Contents


The Housing Vultures

Homewreckers: How a Gang of Wall Street Kingpins, Hedge Fund Magnates, Crooked Banks, and Vulture Capitalists Suckered Millions Out of Their Homes and Demolished the American Dream by Aaron Glantz

An Invitation from Jeanne Lee

The Newest Sound Around an album by Jeanne Lee and Ran Blake

The Newest Sound You Never Heard: European Studio Recordings 1966/1967 an album by Jeanne Lee and Ran Blake

Free Standards: Stockholm 1966 an album by Jeanne Lee and Ran Blake

The Pillage of India

The Anarchy: The East India Company, Corporate Violence, and the Pillage of an Empire by William Dalrymple

Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India by Shashi Tharoor

Max the Fatalist

Charisma and Disenchantment: The Vocation Lectures by Max Weber, edited and with an introduction by Paul Reitter and Chad Wellmon, and translated from the German by Damion Searls

Contributors

Emily Berry is the Editor of The Poetry Review. She is the ­author of the poetry collections Stranger, Baby and Dear Boy.
 (June 2020)

Deborah Eisenberg’s latest collection of short stories is Your Duck Is My Duck. She is also the author of a play, Pastorale.
 (June 2020)

R. J. W. Evans is a Fellow of Oriel College and Regius Professor of History Emeritus at Oxford. He is the author of Austria, Hungary, and the Habsburgs: Central Europe, 
c. 1683–1867, among other books.
 (June 2020)

Peter E. Gordon is the Amabel B. James Professor of History and a Faculty Affiliate in the Department of Philosophy at Harvard. His books include ­Migrants in the Profane: Critical Theory and the Question of Secularization, which will be published in the fall. (June 2020)

Stephen Greenblatt is the Cogan University Professor of the Humanities at Harvard. He is the author of The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve: The Story That Created Us and Tyrant: Shakespeare on Politics, among other books. (June 2020)

Gregory Hays is an Associate Professor of Classics at the University of Virginia. (June 2020)

Francesca Mari has written for The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, The Cut, and Texas Monthly. (June 2020)

Sigrid Nunez’s most recent book, The Friend, received the 2018 National Book Award for fiction. Her eighth novel, What Are You Going Through, will be published in September.
 (June 2020)

Michael Pollan is the author of several books about food and agriculture, including The Omnivore’s Dilemma and In Defense of Food. His most recent book is How to Change Your Mind. He teaches writing at Harvard and UC Berkeley, where he is the John S. and James L. Knight Professor of Journalism. (June 2020)

Rachel Polonsky teaches Slavonic Studies at Cambridge. Her latest book is Molotov’s Magic Lantern: A Journey in Russian History. (June 2020)

Marilynne Robinson is the author, most recently, of the essay collection What Are We Doing Here? A novel, Jack, will be published this fall.
 (June 2020)

Adam Shatz is a Contributing Editor at the London ­Review of Books. (June 2020)

Colm Tóibín is the Irene and Sidney B. Silverman Professor of the Humanities at Columbia. His tenth novel, The Magician, will be published next year. (August 2020)

Christopher de Bellaigue’s latest book is The ­Islamic Enlightenment: The Struggle Between Faith and ­Reason, 1798 to Modern Times. (June 2020)

francine j. harris’s third collection of poetry, Here Is the Sweet Hand, will be published this summer. She is an Associate ­Professor of English at the University of Houston. (July 2020)