With Chatwin: Portrait of a Writer by Susannah Clapp

Anatomy of Restlessness by Bruce Chatwin

Can Genitals Be Beautiful?

Egon Schiele: The Leopold Collection, Vienna exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art, October 12, 1997-January 4, 1998., Catalog of the exhibition by Magdalena Dabrowski and Rudolf Leopold

The War Over the Family

The Time Bind: When Work Becomes Home and Home Becomes Work by Arlie Russell Hochschild

The Divorce Culture by Barbara Dafoe Whitehead

The Assault on Parenthood: How Our Culture Undermines the Family by Dana Mack

The Way We Really Are: Coming to Terms with America’s Changing Families by Stephanie Coontz

Kids These Days: What Americans Really Think about the Next Generations by Steve Farkas and Jean Johnson, with Ann Duffett and Ali Bers

America and the Bosnia Genocide

Witness to Genocide by Roy Gutman

Seasons in Hell: Understanding Bosnia’s War by Ed Vulliamy

The Tenth Circle of Hell: A Memoir of Life in the Death Camps of Bosnia by Rezak Hukanovic, with a Foreword by Elie Wiesel

Late-Breaking Foreign Policy: The News Media’s Influence on Peace Operations by Warren P. Strobel

The Serbs: History, Myth and the Resurrection of Yugoslavia by Tim Judah

Rape Warfare: The Hidden Genocide in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Croatia by Beverly Allen

The Bridge Betrayed: Religion and Genocide in Bosnia by Michael A. Sells

“Yugoslavia: 1989-1996” by Warren Zimmermann. in US and Russian Policymaking with Respect to the Use of Force, edited by Jeremy R. Azrael and Emil A. Pagin

The Conceit of Innocence: Losing the Conscience of the West in the War Against Bosnia edited by Stjepan G. Mestrovic

This Time We Knew: Western Responses to Genocide in Bosnia edited by Thomas Cushman and Stjepan G. Mestrovic

Genocide in Bosnia: The Policy of Ethnic Cleansing by Norman Cigar

Slaughterhouse: Bosnia and the Failure of the West by David Rieff


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.

Mark Danner is Chancellor’s Professor of English and Journalism at the University of California at Berkeley and James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs and the Humanities at Bard. His most recent book is Spiral: Trapped in the Forever War. His work can be found at www
 (March 2017)

Theodore H. Draper (1912–2006) was an American historian. Educated at City College, he wrote influential studies of the American Communist Party, the Cuban Revolution and the Iran-Contra Affair. Draper was a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the 1990 recipient of the Herbert Feis Award from the American Historical Association.

James Fenton is a British poet and literary critic. From 1994 until 1999, he was Oxford Professor of Poetry; in 2015 he was awarded the PEN Pinter Prize. He is the author of School of Genius: A History of the Royal Academy of Arts and, most recently, Yellow Tulips: Poems, 1968–2011. (May 2020)

Edwin Frank is the editor of NYRB Classics. His Snake Train: Poems 1984–2013 will be published in early 2015.

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

Thomas Haskell is the McCann Professor of History at Rice University and the author of Objectivity is Not Neutrality: Explanatory Schemes in History. (December 1997)

Josef Joffe is editorial page editor and a columnist at the Süddeutsche Zeitung in Munich and an associate of Harvard’s Olin Institute for Strategic Studies. (December 1997)

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.

John Ryle is Chair of the Rift Valley Institute, a network of regional specialists working in East and Northeast Africa. (August 2004)

Murray Sayle is an Australian journalist long based in Japan. His book The Myth of Hiroshima, on the end of World War II, will be published next year. (December 1997)

Robert Stone was born in Brooklyn in 1937. He is the author of seven novels: A Hall of Mirrors, the National Book Award–winning Dog Soldiers, A Flag for Sunrise, Children of Light, Outerbridge Reach, Damascus Gate, and Bay of Souls. He has also written short stories, essays, and screenplays, and published a short story collection, Bear and His Daughter, which was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. He lives in New York City and in Key West, Florida.

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.

Helen Vendler is the Arthur Kingsley Porter University Professor Emerita in the Department of English at Harvard. Her latest book is The Ocean, the Bird, and the Scholar, a collection of essays. (December 2019)