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May Time in Frankfurt

Ernst May (1886–1970): Neue Städte auf drei Kontinenten [New Cities on Three Continents] an exhibition at the Deutsches Architekturmuseum, Frankfurt am Main, July 28–November 6, 2011

Counter Space: Design and the Modern Kitchen an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, New York City, September 15, 2010–May 2, 2011

Should Some Bankers Be Prosecuted?

Wall Street and the Financial Crisis: Anatomy of a Financial Collapse by the Majority and Minority Staff, Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, US Senate

Money and Power: How Goldman Sachs Came to Rule the World by William D. Cohan

Report of the Business Standards Committee Goldman Sachs

A Core of European Tragedy, Diversity, Fantasy

The Idea of Galicia: History and Fantasy in Habsburg Political Culture by Larry Wolff

Becoming Metropolitan: Urban Selfhood and the Making of Modern Cracow by Nathaniel D. Wood

Prorok u svoïi vitchyzni: Franko ta ioho spilnota [A Prophet in His Own Country: Franko and his Community] by Iaroslav Hrytsak

Kaiser von Amerika: Die große Flucht aus Galizien [Emperor of America: The Great Flight From Galicia] by Martin Pollack

Contributors

Saul Bellow, who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1976, was the author of seventeen books of fiction. He died in 2005. (November 2011)

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.
 (August 2018)

Frederick C. Crews’s new book, Freud: The Making of an Illusion, will be published in the fall.
 (February 2017)

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

Martin Filler’s Makers of Modern Architecture, Volume III: 
From Antoni Gaudí to Maya Lin, a collection of his writing on ­architecture in these pages, is out in September.
 (October 2018)

Michael Greenberg is the author of Hurry Down Sunshine and Beg, Borrow, and Steal: A Writer’s Life. 
(August 2017)

Alma Guillermoprieto is a frequent contributor to The New York Review, often writing on Latin America. She is the author of Dancing with Cuba: A Memoir of the Revolution, among other books.
 (May 2016)

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)

Fang Lizhi, an astrophysicist and former vice-president of the University of Science and Technology of China, was expelled from the Communist Party of China in 1987. He was granted asylum at the US embassy in Beijing before leaving the country in 1990. He is the 1989 recipient of the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award and is a professor of physics at the University of Arizona. (November 2011)

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)

Daniel Mendelsohn, a longtime contributor to The New York Review, teaches at Bard. His new memoir, An Odyssey: A ­Father, a Son, and an Epic, will be published in September.
 (April 2017)

Frank Partnoy is the George E. Barrett Professor of Law and Finance at the University of San Diego and is author, most recently, of The Match King: Ivar Krueger, The Financial Genius Behind a Century of Wall Street Scandals.

Robin Robertson is from the northeast coast of Scotland. His fifth collection of poetry will be published next year. (June 2012)

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

Timothy Snyder is the Levin Professor of History at Yale. His new book, The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, ­America, will be published in April.
 (April 2018)

John Paul Stevens served as a Supreme Court Justice ­between 1975 and 2010. (October 2014)

Mark Strand, who died late last year, was a poet and artist. He was named Poet Laureate of the United States in 1990 and he won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1999. (June 2015)

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.
 (November 2018)

Tomas Tranströmer is the recipient of the the 2011 Nobel Prize in Literature. (November 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)