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Moses in Mexico

Cristóbal de Villalpando: Mexican Painter of the Baroque an exhibition at the Palacio de Cultura Citibanamex–Palacio de Iturbide, Mexico City, March 9–June 4, 2017; and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, July 25–October 15, 2017

Splendid Isolation

Dunkirk a film directed by Christopher Nolan

Alone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk: Defeat into Victory by Michael Korda

Signor Tambourossini

The Siege of Corinth an opera by Gioachino Rossini, produced by La Fura dels Baus, at the Rossini Opera Festival, Pesaro, Italy, August 10–19, 2017

Blowing Bubbles

Bubbles: Spheres, Volume 1: Microspherology by Peter Sloterdijk, translated from the German by Wieland Hoban

Globes: Spheres, Volume 2: Macrospherology by Peter Sloterdijk, translated from the German by Wieland Hoban

Foams: Spheres, Volume 3: Plural Spherology by Peter Sloterdijk, translated from the German by Wieland Hoban

Rage and Time: A Psychopolitical Investigation by Peter Sloterdijk, translated from the German by Mario Wenning

Philosophical Temperaments: From Plato to Foucault by Peter Sloterdijk, translated from the German by Thomas Dunlap, with a foreword by Creston Davis

Critique of Cynical Reason by Peter Sloterdijk, translated from the German by Michael Eldred, with a foreword by Andreas Huyssen

Stress and Freedom by Peter Sloterdijk, translated from the German by Wieland Hoban

You Must Change Your Life: On Anthropotechnics by Peter Sloterdijk, translated from the German by Wieland Hoban

In the Shadow of Mount Sinai: A Footnote on the Origins and Changing Forms of Total Membership by Peter Sloterdijk, translated from the German by Wieland Hoban

Not Saved: Essays After Heidegger by Peter Sloterdijk, translated from the German by Ian Alexander Moore and Christopher Turner

The Aesthetic Imperative: Writings on Art by Peter Sloterdijk, translated from the German by Karen Margolis, edited and with an afterword by Peter Weibel

Selected Exaggerations: Conversations and Interviews, 1993–2012 by Peter Sloterdijk, translated from the German by Karen Margolis

Mr. Smith Goes to Rome

The “Mito Americano” and Italian Literary Culture Under Fascism by Jane Dunnett, with a foreword by Massimo Bacigalupo

The Chinese World Order

The End of the Asian Century: War, Stagnation, and the Risks to the World’s Most Dynamic Region by Michael R. Auslin

Post-Western World: How Emerging Powers Are Remaking Global Order by Oliver Stuenkel

Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides’s Trap? by Graham Allison

Postmodern Mom

A Grace Paley Reader: Stories, Essays, and Poetry by Grace Paley, edited by Kevin Bowen and Nora Paley, with an introduction by George Saunders

The Art of Wrath

The Iliad by Homer, translated from the Greek by Peter Green

The Iliad by Homer, translated from the Greek and with an introduction and notes by Barry B. Powell, and with a foreword by Ian Morris

A New European Narrative?

The Great Regression edited by Heinrich Geiselberger

The End of Europe: Dictators, Demagogues, and the Coming Dark Age by James Kirchick

After Europe by Ivan Krastev

Slippery Slope: Brexit and Europe’s Troubled Future by Giles Merritt

Russia and the Western Far Right: Tango Noir by Anton Shekhovtsov

In Defence of Europe: Can the European Project Be Saved? by Loukas Tsoukalis

Contributors

Anne Applebaum is a columnist for The Washington Post and a Professor of Practice at the London School of Economics’ Institute of Global Affairs. Her new book, Red Famine: Stalin’s War on Ukraine, will be published in October. (October 2017)

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.
 (October 2017)

Benjamin M. Friedman is the William Joseph Maier Professor of Political Economy at Harvard and the author of The Moral Consequences of Economic Growth.

 He is currently finishing a book on the historical influence of religious thinking on economic thinking.(October 2017)

John Gray is Emeritus Professor of European Thought at the London School of Economics. His latest book is The Soul of the Marionette: A Short Inquiry into Human Freedom.
 (October 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 October.
 (October 2017)

Max Hastings is the author of many books on military history, including Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes to War and Inferno: The World at War, 1939–45. His new book, Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy, 1945–75, will be published next year.

 (October 2017)

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)

Andrew J. Nathan is the Class of 1919 Professor of ­Political Science at Columbia. His books include China’s Search for ­Security, cowritten with Andrew Scobell. (October 2017)

Tim Parks is the author of many novels, translations, and works of nonfiction, most recently Life and Work: Writers, Readers, and the Conversations Between Them and the novel In Extremis. (November 2017)

Hayden Pelliccia is a Professor of Classics at Cornell. (October 2017)

Darryl Pinckney’s most recent book is a novel, Black Deutschland. (November 2017)

Francine Prose is a Distinguished Visiting Writer at Bard. Her most recent book is the novel Mister Monkey. (October 2017)

Luc Sante teaches writing and the history of photography at Bard. His latest book is The Other Paris. (October 2017)

Jenny Uglow’s new book, Mr. Lear: A Life of Art and Nonsense, will be published in the US in April.
 (October 2017)

Larry Wolff is Silver Professor of History at NYU, Executive Director of the NYU Remarque Institute, and the author of The Singing Turk: Ottoman Power and Operatic Emotion on the European Stage from the Siege of Vienna to the Age of Napoleon. (October 2017)