Contents


Building the American Dream

Man’s Better Angels: Romantic Reformers and the Coming of the Civil War by Philip F. Gura

Paradise Now: The Story of American Utopianism by Chris Jennings

Utopia Drive: A Road Trip Through America’s Most Radical Idea by Erik Reece

Oneida: From Free Love Utopia to the Well-Set Table by Ellen Wayland-Smith

We Are as Gods: Back to the Land in the 1970s on the Quest for a New America by Kate Daloz

The Great Genius of Jewish Literature

The Orange Peel and Other Satires by S.Y. Agnon, translated from the Hebrew by Jeffrey Saks

The Bridal Canopy by S.Y. Agnon, translated from the Hebrew by I.M. Lask

A Guest for the Night by S.Y. Agnon, translated from the Hebrew by Misha Louvish

To This Day by S.Y. Agnon, translated from the Hebrew by Hillel Halkin

A Book That Was Lost: Thirty-Five Stories by S.Y. Agnon, translated from the Hebrew by Amiel Gurt and others

Two Tales: Betrothed and Edo and Enam by S.Y. Agnon, translated from the Hebrew by Walter Lever

A Simple Story by S.Y. Agnon, translated from the Hebrew by Hillel Halkin

Two Scholars Who Were in Our Town and Other Novellas by S.Y. Agnon, translated from the Hebrew by Paul Pinchas Bashan and others

From Foe to Friend and Other Stories by S.Y. Agnon, with illustrations by Shay Charka

Shira by S.Y. Agnon, translated from the Hebrew by Zeva Shapiro

In Mr. Lublin’s Store by S.Y. Agnon, translated from the Hebrew by Glenda Abramson

A City in Its Fullness by S.Y. Agnon, edited by Alan Mintz and Jeffrey Saks

Contributors

Robert Alter is the Class of 1937 Emeritus Professor of Hebrew and Comparative Literature at the University of California at Berkeley. His books include Pen of Iron: American Prose and the King James Bible and a translation of the Hebrew Bible.
 (April 2017)

Julian Barnes’s most recent books are Keeping an Eye Open: Essays on Art and The Noise of Time, a novel.
 (April 2017)

Christopher Benfey is Mellon Professor of English at Mount Holyoke. He is the author of Red Brick, Black Mountain, White Clay.
 (April 2017)

Paula Bohince’s most recent book of poems is Swallows and Waves. (April 2017)

Vivian Gornick is at work on a book of rereadings, which will be published next year. (April 2017)

Linda Greenhouse is Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. She writes an opinion column on the Supreme Court and law for The New York Times. Her new book, Just a Journalist, will be published in the fall.
 (April 2017)

Michael Ignatieff is President of Central European University in Budapest. His books include Isaiah Berlin: A Life and The Lesser Evil: Political Ethics in an Age of Terror.
 (April 2017)

Julian Lucas is an Associate Editor at Cabinet. (April 2017)

Timothy Noah is the Labor Policy Editor for Politico and the author of The Great Divergence: America’s Growing Inequality Crisis and What We Can Do About It. (April 2017)

Fintan O’Toole is a columnist with The Irish Times and Leonard L. Milberg Visiting Lecturer in Irish Letters at Princeton. His book on George Bernard Shaw, Judging Shaw, will be published in the fall.
 (June 2017)

Geoffrey O’Brien is Editor in Chief of the Library of America. He is the author of The Phantom Empire and Stolen Glimpses, Captive Shadows: Writing on Film, 2002–2012, among other books. (April 2017)

Nathaniel Rich is the author of Odds Against Tomorrow and The Mayor’s Tongue. (April 2017)

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

Cathleen Schine’s latest novel, They May Not Mean To, But They Do, will be published in paperback this June. (April 2017)

Charles Simic has been Poet Laureate of the United States. His new book, Scribbled in the Dark, a volume of poetry, will be published in June.
 (June 2017)

Michael Tomasky is a Special Correspondent for The Daily Beast and the Editor of Democracy: A Journal of Ideas. (April 2017)