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Picabia’s Big Moment

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 20, 2016–March 19, 2017

The Sea Swallows People

Fire at Sea a film by Gianfranco Rosi

All at Sea: The Policy Challenges of Rescue, Interception, and Long-Term Response to Maritime Migration by Kathleen Newland, with Elizabeth Collett, Kate Hooper, and Sarah Flamm

Cast Away: True Stories of Survival from Europe’s Refugee Crisis by Charlotte McDonald-Gibson

Scholars Behind Bars

College in Prison: Reading in an Age of Mass Incarceration by Daniel Karpowitz

Liberating Minds: The Case for College in Prison by Ellen Condliffe Lagemann

Notes from the Field a one-woman show written and performed by Anna Deavere Smith and directed by Leonard Foglia

Contributors

Roger Alcaly is a hedge fund manager and author of The New Economy. (February 2017)

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 most recent book is Engines of Liberty: How Citizen Movements Succeed. 
(September 2018)

Frederick C. Crews’s new book, Freud: The Making of an Illusion, will be published in the fall.
 (February 2017)

Jason DeParle is a reporter for The New York Times. His book on global immigration will be published next year.
 
(August 2018)

James Fenton is a British poet and literary critic. From 1994 until 1999, he was Oxford Professor of Poetry; in 2015 he was awarded the PEN Pinter Prize. He is the author of School of Genius: A History of the Royal Academy of Arts and, most recently, Yellow Tulips: ­Poems, 1968–2011. (July 2018)

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

Charles Glass is a former ABC News Chief Middle East ­Correspondent. He is the author, most recently, of Syria Burning: ISIS and the Death of the Arab Spring. His reporting was supported in part by a grant from the Alicia Patterson Foundation. (February 2018)

Stephen Greenblatt is Cogan University Professor of the Humanities at Harvard. His most recent book is The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve. (May 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)

Jackson Lears is Board of Governors Distinguished Professor of History at Rutgers, Editor in Chief of Raritan, and the author of Rebirth of a Nation: The Making of Modern America, 1877–1920, among other books. (September 2018)

Phillip Lopate’s most recent book is A Mother’s Tale. He is a Professor in the MFA nonfiction writing program at Columbia.

 (June 2018)

Geoffrey O’Brien’s books include The Phantom Empire: Movies in the Mind of the 20th Century, Stolen Glimpses, Captive Shadows: Writing on Film, 2002–2012, and, most recently, the poetry collection The Blue Hill. (August 2018)

Sanford Schwartz is the author of Christen Købke and William Nicholson. (June 2018)

Charles Simic has been Poet Laureate of the United States. Come Closer and Listen, his latest book of poems, will be out next year. (August 2018)

Alice Spawls is an editor at the London Review of Books. (April 2018)

Helen Vendler is the Arthur Kingsley Porter University Professor in the Department of English at Harvard. Her latest book is The Ocean, the Bird, and the Scholar, a collection of her most recent essays. (October 2017)

Jonathan Zimmerman is Professor of History of ­Education at the University of Pennsylvania. His most recent book is Campus Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know. (February 2017)