Contents


The Drama of the World at Night

To Make a World: George Ault and 1940s America an exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C., March 11–September 5, 2011; the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, October 8–December 31, 2011; and the Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, Georgia, February 18–

How Google Dominates Us

In the Plex: How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives by Steven Levy

I’m Feeling Lucky: The Confessions of Google Employee Number 59 by Douglas Edwards

The Googlization of Everything (and Why We Should Worry) by Siva Vaidhyanathan

Search & Destroy: Why You Can’t Trust Google Inc. by Scott Cleland with Ira Brodsky

The Pleasures of Rimbaud

Illuminations by Arthur Rimbaud, translated from the French and with a preface by John Ashbery

Poems Under Saturn by Paul Verlaine, translated from the French and with an introduction by Karl Kirchwey

Very Deep in America

Friday Night Lights, Seasons 1–5 a television series created by Peter Berg

Friday Night Lights a film directed by Peter Berg

Friday Night Lights: A Town, A Team, and a Dream by H.G. Bissinger

Triumphant Turkey?

Turkey and the Dilemma of EU Accession: When Religion Meets Politics by Mirela Bogdani

The Mobilization of Political Islam in Turkey by Banu Eligur

Turkey, Islam, Nationalism, and Modernity: A History, 1789–2007 by Carter Vaughn Findley

Streets of Memory: Landscape, Tolerance, and National Identity in Istanbul by Amy Mills

Lopsided India

India: A Portrait by Patrick French

India Calling: An Intimate Portrait of a Nation’s Remaking by Anand Giridharadas

Gorgeous Writings of a Wanderer

The Collected Prose, 1948–1998 by Zbigniew Herbert, edited and with an introduction by Alissa Valles, with a preface by Charles Simic, and translated from the Polish by Michael March and Jarosław Anders, John and Bogdana Carpenter, and Alissa Valles

The Next Election: The Surprising Reality

Pendulum Swing edited by Larry J. Sabato

The Audacity to Win: How Obama Won and How We Can Beat the Party of Limbaugh, Beck, and Palin by David Plouffe

Boiling Mad: Inside Tea Party America by Kate Zernike

Courage to Stand: An American Story by Tim Pawlenty

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)

Henri Cole’s next book, Orphic Paris, will be published in April. (March 2018)

Elizabeth Drew is the author of fourteen books, including Washington Journal: Reporting Watergate and Richard Nixon’s Downfall, which was expanded and reissued in 2014.

Eamon Duffy is Emeritus Professor of the History of Christianity at Cambridge. His book Royal Books and Holy Bones: Essays in Medieval Christianity was published last year.
 (December 2019)

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

J. H. Elliott is Regius Professor Emeritus of Modern ­History at Oxford. His books include Empires of the Atlantic World: ­Britain and Spain in America, 1492–1830 and, most ­recently, Scots and Catalans: Union and Disunion.
 (November 2019)

James Fenton is a British poet and literary critic. From 1994 until 1999, he was Oxford Professor of Poetry; in 2015 he was awarded the PEN Pinter Prize. He is the author of School of Genius: A History of the Royal Academy of Arts and, most recently, Yellow Tulips: Poems, 1968–2011.
 (May 2019)

James Gleick’s most recent book is Time Travel: A History. (August 2019)

Michael Greenberg is the author of Hurry Down Sunshine and Beg, Borrow, and Steal: A Writer’s Life.
 (January 2019)

Andrew Hacker teaches political science at Queens College. He is currently working on a book about the Republican Party. (September 2018)

Joshua Hammer is a former Newsweek Bureau Chief and Correspondent-­at-Large in Africa and the Middle East. His new book, The Falcon Thief: A True Tale of Adventure, Treachery, and the Hunt for the Perfect Bird, will be published in February.
 (November 2019)

Joost Hiltermann is the Middle East & North Africa Program Director of the International Crisis Group and the author of A Poisonous Affair: America, Iraq, and the Gassing of Halabja. (December 2017)

Amina Ismail is a journalist and a photographer in Cairo.

Diane Johnson is a novelist and critic. She is the author of Lulu in Marrakech and Le Divorce, among other novels, and a memoir, Flyover Lives.
 (October 2017)

Walter Kaiser was formerly Director of Villa I Tatti, the ­Harvard Center for Italian Renaissance Studies in Florence. (October 2015)

Stephen Kinzer, a former New York Times bureau chief in Nica­ragua, is a visiting fellow at the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown. His new book is The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War. (December 2013)

Joseph Lelyveld’s most recent book is His Final Battle: The Last Months of Franklin Roosevelt. (November 2017)

Phillip Lopate’s most recent book is A Mother’s Tale. He is a Professor in the MFA nonfiction writing program at Columbia.
 (January 2019)

Toby Matthiesen is a research fellow at the University of Cambridge. His book Sectarian Gulf: Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and the Arab Spring That Wasn’t will be published by Stanford University Press in July 2013.

Edward Mendelson is Lionel Trilling Professor in the Humanities at Columbia. His latest book is Early Auden, Later Auden: A Critical Biography.
 (March 2019)

Lorrie Moore is the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English at Vanderbilt and the author of four story collections and three novels. Her most recent book is a collection of essays, See What Can Be Done. (August 2018)

Aryeh Neier is President Emeritus of the Open Society Foundations. His most recent book is The International Human Rights Movement: A History. (February 2018)

H. Allen Orr is University Professor and Shirley Cox Kearns Professor of Biology at the University of Rochester. He is the author, with Jerry A. Coyne, of Speciation.
 (June 2016)

Nathaniel Rich’s latest novel is King Zeno. His next book, Losing Earth: A Recent History, will be published in April.
 (March 2019)

Charles Rosen was a pianist and music critic. In 2011 he was awarded a National Humanities Medal.

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.
 (December 2019)

Sanford Schwartz is the author of Christen Købke and ­William Nicholson. (December 2019)

David Shulman’s Freedom and Despair: Notes from the South Hebron Hills was published last year. He is Professor Emeritus at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and was awarded the Israel Prize for Religious Studies in 2016. (September 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)

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)

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)