Russia’s Leaking Nukes

One Point Safe: A True Story by Andrew Cockburn and Leslie Cockburn

Avoiding Nuclear Anarchy: Containing the Threat of Loose Russian Nuclear Weapons and Fissile Material by Graham T. Allison and Owen R. Coté Jr. and Richard A. Falkenrath and Steven E. Miller

The Peacemaker a film directed by Mimi Leder

Call of the Wild

The Adirondacks: A History of America’s First Wilderness by Paul Schneider

Contested Terrain: A New History of Nature and People in the Adirondacks by Philip G. Terrie

The Mark of Cain

The Origins of the Cultural Revolution 3: The Coming of the Cataclysm 1961-1966 by Roderick MacFarquhar

Mao’s Road to Power: Revolutionary Writings 1912-1949 Vol. IV: The Rise and Fall of the Chinese Soviet Republic 1931-1934 edited by Stuart R. Schram and Nancy J. Hodes Associate Editor and Stephen C. Averill Guest Associate Editor

Bosnia: The Turning Point

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

Blood and Vengeance: One Family’s Story of the War in Bosnia by Chuck Sudetic

Survival in Sarajevo: How a Jewish Community Came to the Aid of Its City Distributed Art Publishers) by Edward Serotta

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

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

Yugoslavia: Death of a Nation by Laura Silber and Allan Little

Triumph of the Lack of Will: International Diplomacy and the Yugoslav War by James Gow

Origins of a Catastrophe: Yugoslavia and its Destroyers
America’s Last Ambassador Tells What Happened and Why
by Warren Zimmerman


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
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Hilary Mantel is an English novelist, short story writer, and critic. Her novel, Wolf Hall, won the Man Booker Prize in 2009.

Jack F. Matlock Jr. is Rubenstein Fellow at Duke. He is the ­author of Autopsy on an Empire, Reagan and Gorbachev: How the Cold War Ended, and Superpower Illusions. Between 1987 and 1991 he was US ­Ambassador to the Soviet Union. (June 2016)

Bill McKibben is the founder of and Schumann ­Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury. His new book is Falter: Has the Human Game Played Itself Out?
 (August 2020)

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)

Geraldine Norman was for many years Sale Room Correspondent of The Times of London. She is the author of The Sale of Works of Art, The Fake’s Progress (with Tom Keating and Frank Norman), and, most recently, The Hermitage: The Biography of a Great Museum. (February 1998)

Joyce Carol Oates’s most recent book is Hazards of Time Travel. She is currently a Visiting Professor in the English Department at the University of California at Berkeley. (May 2019)

Peter Partner’s books include Arab Voices and The Pope’s Men: The Papal Service in the Renaissance. His new book, God of Battles: Holy Wars of Christianity and Islam, has been published in the United Kingdom. (February 1998)

Witold Rybczynski is the Meyerson Professor of Urbanism at the University of Pennsylvania, and is the architecture critic for Slate. His book on American building, Last Harvest, was published in 2007.

Lester Thurow is Professor of Economics and Management at MIT and the former Dean of the Sloan School of Management. He is the author of The Zero-Sum Society, Head to Head, and The Future of Capitalism. (February 1998)