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Lovable in Parts

Jasper Johns: Gray an exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago, November 3, 2007–January 6, 2008, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, February 5–May 4, 2008.
Catalog of the exhibition by James Rondeau and Douglas Druick, with contributions by Mark Pascale,

Condi and the Boys

Condoleezza Rice: An American Life by Elisabeth Bumiller

Dead Certain: The Presidency of George W. Bush by Robert Draper

The Confidante: Condoleezza Rice and the Creation of the Bush Legacy by Glenn Kessler

Are You Happy?

The How of Happiness: A Scientific Approach to Getting the Life You Want by Sonja Lyubomirsky

Happier: Learn the Secrets to Daily Joy and Lasting Fulfillment by Tal Ben-Shahar

Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert

Against Happiness: In Praise of Melancholy by Eric G. Wilson

What Is Emotion?: History, Measures, and Meanings by Jerome Kagan

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)

John Banville’s latest novel is Mrs. Osmond. (September 2019)

Jeremy Bernstein is a theoretical physicist and the author, most recently, of A Bouquet of Numbers and Other Scientific Offerings, a collection of essays.
 (December 2016).

David Bromwich is Sterling Professor of English at Yale. His recent books include The Intellectual Life of Edmund Burke and Moral Imagination, a collection of essays.
 (November 2018)

William Dalrymple is Codirector of the Jaipur Literature Festival and the author of The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty, Delhi 1857. His new book, The Anarchy: The Relentless Rise of the East India Company 1739–1803, will be published in September. (June 2019)

Robert Darnton’s A Literary Tour de France: The World of Books on the Eve of the French Revolution was published in February. He is the Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor and University Librarian Emeritus at Harvard. (June 2018)

Andrew Delbanco is Alexander Hamilton Professor of American Studies at Columbia and President of the Teagle Foundation. His most recent book is The War Before the War: Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for America’s Soul from the Revolution to the Civil War. (January 2019)

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

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

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)

Max Hastings is the author of many books on military history, including Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes to War and Inferno: The World at War, 1939–45. His latest book is Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy, 1945–75.
 (April 2019)

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)

William Luers is Director of The Iran Project and Adjunct Professor at SIPA, Columbia University. He was US Ambassador to Venezuela and Czechoslovakia. (August 2013)

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)

Thomas R. Pickering was formerly US Under Secretary of State and Ambassador to Russia, Israel, India, Jordan, El Salvador, Nigeria, and the UN. (August 2013)

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)

Jim Walsh is on the faculty of the MIT Security Studies Program and Political Science Department. He was previously Executive Director of the Managing the Atom Project at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. (August 2013)

Edmund White has written biographies of Jean Genet, Marcel Proust, and Arthur Rimbaud. His memoir The Unpunished Vice: A Life of Reading will be published in June. (June 2018)

Charles Wright’s most recent book is Bye-and-Bye: Selected Late Poems. (February 2012)