Contents


New York’s Vast Flop

Power at Ground Zero: Politics, Money, and the Remaking of Lower Manhattan by Lynne B. Sagalyn

One World Trade Center: Biography of the Building by Judith Dupré

Who Owns the Dead? The Science and Politics of Death at Ground Zero by Jay D. Aronson

Contributors

Edward Ball is the author of Slaves in the Family and The Inventor and the Tycoon: The Murderer Eadweard Muybridge, the Entrepreneur Leland Stanford, and the Birth of Moving Pictures, among other books. He is a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard. (March 2017)

Antony Beevor, the author of Stalingrad, is a Visiting Professor at the University of Kent. His latest book is Ardennes 1944: The Battle of the Bulge.
 (January 2018)

Peter Brooks, Sterling Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature at Yale, teaches at Princeton. His most recent book is Flaubert in the Ruins of Paris: The Story of a Friendship, a Novel, and a Terrible Year. (April 2018)

Robyn Creswell is Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature at Yale. He is the author of City of Beginnings: Poetic Modernism in Beirut.
 (March 2019)

Elizabeth Drew is the author of fourteen books, including Washington Journal: Reporting Watergate and Richard Nixon’s Downfall, which was expanded and reissued in 2014.

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)

Tim Flannery’s new book is Europe: A Natural History. 
(March 2019)

Alison Lurie is the Frederic J. Whiton Professor of American Literature Emerita at Cornell. She is the author of ten novels, two collections of essays on children’s literature, and the editor of The Oxford Book of Fairy Tales. Her most recent book is Reading for Fun. (March 2017)

Avishai Margalit is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His most recent book is On Betrayal.
 (May 2019)

Thomas Nagel is University Professor Emeritus at NYU. He is the author of The View From Nowhere, Mortal Questions, and Mind and Cosmos, among other books.
 (March 2019)

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)

Stacy Schiff is the author of, among other books, Véra (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov), Cleopatra: A Life, and The Witches: ­Suspicion, Betrayal, and Hysteria in 1692 Salem.
 (October 2018)