Big Mack

Charles Rennie Mackintosh 1996-February 16, 1997; The Art Institute of Chicago, March 29-June 22; and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, August 3-October 12 (previously at the Glasgow Museums, McLellan Galleries, May 25-September 30, 1996) Exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, November 19,

Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928) by Charlotte Fiell and Peter Fiell

Charles Rennie Mackintosh catalog of the exhibition,, edited by Wendy Kaplan

Mackintosh’s Masterwork: Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Glasgow School of Art by William Buchanan and James Macaulay and Andrew MacMillan and George Rawson and Peter Trowles, foreword by Eckart Muthesius

Working Girl

Evita a film directed by Alan Parker, with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Tim Rice

The Making of Evita by Alan Parker, with an introduction by Madonna

Santa Evita by Tomás Eloy Martínez, translated by Helen Lane

Eva Perón by Alicia Dujovne Ortiz, translated by Shawn Fields

Evita: In My Own Words translated by Laura Dail

Endangered Environmentalists

The Last Harvest: The Genetic Gamble That Threatens to Destroy American Agriculture by Paul Raeburn

Our Children’s Toxic Legacy: How Science and Law Fail to Protect Us from Pesticides by Wargo John

Noah’s Choice: The Future of Endangered Species by Charles C. Mann and Mark L. Plummer

Losing Ground: American Environmentalism at the Close of the Twentieth Century by Mark Dowie


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

David Brion Davis was Sterling Professor of History Emeritus at Yale and Director Emeritus of Yale’s Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition. He is the author of Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World.

Martin Filler’s autobiographical lecture “Makers of Modern Architecture: A Critic’s Journey,” which he gave at the Athenaeum of Philadelphia in April, is available as a podcast at (June 2019)

Christopher Hitchens (1949–2011) was a British-American journalist and social critic. Known for his confrontational style and contrarian views on a range of social issues, Hitchens was a frequent contributor to The Nation, The Atlantic, The Times Literary Supplement and Vanity Fair. Hitchens recounts his struggle with esophageal cancer in Mortality, which was published in 2012.

Aileen Kelly is a Fellow of King’s College, Cambridge. Her books include Toward Another Shore: Russian Thinkers Between Necessity and Chance.

Sarah Kerr, a longtime contributor to The New York Review, lives near Washington, D.C. (November 2014)

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)

Louis Menand is the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of English at Harvard. His books include The Marketplace of Ideas, American Studies and The Metaphysical Club.

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.

Garry Wills most recent book is What the Qur’an Meant: And Why It Matters. (April 2019)

Gordon Wood is the Alva O. Way University Professor Emeritus at Brown. His new book, Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, will be published in the fall.
 (May 2017)