Catching Hold of the Devious City

The New York School: Photographs, 1936–1963 by Jane Livingston

Saul Leiter: Early Black and White with essays by Max Kozloff and Jane Livingston

In No Great Hurry: 13 Lessons in Life with Saul Leiter a documentary film by Tomas Leach

Saul Leiter: Early Color with an introduction by Martin Harrison

Saul Leiter: Retrospektive edited by Ingo Taubhorn and Brigitte Woischnik, with essays by Adam Harrison Levy, Vince Aletti, Margit Erb, and others

The Frenzy About High-Tech Talent

Falling Behind?: Boom, Bust, and the Global Race for Scientific Talent by Michael S. Teitelbaum

Occupational Outlook Handbook: 2014–2015 by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics

A National Talent Strategy a report by the Microsoft Corporation

How to Secure Your H-1B Visa: A Practical Guide for International Professionals and Their US Employers by James A. Bach and Robert G. Werner

The Smartest Kids in the World and How They Got That Way by Amanda Ripley

Introduction to Technocracy by Howard Scott and others

Our Universities: The Outrageous Reality

Degrees of Inequality: How the Politics of Higher Education Sabotaged the American Dream by Suzanne Mettler

The Student Loan Mess: How Good Intentions Created a Trillion-Dollar Problem by Joel Best and Eric Best

Financing American Higher Education in the Era of Globalization by William Zumeta, David W. Breneman, Patrick M. Callan, and Joni E. Finney

Locus of Authority: The Evolution of Faculty Roles in the Governance of Higher Education by William G. Bowen and Eugene M. Tobin

Paying for the Party: How College Maintains Inequality by Elizabeth A. Armstrong and Laura T. Hamilton

Aspiring Adults Adrift: Tentative Transitions of College Graduates by Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa

The Hard-Won Truth of the North

German Autumn by Stig Dagerman, translated from the Swedish by Robin Fulton Macpherson, with a foreword by Mark Kurlansky

Island of the Doomed by Stig Dagerman, translated from the Swedish by Laurie Thompson, with a foreword by J.M.G. Le Clézio

A Burnt Child by Stig Dagerman, translated from the Swedish by Benjamin Mier-Cruz, with an introduction by Per Olov Enquist

Sleet: Selected Stories by Stig Dagerman, translated from the Swedish by Steven Hartman, with a preface by Alice McDermott

Two Cheers for the Middle Ages!

The Middle Ages by Johannes Fried, translated from the German by Peter Lewis

1381: The Year of the Peasants’ Revolt by Juliet Barker

Dark Mirror: The Medieval Origins of Anti-Jewish Iconography by Sara Lipton

The Anatomy of Hell

KL: A History of the Nazi Concentration Camps by Nikolaus Wachsmann

Before Auschwitz: Jewish Prisoners in the Prewar Concentration Camps by Kim Wünschmann

Ravensbrück: Life and Death in Hitler’s Concentration Camp for Women by Sarah Helm

Female SS Guards and Workaday Violence: The Majdanek Concentration Camp, 1942–1944 by Elissa Mailänder, translated from the German by Patricia Szobar

The Liberation of the Camps: The End of the Holocaust and Its Aftermath by Dan Stone

Forgotten Trials of the Holocaust by Michael J. Bazyler and Frank M. Tuerkheimer

Le Jazz Hot

After Django: Making Jazz in Postwar France by Tom Perchard

Jazz/Black Power by Philippe Carles and Jean-Louis Comolli, translated from the French by Grégory Pierrot

Rescuing Wonderful Shivery Tales

The Complete First Edition: The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, translated from the German and edited by Jack Zipes, and illustrated by Andrea Dezsö

Grimm Legacies: The Magic Spell of the Grimms’ Folk and Fairy Tales by Jack Zipes

Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm by Philip Pullman

Selected Tales of the Brothers Grimm translated from the German, selected, and with an afterword by Peter Wortsman

The Turnip Princess and Other Newly Discovered Fairy Tales by Franz Xaver von Schönwerth, compiled, edited, and with a foreword by Erika Eichenseer, and translated from the German with an introduction and commentary by Maria Tatar


Neal Ascherson is the author of Black Sea, Stone Voices: The Search for Scotland and the novel Death of the Fronsac. He is an Honorary Professor at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London.
 (December 2019)

David Bromwich is Sterling Professor of English at Yale. He is the author, most recently, of American Breakdown: The Trump Years and How They Befell Us.
 (December 2019)

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

Eric Christiansen is a Fellow Emeritus of New College, ­Oxford, and the author of The Northern Crusades. (July 2015)

Andrew Delbanco is Alexander Hamilton Professor of American Studies at Columbia and President of the Teagle Foundation. His most recent book is The War Before the War: Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for America’s Soul from the Revolution to the Civil War. (January 2019)

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)

Richard J. Evans is Regius Professor Emeritus of ­History at the University of Cambridge and President of Wolfson College, Cambridge. He is the author of The Third Reich at War and, most 
recently, ­Altered Pasts.

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

Michael Greenberg is the author of Hurry Down Sunshine and Beg, Borrow, and Steal: A Writer’s Life.
 (May 2020)

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)

Karl Kirchwey is Associate Dean of Faculty for the Humanities at Boston University, where he teaches in the MFA Program in Creative Writing. His most recent book is Stumbling Blocks: Roman Poems. 
He edited the Everyman’s Library Pocket Poets volume Poems of Rome. (April 2019)

Ann Kjellberg, a former contributing editor at The New York ­Review, is editor of the literary magazine Little Star and Book Post, a subscription-based book review. She is the literary executor of the estate of Joseph Brodsky. (May 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)

Fiona MacCarthy’s most recent book is The Last Pre-Raphaelite: Edward Burne-Jones and the Victorian Imagination. (February 2017)

Peter N. Miller is a professor at Bard Graduate Center, where he is also the Dean. His latest book, Peiresc’s Mediterranean World, was published in May. (July 2015)

Evan Osnos is a New Yorker staff writer and the author most recently of Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China. (July 2015)

Rachel Polonsky teaches Slavonic Studies at Cambridge. Her latest book is Molotov’s Magic Lantern: A Journey in Russian History. (June 2020)

Malise Ruthven is the author of Islam in the World and 
Fundamentalism: The Search for Meaning, among other books. He recently edited Carving Up the Globe: An Atlas of Diplomacy.
 (February 2019)

Adam Shatz is a Contributing Editor at the London ­Review of Books. (June 2020)

George Soros is chairman of Soros Fund Management LLC and the Open Society Foundations. (November 2016)

Colm Tóibín is the Irene and Sidney B. Silverman Professor of the Humanities at Columbia. His tenth novel, The Magician, will be published next year. (August 2020)

Marina Warner is a Distinguished Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, Professor of English and Creative Writing at Birkbeck College, University of London, and President of the Royal Society of Literature. Her books include Alone of All Her Sex: The Myth and the Cult of the Virgin Mary, Once Upon a Time: A Short History of Fairy Tale, and Stranger Magic: Charmed States and the Arabian Nights. A memoir of her childhood in Cairo, Inventory of a Life Mislaid, will be published next spring. (July 2020)

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)