Whistler: The Enraged Genius

Whistler: A Life for Art’s Sake by Daniel E. Sutherland

An American in London: Whistler and the Thames an exhibition at the Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, October 16, 2013–January 12, 2014; the Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts, February 1–April 13, 2014; and the Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., May 2–August 17, 2014

Darren Waterston: Uncertain Beauty an exhibition at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, Massachusetts, March 8, 2014–February 1, 2015; and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Washington, D.C., July 2015

Angry, Icy, Enlightened Adams

John Quincy Adams: American Visionary by Fred Kaplan

Louisa Catherine: The Other Mrs. Adams by Margery M. Heffron, edited by David L. Michelmore

A Traveled First Lady: Writings of Louisa Catherine Adams edited by Margaret A. Hogan and C. James Taylor, with a foreword by Laura Bush

Design for Long-Term Living

Before Sunrise a film directed by Richard Linklater

Before Sunset a film directed by Richard Linklater

Before Midnight a film directed by Richard Linklater

A New Start in Mandalay?

From the Land of Green Ghosts: A Burmese Odyssey by Pascal Khoo Thwe

The River of Lost Footsteps: A Personal History of Burma by Thant Myint-U

Golden Parasol: A Daughter’s Memoir of Burma by Wendy Law-Yone

Nor Iron Bars a Cage by Ma Thanegi

Smile as They Bow by Nu Nu Yi, translated from the Burmese by Alfred Birnbaum and Thi Thi Aye

The Great Jean Giono

Hill of Destiny by Jean Giono

Harvest by Jean Giono, translated from the French by Henri Fluchère and Geoffrey Myers

To the Slaughterhouse by Jean Giono, translated from the French by Norman Glass

The Malediction by Jean Giono, translated from the French by Peter de Mendelssohn

The Horseman on the Roof by Jean Giono, translated from the French by Jonathan Griffin

Journal—Poèmes—Essais by Jean Giono

Oeuvres romanesque complètes, Vol. 1: Naissance de l’Odyssée, Colline, Un de Baumugnes, Regain, Solitude de la pitié, Le Grand Troupeau by Jean Giono

Oeuvres romanesque complètes, Vol. 2: Jean le Bleu, Le Chant du monde, Que ma joie demeure, Batailles dans la montagne by Jean Giono

Oeuvres romanesque complètes, Vol. 3: Pour saluer Melville, L’Eau vive, Un Roi sans divertissement, Noé, Fragments d’un paradis by Jean Giono

Oeuvres romanesque complètes, Vol. 4: Angelo, Mort d’un personage, Le Hussard sur le toit, Le Bonheur fou by Jean Giono

Oeuvres romanesque complètes, Vol. 5: Les Récits de la demi-brigade, Faust au village, Les Âmes fortes, Les Grands Chemins, Le Moulin de Pologne, L’Homme qui plantait des arbres, Une Aventure ou la foudre et le sommet, Hortense, Le Petit Garçon by Jean Giono

Oeuvres romanesque complètes, Vol. 6: Deux Cavaliers de l’orage, Le Déserteur—Ennemonde et autres caractères, L’Iris de Suse, Récits inachevés: Cœurs, passions, caractères, Caractères, Dragoon, Olympe by Jean Giono

Récits et essais by Jean Giono


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Dan Chiasson’s fifth book of poetry, The Math Campers, will be published in September. He teaches at Wellesley. (February 2020)

Susan Dunn, the Massachusetts Professor of Humanities at ­Williams, is the author of 1940: FDR, Willkie, Lindbergh, Hitler—the Election Amid the Storm. Her latest book is A Blueprint for War: FDR and the Hundred Days that Mobilized America.
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Martin Filler’s latest book is Makers of Modern Architecture, Volume III: From Antoni Gaudí to Maya Lin, a collection of his writing on architecture in these pages.
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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.
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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.
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Adam Kirsch is a poet and critic. His selection of Lionel Trilling’s letters, Life in Culture, was published last year.
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Anatol Lieven is a Professor at Georgetown University in Qatar and the author of Pakistan: A Hard Country, among other books. (April 2016)

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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.
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Ahmed Rashid is the author of Pakistan on the Brink: The Future of America, Pakistan, and Afghanistan and several books on Afghanistan and Central Asia, including The Resurgence of Central Asia, Islam or Nationalism. He lives in Lahore. (September 2018)

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Quentin Skinner is Barber Beaumont Professor of the Humanities at Queen Mary, University of London. His latest book, Forensic Shakespeare, will be published later this year. (June 2014)

Cass Sunstein is the Robert Walmsley University ­Professor at Harvard. His latest book, Too Much Information, will be published in the fall.
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