Contents


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

Contributors

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 the Artist in Residence at Los Angeles Opera, a Co–Artistic Director of the American Modern Opera Company, and a 2018 MacArthur Fellow.
 (December 2018)

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 at the Museum of Modern Art.
 (December 2018)

Noah Feldman is the Felix Frankfurter Professor at Harvard Law School and a columnist for Bloomberg Opinion. His most recent book is The Three Lives of James Madison: Genius, Partisan, President.
 (December 2018)

Elisa Gabbert is the author of three books of poetry. The Word Pretty, a collection of essays, has just been published.
 (December 2018)

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.
 (December 2018)

Adam Kirsch is a poet and critic. His selection of Lionel Trilling’s letters, Life in Culture, was published in September.
 (December 2018)

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 this year. (December 2018)

Benjamin Nathans is Associate Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania. He is completing To the Success of Our Hopeless Cause, a history of the Soviet dissident movement.
 (December 2018)

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 2018)

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 with The Irish Times and the Leonard L. Milberg Visiting Lecturer in Irish Letters at Princeton. His most recent book is Heroic Failure: Brexit and the Politics of Pain (2018). (November 2018)

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 1999 to 2007. He is the author of two books about Brazil and is working on a biography of the explorer and statesman Candido Rondon. (December 2018)

Sanford Schwartz is the author of Christen Købke and ­William Nicholson. (December 2018)

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)