Contents


Growing Up Arab

The Arab of the Future: A Childhood in the Middle East, 1978–1984 by Riad Sattouf, translated from the French by Sam Taylor

The Arab of the Future 2: A Childhood in the Middle East, 1984–1985 by Riad Sattouf, translated from the French by Sam Taylor

The Growing Charm of Dada

Dadaglobe Reconstructed an exhibition at the Kunsthaus Zürich, February 5–May 1, 2016; and the Museum of Modern Art, New York City, June 12–September 18, 2016

Francis Picabia: Our Heads Are Round So Our Thoughts Can Change Direction an exhibition at the Kunsthaus Zürich, June 3–September 25, 2016; and the Museum of Modern Art, New York City, November 21, 2016–March 19, 2017

Dada Universal an exhibition at the National Museum Zurich, February 5–March 28, 2016

Kurt Schwitters: Merz an exhibition at the Galerie Gmurzynska, Zurich, June 12–September 30, 2016

Dada Africa: Dialogue with the Other an exhibition at the Museum Rietberg Zürich, March 18–July 17, 2016; and the Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, August 5–November 7, 2016

Genesis Dada: 100 Years of Dada Zurich an exhibition at the Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck, Germany, February 14–July 10, 2016

How Voting Rights Are Being Rigged

Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America by Ari Berman

The Great Suppression: Voting Rights, Corporate Cash, and the Conservative Assault on Democracy by Zachary Roth

Panama: The Hidden Trillions

The Panama Papers: Breaking the Story of How the Rich and Powerful Hide Their Money by Bastian Obermayer and Frederik Obermaier

Treasure Islands: Uncovering the Damage of Offshore Banking and Tax Havens by Nicholas Shaxson

The Offshore World: Sovereign Markets, Virtual Places, and Nomad Millionaires by Ronen Palan

The Hidden Wealth of Nations: The Scourge of Tax Havens by Gabriel Zucman, translated from the French by Teresa Lavender Fagan, with a foreword by Thomas Piketty

The Great Tax Robbery: How Britain Became a Tax Haven for Fat Cats and Big Business by Richard Brooks

The Bible and the Perils of ‘Evolution’

The Good Book of Human Nature: An Evolutionary Reading of the Bible by Carel van Schaik and Kai Michel

The Mediterranean World: From the Fall of Rome to the Rise of Napoleon by Monique O’Connell and Eric R. Dursteler

Gottes Körper: Jüdische, christliche und pagane Gottesvorstellungen in der Antike [God’s Body: Jewish, Christian, and Pagan Conceptions of God in Antiquity] by Christoph Markschies

What Chance for Democracy in the Middle East?

From Deep State to Islamic State: The Arab Counter-Revolution and Its Jihadi Legacy by Jean-Pierre Filiu

Once Upon a Revolution: An Egyptian Story by Thanassis Cambanis

A Rage for Order: The Middle East in Turmoil, from Tahrir Square to ISIS by Robert F. Worth

Shirley Jackson in Love & Death

Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life by Ruth Franklin

Shirley Jackson’s The Lottery: A Graphic Adaptation by Miles Hyman

Let Me Tell You: New Stories, Essays, and Other Writings by Shirley Jackson, edited by Laurence Jackson Hyman and Sarah Hyman DeWitt, with a foreword by Ruth Franklin

Indonesia: The Saudis Are Coming

Nurturing the Salafi Manhaj: A Study of Salafi Pesantrens in Contemporary Indonesia by Din Wahid

Transnational Islamic Actors and Indonesia’s Foreign Policy: Transcending the State by Delphine Alles

Our Islam, the Islam of Nusantara by Mohamad Guntur Romli

The Magic of the Oldest Pueblo

How the World Moves: The Odyssey of an American Indian Family by Peter Nabokov

The Origin Myth of Acoma Pueblo by Edward Proctor Hunt, with an introduction by Peter Nabokov, translated from the Keresan by Henry Wayne Wolf Robe Hunt and Wilbert Edward Blue Sky Eagle Hunt

Akin to Conrad in Colombia

Lovers on All Saints’ Day by Juan Gabriel Vásquez, translated from the Spanish by Anne McLean

