Where Else Can They Go?

Escaping Wars and Waves: Encounters with Syrian Refugees by Olivier Kugler

The Unwanted: Stories of the Syrian Refugees by Don Brown

Threads: From the Refugee Crisis by Kate Evans

The Secret Sculptor

Odyssey: Jack Whitten Sculpture, 1963–2017 an exhibition at the Baltimore Museum of Art, April 22–July 29, 2018; and the Met Breuer, New York City, September 6–December 2, 2018

The Winter of Our Discontent

Tyrant: Shakespeare on Politics by Stephen Greenblatt

Shakespeare and the Resistance: The Earl of Southampton, the Essex Rebellion, and the Poems that Challenged Tudor Tyranny by Clare Asquith

Shots in the Dark

Flash: The Making of Weegee the Famous by Christopher Bonanos

Extra! Weegee: A Collection of 359 Vintage Photographs from 1929–1946 edited by Daniel Blau

Primal Visions

Moods by Yoel Hoffmann, translated from the Hebrew by Peter Cole

Curriculum Vitae by Yoel Hoffmann, translated from the Hebrew by Peter Cole

The Shunra and the Schmetterling by Yoel Hoffmann, translated from the Hebrew by Peter Cole

The Heart Is Katmandu by Yoel Hoffmann, translated from the Hebrew by Peter Cole

The Christ of Fish by Yoel Hoffmann, translated from the Hebrew by Eddie Levenston

Bernhard by Yoel Hoffmann, translated from the Hebrew by Alan Treister with Eddie Levenston

Opioid Nation

Pain Killer: An Empire of Deceit and the Origin of America’s Opioid Epidemic (Expanded and Updated Edition) by Barry Meier

Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company That Addicted America by Beth Macy

American Overdose: The Opioid Tragedy in Three Acts by Chris McGreal

American Fix: Inside the Opioid Addiction Crisis—and How to End It by Ryan Hampton, with Claire Rudy Foster


Marcia Angell is a member of the faculty of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a former Editor in Chief of The New England Journal of Medicine. 
(December 2018)

Matthew Aucoin is a composer and conductor. He is Artist-in-
Residence at Los Angeles Opera and a 2018 MacArthur Fellow. His new opera, Eurydice, had its world premiere in Los Angeles in February. (May 2020)

Robert Chandler’s translations from the Russian include works by Vasily Grossman, Andrey Platonov, Alexander Pushkin, and Teffi. He is a coeditor of The Penguin Book of Russian Poetry and other anthologies.
 (December 2018)

Molly Crabapple is the author of Drawing Blood and, with Marwan Hisham, of Brothers of the Gun. Her artwork is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art. (May 2019)

Noah Feldman is the Felix Frankfurter Professor at Harvard Law School, a columnist for Bloomberg Opinion, and host of the podcast Deep Background. His most recent book is The Arab Winter: A Tragedy.
 (July 2020)

Elisa Gabbert is the author of The Word Pretty and The Unreality of Memory, which will be published in August.
 (May 2020)

Kathryn Hughes is Professor of Life Writing at the University of East Anglia. Her books include Victorians Undone: Tales of the Flesh in the Age of Decorum, George Eliot: The Last Victorian, and The Short Life and Long Times of Mrs. Beeton. (October 2019)

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

Edward Kosner is the former editor of Newsweek, New York ­Magazine, Esquire, and The New York Daily News. He is the author of a memoir, It’s News to Me.
 (December 2018)

Carol Moldaw’s sixth book of poetry, Beauty Refracted, was published last year. (February 2019)

Benjamin Nathans, currently a Senior Fellow at the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies in Germany, is completing To the Success of Our Hopeless Cause, a history of the Soviet dissident movement. (April 2020)

James Oakes is a Distinguished Professor at the CUNY 
Graduate Center. His most recent book is The Scorpion’s Sting: Antislavery and the Coming of the Civil War. (December 2019)

Lev Ozerov (1914–1996) was a Jewish-Ukrainian poet, critic, and translator. The first English edition of Portrait Without Frames, edited by Robert Chandler and Boris Dralyuk, will be published in December. (December 2018)

Fintan O’Toole is a columnist for The Irish Times and the Parnell Fellow at Magdalene College, Cambridge. His most recent book is The Politics of Pain: Postwar England and the Rise of Nationalism.
 (July 2020)

Robert O. Paxton is Mellon Professor Emeritus of Social Science at Columbia and the author of The Anatomy of Fascism, Vichy France, and, with Julie Hessler, Europe in the Twentieth Century, among other works.
 (December 2018)

Larry Rohter was Rio de Janeiro Bureau Chief for The New York Times from 1997 to 2007. He is the author of three books about Brazil, most recently a biography of the explorer and statesman Candido Rondon. (April 2020)

Sanford Schwartz is the author of Christen Købke and William Nicholson, and some of his reviews have been collected in The Art Presence and Artists & Writers. (May 2020)

James Shapiro is Larry Miller Professor of English at Columbia and Shakespeare Scholar in Residence at the Public Theater. His latest book is The Year of Lear: Shakespeare in 1606.
 (December 2018)

Jonathan Steinberg is the Emeritus Walter H. Annenberg ­Professor of European History at the University of Pennsylvania and Emeritus Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. His most recent books are Bismarck: A Life and the third edition of Why Switzerland?
 (December 2018)

John Paul Stevens served as a Supreme Court Justice ­between 1975 and 2010. (December 2018)

Alex Traub has worked on the editorial staffs of The Hindustan Times, The Telegraph of Kolkata, and The New York Review. (December 2018)