Contents


Sublime, Exhilarating del Sarto

Andrea del Sarto: The Renaissance Workshop in Action an exhibition at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, June 23–September 13, 2015; and the Frick Collection, New York City, October 7, 2015–January 10, 2016

Inside the Emperors’ Clothes

SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome by Mary Beard

Dynasty: The Rise and Fall of the House of Caesar by Tom Holland

Néron en Occident: Une figure de l’histoire by Donatien Grau

Hanging Out with Hitler

MAS: The Modern Architecture Symposia, 1962–1966: A Critical Edition edited by Rosemarie Haag Bletter and Joan Ockman, with Nancy Eklund Later

Hitler at Home by Despina Stratigakos

Speer: Hitler’s Architect by Martin Kitchen

The Meaning of Mahler

Gustav Mahler by Bruno Walter, with a biographical essay by Ernst Křenek, and an introduction by Erik Ryding

Gustav Mahler’s Symphonic Landscapes by Thomas Peattie

Mahler’s Symphonic Sonatas by Seth Monahan

Finding a Lost Ireland

The Dirty Dust/Cré na Cille by Máirtín Ó Cadhain, translated from the Irish by Alan Titley

The Key/An Eochair by Máirtín Ó Cadhain, translated from the Irish by Louis de Paor and Lochlainn Ó Tuairisg

Languages of the Night: Minor Languages and the Literary Imagination in Twentieth-Century Ireland and Europe by Barry McCrea

Contributors

Christopher Benfey is Mellon Professor of English at Mount Holyoke. He is the author of Red Brick, Black Mountain, White Clay: Reflections on Art, Family, and Survival.
 (December 2018)

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

Ian Buruma is the author of numerous books, including Murder in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo Van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance, Year Zero: A History of 1945, and, most recently, A Tokyo Romance.

Leo Carey is a Senior Editor at The New Yorker. (November 2016)

Drew Gilpin Faust is President Emerita and Lincoln ­Professor of History at Harvard. She is the author of This ­Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War, among other books.
 (October 2018)

Martin Filler wrote the foreword to Cynthia S. Brenwall’s 
The Central Park: Original Designs for New York’s Greatest Treasure, published this April.
 (April 2019)

Jonathan Galassi’s most recent books are Muse, a novel, and Left-Handed, a volume of poems. (May 2017)

Rebecca Newberger Goldstein’s latest book is Plato at the Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won’t Go Away. She is a recipient of this year’s National Humanities Medal and will be a Visiting Professor at New York ­University in 2016.
 (December 2015)

Michael Ignatieff is President of Central European University in Budapest. His books include Isaiah Berlin: A Life and The Ordinary Virtues: Moral Order in a Divided World. (June 2018)

Paul Krugman is a columnist for The New York Times and Distinguished Professor of Economics at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2008.
 (July 2016)

Michael Massing, a former executive editor of the Columbia Journalism Review, is the author of Fatal Discord: Erasmus, Luther, and the Fight for the Western Mind. (February 2018)

Aryeh Neier is President Emeritus of the Open Society Foundations. His most recent book is The International Human Rights Movement: A History. (February 2018)

Andrew O’Hagan is the author, most recently, of The Secret Life: Three True Stories of the Digital Age and the novel The Illuminations. (April 2018)

Fintan O’Toole is a columnist with The Irish Times and the Leonard L. Milberg Visiting Lecturer in Irish Letters at Princeton. The Politics of Pain: Postwar England and the Road to Brexit will be published in the US in the fall.
 (March 2019)

Tim Parks is the author of many novels, translations, and works of nonfiction, most recently Out of My Head: On the Trail of Consciousness and the novel In Extremis.
 (May 2019)

Darryl Pinckney’s most recent book is a novel, Black Deutschland. (November 2018)

Thomas Powers’s books include The Man Who Kept the ­Secrets: Richard Helms and the CIA and Intelligence Wars: American Secret History from Hitler to al-Qaeda. (June 2019)

David J. Rothman is Bernard Schoenberg Professor of Social Medicine and History at the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons and president of the Institute on Medicine as a Professor.

Ingrid D. Rowland is a Professor 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.
 (May 2019)

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

Cass Sunstein is the Robert Walmsley University Professor at Harvard. His latest books are On Freedom and How Change Happens, which is published in April. (April 2019)

Colm Tóibín is Irene and Sidney B. Silverman Professor of the Humanities at Columbia. His latest book is Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know: The Fathers of Wilde, Yeats and Joyce.
 (May 2019)

Jenny Uglow is the author of The Lunar Men: Five Friends Whose Curiosity Changed the World and, most recently, Mr. Lear: A Life of Art and Nonsense.
 (May 2019)

Steven Weinberg teaches at the University of Texas, Austin. He has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics and the National Medal of Science. His latest book is To Explain the World: The Discovery of Modern Science. His essay in this issue is based on the fourth annual Patrusky Lecture of the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing, delivered in San Antonio in October 2016. (January 2017)

Garry Wills most recent book is What the Qur’an Meant: And Why It Matters. (April 2019)

Christopher de Bellaigue’s latest book is The Islamic Enlightenment: The Struggle Between Faith and Reason, 1798 to Modern Times.
 (April 2019)