Contents


Living with Islam

Beyond Terror and Martyrdom: The Future of the Middle East by Gilles Kepel, translated from the French by Pascale Ghazaleh

La Peur des barbares: Au-delà du choc des civilisations [Fear of the Barbarians: Beyond the Clash of Civilizations] by Tzvetan Todorov

Transcendental Woman

Margaret Fuller: An American Romantic Life: The Public Years by Charles Capper

Margaret Fuller: Wandering Pilgrim by Meg McGavran Murray

Fuller in Her Own Time: A Biographical Chronicle of Her Life, Drawn from Recollections, Interviews, and Memoirs by Family, Friends, and Associates edited by Joel Myerson

The Universities in Trouble

Pioneering Portfolio Management: An Unconventional Approach to Institutional Investment by David F. Swensen

Tearing Down the Gates: Confronting the Class Divide in American Education by Peter Sacks

Creating a Class: College Admissions and the Education of Elites by Mitchell L. Stevens

Fulfilling the Commitment: Recommendations for Reforming Federal Student Aid in Brief by Sandy Baum, Michael McPherson, and others

Trends in College Spending: Where Does the Money Come From? Where Does It Go? by Jane V. Wellman and others

The Voice of the Eagle

An Oresteia: Agamemnon by Aiskhylos, Elektra by Sophokles, Orestes by Euripides translated from the Greek by Anne Carson

An Oresteia: Part 1: Agamemnon by Aiskhylos, Elektra by Sophokles directed by Brian Kulick and Gisela Cardenas

An Oresteia: Part 2: Orestes by Euripides directed by Paul Lazar, with choreography by Annie-B Parson

Contributors

Christopher Benfey is Mellon Professor of English at Mount Holyoke. He is the author of Red Brick, Black Mountain, White Clay: Reflections on Art, Family, and Survival.
 (December 2018)

G.W. Bowersock is Professor Emeritus of Ancient History at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. His most recent book is 
The Crucible of Islam. (April 2019)

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 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)

Hugh Eakin is the Gilder Lehrman Fellow in American History at the Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers. (November 2017)

John Gross (1935–2011) was an English editor and critic. From 1974 to 1981, he was editor of The Times Literary Supplement; he also served as senior book editor and critic at The New York Times. His memoir, A Double Thread, was published in 2001.

Joshua Hammer is a former Newsweek Bureau Chief and Correspondent-­at-Large in Africa and the Middle East. His latest book is The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu and Their Race to Save the World’s Most Precious Manuscripts. Travel for his story in this issue was supported by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. (April 2018)

Anthony Lewis, a former columnist for The New York Times, has twice won the Pulitzer Prize. His latest book is Freedom for the Thought That We Hate: A Biography of the First Amendment.

Avishai Margalit is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy 
at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His most recent book is On Betrayal. (March 2018)

Ingrid D. Rowland is a Professor at the University of Notre Dame’s Rome Global Gateway. Her latest books are The Collector of Lives: Giorgio Vasari and the Invention of Art, cowritten with Noah Charney, and The Divine Spark of Syracuse.
 (May 2019)

Robert M. Solow, Institute Professor Emeritus of Economics at MIT, won the 1987 Nobel Prize in economics. His most recent book is Work and Welfare. (May 2009)

Arlen Specter is the Senior Republican United States Senator from Pennsylvania and Ranking Member on the Senate Judiciary Committee. (May 2009)

Michael Walzer is Professor Emeritus in the School of ­Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton and co-­editor emeritus of Dissent. His new book, A Foreign Policy for the Left, will be published in the fall. (May 2017)

Garry Wills most recent book is What the Qur’an Meant: And Why It Matters. (April 2019)

Michael Wood is Professor Emeritus of English and Comparative Literature at Princeton. His most recent book is On Empson.