Contents


It’s the Kultur, Stupid

Angst für Deutschland: Die Wahrheit über die AfD: wo sie herkommt, wer sie führt, wohin sie steuert [Angst for Germany: The Truth about the AfD: Where It Comes from, Who Leads It, Where It Is Headed] by Melanie Amann

Finis Germania [The End of Germany] by Rolf Peter Sieferle

Norwegian Woods

Towards the Forest: Knausgård on Munch an exhibition at the Munch Museum, Oslo, May 6–October 8, 2017

Så mye lengsel på så liten flate [So Much Longing on Such a Small Surface] by Karl Ove Knausgård

Edvard Munch: Between the Clock and the Bed an exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, June 24–October 9, 2017; the Met Breuer, New York City, November 15, 2017–February 4, 2018; and the Munch Museum, Oslo, May 12–September 9, 2018

Ku Klux Klambakes

The Second Coming of the KKK: The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American Political Tradition by Linda Gordon

Ku Klux Kulture: America and the Klan in the 1920s by Felix Harcourt

Big Money Rules

Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America by Nancy MacLean

The One Percent Solution: How Corporations Are Remaking America One State at a Time by Gordon Lafer

Outing the Inside

Louise Bourgeois: An Unfolding Portrait an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, New York City, September 24, 2017–January 28, 2018

Intimate Geometries: The Art and Life of Louise Bourgeois by Robert Storr

Contributors

G.W. Bowersock is Professor Emeritus of Ancient History at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. His most recent book is 
The Crucible of Islam. (April 2019)

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. His most recent book is Engines of Liberty: How Citizen Movements Succeed.
 (May 2019)

Robert Cottrell is Editor of The Browser. He has served as Moscow bureau chief for both The Economist and the Financial Times. (December 2017)

Timothy Garton Ash is Professor of European Studies and Isaiah Berlin Professorial Fellow at St. Antony’s College, Oxford, and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford. His books include The Polish Revolution: Solidarity and The Magic Lantern: The Revolution of ’89 Witnessed in Warsaw, Budapest, Berlin, and Prague.
 (August 2018)

Jeffrey Gettleman is the South Asia bureau chief for The New York Times and the author of Love, Africa: A Memoir of Romance, War, and Survival. He was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 2012 for his reporting from Somalia and Sudan. (December 2017)

Jerome Groopman is the Recanati Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Chief of Experimental Medicine at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and a staff writer at The New Yorker. He is the coauthor, with Pamela Hartzband, of Your Medical Mind: How to Decide What Is Right for You. 
(March 2019)

Brandon Harris is the author of Making Rent in Bed-Stuy: A Memoir of Trying to Make It in New York City. He works as a motion picture executive.
 (December 2017)

Adam Hochschild’s books include King Leopold’s Ghost, To End All Wars, and, most recently, Lessons from a Dark Time and Other Essays. He teaches at the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California at Berkeley.
 (October 2018)

Phillip Lopate’s most recent book is A Mother’s Tale. He is a Professor in the MFA nonfiction writing program at Columbia.
 (January 2019)

Rana Mitter is Professor of the History and Politics of Modern China and Director of the China Centre at Oxford University. His books include Forgotten Ally: China’s World War II, 1937–1945 and A Bitter Revolution: China’s Struggle with the Modern World. (December 2017)

Ange Mlinko is an Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Florida. Her fifth book of poems is Distant Mandate. (May 2019)

Joyce Carol Oates’s most recent book is Hazards of Time Travel. She is currently a Visiting Professor in the English Department at the University of California at Berkeley. (May 2019)

Diane Ravitch is Research Professor of Education at NYU. Her most recent book is Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America’s Public Schools. (December 2017)

Ingrid D. Rowland is a Professor at the University of Notre Dame’s Rome Global Gateway. Her latest books are The Collector of Lives: Giorgio Vasari and the Invention of Art, cowritten with Noah Charney, and The Divine Spark of Syracuse.
 (May 2019)

David Salle is a painter and essayist. (May 2019)

Madeleine Schwartz is a regular contributor to The New York Review. (April 2019)

David Shulman’s Freedom and Despair: Notes from the South Hebron Hills 
will be published in October. He is Professor Emeritus at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and was awarded the Israel Prize for Religious Studies in 2016. (June 2018)

Edmund White has written biographies of Jean Genet, Marcel Proust, and Arthur Rimbaud. His memoir The Unpunished Vice: A Life of Reading will be published in June. (June 2018)

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 Emotions on the European Stage from the Siege of Vienna to the Age of Napoleon. (September 2018)