Contents


Al & Georgia & Beck & Paul

Foursome: Alfred Stieglitz, Georgia O’Keeffe, Paul Strand, Rebecca Salsbury by Carolyn Burke

Alfred Stieglitz: Taking Pictures, Making Painters by Phyllis Rose

A Heritage of Evil

Learning from the Germans: Race and the Memory of Evil by Susan Neiman

Spying on the South: An Odyssey Across the American Divide by Tony Horwitz

Remembering Emmett Till by Dave Tell

Exit Mugabe

Two Weeks in November: The Astonishing Untold Story of the Operation That Toppled Mugabe by Douglas Rogers

Positive Capability

The Penguin Book of the Prose Poem: From Baudelaire to Anne Carson edited and with an introduction by Jeremy Noel-Tod

A Woman’s Work

Becoming Beauvoir: A Life by Kate Kirkpatrick

Diary of a Philosophy Student, Volume 2, 1928–29 by Simone de Beauvoir, edited by Barbara Klaw, Sylvie Le Bon de Beauvoir, Margaret A. Simons, and Marybeth Timmermann, and translated from the French by Barbara Klaw

Contributors

Elaine Blair is a regular contributor to The New York Review. (November 2019)

G.W. Bowersock is Professor Emeritus of Ancient ­History at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. His latest book is The Crucible of Islam.
 (November 2019)

Louise Glück’s most recent books are American Originality: Essays on Poetry and the poetry collection Faithful and Virtuous Night, which won the National Book Award.
 (November 2019)

Michael Gorra is the author of The Bells in Their Silence: Travels Through Germany and The Saddest Words: William Faulkner’s Civil War, which will be published next year. He teaches English at Smith.
 (November 2019)

Linda Greenhouse teaches at Yale Law School. Her most ­recent book is Just a Journalist: On the Press, Life, and the Spaces Between, a memoir.
 (November 2019)

Joshua Hammer is a former Newsweek Bureau Chief and Correspondent-­at-Large in Africa and the Middle East. His new book, The Falcon Thief: A True Tale of Adventure, Treachery, and the Hunt for the Perfect Bird, will be published in February.
 (November 2019)

Morten Høi Jensen is the author of A Difficult Death: The Life and Work of Jens Peter Jacobsen.
 (November 2019)

Yusef Komunyakaa’s new collection of poems, Every­day Mojo Songs of Earth, will be published next year. He teaches at NYU. His poem in this issue was commissioned by the Museum of Modern Art; it and ten other new poems written in response to works at MoMA can be heard on the museum’s audio guide ().
 (November 2019)

Nick Laird’s fourth collection of poetry, Feel Free, was published in the US in July. (November 2019)


Regina Marler is the author of Bloomsbury Pie: The Making of the Bloomsbury Boom. She edited Queer Beats: How the Beats Turned America on to Sex and Selected Letters of Vanessa Bell. (November 2019)

Andrew O’Hagan is the author, most recently, of The Secret Life: Three True Stories of the Digital Age and the novel The Illuminations. (November 2019)

Sophie Pinkham recently received a Ph.D. from Columbia’s Slavic Department. She is the author of Black Square: Adventures in Post-Soviet Ukraine.
 (November 2019)

Assaf Sharon is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Tel Aviv University and Co-Chair of Molad: The Center for the Renewal of Israeli Democracy. (November 2019)

Anna Della Subin’ss book Accidental Gods will be published next year. (November 2019)

Garry Wills’s most recent book is What the Qur’an Meant: And Why It Matters. (November 2019)