The Last of the Tzaddiks

Rooted Cosmopolitans: Jews and Human Rights in the Twentieth Century by James Loeffler

The Wall and the Gate: Israel, Palestine, and the Legal Battle for Human Rights by Michael Sfard, translated from the Hebrew by Maya Johnston

Left Behind

Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance

What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia by Elizabeth Catte

Ramp Hollow: The Ordeal of Appalachia by Steven Stoll

Zionist Regrets

Gershom Scholem: Master of the Kabbalah by David Biale

Gershom Scholem: From Berlin to Jerusalem and Back by Noam Zadoff, translated from the Hebrew by Jeffrey Green

Greetings from Angelus: Poems by Gershom Scholem, translated from the German by Richard Sieburth, with an introduction and annotations by Steven M. Wasserstrom

The Correspondence of Hannah Arendt and Gershom Scholem edited by Marie Luise Knott and translated from the German by Anthony David

Werner Scholem: A German Life by Mirjam Zadoff, translated from the German by Dona Geyer

A Cavalier Collection

Charles I: King and Collector an exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, January 27–April 15, 2018

The White King: Charles I, Traitor, Murderer, Martyr by Leanda de Lisle

Danse Macabre

Lament from Epirus: An Odyssey into Europe’s Oldest Surviving Folk Music by Christopher C. King

Kitsos Harisiadis: Lament in a Deep Style, 1929–1931 an album produced by Christopher King with Vassilis Georganos

While You Live, Shine a documentary film directed by Paul Duane

Wrongfully Convicted

Anatomy of Innocence: Testimonies of the Wrongfully Convicted edited by Laura Caldwell and Leslie S. Klinger, with an introduction by Scott Turow and Barry Scheck

Blind Injustice: A Former Prosecutor Exposes the Psychology and Politics of Wrongful Convictions by Mark Godsey

The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist: A True Story of Injustice in the American South by Radley Balko and Tucker Carrington, with a foreword by John Grisham

He Calls Me by Lightning: The Life of Caliph Washington and the Forgotten Saga of Jim Crow, Southern Justice, and the Death Penalty by S. Jonathan Bass

Making Room for God

Liberalism’s Religion by Cécile Laborde

Secularism: Politics, Religion, and Freedom by Andrew Copson

The Meaning of Belief: Religion from an Atheist’s Point of View by Tim Crane

It Can Happen Here

They Thought They Were Free: The Germans, 1933–45 by Milton Mayer, with a new afterword by Richard J. Evans

Broken Lives: How Ordinary Germans Experienced the Twentieth Century by Konrad H. Jarausch

Ecstatic Truth

A Dark Stranger by Julien Gracq, translated from the French by Christopher Moncrieff

Château d’Argol by Julien Gracq, translated from the French by Louise Varèse

The Opposing Shore by Julien Gracq, translated from the French by Richard Howard

Balcony in the Forest by Julien Gracq, translated from the French and with a foreword by Richard Howard

The Greatest Show on Earth

Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History by Kurt Andersen

Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News by Kevin Young

Post-Truth by Lee McIntyre

Brave Spaces

Free Speech on Campus by Sigal R. Ben-Porath

Free Speech on Campus by Erwin Chemerinsky and Howard Gillman

We Demand: The University and Student Protests by Roderick A. Ferguson

Safe Spaces, Brave Spaces: Diversity and Free Expression in Education by John Palfrey, with a foreword by Alberto Ibargüen

The Case for Contention: Teaching Controversial Issues in American Schools by Jonathan Zimmerman and Emily Robertson


Geremie R. Barmé was the Founding Director of the Australian Centre on China in the World at the Australian National University and is the Editor of China Heritage. His books include The Forbidden City (Wonders of the World) and An Artistic Exile: A Life of Feng Zikai (1897–1975).
 (June 2018)

