Contents


The Wars of Vladimir Putin

Pozdrowienia z Noworosji [Greetings from Novorossiya] by Paweł Pieniążek

Entscheidung in Kiew. Ukrainische Lektionen [Decision in Kiev: Ukrainian Lessons] by Karl Schlögel

Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible: The Surreal Heart of the New Russia by Peter Pomerantsev

After Einstein: The Dark Mysteries

Black Hole: How an Idea Abandoned by Newtonians, Hated by Einstein, and Gambled on by Hawking Became Loved by Marcia Bartusiak

The Hunt for Vulcan: …And How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet, Discovered Relativity, and Deciphered the Universe by Thomas Levenson

Contributors

Dan Chiasson’s fourth collection of poetry is Bicentennial. He teaches at Wellesley.
 (June 2019)

David Cole is the National Legal Director of the ACLU and the Honorable George J. Mitchell Professor in Law and Public Policy at the Georgetown University Law Center. His latest book is Engines of Liberty: How Citizen Movements Succeed. (October 2019)

Joseph Harrison’s most recent collection of poems is Shakespeare’s Horse. (June 2016)

Christopher Jencks is the Malcolm Wiener Professor of Social Policy at Harvard. He is the author of Rethinking Social Policy and The Homeless, among other books. (June 2016)

Nicholas D. Kristof is a columnist for The New York Times. His most recent book, with his wife, Sheryl WuDunn, is A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity.
 (April 2016)

Hermione Lee was President of Wolfson College, Oxford, from 2008 until 2017. Her most recent book is a biography of Penelope Fitzgerald.
 (July 2018)

Ben Lerner’s new novel, The Topeka School, will be published in October. He is a Distinguished Professor of English at Brooklyn College. (September 2019)

Jonathan Mirsky is a historian of China. He was formerly the East Asia Editor of The Times of London and China Correspondent for The Observer.
 (December 2016)

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)

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.
 (June 2016)

Nathaniel Rich’s latest novel is King Zeno. His next book, Losing Earth: A Recent History, will be published in April.
 (March 2019)

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

Cathleen Schine’s novel The Grammarians will be published in September. (April 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)

Annie Sparrow, a medical doctor, is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Population Health Science and Policy at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. (October 2019)

George B. Stauffer is Dean of the Mason Gross School of the Arts and Distinguished Professor of Music History at Rutgers. His publications include Bach: The Mass in B Minor—The Great Catholic Mass.
 (December 2018)

Geoffrey Wheatcroft’s books include The Controversy of Zion, The Strange Death of Tory England, and Yo, Blair! His new book, Churchill’s Bust, will be published next year. (March 2019)