Contents


The Master of Eglfing-Haar

Eugen Gabritschevsky: 1893–1979 an exhibition at La Maison Rouge, Paris, July 8–September 18, 2016; Collection de l’Art Brut, Lausanne, November 11, 2016–February 19, 2017; and the American Folk Art Museum, New York City, March 13–August 13, 2017

Corrective Affinities

Tumult by Hans Magnus Enzensberger, translated from the German by Mike Mitchell

New Selected Poems by Hans Magnus Enzensberger, translated from the German by David Constantine, Hans Magnus Enzensberger, Michael Hamburger, and Esther Kinsky

Mr Zed’s Reflections: or Breadcrumbs He Dropped, Gathered Up by His Listeners by Hans Magnus Enzensberger, translated from the German by Wieland Hoban

Writing with the Words of Others: Essays on the Poetry of Hans Magnus Enzensberger by Alan J. Clayton

Good Lord

First Confession: A Sort of Memoir by Chris Patten

Kind of Blue: A Political Memoir by Ken Clarke

Contributors

Lisa Appignanesi is Chair of the Royal Society of Literature and of this year’s Man Booker International Prize. She is the author of Mad, Bad, and Sad: A History of Women and the Mind Doctors and Losing the Dead. Her next book, Everyday Madness, will be published in September.
 (July 2018)

Neal Ascherson is the author of Black Sea, Stone Voices: The Search for Scotland and the novel Death of the Fronsac. He is an ­Honorary Professor at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London.
 (November 2018)

Marianne Boruch’s most recent books are ­Eventually One Dreams the Real Thing, a collection of poems, and The Little Death of Self: Nine Essays Toward Poetry. (October 2017)

David Bromwich is Sterling Professor of English at Yale. His recent books include The Intellectual Life of Edmund Burke and Moral Imagination, a collection of essays.
 (November 2018)

Peter Brown is the Philip and Beulah Rollins Professor of History Emeritus at Princeton. His books include Augustine of Hippo: A Biography and, most recently, Treasure in Heaven: The Holy Poor in Early Christianity. (October 2017)

Robyn Creswell is Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature at Yale. His book City of Beginnings: Poetic Modernism in Beirut will be published this fall.
 (November 2018)

Mark Ford’s fourth collection of poetry, Enter, Fleeing, was published earlier this year.
 (November 2018)

Peter Green is Dougherty Centennial Professor Emeritus of Classics at the University of Texas at Austin and Adjunct Professor at the University of Iowa. His books include The Hellenistic Age: A Short History and a translation of the Iliad. His translation of the Odyssey is forthcoming. (October 2017)

Ian Johnson is a Beijing-based reporter who won the Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of China. His most recent book is The Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao. (November 2018)

Stephen Kotkin is the John P. Birkelund Professor in History and International Affairs at Princeton and a senior fellow at Stanford’s Hoover Institution. His essay in this issue is adapted from Stalin: Waiting for Hitler, 1929–1941, which will be published in October by Penguin. 
(October 2017)

James Mann is a Fellow-in-Residence at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies. His books include The Obamians: The Struggle Inside the White House to Redefine American Power and Rise of the Vulcans: The History of Bush’s War Cabinet. (September 2018)

Ruth Margalit is an Israeli writer living in New York. Her essays have appeared in The New Yorker and The New York Times Magazine.
 (July 2018)

Ferdinand Mount is the former Editor of The Times Literary Supplement. His new book, Prime Movers, has just been published. (April 2018)

Robert O. Paxton is Mellon Professor Emeritus of Social Science at Columbia and the author of The Anatomy of Fascism, Vichy France, and, with Julie Hessler, Europe in the Twentieth Century, among other works.
 (December 2018)

Jed Perl’s latest book is the first volume of his biography of ­Alexander Calder, The Conquest of Time. (November 2018)

Nathaniel Rich’s latest novel is King Zeno. (September 2018)

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

Colin Thubron is a President Emeritus of the Royal Society of Literature and the author of The Lost Heart of Asia, Shadow of the Silk Road, and, most recently, Night of Fire, a novel. (July 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)