Contents


The Food Movement, Rising

Everything I Want to Do Is Illegal: War Stories from the Local Food Front by Joel Salatin

All You Can Eat: How Hungry Is America? by Joel Berg

Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer

Terra Madre: Forging a New Global Network of Sustainable Food Communities by Carlo Petrini, with a foreword by Alice Waters


The Taste for Civilization: Food, Politics, and Civil Society by Janet A. Flammang

How to Understand the Dreyfus Affair

Why the Dreyfus Affair Matters by Louis Begley

For the Soul of France: Culture Wars in the Age of Dreyfus by Frederick Brown

Dreyfus: Politics, Emotion, and the Scandal of the Century by Ruth Harris

Who Was Charles Dickens?

Charles Dickens by Michael Slater

Charles Dickens: His Tragedy and Triumph by Edgar Johnson

Dickens and Women by Michael Slater

Dickens: A Biography by Fred Kaplan

Dickens by Peter Ackroyd

The Invisible Woman: The Story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens by Claire Tomalin

The Life of Charles Dickens by John Forster

A Supreme Difference

American Original: The Life and Constitution of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia by Joan Biskupic

John Paul Stevens: An Independent Life by Bill Barnhart and Gene Schlickman

Not Rembrandt, But…

Jan Lievens: A Dutch Master Rediscovered a recent exhibition at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; the Milwaukee Art Museum; and the Rembrandthuis, Amsterdam

Was Washington ‘Mad for Glory’?

An Artist in Treason: The Extraordinary Double Life of General James Wilkinson by Andro Linklater

The Ascent of George Washington: The Hidden Political Genius of an American Icon by John Ferling

Contributors

Hilton Als is a staff writer for The New Yorker and the co­author, most recently, of Alice Neel: Uptown. He received the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Criticism.
 (June 2017)

Peter Beinart is the author of The Crisis of Zionism. He is an Associate Professor at the City University of New York, Editor of OpenZion.Com at The Daily Beast, and a fellow at the New America Foundation. (September 2013)

Michael Dirda is a Pulitzer Prize–winning critic for The Washington Post and the author of several collections of essays, including Classics for Pleasure and Browsings: A Year of Reading, Collecting, and Living with Books.
 (May 2020)

Freeman Dyson is Professor of Physics Emeritus at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. (January 2020)

Robert Gildea is Professor of Modern History at Oxford University. His most recent book is Children of the Revolution: The French, 1799–1914. (June 2010)

Robert Gottlieb has been the Editor in Chief of ­Simon and Schuster and of Knopf, and the Editor of The New Yorker. His most recent book is a collection of essays, Near-Death Experiences…and Others. (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.
 (December 2019)

Adam Kirsch is a poet and critic. His selection of Lionel Trilling’s letters, Life in Culture, was published last year.
 (October 2019)

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.

Jeff Madrick is the Director of the Bernard L. Schwartz Rediscovering Government Initiative at the Century Foundation and the Editor of Challenge. His most recent book is Seven Bad Ideas: How Mainstream Economists Damaged America and the World. (June 2018)

Benjamin Moser is the author of Why This World: A Biography of Clarice Lispector and Sontag: Her Life and Work (2019), which won a Pulitzer Prize for biography in 2020. A columnist for the New York Times Book Review, he is also the series editor of the new translations of Lispector’s works for New Directions. (May 2020)

Geoffrey O’Brien’s books include The Phantom Empire and Sonata for Jukebox. His Where Did Poetry Come From? will be ­published in the spring.
 
(February 2020)

William Pfaff’s latest book is The Irony of Manifest Destiny: The Tragedy of America’s Foreign Policy.
 (June 2013)

Michael Pollan is the author of several books about food and agriculture, including The Omnivore’s Dilemma and In Defense of Food. His most recent book is How to Change Your Mind. He teaches writing at Harvard and UC Berkeley, where he is the John S. and James L. Knight Professor of Journalism. (June 2020)

José Manuel Prieto is a novelist and translator. His latest novel is Rex. (May 2011)

Gordon Wood is the Alva O. Way University Professor Emeritus at Brown. His new book, Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, will be published in the fall.
 (May 2017)