Contents


The Driest Eye

The Dry Heart by Natalia Ginzburg, translated from the Italian by Frances Frenaye

Happiness, as Such by Natalia Ginzburg, translated from the Italian by Minna Zallman Proctor

Family Lexicon by Natalia Ginzburg, translated from the Italian by Jenny McPhee, with an afterword by Peg Boyers

Past Master

Bosnian Chronicle by Ivo Andrić, translated from the Serbo-Croatian by Celia Hawkesworth with Bogdan Rakić

The Bridge on the Drina by Ivo Andrić, translated from the Serbo-Croatian by Lovett F. Edwards

The Woman from Sarajevo by Ivo Andrić, translated from the Serbo-Croatian by Joseph Hitrec

The Pasha’s Concubine and Other Tales by Ivo Andrić, translated from the Serbo-Croatian by Joseph Hitrec

The Slave Girl and Other Stories About Women by Ivo Andrić, translated from the Serbo-Croatian by John K. Cox and sixteen other translators

The Vizier’s Elephant: Three Novellas by Ivo Andrić, translated from the Serbo-Croatian by Drenka Willen

The Damned Yard and Other Stories by Ivo Andrić, translated from the Serbo-Croatian by Celia Hawkesworth

Omer Pasha Latas by Ivo Andrić, translated from the Serbo-Croatian by Celia Hawkesworth, with an introduction by William T. Vollmann

Books of the Dead

Oblivion by Sergei Lebedev, translated from the Russian by Antonina W. Bouis

The Year of the Comet by Sergei Lebedev, translated from the Russian by Antonina W. Bouis

The Goose Fritz by Sergei Lebedev, translated from the Russian by Antonina W. Bouis

Contributors

Joan Acocella is a staff writer for The New Yorker. Her most recent book is Twenty-eight Artists and Two Saints. She is writing a biography of Mikhail Baryshnikov. (July 2019)


Rachel Cusk is the author of the Outline trilogy, among other books. Coventry, a collection of essays, will be published in August.
 (July 2019)

Deborah Eisenberg’s fifth collection of short stories, Your Duck Is My Duck, will be published in September. She is also the author of a play, Pastorale.
 (August 2018)

Orlando Figes is Professor of History at Birkbeck College, University of London. His latest book is Revolutionary Russia, 1891–1991: A History.

 (July 2018)

Mark Ford’s fourth collection of poetry, Enter, Fleeing, was published last year.
 (July 2019)

Caroline Fraser’s most recent book, Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder, received the Pulitzer Prize for biography. Her first book, God’s Perfect Child: Living and Dying in the Christian Science Church, will be reissued in August. (July 2019)

Robert Gottlieb has been the Editor in Chief of ­Simon and Schuster and of Knopf, and the Editor of The New Yorker. His most recent book is a collection of essays, Near-Death Experiences…and Others. (July 2019)

Zoë Hitzig is a poet and a Ph.D. candidate in Economics at Harvard. Mezzanine, her first book of poetry, will be published next year.
 (July 2019)

Jessica T. Mathews was President of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace from 1997 until 2015 and is now a Distinguished Fellow there. She has served in the State Department and on the National Security Council staff in the White House. (July 2019)

Pankaj Mishra lives in London and India. His books include From the Ruins of Empire: The Revolt Against the West and the Remaking of Asia and Age of Anger: A History of the Present. (July 2019)

Marilynne Robinson is the author, most recently, of the essay collection What Are We Doing Here? and Lila, a novel.
 (July 2019)

Nicole Rudick is a writer and editor and the former Managing Editor of The Paris Review. (July 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. (July 2019)

Colin Thubron is a President Emeritus of the Royal Society of Literature and the author of The Lost Heart of Asia, Shadow of the Silk Road, and, most recently, Night of Fire, a novel. (July 2019)

Michael Tomasky is a Special Correspondent for The Daily Beast, the Editor of Democracy: A Journal of Ideas, and a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times. His new book is If We Can Keep It: How the Republic ­Collapsed, and How It Might Be Saved. (July 2019)