A Future Without Fossil Fuels?

2020 Vision: Why You Should See the Fossil Fuel Peak Coming a report by Kingsmill Bond

A New World: The Geopolitics of the Energy Transformation a report by the Global Commission on the Geopolitics of Energy Transformation

Painting the Beyond

Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future an exhibition at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, October 12, 2018–April 23, 2019

World Receivers: Georgiana Houghton, Hilma af Klint, Emma Kunz an exhibition at the Lenbachhaus, Munich, November 6, 2018–March 10, 2019

Hilma af Klint: Notes and Methods edited by Christine Burgin

An Archive of Atrocities

Killing Orders: Talat Pasha’s Telegrams and the Armenian Genocide by Taner Akçam

Talaat Pasha: Father of Modern Turkey, Architect of Genocide by Hans-Lukas Kieser

Chris Marker, Always Moving

Chris Marker, les 7 vies d’un cinéaste an exhibition at the Cinémathèque française, Paris, May 3–July 29, 2018; and the Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels, September 19, 2018–January 6, 2019

The Chernobyl Syndrome

Manual for Survival: A Chernobyl Guide to the Future by Kate Brown

Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World’s Greatest Nuclear Disaster by Adam Higginbotham

Chernobyl: The History of a Nuclear Catastrophe by Serhii Plokhy

An Ordinary Man

Napoleon: A Life by Adam Zamoyski

The Invisible Emperor: Napoleon on Elba From Exile to Escape by Mark Braude

Napoleon: The Imperial Household an exhibition at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, February 3–May 6, 2018; the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, June 9–September 3, 2018; the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, October 19, 2018–March 3, 2019; and the Musée national du château de Fontainebleau, April 5–July 15, 2019

Napoleon: Passion, Death and Resurrection, 1815–1840 by Philip Dwyer


Rae Armantrout’s most recent collection of poetry, Wobble, was a finalist for the National Book Award.
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Jon Baskin is a Founding Editor of The Point. His book Ordinary Unhappiness: The Therapeutic Fiction of David Foster Wallace will be published in August.
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Ruth Franklin’s most recent book, Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life, won the 2016 National Book Critics Circle Award in Biography.
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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 Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy, 1945–75.
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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.

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Mark Mazower is Director of the Columbia Institute for Ideas and Imagination in Paris. He is the author, most recently, of What You Did Not Tell: A Russian Past and the Journey Home. (April 2019)

Bill McKibben is the founder of and Schumann Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury. His new book is ­Falter: Has the Human Game Played Itself Out?

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Ferdinand Mount is the former Editor of The Times Literary Supplement. His most recent book is Prime Movers.
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Max Nelson, a former member of the editorial staff of The New York Review, studies English at Yale.
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Sophie Pinkham is a doctoral candidate in Columbia’s Slavic Department and previously worked in public health in Ukraine and Russia. She is the author of Black Square: Adventures in Post-Soviet Ukraine. (April 2019)

Cass Sunstein is the Robert Walmsley University Professor at Harvard. His latest books are On Freedom and How Change Happens, which is published in April. (April 2019)

Susan Tallman is the Editor of Art in Print. She is a coauthor of The Collections of Barbara Bloom and The American Dream: Pop to the Present.
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Garry Wills most recent book is What the Qur’an Meant: And Why It Matters. (April 2019)

Christopher de Bellaigue’s latest book is The Islamic Enlightenment: The Struggle Between Faith and Reason, 1798 to Modern Times.
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