Contents


The Abortion Battlefield

Women Against Abortion: Inside the Largest Moral Reform Movement of the Twentieth Century by Karissa Haugeberg

About Abortion: Terminating Pregnancy in Twenty-First-Century America by Carol Sanger

The Harlem He Knew

Amiable with Big Teeth: A Novel of the Love Affair Between the Communists and the Poor Black Sheep of Harlem by Claude McKay, edited and with an introduction by Jean-Christophe Cloutier and Brent Hayes Edwards

The Islamic Road to the Modern World

The Islamic Enlightenment: The Struggle Between Faith and Reason, 1798 to Modern Times by Christopher de Bellaigue

Freedom in the Arab World: Concepts and Ideologies in Arabic Thought in the Nineteenth Century by Wael Abu-‘Uksa

The Truth About Our Prison Crisis

Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration—and How to Achieve Real Reform by John F. Pfaff

Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America by James Forman Jr.

The Male Impersonator

Ernest Hemingway: A Biography by Mary V. Dearborn

Ernest Hemingway: A New Life by James M. Hutchisson

Writer, Sailor, Soldier, Spy: Ernest Hemingway’s Secret Adventures, 1935–1961 by Nicholas Reynolds

The Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway: The Hemingway Library Edition edited and with an introduction by Seán Hemingway, and a foreword by Patrick Hemingway

A Voice for the Voiceless

The Last Shift by Philip Levine, edited by Edward Hirsch

My Lost Poets: A Life in Poetry by Philip Levine, edited by Edward Hirsch

The Bread of Time: Toward an Autobiography by Philip Levine

Israel’s Irrational Rationality

The Six-Day War: The Breaking of the Middle East by Guy Laron

The Only Language They Understand: Forcing Compromise in Israel and Palestine by Nathan Thrall

In Search of Modern Palestinian Nationhood by Matti Steinberg

Kingdom of Olives and Ash: Writers Confront the Occupation edited by Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman

A Half Century of Occupation: Israel, Palestine, and the World’s Most Intractable Conflict by Gershon Shafir

America: The Forgotten Poor

The Financial Diaries: How American Families Cope in a World of Uncertainty by Jonathan Morduch and Rachel Schneider

Happiness for All?: Unequal Hopes and Lives in Pursuit of the American Dream by Carol Graham

Novels from China’s Moral Abyss

The Four Books by Yan Lianke, translated from the Chinese by Carlos Rojas

The Explosion Chronicles by Yan Lianke, translated from the Chinese by Carlos Rojas

The Seventh Day by Yu Hua, translated from the Chinese by Allan H. Barr

Contributors

Marcia Angell is a member of the faculty of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School and the former Editor in Chief of The New England Journal of Medicine. 
(June 2017)

Julian Bell is a painter based in Lewes, England. A new ­rewritten edition of his book What Is Painting? will be published in October. (July 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. (June 2017)

Elizabeth Drew is a regular contributor to The New York Review. She is the author of fourteen books, including Washington Journal: Reporting Watergate and Richard Nixon’s Downfall, which was expanded and reissued in 2014. (June 2017)

Martin Filler is the 2017 recipient of the Stephen A. Kliment Oculus Award, given by the New York Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, for his architecture criticism, which has appeared in these pages since 1985. (June 2017)

Tim Flannery’s books include Chasing Kangaroos: A Continent, a Scientist, and a Search for the World’s Most Extraordinary Creature and, most recently, Atmosphere of Hope: Searching for Solutions to the Climate Crisis. He lives in Australia. (June 2017)

Michael Gorra’s books include Portrait of a Novel: Henry James and the Making of an American Masterpiece and The Bells in Their Silence: Travels Through Germany. He teaches English at Smith. (June 2017)

Gregory Hays is Associate Professor of Classics at the University of Virginia. (June 2017)

Jane Hirshfield’s most recent books are The Beauty, a collection of poems, and Ten Windows: How Great Poems Transform the World. She was the Mohr Visiting Poet at Stanford in 2016.
 (June 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.
 (June 2017)

Colin Jones is a professor of history at Queen Mary, University of London. His books include The Great Nation: France from Louis XV to Napoleon, Paris: Biography of a City, and The Smile Revolution in Eighteenth-Century France. (June 2017)

Adam Kirsch is a poet and critic. His most recent book is The Global Novel: Writing the World in the 21st Century. (June 2017)

Jeff Madrick is the Director of the Bernard L. Schwartz Rediscovering Government Initiative at the Century Foundation and Editor of Challenge. His most recent book is Seven Bad Ideas: How Mainstream Economists Damaged America and the World.
 (June 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)

Darryl Pinckney’s latest book is a novel, Black Deutschland. (June 2017)

David S. Reynolds, a Distinguished Professor at the CUNY Graduate Center, is the author or editor of fifteen books, including Walt Whitman’s America, Waking Giant: America in the Age of Jackson, John Brown, Abolitionist, and, most recently, Lincoln’s Selected Writings.
 (June 2017)

Malise Ruthven’s books include Islam in the World, Fundamentalism: The Search for Meaning, and Encounters with Islam: On Religion, Politics and Modernity. (June 2017)

Frederick Seidel’s latest book of poems is Widening Income Inequality. (June 2017)

David Shulman is Professor Emeritus at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and an activist in Ta’ayush, Arab–Jewish Partnership. He was awarded the Israel Prize for Religious Studies in February. (June 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)

Rosanna Warren is the Hanna Holborn Gray Distinguished Service Professor in the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago. Her most recent book of poems is Ghost in a Red Hat.
 (June 2017)