It’s Not About Sex

Revolting Prostitutes: The Fight for Sex Workers’ Rights by Molly Smith and Juno Mac

Blowin’ Up a documentary film directed by Stephanie Wang-Breal

Resistance to Immunity

Calling the Shots: Why Parents Reject Vaccines by Jennifer A. Reich

Between Hope and Fear: A History of Vaccines and Human Immunity by Michael Kinch

The Vaccine Race: Science, Politics, and the Human Costs of Defeating Disease by Meredith Wadman

In Love with Multiplicity

Bruegel an exhibition at the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, October 2, 2018–January 13, 2019

Bruegel: The Master Catalog of the exhibition by Elke Oberthaler, Sabine Pénot, Manfred Sellink, and Ron Spronk, with Alice Hoppe-Harnoncourt

The Great Divide

Becoming Lincoln by William W. Freehling

The Field of Blood: Violence in Congress and the Road to Civil War by Joanne B. Freeman

A Strife of Tongues: The Compromise of 1850 and the Ideological Foundations of the American Civil War by Stephen E. Maizlish

Lost Calcutta

Empire and Ecology in the Bengal Delta: The Making of Calcutta by Debjani Bhattacharyya

Dreamers: How Young Indians Are Changing the World by Snigdha Poonam

O Billionaires!

Bloomberg by Bloomberg by Michael R. Bloomberg

From the Ground Up: A Journey to Reimagine the Promise of America by Howard Schultz, with Joanne Gordon


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. (July 2020)

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)

Erica Ehrenberg has been a Stegner Fellow in poetry at 
Stanford and a Fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. (May 2019)

Ben Fountain’s most recent book is Beautiful Country Burn Again: Democracy, Rebellion, and Revolution. He is also the author of a novel, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, and a story collection, Brief Encounters with Che Guevara. (May 2019)

Gavin Francis is a physician and writer in Edinburgh. He has won several awards for his books, which include Empire Antarctica, Adventures in Human Being, and, most recently, Shapeshifters: A Journey Through the Changing Human Body.
 (May 2019)

Giles Harvey is a Contributing Writer at The New York Times Magazine. (April 2020)

Maya Jasanoff is the X.D. and Nancy Yang Professor of Arts and Sciences at Harvard. Her latest book is The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World.
 (July 2020)

Joseph Leo Koerner is Victor S. Thomas Professor of the History of Art and Architecture and Senior Fellow of the Society of Fellows at Harvard. His most recent book is Bosch and Bruegel: From Enemy Painting to Everyday Life.
 (May 2019)

Avishai Margalit is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His most recent book is On Betrayal.
 (May 2019)

Ange Mlinko is a Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Florida. Her fifth book of poems is Distant Mandate.
 (July 2020)

John Nathan is Takashima Professor of Japanese Cultural Studies Emeritus at the University of California at Santa Barbara. He has translated novels by Yukio Mishima, Sōseki Natsume, and Kenzaburō Ōe. His books include Mishima: A Biography, Sōseki: Modern Japan’s Greatest Novelist, and Living Carelessly in Tokyo and Elsewhere.
 (May 2019)

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)

Robert Pinsky’s recent works include the poetry collection At the Foundling Hospital and the CD PoemJazz II: House Hour, with the pianist Lawrence Hobgood.
 (May 2019)

Jonathan Stevenson is a Senior Fellow at the International Institute for Strategic Studies and Managing Editor of Survival. 
He was National Security Council Director for ­Political-Military Affairs, Middle East and North Africa, from 2011 to 2013.
 (January 2020)

Jenny Uglow is the author of The Lunar Men: Five Friends Whose ­Curiosity Changed the World. (December 2019)

Adrian Nathan West is a literary translator and the author of The Aesthetics of Degradation. His latest translation is of Jean Amery’s Charles Bovary, Country Doctor: Portrait of a Simple Man. (May 2019)