Restoring Morocco’s Past

The Hospital: A Tale in Black and White by Ahmed Bouanani, translated from the French by Lara Vergnaud, with an introduction by Anna Della Subin

The Shutters by Ahmed Bouanani, translated from the French by Emma Ramadan

Romanticism’s Unruly Hero

Delacroix an exhibition at the Musée du Louvre, Paris, March 29–July 23, 2018; and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, September 17, 2018–January 6, 2019

Devotion to Drawing: The Karen B. Cohen Collection of Eugène Delacroix an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, July 17–November 12, 2018

‘Brown’: Without Deliberate Speed

A Girl Stands at the Door: The Generation of Young Women Who Desegregated America’s Schools by Rachel Devlin

The Schoolhouse Gate: Public Education, the Supreme Court, and the Battle for the American Mind by Justin Driver

The Lost Education of Horace Tate: Uncovering the Hidden Heroes Who Fought for Justice in Schools by Vanessa Siddle Walker

Stepping Out of Byron’s Shadow

In Byron’s Wake: The Turbulent Lives of Byron’s Wife and Daughter: Annabella Milbanke and Ada Lovelace by Miranda Seymour

Ada Lovelace: The Making of a Computer Scientist by Christopher Hollings, Ursula Martin, and Adrian Rice

What Can’t Be Forgotten

The Polish Boxer by Eduardo Halfon, translated from the Spanish by Daniel Hahn, Ollie Brock, Lisa Dillman, Thomas Bunstead, and Anne McLean

Monastery by Eduardo Halfon, translated from the Spanish by Lisa Dillman and Daniel Hahn

Mourning by Eduardo Halfon, translated from the Spanish by Lisa Dillman and Daniel Hahn


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)

Susan Barba is a Senior Editor at New York Review Books. Her most recent collection of poetry is Fair Sun. (November 2018)

Christoper Clark is Regius Professor of History at Cambridge. His books include Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914 and Iron Kingdom: The Rise and Downfall of Prussia, 1600–1947.

Yasmine El Rashidi is the author of The Battle for Egypt: Dispatches from the Revolution and Chronicle of a Last Summer: A Novel of Egypt. (November 2018)

Louise Glück’s most recent books are American Originality: Essays on Poetry and the poetry collection Faithful and Virtuous Night, which won the National Book Award.
 (November 2018)

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.
(November 2018)

Robert Kuttner is a cofounder and coeditor of The American Prospect and a professor at Brandeis’s Heller School. His latest book is Can Democracy Survive Global Capitalism?
 (November 2018)

Ursula Lindsey writes about culture, education, and politics in the Arab world, and cohosts BULAQ, a podcast on Arabic literature. She is based in Rabat, Morocco.
 (November 2018)

Andrew Martin’s first novel, Early Work, was published this year. (November 2018)

Bill McKibben is the founder of and Schumann ­Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury. His next book, Falter: Has the Human Game Played Itself Out?, will be published in April.
 (November 2018)

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

Darryl Pinckney’s most recent book is a novel, Black Deutschland. (November 2018)

Francine Prose is Distinguished Writer in Residence at Bard. Her newest book is a collection of essays, What to Read and Why.
 (November 2018)

James Quandt is Senior Programmer at TIFF Cinematheque in Toronto and a regular contributor to Artforum. He has edited monograph volumes on Robert Bresson, Shohei Imamura, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, and Kon Ichikawa.
 (November 2018)

Jed S. Rakoff is a United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York. (November 2018)

Max Rodenbeck is the South Asia Bureau Chief for The Economist. (November 2018)

Alexander Stille is San Paolo Professor of International Journalism at Columbia. His most recent book is a memoir, The Force of Things: A Marriage in War and Peace.
 (November 2018)

Jenny Uglow’s latest book is Mr. Lear: A Life of Art and Nonsense. (November 2018)

Jonathan Zimmerman is Professor of History of Education at the University of Pennsylvania. His most recent book is The Case for Contention: Teaching Controversial Issues in American Schools, with Emily Robertson. (November 2018)