Contents


Cool, Sublime, Idealistic Diebenkorn

Matisse/Diebenkorn an exhibition at the Baltimore Museum of Art, October 23, 2016–January 29, 2017; and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, March 11–May 29, 2017

Richard Diebenkorn: The Catalogue Raisonné edited by Jane Livingston and Andrea Liguori

Richard Diebenkorn: The Sketchbooks Revealed edited by the Cantor Arts Center

Is Europe Disintegrating?

Europe Since 1989: A History by Philipp Ther, translated from the German by Charlotte Hughes-Kreutzmüller

The Euro: How a Common Currency Threatens the Future of Europe by Joseph E. Stiglitz

Europe Entrapped by Claus Offe

The Euro Trap: On Bursting Bubbles, Budgets, and Beliefs by Hans-Werner Sinn

Der Euro: Von der Friedensidee zum Zankapfel by Hans-Werner Sinn

La fin du rêve européen by François Heisbourg

What Is Populism? by Jan-Werner Müller

The Caliphate: From Grand to Sordid

Caliphate: The History of an Idea by Hugh Kennedy

Salafi-Jihadism: The History of an Idea by Shiraz Maher

The Master Plan: ISIS, al-Qaeda, and the Jihadi Strategy for Final Victory by Brian H. Fishman

The Genius of Blackness

Kerry James Marshall: Mastry an exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, April 23–September 25, 2016; the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, October 25, 2016–January 29, 2017; and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, March 12–July 2, 2017

Emily: The Quiet Earthquake

Emily Dickinson’s Poems As She Preserved Them edited by Cristanne Miller

A Quiet Passion a film directed by Terence Davies

Amherst by William Nicholson

A Loaded Gun: Emily Dickinson for the 21st Century by Jerome Charyn

Contributors

Christopher Benfey is the Mellon Professor of English at Mount Holyoke. He is the author of five books, including Red Brick, Black Mountain, White Clay: Reflections on Art, Family, and Survival and, most recently, IF: The Untold Story of Kipling’s American Years. (July 2020)

J.M. Coetzee is Professorial Research Fellow at the University of Adelaide. He is the author of seventeen works of fiction, as well as ­numerous works of criticism and translation. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2003. (September 2019)

Hugh Eakin is the Gilder Lehrman Fellow in American History at the Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers. (November 2017)

Carlotta Gall is the North Africa Correspondent for The New York Times and the author of The Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan, 2001–2014.
 (January 2017)

Timothy Garton Ash is Professor of European Studies and Isaiah Berlin Professorial Fellow at St. Antony’s College, Oxford, and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford. A new edition of his book The Magic Lantern: The Revolution of ’89 Witnessed in Warsaw, Budapest, Berlin, and Prague will be published this fall.
 (October 2019)

James Gleick is the author of The Information and, most recently, Time Travel: A History.
 (October 2020)

Annette Gordon-Reed is the Charles Warren Professor of American Legal History at Harvard Law School and Professor of History in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard. She is the author of The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family, which won the 
2009 Pulitzer Prize for History, and Most Blessed of the Patriarchs: Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination, with Peter S. Onuf.
 (October 2019)

Ian Johnson is a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist who lives in ­Beijing, his home for more than twenty years. His most recent book is The Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao.
 (March 2020)

Lewis Lockwood is an Emeritus Professor of Music at ­Harvard and Co-Director of the Boston University Center for Beethoven Research. His new book, Beethoven’s Lives, will be published in September.
 (March 2020)

Eric Maskin teaches economics and mathematics at Harvard. He was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics in 2007. (June 2017)

Anka Muhlstein was awarded the Prix Goncourt in 1996 for her biography of Astolphe de Custine and has twice received the History Prize of the French Academy. Her most recent book is The Pen and the Brush: How Passion for Art Shaped Nineteenth-Century French Novels.
 (December 2018)

Paul Muldoon is the Howard G.B. Clark University Professor at Princeton. His fourteenth collection of poems, Howdie-Skelp, will be published in 2021. (September 2020)

Jay Neugeboren is the author of twenty-two books of fiction and nonfiction, including the memoir Imagining Robert: My Brother, Madness, and Survival and, most recently, the novel Max Baer and the Star of David (2016). (August 2020)

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)

Darryl Pinckney’s most recent book is Busted in New York and Other Essays. (August 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)

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

Amartya Sen teaches economics and philosophy at Harvard. He was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics in 1998. (June 2017)

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)

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)

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.
 (May 2020)