Contents


The War Over The Bomb

The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb and the Architecture of an American Myth by Gar Alperovitz and Sanho Tree and Edward Rouse Winstead and Kathryn C. Morris and David J. Williams and Leo C. Maley III and Thad Williamson and Miranda Grieder

Writing Ground Zero: Japanese Literature and the Atomic Bomb by John Whittier Treat

Judgment at the Smithsonian: The Uncensored Script of the Smithsonian’s 50th Anniversary Exhibit of the Enola Gay edited and introduced by Philip Nobile, afterword by Barton J. Bernstein

Hiroshima in America: Fifty Years of Denial by Robert Jay Lifton and Greg Mitchell

Code-Name Downfall: The Secret Plan to Invade Japan
And Why Truman Dropped the Bomb
by Thomas B. Allen and Norman Polmar

Nagasaki Journey: The Photographs of Yosuke Yamahata, August 10, 1945 edited by Rupert Jenkins

The Constant Wife

D.H. Lawrence: The Story of a Marriage by Brenda Maddox

A Genius for Living: The Life of Frieda Lawrence by Janet Byrne

Frieda Lawrence, Including ‘Not I, But the Wind’ and other autobiographical writings by Rosie Jackson

Twelve Angry Persons

The Jury: Trial and Error in the American Courtroom by Stephen J. Adler

We, the Jury: The Jury System and the Ideal of Democracy by Jeffrey Abramson

The Private Diary of an O.J. Juror: Behind the Scenes of the Trial of the Century by Michael Knox and Mike Walker

Hung Jury: The Diary of a Menendez Juror by Hazel Thornton, with commentaries by Lawrence J. Wrightsman and Amy J. Posey and Alan Scheflin

No Trumpets, No Drums

The Sorrow of War: A Novel of North Vietnam by Bao Ninh, translated by Phan Thanh Hao

Novel Without a Name by Duong Thu Huong, translated by Phan Huy Duong and Nina McPherson

Paradise of the Blind by Duong Thu Huong, translated by Phan Huy Duong and Nina McPherson

To Keep and Bear Arms

Second Amendment Symposium Issue Tennessee Law Review, Spring 1995

A Right to Bear Arms: State and Federal Bills of Rights and Constitutional Guarantees by Stephen P. Halbrook

To Keep and Bear Arms: The Origins of an Anglo-American Right by Joyce Lee Malcolm

Guns, Crime, and Freedom by Wayne LaPierre, foreword by Tom Clancy

An Argument, Shewing, that a Standing Army Is inconsistent with A Free Government, and absolutely destructive to the Constitution of the English Monarchy by John Trenchard

Contributors

Linda Asher has translated works by Milan Kundera, Georges Simenon, Victor Hugo, Jean-Pierre Vernant, Restif de la Bretonne, and many others. A former fiction editor at The New Yorker, she has and ASCAP Deems Taylor translation prizes and is a Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters of the French Republic.

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.

Timothy Ferris is Emeritus Professor of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley. His latest book, The Science of Liberty: Democracy, Reason, and the Laws of Nature, was published in February. (March 2010)

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

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)

Murray Kempton (1917-1997) was a columnist for Newsday, as well as a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books. His books include Rebellions, Perversities, and Main Events and The Briar Patch, as well as Part of Our Time. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1985.

Jeff Madrick is the Director of the Bernard L. Schwartz Rediscovering Government Initiative at the Century Foundation and the Editor of Challenge. His most recent book is Seven Bad Ideas: How Mainstream Economists Damaged America and the World. (June 2018)

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)

Charles Rosen was a pianist and music critic. In 2011 he was awarded a National Humanities Medal.

Stephen Spender (1909–1995) was an English poet and essayist. As a young man, he became friends with W.H. Auden, Louis MacNeice, Cecil Day-Lewis, and Christopher Isherwood, a loose collection often referred to as “the Auden Group” or “MacSpaunday.” He published many collections of poems, including The Still Centre and Ruins and Visions, and numerous volumes of nonfiction and other works, including Learning Laughterand Love-Hate Relations.

Patricia Storace is the author of Heredity, a volume of poems, Dinner with Persephone, a travel memoir about Greece, and Sugar Cane, a children’s book. Her most recent book is the novel A Book of Heaven.
 (July 2016)

Keith Thomas is an Honorary Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. In Pursuit of Civility: Manners and Civilization in Early Modern England, his new book, will be published in June. (June 2018)

Garry Wills, whose most recent book is What the Qur’an Meant: And Why It Matters, is the 2018 commencement speaker at Zaytuna College, the first accredited Muslim campus in America. (June 2018)

Warren Zimmermann, a professor of international diplomacy at Columbia University, was US Ambassador to Yugoslavia from 1989 to 1992. A revised edition of his book, Origins of a Catastrophe:Yugoslavia and Its Destroyers, has just been published in paperback. (June 1999)