Contents


Living on the Wind

Eye of the Albatross: Visions of Hope and Survival by Carl Safina

Sailing Alone Around the World by Captain Joshua Slocum

Morning in America

Elvis in the Morning by William F. Buckley Jr.

Let Us Talk of Many Things: The Collected Speeches by William F. Buckley Jr.

Nuremberg: The Reckoning by William F. Buckley Jr.

Laxness the Great

Paradise Reclaimed by Halldór Laxness, translated from the Icelandic by Magnus Magnusson, with an introduction by Jane Smiley

The Fish Can Sing by Halldór Laxness, translated from the Icelandic by Magnus Magnusson

Whose War Is It?

Supreme Command: Soldiers, Statesmen, and Leadership in Wartime by Eliot A. Cohen

The Art of War: War and Military Thought by Martin van Creveld

Secrets of September 11

The Bureau: The Secret History of the FBI by Ronald Kessler

Black Mass: The True Story of an Unholy Alliance Between the FBI and the Irish Mob by Dick Lehr and Gerard O'Neill

See No Evil: The True Story of a Ground Soldier in the CIA’s War on Terrorism by Robert Baer

Al-Qaeda: In Search of the Terror Network that Threatens the World by Jane Corbin

The Cell: Inside the 9/11 Plot, and Why the FBI and CIA Failed to Stop It by John Miller and Michael Stone, with Chris Mitchell

Inside Al Qaeda: Global Network of Terror by Rohan Gunaratna

Contributors

Gordon A. Craig (1913–2005) was a Scottish-American historian of Germany. He taught at both Princeton and Stanford, where he was named the J.E. Wallace Sterling Professor of Humanities in 1979.

Richard Dorment was the art critic for the Daily Telegraph between 1986 and 2015.

Tim Flannery’s new book is Europe: A Natural History. 
(March 2019)

Bruce Gilley is a doctoral student in politics at Princeton University and a former contributing editor at the Far Eastern Economic Review. He is the author of the forthcoming China’s Democratic Future, Model Rebels: The Rise and Fall of China’s Richest Village, and Tiger on the Brink: Jiang Zemin and China’s New Elite.

Alma Guillermoprieto, who writes regularly for The New York Review about Latin America, is the author of Dancing with Cuba: A Memoir of the Revolution, among other books. (June 2019)

Pico Iyer is a Distinguished Presidential Fellow at Chapman University. His books include The Art of Stillness and The Man Within My Head.
 (June 2017)

Lance Larsen is the author of Erasable Walls, a collection of poems. (October 2002)

Brad Leithauser is a novelist, poet, and essayist. He lives in Massachusetts.

Daniel Mendelsohn is Editor-at-Large at The New York ­Review and Professor of Humanities at Bard. His new collection of essays, ­Ecstasy and Terror: From the Greeks to Game of Thrones, will be published in October.
 (April 2019)

Martin Meyer is literary editor of the Neue Zürcher Zeitung and the author of several books, including volumes on Ernst Junger and Thomas Mann. (October 2002)

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)

Andrew J. Nathan is the Class of 1919 Professor of ­Political Science at Columbia. His books include China’s Search for ­Security, co­written with Andrew Scobell. (May 2018)

Thomas Powers’s books include The Man Who Kept the ­Secrets: Richard Helms and the CIA and Intelligence Wars: American Secret History from Hitler to al-Qaeda. (June 2019)

Ahmed Rashid is the author of Pakistan on the Brink: The Future of America, Pakistan, and Afghanistan and several books on Afghanistan and Central Asia, including The Resurgence of Central Asia, Islam or Nationalism. He lives in Lahore. (September 2018)

Brian Urquhart is a former Undersecretary-General of the United Nations. His books include Hammarskjöld, A Life in Peace and War, and Ralph Bunche: An American Life.