Contents


The Dreamers

Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Avant-Garde an exhibition at Tate Britain, London, September 12, 2012–January 13, 2013; the National Gallery, Washington, D.C., February 17–May 19, 2013; and the State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, June 10–September 30, 2013.

‘A Bombshell on the American Public’

Emancipating Lincoln: The Proclamation in Text, Context, and Memory by Harold Holzer

Lincoln’s Hundred Days: The Emancipation Proclamation and the War for the Union by Louis P. Masur

The Long Road to Antietam: How the Civil War Became a Revolution by Richard Slotkin

Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America’s Most Perilous Year by David Von Drehle

Election by Connection

How to Win an Election: An Ancient Guide for Modern Politicians by Quintus Tullius Cicero, translated from the Latin and with an introduction by Philip Freeman

China: Worse Than You Ever Imagined

Tombstone: The Great Chinese Famine, 1958–1962 by Yang Jisheng, translated from the Chinese by Stacy Mosher and Guo Jian

The Great Famine in China, 1958–1962: A Documentary History edited by Zhou Xun

Mao’s Great Famine: The History of China’s Most Devastating Catastrophe, 1958–1962 by Frank Dikötter

Mubei: Zhongguo liushi niandai dajihuang jiushi [Tombstone: A True History of the Great Famine in China in the 1960s] by Yang Jisheng

Hungry Ghosts: Mao’s Secret Famine by Jasper Becker

Freedom & Diversity: A Liberal Pentagram for Living Together

Europe’s Angry Muslims: The Revolt of the Second Generation by Robert S. Leiken

Muslims in Europe: A Report on 11 EU Cities by the Open Society Institute

The Emancipation of Europe’s Muslims: The State’s Role in Minority Integration by Jonathan Laurence

The New Religious Intolerance: Overcoming the Politics of Fear in an Anxious Age by Martha C. Nussbaum

Immigrant Nations by Paul Scheffer, translated from the Dutch by Liz Waters

Contributors

Anne Applebaum is a staff writer for The Atlantic. Her new book, Twilight of Democracy: The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism, will be published in July. (March 2020)

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

Julian Bell is a painter based in Lewes, England. He is the author of What Is Painting? (January 2019)

Robert Brustein is a playwright, director, critic, teacher, founder of the Yale Repertory and American Repertory Theatres, and currently Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Suffolk University. His latest book is Winter Passages.
 (December 2014)

Mark Danner is Chancellor’s Professor of English and Journalism at the University of California at Berkeley and James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs and the Humanities at Bard. His most recent book is Spiral: Trapped in the Forever War. His work can be found at www
.markdanner.com.
 (March 2017)

Tim Flannery’s Europe: A Natural History was ­published last year. (March 2020)

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)

Peter Green is Dougherty Centennial Professor Emeritus of Classics at the University of Texas at Austin and Adjunct Professor at the University of Iowa. His books include The Hellenistic Age: A Short History and a translation of the Iliad. His translation of the Odyssey is forthcoming. (October 2017)

Alma Guillermoprieto, who writes regularly for The New York Review about Latin America, is the author of Dancing with Cuba: A Memoir of the Revolution, among other books. (June 2019)

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.
 (March 2020)

Amy Knight is a former Woodrow Wilson Fellow. Her most recent book is Orders to Kill: The Putin Regime and Political Murder.
 (January 2020)

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

Janet Malcolm’s latest book is Nobody’s Looking at You, a collection of essays. (April 2020)

James McPherson is George Henry Davis ’86 Professor of American History Emeritus at Princeton. His books include Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1989, and, most ­recently, The War That Forged a Nation: Why the Civil War Still Matters.
 (October 2016)

Claire Messud’s latest novel is The Burning Girl. (March 2019)

Jo Pitkin’s most recent collection of poetry is Cradle of the American Circus, published in June.
 (November 2012)

Nathaniel Rich’s latest book, Losing Earth: A Recent History, a finalist for the PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award, was published in paperback in March.
 (April 2020)

Sanford Schwartz is the author of Christen Købke and William Nicholson, and some of his reviews have been collected in The Art Presence and Artists & Writers. (February 2020)

Jean Strouse, Director of the Dorothy and Lewis B. ­Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York 
Public Library and the author of Alice James, A Biography and Morgan: American Financier, is writing a book about John Singer Sargent’s twelve portraits of the Asher Wertheimer family.


Edmund White has written biographies of Jean Genet, Marcel Proust, and Arthur Rimbaud. His memoir The Unpunished Vice: A Life of Reading will be published in June. (June 2018)