Contents


The Defender of Differences

Franz Boas: The Emergence of the Anthropologist by Rosemary Lévy Zumwalt

Gods of the Upper Air: How a Circle of Renegade Anthropologists Reinvented Race, Sex, and Gender in the Twentieth Century by Charles King

From Boas to Black Power: Racism, Liberalism, and American Anthropology by Mark Anderson

A Discriminating Dissolute

George IV: Art and Spectacle an exhibition at the Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace, London, November 15, 2019–May 3, 2020; and the Queen’s Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh, October 16, 2020–April 5, 2021

George IV: King in Waiting by Stella Tillyard

Contributors

Kwame Anthony Appiah teaches philosophy at NYU. His latest book is The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity. (May 2020)

Anne Carson was born in Canada and teaches ancient Greek for a living. Her latest publication is Norma Jeane Baker of Troy.
 (May 2020)

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.
 (May 2020)

Steve Coll is Dean of the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. He is a staff writer at The New Yorker and the author of Directorate S: The CIA and America’s Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan. (May 2020)

Michael Dirda is a Pulitzer Prize–winning critic for The Washington Post and the author of several collections of essays, including Classics for Pleasure and Browsings: A Year of Reading, Collecting, and Living with Books.
 (May 2020)

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, was reissued last fall. (May 2020)

Elisa Gabbert is the author of The Word Pretty and The Unreality of Memory, which will be published in August.
 (May 2020)

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 Operation Chastise: The RAF’s Most Brilliant Attack of World War II.
 (May 2020)

Hermione Lee was President of Wolfson College, Oxford, from 2008 until 2017. Her most recent book is a biography of 
Penelope Fitzgerald. Her biography of Tom Stoppard will be 
published this fall. (May 2020)

Andrew Martin is the author of Early Work, a novel, and Cool for America, a story collection, which will be published in July. (May 2020)

Joseph O’Neill teaches at Bard and is the author of four novels, including The Dog and Netherland. His story collection, Good Trouble, was published last year.
 (May 2020)

Lara Prior-Palmer’s memoir, Rough Magic: Riding the World’s Loneliest Horse Race, was recently published in paperback. (May 2020)

Jed S. Rakoff is a United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York. (May 2020)

Miranda Seymour is the author, most recently, of In 
Byron’s Wake: The Turbulent Lives of Byron’s Wife and Daughter: Annabella Milbanke and Ada Lovelace. She is writing a biography of Jean Rhys. (May 2020)

Geoffrey Wheatcroft’s books include The Controversy of Zion, The Strange Death of Tory England, and Yo, Blair! His new book, Churchill’s Bust, will be published next year.
 (May 2020)