Reputations by Juan Gabriel Vásquez, translated from the Spanish by Anne McLean

China: The Virtues of the Awful Convulsion

The Red Guard Generation and Political Activism in China by Guobin Yang

The Cultural Revolution: A People’s History, 1962–1976 by Frank Dikötter

Maoism at the Grassroots: Everyday Life in China’s Era of High Socialism edited by Jeremy Brown and Matthew D. Johnson

“Bianyuanren” Jishi [A Record of “Marginal People”] by Yang Kuisong

Secret Archives of the Cultural Revolution in Guangxi edited by Yongyi Song et al

Contributors

John Banville’s most recent novel is The Blue Guitar. (August 2017)

G.W. Bowersock is Professor Emeritus of Ancient History at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. His new book, 
The Crucible of Islam, is published in April. (April 2017)

Sarah Boxer is a contributing writer for The Atlantic and the author of In the Floyd Archives: A Psycho-Bestiary.
 (October 2016)

Alfred Brendel is a pianist and the author of several books of essays and poetry, most recently Music, Sense and Nonsense: Collected ­Essays and Lectures.
 (October 2016)

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. (June 2017)

Robert Darnton, the Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor and University Librarian Emeritus at Harvard, is currently a Fellow at the Institut d’études avancées in Paris. (May 2017)

Eamon Duffy is Emeritus Professor of the History of ­Christianity at the University of Cambridge. His latest book is ­Reformation 
Divided: Catholics, Protestants and the Conversion of England. (April 2017)

Ian Frazier is the author of eleven books, including Great Plains, Family, On the Rez, and, most recently, Hogs Wild: ­Selected Reporting Pieces. (February 2017)

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

David Gallagher is the author of several works on Latin American ­literature. He lives in Santiago.
 (October 2016)

Robert Pogue Harrison teaches literature at Stanford. His books include Forests: The Shadow of Civilization and Gardens: An Essay on the Human Condition. (August 2017)

Ian Johnson reports from Beijing and Berlin. His new book, The Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao, was published in April. He received the 2016 Shorenstein Journalism Award. (August 2017)

James McPherson is George Henry Davis ’86 Professor of American History Emeritus at Princeton. His books include Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1989, and, most ­recently, The War That Forged a Nation: Why the Civil War Still Matters.
 (October 2016)

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 novel is A Gate at the Stairs and her most recent collection of stories is Bark. (August 2017)

Joyce Carol Oates is the author, most recently, of A Book of American Martyrs. She is Professor Emerita of Humanities at Princeton and currently a Visiting Professor in the English Department at the University of California, Berkeley. (April 2017)

Tim Page is a Professor in both the Thornton School of Music and the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California. He won the Pulitzer Prize for criticism in 1997 for his writings about music in The Washington Post. (July 2017)

Richard Pipes is Professor of History Emeritus at Harvard. He is the ­author of numerous books, including The Russian Revolution, Russia Under the Old Regime, and, most recently, Alexander Yakovlev: The Man Whose Ideas Delivered Russia from Communism. (October 2016)

Francine Prose is a Distinguished Visiting Writer at Bard. Her new novel, Mister Monkey, was published last fall. (July 2017)

Alan Rusbridger is Principal of Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, and Chair of the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. For twenty years he was Editor in Chief of The Guardian. His article in this issue will appear in different form in the 2017 edition of Attacks on the Press, edited by the Committee to Protect Journalists and to be published in April by Bloomberg Press.
 (December 2016)

Norman Rush’s most recent novel is Subtle Bodies. (April 2017)

Gerard Russell is the author of Heirs to Forgotten Kingdoms: Journeys into the Disappearing Religions of the Middle East. He is a Senior Fellow of the New America Foundation’s International Security Program and a Senior Associate of the Foreign Policy Centre in London.
 (October 2016)

Luc Sante’s most recent book is The Other Paris. He teaches writing and the history of photography at Bard. (October 2016)

Margaret Scott was Cultural Editor of the Far Eastern Economic Review and has written about Indonesia for The New York Review and the Times Literary Supplement. She teaches at NYU’s Wagner School of Public Service.

 (October 2016)

Keith Thomas is an Honorary Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. He is the author of The Ends of Life: Roads to Fulfilment in Early Modern England.
 (October 2016)

Jacob Weisberg is Chairman of the Slate Group and the author of The Bush Tragedy, among other books. (March 2017)