David A. Bell is Sidney and Ruth Lapidus Professor of History at Princeton. His book Men on Horseback: The Power of Charisma in the Age of Revolutions will be published next spring.
 (April 2020)

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

Robert Darnton’s latest book is A Literary Tour de France: The World of Books on the Eve of the French Revolution. He is the Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor and University Librarian Emeritus at Harvard.
 (December 2019)

Helen Epstein is Visiting Professor of Human Rights and Global Public Health at Bard. She is the author of Another Fine Mess: America, Uganda, and the War on Terror and The Invisible Cure: Why We Are Losing the Fight Against AIDS in Africa. (March 2020)

Kaya Genç’s most recent book is Under the Shadow: Rage and Revolution in Modern Turkey. He lives in Istanbul. (June 2018)

Linda Greenhouse teaches at Yale Law School. Her most ­recent book is Just a Journalist: On the Press, Life, and the Spaces Between, a memoir.
 (November 2019)

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)

Michael Ignatieff is President of Central European University in Budapest. His books include Isaiah Berlin: A Life and The Ordinary Virtues: Moral Order in a Divided World. (June 2018)

Nancy Isenberg is T. Harry Williams Professor of History at Louisiana State University and the author, most recently, of White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America.
 (June 2018)

Andrew Katzenstein is on the editorial staff of The New York Review. (February 2020)

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)

Adam Kirsch is a poet and critic. His selection of Lionel Trilling’s letters, Life in Culture, was published last year.
 (October 2019)

Ben Lerner’s latest novel, The Topeka School, was published last year. He is a Distinguished Professor of English at Brooklyn College. (July 2020)

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)

Jeff Madrick is the Director of the Bernard L. Schwartz Rediscovering Government Initiative at the Century Foundation and the Editor of Challenge. His most recent book is Seven Bad Ideas: How Mainstream Economists Damaged America and the World. (June 2018)

Lev Mendes is a former member of The New York Review editorial staff. His writing has appeared in The New Yorker and The Point, among other publications.
 (June 2018)

Nathaniel Rich’s latest book, Losing Earth: A Recent History, a finalist for the PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award, was published in paperback in March.
 (April 2020)

Ingrid D. Rowland is a Professor of History and Classics 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. (July 2020)

Malise Ruthven is the author of Islam in the World and 
Fundamentalism: The Search for Meaning, among other books. He recently edited Carving Up the Globe: An Atlas of Diplomacy.
 (February 2019)

Margaret Scott teaches at NYU’s Wagner School of Public ­Service and is a cofounder of the New York Southeast Asia Network.
 (April 2019)

David Shulman’s Freedom and Despair: Notes from the South Hebron Hills was published in 2018. He is Professor Emeritus at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and was awarded the Israel Prize for Religious Studies in 2016.
 (March 2020

Charlie Smith’s most recent books are Ginny Gall, a novel, and Jump Soul: New and Selected Poems. (June 2018)

Richard I. Suchenski is the Founder and Director of the Center for Moving Image Arts (CMIA) and Associate Professor of Film and Electronic Arts at Bard. He is the author of Projections of Memory: Romanticism, Modernism, and the Aesthetics of Film and the editor of Hou Hsiao-hsien, which was paired with an international retrospective he curated that traveled to twenty-five cities between 2014 and 2016.

Cass Sunstein is the Robert Walmsley University ­Professor at Harvard. His latest book, Too Much Information, will be published in the fall.
 (April 2020)

Keith Thomas is an Honorary Fellow of All Souls ­College, Oxford. His latest book is In Pursuit of Civility: Manners and Civilization in Early Modern England. (January 2019)

Jeremy Waldron is University Professor at the NYU School of Law. His books include The Harm in Hate Speech and, most recently, One Another’s Equals: The Basis of Human Equality.
 (June 2017)

Geoffrey Wheatcroft’s books include The Controversy of Zion, The Strange Death of Tory England, and Yo, Blair! His new book, Churchill’s Bust, will be published next year.
 (May 2020)

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)