The Master of Wonder House

John Lockwood Kipling: Arts and Crafts in the Punjab and London an exhibition at the Bard Graduate Center Gallery, New York City, September 15, 2017—January 7, 2018

Caesar Bloody Caesar

The Landmark Julius Caesar: The Complete Works: Gallic War, Civil War, Alexandrian War, African War, and Spanish War edited and translated from the Latin by Kurt A. Raaflaub

Monday Morning Philosophers

Knowing the Score: What Sports Can Teach Us About Philosophy (And What Philosophy Can Teach Us About Sports) by David Papineau

What We Think About When We Think About Soccer by Simon Critchley

Southern Discomfort

Peter Taylor: Complete Stories, Vol. 1, 1938–1959 by Peter Taylor, edited by Ann Beattie

Peter Taylor: Complete Stories, Vol. 2, 1960–1992 by Peter Taylor, edited by Ann Beattie

Fine Specimens

The Afterlives of Specimens: Science, Mourning, and Whitman’s Civil War by Lindsay Tuggle

Drum-Taps: The Complete 1865 Edition by Walt Whitman, edited by Lawrence Kramer

A Flag Is a Flag Is a Flag

Jasper Johns: Catalogue Raisonné of Painting and Sculpture edited by Roberta Bernstein with Heidi Colsman-Freyberger, Caitlin Sweeney, and Betsy Stepina Zinn

Jasper Johns: Redo an Eye by Roberta Bernstein

Jasper Johns: “Something Resembling Truth” an exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, September 23–December 10, 2017; and the Broad, Los Angeles, February 10–May 13, 2018

Jasper Johns: Pictures within Pictures, 1980–2015 by Fiona Donovan


Henri Cole’s next book, Orphic Paris, will be published in April. (March 2018)

Freeman Dyson is Professor of Physics Emeritus at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. (January 2020)

Jason Farago is an art critic for The New York Times and the editor of the anthology Out of Practice: Ten Issues of “Even,” 2015–2018. In 2017 he was awarded the inaugural Rabkin Prize for art criticism. (April 2020)

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. (May 2020)

Michael Gorra’s books include Portrait of a Novel: Henry James and the Making of an American Masterpiece and The Saddest Words: William Faulkner’s Civil War, which will be published in ­August. He teaches at Smith.
 (July 2020)

John Gray is Emeritus Professor of European Thought at the London School of Economics. His book Seven Types of Atheism was published last year. (December 2019)

J. Hoberman’s Make My Day: Movie Culture in the Age of Reagan will be published in July. (March 2019)

Eva Hoffman is the author of Shtetl: The Life and Death of a Small Town and the World of Polish Jews and Exit into History: A Journey Through the New Eastern Europe, among other books. She is currently a visiting professor at the European Institute at University College London. (March 2018)

Ian Jack was the editor of The Independent on Sunday and Granta. He is the author of The Country Formerly Known as Great Britain and he writes regularly for The Guardian. (September 2018)

Laura Kipnis is a Professor in the Department of Radio, TV, and Film at Northwestern. Her books include Men: Notes from an Ongoing Investigation and Unwanted Advances: Sexual Paranoia Comes to Campus. (June 2018)

David Luban is a University Professor in Law and Philosophy at Georgetown and Distinguished Chair in Ethics at the Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership, United States Naval Academy. He is currently writing a study of the moral and legal philosophy of Hannah Arendt. (August 2020)

Janet Malcolm’s latest book is Nobody’s Looking at You, a collection of essays. (September 2020)

Avishai Margalit is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His most recent book is On Betrayal.
 (May 2019)

Mark Mazower is the Director of the Columbia Institute of Ideas and Imagination in Paris and the Ira D. Wallach Professor of History at Columbia. He is the author, most recently, of What You Did Not Tell: A Russian Past and the Journey Home.
 (July 2020)

Josephine Quinn teaches ancient history at Oxford and is ­currently a Fellow at the New York Public Library’s Cullman ­Center for Scholars and Writers.
 (January 2020)

David S. Reynolds, a Distinguished Professor at the CUNY Graduate Center, is the author or editor of sixteen books, including Walt Whitman’s America: A Cultural ­Biography, Waking Giant: America in the Age of Jackson, and John Brown, Abolitionist. His book Abe: Abraham Lincoln in His Times will be published in September. (April 2020)

Harry Shearer is an actor, director, and novelist. Le Show, his public radio program, has been on the air since 1983. (March 2018)

Jonathan Stevenson is a Senior Fellow at the International Institute for Strategic Studies and Managing Editor of Survival. He was National Security Council Director for Political-Military Affairs, Middle East and North Africa, from 2011 to 2013. (August 2020)