Contents


The Neglected Master

Cotman in the North: Watercolours of Durham and Yorkshire by David Hill

The Life of John Sell Cotman by Sydney D. Kitson

John Sell Cotman, 1782–1842 edited by Miklos Rajnai

Romantic Landscape: The Norwich School of Painters by David Blayney Brown, Andrew Hemingway, and Anne Lyles

The Heights of Pleasure

Giambologna: Gods and Heroes: Genesis and Fortune of a European Style in Sculpture Catalog of the exhibition edited by Beatrice Paolozzi Strozzi and Dimitrios Zikos

Giambologna: Triumph of the Body Catalog of the exhibition edited by Wilfried Seipel

Living in an Impasse

It’s Easier to Reach Heaven Than the End of the Street: A Jerusalem Memoir by Emma Williams

The Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle East by Robert Fisk

A Pondered Life

Eudora Welty: A Biography by Suzanne Marrs

Eudora: A Writer’s Life by Ann Waldron

The Eye of the Story by Eudora Welty

Welty: Complete Novels by Eudora Welty, edited by Richard Ford and Michael Kreyling

Welty: Stories, Essays, and Memoir by Eudora Welty, edited by Richard Ford and Michael Kreyling

One Time, One Place: Mississippi in the Depression: A Snapshot Album by Eudora Welty

Why They Hate Japan

The Making of the “Rape of Nanking”: History and Memory in Japan, China, and the United States by Takashi Yoshida

Goodbye to All That?

Main Currents of Marxism: The Founders, the Golden Age, the Breakdown by Leszek Kolakowski, translated from the Polish by P.S. Falla

My Correct Views on Everything by Leszek Kolakowski, edited by Zbigniew Janowski

Karl Marx ou l’esprit du monde by Jacques Attali

Contributors

Fred Anderson is Professor of History at the University of Colorado. He studied under the direction of Bernard Bailyn at Harvard. He is currently Archie K. Davis Fellow at the National Humanities Center in North Carolina.
 (April 2013).

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.

Andrew Butterfield is President of Andrew Butterfield Fine Arts. He is the author of The Sculptures of Andrea del Verrocchio, among other books.
 (January 2018)

Ronald Dworkin (1931–2013) was Professor of Philosophy and Frank Henry Sommer Professor of Law at NYU. His books include Is Democracy Possible Here?, Justice in Robes, Freedom’s Law, and Justice for Hedgehogs. He was the 2007 winner of the Ludvig Holberg International Memorial Prize for “his pioneering scholarly work” of “worldwide impact” and he was recently awarded the Balzan Prize for his “fundamental contributions to Jurisprudence.”


Jasper Griffin is Emeritus Professor of Classical Literature and a Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford. His books include Homer on Life and Death.

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)

Jim Hansen is Director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies and Adjunct Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Columbia University’s Earth Institute. (July 2006)

Tony Judt (1948–2010) was the founder and director of the Remarque Institute at NYU and the author of Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945, Ill Fares the Land, and The Burden of Responsibility: Blum, Camus, Aron, and the French Twentieth Century, among other books.

Robert Malley is Middle East and North Africa Program Director at the International Crisis Group. He is writing here in his personal capacity. (November 2012)

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

Larry McMurtry lives in Archer City, Texas. His novels include The Last Picture Show, Terms of Endearment, Lonesome Dove (winner of the 1986 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction), Folly and Gloryand Rhino Ranch. His nonfiction works include a biography of Crazy Horse, Walter Benjamin at the Dairy Queen, Paradise, Sacagawea’s Nickname: Essays on the American West and, most recently, Custer.

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)

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)

H. Allen Orr is University Professor and Shirley Cox Kearns Professor of Biology at the University of Rochester. He is the author, with Jerry A. Coyne, of Speciation.
 (June 2016)

Geoffrey O’Brien’s books include The Phantom Empire, Stolen Glimpses, Captive Shadows: Writing on Film, 2002–2012, and, most recently, the poetry collection The Blue Hill. (April 2019)

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

Cathleen Schine’s novel The Grammarians will be published in September. (April 2019)

Sanford Schwartz is the author of Christen Købke and ­William Nicholson.
 (May 2019)

Jonathan Spence is Professor of History Emeritus at Yale. Among his books are The Death of Woman Wang, Treason by the Book, The Question of Hu, and The Search for Modern China.

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.