Contents


Nocturnes

Georges Seurat: The Drawings Catalog of the exhibition by Jodi Hauptman, with essays by Karl Buchberg, Hubert Damisch, Bridget Riley, Richard Shiff, and Richard Thomson

A Prince of the Road

A Time to Keep Silence by Patrick Leigh Fermor, with an introduction by Karen Armstrong

Mani: Travels in the Southern Peloponnese by Patrick Leigh Fermor, with an introduction by Michael Gorra

Roumeli: Travels in Northern Greece by Patrick Leigh Fermor, with an introduction by Patricia Storace

A Time of Gifts by Patrick Leigh Fermor, with an introduction by Jan Morris

Between the Woods and the Water by Patrick Leigh Fermor, with an introduction by Jan Morris

The Muses’ Darling

Tamburlaine a play by Christopher Marlowe, adapted and directed by Michael Kahn, produced by the Shakespeare Theatre Company

Edward II a play by Christopher Marlowe, directed by Gale Edwards, produced by the Shakespeare Theatre Company

A Master of Noir

Voyage Along the Horizon by Javier Marìas, translated from the Spanish by Kristina Cordero

The Man of Feeling by Javier Marìas, translated from the Spanish by Margaret Jull Costa

All Souls by Javier Marìas, translated from the Spanish by Margaret Jull Costa

A Heart So White by Javier Marìas, translated from the Spanish by Margaret Jull Costa

Tomorrow in the Battle Think on Me by Javier Marìas, translated from the Spanish by Margaret Jull Costa

Dark Back of Time by Javier Marìas, translated from the Spanish by Esther Allen

Your Face Tomorrow, Volume 1: Fever and Spear by Javier Marìas, translated from the Spanish by Margaret Jull Costa

Your Face Tomorrow, Volume 2: Dance and Dream by Javier Marìas, translated from the Spanish by Margaret Jull Costa

Taking the Gospels Seriously

The Scandalous Gospel of Jesus: What’s So Good About the Good News? by Peter J. Gomes

unChristian: What a New Generation Really Thinks about Christianity…and Why It Matters by David Kinnaman and Gabe Lyons

The Genius of Berlin

Berlin Alexanderplatz directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Fassbinder: Berlin Alexanderplatz Catalog of the exhibition edited by Klaus Biesenbach

Family Secrets

ABC: A Novel by David Plante

The Francoeur Family: The Family, The Woods, The Country by David Plante

Difficult Women: A Memoir of Three by David Plante

Annunciation by David Plante

Contributors

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.

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

Martin Filler’s latest book is Makers of Modern Architecture, Volume III: From Antoni Gaudí to Maya Lin, a collection of his writing on architecture in these pages. (December 2019)

Mark Ford’s fourth collection of poetry, Enter, Fleeing, was published last year.
 (July 2019)

Anthony Grafton is Henry Putnam University Professor of History and the Humanities at Princeton University. His most recent book is The Culture of Correction in Renaissance Europe.


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.

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

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)

Bill McKibben is the founder of 350.org and Schumann Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury. His new book is ­Falter: Has the Human Game Played Itself Out?

 (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)

Pankaj Mishra lives in London and India. His books include From the Ruins of Empire: The Revolt Against the West and the Remaking of Asia and Age of Anger: A History of the Present. (July 2019)

Tim Parks is the author of many novels, translations, and works of nonfiction, most recently Out of My Head: On the Trail of Consciousness and the novel In Extremis. (October 2019)

Max Rodenbeck is the South Asia Bureau Chief for The Economist. (November 2019)

Charles Simic has been Poet Laureate of the United States. Come Closer and Listen, his latest book of poems, will be out next year. (August 2018)

Colin Thubron is a President Emeritus of the Royal Society of Literature and the author of The Lost Heart of Asia, Shadow of the Silk Road, and, most recently, Night of Fire, a novel. (July 2019)

Michael Tomasky is a Special Correspondent for The Daily Beast, the Editor of Democracy: A Journal of Ideas, and a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times. His book If We Can Keep It: How the Republic ­Collapsed, and How It Might Be Saved was published this year.
 (December 2019)

John Updike (1932–2009) was born in Shillington, Pennsylvania. In 1954 he began to publish in The New Yorker, where he continued to contribute short stories, poems, and criticism until his death. His major work was the set of four novels chronicling the life of Harry “Rabbit” Angstrom, two of which, Rabbit is Rich and Rabbit at Rest, won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. His last books were the novel The Widows of Eastwick and Due Considerations, a collection of his essays and criticism.

Garry Wills, a journalist and historian, is the author of numerous books, including Nixon Agonistes (1970), Inventing America (1978), Explaining America: The Federalist (1981), and Lincoln at Gettysburg (1993), which won a Pulitzer Prize that year. His most recent book is What the Qur’an Meant: And Why It Matters (2017). (November 2019)