Aquarius Rising

In Search of the Lost Chord: 1967 and the Hippie Idea by Danny Goldberg

New Reformation: Notes of a Neolithic Conservative by Paul Goodman

The Politics of Authenticity: Liberalism, Christianity, and the New Left in America by Doug Rossinow

1968: The Rise and Fall of the New American Revolution by Robert C. Cottrell and Blaine T. Browne

1968: Radical Protest and Its Enemies by Richard Vinen

Ballots and Bullets: Black Power Politics and Urban Guerilla Warfare in 1968 Cleveland by James Robenalt

Struggle for a Better South: the Southern Student Organizing Committee, 1964–69 by Gregg Michel

The Making of a Counterculture: Reflections on the Technocratic Society and Its Youthful Opposition by Theodore Roszak

Rebellion in Black and White: Southern Student Activism in the 1960s edited by Robert Cohen and David J. Snyder

Fatal Shore

David Wojnarowicz: History Keeps Me Awake at Night an exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, July 13–September 30, 2018

Green and Pleasant Land

The American Farmer in the Eighteenth Century: A Social and Cultural History by Richard Lyman Bushman

This Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of an American Family Farm by Ted Genoways

Fruitful Labor: The Ecology, Economy, and Practice of a Family Farm by Mike Madison

Walking the Flatlands: The Rural Landscape of the Lower Sacramento Valley by Mike Madison

The Known Known

The Known Citizen: A History of Privacy in Modern America by Sarah E. Igo

Habeas Data: Privacy vs. the Rise of Surveillance Tech by Cyrus Farivar

Beyond Abortion: Roe v. Wade and the Battle for Privacy by Mary Ziegler

Privacy’s Blueprint: The Battle to Control the Design of New Technologies by Woodrow Hartzog

Breaking Eggs Against a Rock

Blood Letters: The Untold Story of Lin Zhao, a Martyr in Mao’s China by Lian Xi

Censored: Distraction and Diversion Inside China’s Great Firewall by Margaret E. Roberts

Smoke and Mirrors

The Secret State: A History of Intelligence and Espionage by John Hughes-Wilson

Spy Watching: Intelligence Accountability in the United States by Loch K. Johnson

In the Enemy’s House: The Secret Saga of the FBI Agent and the Code Breaker Who Caught the Russian Spies by Howard Blum

The Ghost: The Secret Life of CIA Spymaster James Jesus Angleton by Jefferson Morley

Cabrini Blues

Landscapes of Hope: Nature and the Great Migration in Chicago by Brian McCammack

High-Risers: Cabrini-Green and the Fate of American Public Housing by Ben Austen

Hopeful Math

The Great Alignment: Race, Party Transformation, and the Rise of Donald Trump by Alan I. Abramowitz

I Feel Pretty

Mass by Leonard Bernstein, performed by the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, conducted by Louis Langrée, Lincoln Center, New York City, July 17–18, 2018

Famous Father Girl: A Memoir of Growing Up Bernstein by Jamie Bernstein

Leonard Bernstein by Paul R. Laird

Pakistan’s Jihadi Proxies

Jihad and Dawah: Evolving Narratives of Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jamat ud Dawah by Samina Yasmeen

Defeat Is an Orphan: How Pakistan Lost the Great South Asian War by Myra MacDonald

Pakistan Under Siege: Extremism, Society, and the State by Madiha Afzal

Art of a Degenerate World

Aftermath: Art in the Wake of World War One an exhibition at Tate Britain, London, June 5–September 23, 2018

Before the Fall: German and Austrian Art of the 1930s by Stefanie Heckmann, Andreas Huyssen, Olaf Peters, Alfred Pfabigan, and Ernst Ploil

Splendor and Misery in the Weimar Republic an exhibition at Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, October 27, 2017–February 25, 2018

The Rake’s Progress

Casanova’s Europe: Art, Pleasure, and Power in the Eighteenth Century an exhibition at the Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, August 27–December 31, 2017; the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, February 10–May 28, 2018; and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, July 8–October 8, 2018

Casanova: The Seduction of Europe Catalog of the exhibition edited by Frederick Ilchman, Thomas Michie, C.D. Dickerson III, and Esther Bell


Colin B. Bailey is Director of the Morgan Library and Museum. His books include Patriotic Taste: Collecting Modern Art in Pre-Revolutionary 
Paris, which was awarded the 2004 Mitchell Prize, and Renoir, Impressionism, and Full-Length Painting. (December 2019)

Sylvie Baumgartel’s first book of poetry, Song of Songs, will be published next year. (September 2018)

Ian Buruma is the author of numerous books, including Murder in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo Van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance, Year Zero: A History of 1945, and, most recently, A Tokyo Romance.

