Contents


A Matter of Truth

Against All Enemies: Inside America’s War on Terror by Richard A. Clarke

National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States Staff Statements Nos. 1-8 www.9-11commission.gov

City Folks

Rats: Observations on the History and Habitat of the City’s Most Unwanted Inhabitants by Robert Sullivan

Animals in Translation by Temple Grandin and Catherine Johnson

Disco Dreams

Songbook by Nick Hornby

Sonata for Jukebox: Pop Music, Memory, and the Imagined Life by Geoffrey O'Brien

In Search of Hezbollah-II

Hizbollah: Rebel Without a Cause? by the International Crisis Group

My Life Is a Weapon: A Modern History of Suicide Bombing by Christoph Reuter, translated from the German by Helena Ragg-Kirkby

Hizbu’llah: Politics and Religion by Amal Saad-Ghorayeb

Should Hezbollah Be Next? by Daniel Byman

Hizballah of Lebanon: Mundane Politics vs. Extremist Ideals a paper byAugustus Richard Norton

Hezbollah: The Changing Face of Terrorism by Judith Palmer Harik

Hizballah: Terrorism, National Liberation, or Menace? a report by Sami G. Hajjar

The Party Isn’t Over

Red Capitalists in China: The Party, Private Entrepreneurs, and Prospects for Political Change by Bruce J. Dickson

Beyond Tiananmen: The Politics of US–China Relations, 1989–2000 by Robert L. Suettinger

Tough Guys

From Chivalry to Terrorism: War and the Changing Nature of Masculinity by Leo Braudy

Contributors

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)

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.

Linda Colley is Shelby M.C. Davis 1958 Professor of History at Princeton. Her latest book is Acts of Union and Disunion: What Has Held the UK Together—and What Is Dividing It? 
. (June 2017)

David Herbert Donald is the author, most recently, of We Are Lincoln Men: Abraham Lincoln and His Friends. (May 2004)

Freeman Dyson is Professor of Physics Emeritus at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton.

Peter W. Galbraith is a former US ambassador to Croatia and assistant secretary general of the United Nations in Afghanistan. He is the author of two books on the Iraq War, The End of Iraq: How American Incompetence Created a War Without End and Unintended Consequences: How War in Iraq Strengthened America’s Enemies.

David Gilmour’s books include The Last Leopard: A Life of Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa and The Pursuit of Italy: A 
History of a Land, Its Regions, and Their Peoples.
 (March 2014)

Sue Halpern is a regular contributor to The New York Review and a Scholar-in-Residence at Middlebury. Her latest book is a novel, ­Summer Hours at the Robbers Library. (April 2019)

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)

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)

Luc Sante teaches writing and the history of photography at Bard. His latest book is The Other Paris.
 (May 2019)

Adam Shatz is a Contributing Editor at the London Review of Books. (June 2019)

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.