Contents


The Passion of C.S. Lewis

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe a film directed by Andrew Adamson

The Narnian: The Life and Imagination of C.S. Lewis by Alan Jacobs

Revisiting Narnia: Fantasy, Myth and Religionin C.S. Lewis’ Chronicles edited by Shanna Caughey

The Plot That Failed

God’s Secret Agents: Queen Elizabeth’s Forbidden Priests and the Hatching of the Gunpowder Plot by Alice Hogge

Remember Remember: A Cultural History of Guy Fawkes Day by James Sharpe

The Emperor Vladimir

Putin’s Russia: Life in a Failing Democracy by Anna Politkovskaya, translated from the Russian by Arch Tait

Putin’s Russia by Lilia Shevtsova,translated from the Russian by Antonina W. Bouis

Virtual Politics: Faking Democracy in the Post-Soviet World by Andrew Wilson

The UN Oil-for-Food Program: Who Is Guilty?

The Management of the United Nations Oil-for-Food Programme (five volumes) a report by the Independent Inquiry Committee into the United Nations Oil-for-Food Programme

Manipulation of the Oil-for-Food Programme by the Iraqi Regime (one volume) a report by the Independent Inquiry Committee into the United Nations Oil-for-Food Programme

Contributors

Kwame Anthony Appiah teaches philosophy at New York University. His new book, The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity, based on his 2017 BBC Reith Lectures, will be published in August. (February 2018)

Robert Cottrell is Editor of The Browser. He has served as Moscow bureau chief for both The Economist and the Financial Times. (December 2017)

Eamon Duffy is Emeritus Professor of the History of ­Christianity at the University of Cambridge. His latest book is ­Reformation Divided: Catholics, Protestants and the Conversion of England. (February 2018)

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)

Edward Hirsch’s latest book of poetry, The Living Fire: New and Selected Poems, will be published in March. (February 2010)

Nicholas D. Kristof is a columnist for The New York Times. His most recent book, with his wife, Sheryl WuDunn, is A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity.
 (April 2016)

John Leonard writes on books every month for Harper’s and on television every week for New York magazine. (June 2007)

Perry Link is Chancellorial Chair at the University of California at Riverside. His recent books include An Anatomy of Chinese: Rhythm, Metaphor, Politics and a translation of the memoirs of the Chinese astrophysicist Fang Lizhi, entitled The Most Wanted Man in China: My Journey from Scientist to Enemy of the State. (June 2018)

Alison Lurie is the Frederic J. Whiton Professor of American Literature Emerita at Cornell. She is the author of ten novels, two collections of essays on children’s literature, and the editor of The Oxford Book of Fairy Tales. Her most recent book is Reading for Fun. (March 2017)

Michael Massing, a former executive editor of the Columbia Journalism Review, is the author of Fatal Discord: Erasmus, Luther, and the Fight for the Western Mind. (February 2018)

Sanford Schwartz is the author of Christen Købke and William Nicholson. (June 2018)

Henry Siegman is President of the U.S./Middle East Project. He is a non-resident research professor at the Sir Joseph Hotung Middle East Program, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, a former Senior Fellow on the Middle East at the Council on Foreign Relations, and a former National Director of the American Jewish Congress.

Colm Tóibín is Irene and Sidney B. Silverman Professor of the ­Humanities at Columbia. His latest book is the novel House of Names. (April 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.

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)