszka Ziarek, translated by Anthony Roberts, Introduction by David Leitch

Treason in the Blood: H. St. John Philby, Kim Philby, and the Spy Case of the Century by Anthony Cave Brown

Contributors

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.

Kwame Anthony Appiah teaches philosophy at NYU. His new book, The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity, is based on his 2016 BBC Reith Lectures.
 (October 2018)

Prudence Crowther is on the editorial staff of The New York Review. (January 2018)

Jared Diamond, Professor of Geography and Physiology at UCLA, is the author most recently of Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed. (June 2012)

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

James Fallows is National Correspondent for The Atlantic.His books include Free Flight: Inventing the Future of Travel, Blind into Baghdad: America’s War in Iraq, and China Airborne.

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)

Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. (1917–2007) was an American historian and social critic. He served as adviser to Presidents Kennedy and Johnson. His Journals: 1952– 2000 were published in 2007.

John Updike (1932–2009) was born in Shillington, Pennsylvania. In 1954 he began to publish in The New Yorker, where he continued to contribute short stories, poems, and criticism until his death. His major work was the set of four novels chronicling the life of Harry “Rabbit” Angstrom, two of which, Rabbit is Rich and Rabbit at Rest, won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. His last books were the novel The Widows of Eastwick and Due Considerations, a collection of his essays and criticism.