Contents


The Great & Beautiful Lost Kingdoms

Buddhism Along the Silk Road, 5th–8th Century an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, June 2, 2012–February 10, 2013

Lost Kingdoms: Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture of Early Southeast Asia, Fifth to Eighth Century an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, April 14–July 27, 2014

Big Dangers for the Next Election

Democracy and Justice: Collected Writings edited by Desiree Ramos Reiner, Jim Lyons, Erik Opsal, Mikayla Terrell, and Lena Glaser

The Voting Wars: From Florida 2000 to the Next Election Meltdown by Richard L. Hasen

The Explosions from Wolf Hall

Wolf Hall based on the novels by Hilary Mantel, written by Peter Straughan, and directed by Peter Kosminsky

Wolf Hall Part One and Wolf Hall Part Two: Bring Up the Bodies adapted by Mike Poulton from the novels by Hilary Mantel, directed by Jeremy Herrin, and produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company

Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies: The Stage Adaptation by Mike Poulton

Revelations from Outer Space

Cosmigraphics: Picturing Space Through Time by Michael Benson

You Are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes—Photographs from the International Space Station by Chris Hadfield

Interstellar a film directed by Christopher Nolan

The Science of Interstellar by Kip Thorne, with a foreword by Christopher Nolan

Contributors

Marianne Boruch is the author of The Little Death of Self: Nine Essays Toward Poetry. Her latest book of poems is Eventually One Dreams the Real Thing; her tenth collection, The Anti-Grief, will be published later this year.
 (January 2019)

G.W. Bowersock is Professor Emeritus of Ancient ­History at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. His latest book is The Crucible of Islam.
 (November 2019)

William Dalrymple is Codirector of the Jaipur Literature Festival and the author of The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty, Delhi 1857. His new book, The Anarchy: The Relentless Rise of the East India Company 1739–1803, will be published in September. (June 2019)

Robert Darnton’s latest book is A Literary Tour de France: The World of Books on the Eve of the French Revolution. He is the Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor and University Librarian Emeritus at Harvard.
 (December 2019)

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.

Jonathan Freedland is an editorial-page columnist for The Guardian. His latest novel is To Kill a Man, published under the pseudonym Sam Bourne.

 (August 2020)

Masha Gessen is the author of The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia, which won the National Book Award for Nonfiction in 2017. She is a staff writer at The New Yorker. (February 2018)

John Gray is Emeritus Professor of European Thought at the London School of Economics. His book Seven Types of Atheism was published last year. (December 2019)

Jerome Groopman is the Recanati Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Chief of Experimental Medicine at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and a staff writer at The New Yorker. He is the co­author, with Pamela Hartzband, of Your Medical Mind: How to Decide What Is Right for You. (September 2020)

Joshua Hammer is a former Newsweek Bureau Chief and Correspondent-at-Large in Africa and the Middle East. His latest book, The Falcon Thief: A True Tale of Adventure, Treachery, and the Hunt for the Perfect Bird, was published in February.
 (October 2020)

Verlyn Klinkenborg’s books include Making Hay and The Rural Life. 
(October 2020)

Nicholas Lemann is a Professor at the Columbia ­Graduate School of Journalism and a staff writer at The New Yorker. His books include Transaction Man: The Rise of the Deal and the ­Decline of the American Dream and The Big Test: The Secret ­History of the American Meritocracy.
 (February 2020)

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)

Priyamvada Natarajan is a Professor in the Departments of Astronomy and Physics at Yale, where she also directs the Franke Program in Science and the Humanities. She is the author of Mapping the Heavens: The Radical Scientific Ideas That Reveal the 
Cosmos.
 (October 2019)

Fintan O’Toole is a columnist for The Irish Times and Leonard L. Milberg Lecturer in Irish Letters at Princeton. His most recent book is The Politics of Pain: Postwar England and the Rise of Nationalism. (October 2020)

Jed S. Rakoff is a United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York. (May 2020)

C.K. Williams’s most recent collection of poems is All at Once: Prose Poems. His Selected Later Poems will be published in the fall. (May 2015)