Contents


The Torrents of Wolfe

O Lost: A Story of the Buried Life by Thomas Wolfe, text established by Arlyn Bruccoli and Matthew J. Bruccoli

The Notebooks of Thomas Wolfe edited by Richard S. Kennedy, edited by Paschal Reeves

Of Time and the River by Thomas Wolfe

Look Homeward: A Life of Thomas Wolfe by David Herbert Donald

The Web and the Rock by Thomas Wolfe

You Can’t Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe

Look Homeward, Angel by Thomas Wolfe

To Loot My Life Clean: The Thomas Wolfe-Maxwell Perkins Correspondence edited by Matthew J. Bruccoli, edited by Park Bucker

Internet Illusions

Vote.com by Dick Morris

Rich Media, Poor Democracy: Communication Politics in Dubious Times revised edition by Robert W. McChesney

Prometheus Wired: The Hope for Democracy in the Age of Network Technology by Darin Barney

You Say You Want a Revolution: A Story of Information Age Politics by Reed E. Hundt

Can Populism Be Popular?

The Missing Middle: Working Families and the Future of American Social Policy by Theda Skocpol

The Paradox of American Democracy: Elites, Special Interests, and the Betrayal of Public Trust by John B. Judis

Contributors

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)

Russell Baker is a former columnist and correspondent for The New York Times and The Baltimore Sun. His books include The Good Times, Growing Up, and Looking Back.
 (November 2016)

Raymond Bonner has been a foreign correspondent and investigative reporter for The New York Times, and has written extensively about the Bush administration’s treatment of terrorist suspects. (April 2008)

Alfred Brendel is a pianist and the author of several books of essays and poetry, most recently Music, Sense and Nonsense: Collected ­Essays and Lectures.
 (October 2016)

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)

John Golding (1929–2012) was a British painter and art historian. He taught at the Courtauld Institute and the Royal College of Art. Among his many books was Cubism: A History and an Analysis, which refuted the notion that Cubism represented a break with the realist tradition. Golding also curated exhibitions on both sides of the Atlantic, including Picasso: Painter/Sculpter and Matisse Picasso.

Elizabeth Hardwick (1916–2007) was born in Lexington, Kentucky, and educated at the University of Kentucky and Columbia University. A recipient of a Gold Medal from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, she is the author of three novels, a biography of Herman Melville, and four collections of essays. She was a co-founder and advisory editor of The New York Review of Books and contributed more than one hundred reviews, articles, reflections, and letters to the magazine. NYRB Classics publishes Sleepless Nights, a novel, and Seduction and Betrayal, a study of women in literature.

Nicholas Lemann is a Professor at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism and a staff writer at The New Yorker. His books include The Big Test: The Secret History of the American Meritocracy and The Promised Land: The Great Black Migration and How It Changed America. (June 2017)

Lorrie Moore is the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English at Vanderbilt and the author of four story collections and three novels. Her most recent book is a collection of essays, See What Can Be Done. (August 2018)

Max Rodenbeck is the South Asia Bureau Chief for The Economist. (November 2018)

Robert Skidelsky is Emeritus Professor of Political Economy at Warwick University, England. His latest book is How Much Is Enough?: Money and the Good Life with Edward Skidelsky. He is the author of a three-volume biography of John Maynard Keynes.
 (April 2014)

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)