Contents


The Specter Haunting the Senate

Politics or Principle?: Filibustering in the United States Senate by Sarah A. Binder and Steven S. Smith


Filibustering: A Political History of Obstruction in the House and Senate by Gregory Koger

The Ideal Friend

My Dog Tulip by J.R. Ackerley, with an introduction by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas

My Dog Tulip a film directed by Paul Fierlinger and Sandra Fierlinger

The Slump Goes On: Why?

Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy by Raghuram G. Rajan

Crisis Economics: A Crash Course in the Future of Finance by Nouriel Roubini and Stephen Mihm

The Holy Grail of Macroeconomics: Lessons from Japan’s Great Recession by Richard C. Koo

The Party: Impenetrable, All Powerful

The Party: The Secret World of China’s Communist Rulers by Richard McGregor

China’s Communist Party: Atrophy and Adaptation by David Shambaugh

China Watcher: Confessions of a Peking Tom by Richard Baum

China in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs to Know by Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom

China’s New Rulers: The Secret Files by Andrew J. Nathan and Bruce Gilley

What We Need to Know About the Holocaust

The Death of the Shtetl by Yehuda Bauer

Historians of the Jews and the Holocaust by David Engel

The Warsaw Ghetto: A Guide to the Perished City by Barbara Engelking and Jacek Leociak, translated from the Polish by Emma Harris

The Years of Extermination: Nazi Germany and the Jews, 1939–1945 by Saul Friedländer

Worse than War: Genocide, Eliminationism, and the Ongoing Assault on Humanity by Daniel Jonah Goldhagen

The Destruction of the European Jews, Third Edition by Raul Hilberg

Je suis le dernier Juif: Treblinka, 1942–1943 by Chil Rajchman, translated from the Yiddish by Gilles Rozier

Nim słonce wzejdzie: Dziennik pisany w ukryciu, 1943–1944 by Marek Szapiro

Contributors

Marcia Angell is a member of the faculty of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a former Editor in Chief of The New England Journal of Medicine. 
(December 2018)

R. Scott Appleby is the John M. Regan Jr. Director of the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at Notre Dame.

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)

Charles Baxter is the Edelstein-Keller Professor in Creative Writing at the University of Minnesota. His latest book is There’s Something I Want You to Do: Stories. (April 2018)

Mary Beard is Professor of Classics at the University of Cambridge. Her most recent book is SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome.
 (July 2017)

Roger Cohen is a columnist for The New York Times. His most recent book is the memoir The Girl from Human Street: Ghosts of Memory in a Jewish Family. (May 2016)

Steve Coll is Dean of the Columbia University Graduate School of ­Journalism. He is a staff writer at The New Yorker and the author of Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001.


 (June 2016)

David Dollenmayer’s most recent translation is of Martin Walser’s A Gushing Fountain.
 (May 2016)

Timothy Garton Ash is Professor of European Studies and Isaiah Berlin Professorial Fellow at St. Antony’s College, Oxford, and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford. A new edition of his book The Magic Lantern: The Revolution of ’89 Witnessed in Warsaw, Budapest, Berlin, and Prague will be published this fall.
 (October 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.


Stephen Greenblatt is Cogan University Professor of the ­Humanities at Harvard. He is the author of The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve: The Story That Created Us and Tyrant: Shakespeare on Politics, which was published this year.
 (December 2018)

Jeffrey Hamburger is Kuno Francke Professor of German Art and Culture at Harvard University.

Ian Johnson is a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist who lives in Beijing, his home for more than twenty years. His most recent book is The Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao. (October 2019)

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.

Paul Krugman is a columnist for The New York Times and Distinguished Professor of Economics at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2008.
 (July 2016)

Nicholas Lemann is a Professor at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism and a staff writer at The New Yorker. His books include The Big Test: The Secret History of the American Meritocracy and The Promised Land: The Great Black Migration and How It Changed America. (June 2017)

John T. McGreevy is the I.A. O’Shaughnessy Dean of the College of Arts and Letters at the University of Notre Dame.

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)

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

Arnold Relman (1923–2014) was Professor Emeritus of Medicine and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a contributor of many articles and essays to The New York Review. Marcia Angell is a Senior Lecturer in Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Arnold Relman was her husband.

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

Philippe Sands QC is Professor of Law at University College London. His most recent book is Torture Team. (September 2010)

Willibald Sauerländer is a former Director of the Central Institute for Art History in Munich. His latest book is Manet Paints Monet: A Summer in Argenteuil. (May 2016)

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

Timothy Snyder is the Levin Professor of History at Yale, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and a permanent fellow of the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. Among his many books are: Bloodlands: Europe between Hitler and Stalin (2010), Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning (2015), On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century (2017, and, most recently, The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America.
 (May 2019)

David Thomson has been a frequent contributor to Sight & Sound, Film Comment, The Guardian, and The Independent. His next book, Sleeping with Strangers: How the Movies Shaped Desire, will be published in February.
 (December 2018)

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)

Robin Wells is the coauthor, along with Paul Krugman, of Economics and has taught economics at Princeton, Stanford Business School, and MIT.
 (July 2012)

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)