Simon Callow is an English actor and director who has written about Orson Welles, Charles Dickens, Charles Laughton, and Oscar Wilde. His latest book, with Derry Moore, is London’s Great Theatres. (September 2020)

Deborah Cohen is Peter B. Ritzma Professor of the Humanities and Professor of History at Northwestern University. She is writing a book about American foreign correspondents who reported from interwar Europe and Asia, including John Gunther, Vincent Sheean, Dorothy Thompson, and H.R. Knickerbocker. (September 2018)

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 latest book is Engines of Liberty: How Citizen Movements Succeed.
 (August 2020)

Andrew Hacker teaches political science at Queens College. He is currently working on a book about the Republican Party. (September 2018)

Sue Halpern is a regular contributor to The New York Review and a Scholar-in-Residence at Middlebury. Her latest book is a novel, ­Summer Hours at the Robbers Library.
 (December 2019)

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 latest book is Operation Chastise: The RAF’s Most Brilliant Attack of World War II.
 (May 2020)

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)

Ian Johnson is a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist who lives in ­Beijing, his home for more than twenty years. His most recent book is The Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao.
 (March 2020)

Verlyn Klinkenborg’s books include Making Hay and The Rural Life. 
(October 2020)

Jackson Lears is Board of Governors Distinguished Professor of History at Rutgers, Editor in Chief of Raritan, and the author of Rebirth of a Nation: The Making of Modern America, 1877–1920, among other books.
 (February 2019)

Roderick MacFarquhar was Leroy B. Williams Professor Emeritus of History and Political Science at Harvard and editor of The Politics of China: Sixty Years of the People’s Republic of China.

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)

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)

Ahmed Rashid is the author of Pakistan on the Brink: The Future of America, Pakistan, and Afghanistan and several books on Afghanistan and Central Asia, including The Resurgence of Central Asia, Islam or Nationalism. He lives in Lahore. (September 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)

Madeleine Schwartz is a regular contributor to The New York Review. She won the 2019 European Press Prize for opinion writing. (February 2020)

Frederick Seidel’s latest book of poems, Peaches Goes It Alone, was published last year. (November 2019)

Steven Simon is an analyst at the Quincy Institute for ­Responsible Statecraft and Professor in the Practice of International Relations at Colby. He was National Security Council ­Senior Director for the Middle East and North Africa from 2011 to 2012 and Senior Director for Counterterrorism from 1994 to 1999. His book The Long Goodbye: The US and the Middle East from the Islamic Revolution to the Arab Spring will be published next year. (February 2020)

Ed Vulliamy has been a reporter for The Guardian and The Observer for over thirty years. His most recent book is Louder Than Bombs: A Life with Music, War, and Peace. (September 2020)

Larry Wolff is the Silver Professor of History at NYU, the Executive Director of the Remarque Institute at NYU, the Codirector of NYU Florence, 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 2020)

Ruth Bernard Yeazell is Sterling Professor of English at Yale. Her books include Picture Titles: How and Why Western Paintings Acquired Their Names and Art of the Everyday: Dutch Painting and the Realist Novel. (September 2019)

Adam Zagajewski is a Polish poet and the author of twelve volumes of verse, seven of which have been translated into English. His next collection, Asymmetry, will be published in November. Clare Cavanagh is Frances Hooper Professor in the Arts and Humanities and Chair of the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at Northwestern. (September 2018)

Reinier de Graaf is an architect for the Office for Metropolitan Architecture in the Netherlands. He is the author of Four Walls and a Roof: The Complex Nature of a Simple Profession. (September 2018)