Contents


Why the Rich Are So Much Richer

The Great Divide: Unequal Societies and What We Can Do About Them by Joseph E. Stiglitz

Rewriting the Rules of the American Economy: An Agenda for Growth and Shared Prosperity by Joseph E. Stiglitz

Creating a Learning Society: A New Approach to Growth, Development, and Social Progress by Joseph E. Stiglitz and Bruce C. Greenwald

What Foreign Policy for the US?

Superpower: Three Choices for America’s Role in the World by Ian Bremmer

The Right Way to Lose a War: America in an Age of Unwinnable Conflicts by Dominic Tierney

Is the American Century Over? by Joseph S. Nye Jr.

Restraint: A New Foundation for US Grand Strategy by Barry R. Posen

The Hillary Doctrine: Sex and American Foreign Policy by Valerie M. Hudson and Patricia Leidl

Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action With Annexes I–V an agreement signed by China, France, Russia, Germany, the UK, the US, the European Union, and Iran, July 14, 2015

The Elmore Leonard Story

Four Novels of the 1980s: City Primeval, LaBrava, Glitz, Freaky Deaky by Elmore Leonard, edited by Gregg Sutter

Four Novels of the 1970s: Fifty-Two Pickup, Swag, Unknown Man No. 89, The Switch by Elmore Leonard, edited by Gregg Sutter

Charlie Martz and Other Stories: The Unpublished Stories by Elmore Leonard

The Perils of Painting Now

The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, New York City, December 14, 2014–April 5, 2015

The Years of Rage

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution a film directed by Stanley Nelson

Days of Rage: America’s Radical Underground, the FBI, and the Forgotten Age of Revolutionary Violence by Bryan Burrough

The Day the ’60s Died: The Kent State Shootings a PBS documentary directed by Jonathan Halperin; produced and written by Jonathan Halperin and Anna Bowers

The Black Revolution on Campus by Martha Biondi

1971 a film directed by Johanna Hamilton

Indian Classics: The Big New Vision

Therigatha: Poems of the First Buddhist Women translated from the Pali by Charles Hallisey

The History of Akbar, Volume 1 by Abu’l-Fazl, edited and translated from the Persian by Wheeler M. Thackston

The Story of Manu by Allasani Peddana, translated from the Telugu by Velcheru Narayana Rao and David Shulman

The Jewish Terrorists

Anonymous Soldiers: The Struggle for Israel, 1917–1947 by Bruce Hoffman

The Reckoning: Death and Intrigue in the Promised Land—A True Detective Story by Patrick Bishop

Contributors

Joan Acocella is a staff writer for The New Yorker. Her most recent book is Twenty-eight Artists and Two Saints. She is writing a biography of Mikhail Baryshnikov. (May 2020)


John Banville’s novel Snow will be published in October. (April 2020)

Roberto Calasso, President and CEO of Adelphi in Milan, is the author of Ka: Stories of the Mind and Gods of India and, most recently, Ardor. (September 2016)

Dan Chiasson’s fifth book of poetry, The Math Campers, was just published. He teaches at Wellesley.
 (October 2020)

R. J. W. Evans is a Fellow of Oriel College and Regius Professor of History Emeritus at Oxford. He is the author of Austria, Hungary, and the Habsburgs: Central Europe, 
c. 1683–1867, among other books.
 (June 2020)

Jim Holt’s latest book is When Einstein Walked with Gödel. (July 2018)

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.
 (October 2017)

Nicholas Kenyon is Managing Director of London’s Barbican Centre. His most recent books include the Faber Pocket Guides to ­Mozart and Bach and The City of London: A Companion Guide.
 (September 2015)

James Lardner is the founder of Inequality.org and the Communications Director at Americans for Financial Reform.
 (September 2015)

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)

Jessica T. Mathews was President of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace from 1997 until 2015 and is now a Distinguished Fellow there. She has served in the State Department and on the National Security Council staff in the White House. (August 2020)

Edward Mendelson is Lionel Trilling Professor in the Humanities at Columbia. His latest book is Early Auden, Later Auden: A Critical Biography.
 (March 2019)

Lorrie Moore is the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English at Vanderbilt and the author of four story collections and three novels. Her most recent book is a collection of essays, See What Can Be Done. (August 2018)

Jed Perl’s Calder: The Conquest of Space, the second and concluding volume of his biography of the American sculptor, was published in April. (October 2020)

Jana Prikryl second book of poems, No Matter, was published this year. She is a Senior Editor and the Poetry Editor at The New York Review. (September 2019)

Marilynne Robinson is the author, most recently, of the essay collection What Are We Doing Here? A novel, Jack, will be published this fall.
 (June 2020)

Kenneth Roth is the Executive Director of Human Rights Watch. (March 2017)

Ingrid D. Rowland is a Professor of History and Classics at the University of Notre Dame’s Rome Global Gateway. Her latest books are The Collector of Lives: Giorgio Vasari and the Invention of Art, cowritten with Noah Charney, and The Divine Spark of Syracuse. (August 2020)

Oliver Sacks (1933–2015) was a physician and the author of over ten books, the most recent of which is On the Move: A Life.

Michael Scammell is the author of biographies of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and Arthur Koestler, and has translated many books from Russian. He is now working on a memoir. (April 2016)

Frederick Seidel’s latest book of poems, Peaches Goes It Alone, was published last year. (November 2019)

Assaf Sharon is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Tel Aviv University and Co-Chair of Molad: The Center for the Renewal of Israeli Democracy. (November 2019)

Timothy Snyder is the Levin Professor of History at Yale, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and a permanent fellow of the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. Among his many books are: Bloodlands: Europe between Hitler and Stalin (2010), Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning (2015), On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century (2017, and, most recently, The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America.
 (May 2019)

James Surowiecki is a staff writer at The New Yorker, where he writes “The Financial Page.” (September 2016)

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. His book If We Can Keep It: How the Republic Collapsed, and How It Might Be Saved will be published in paperback in June. (July 2020)