Timothy Garton Ash
Timothy Garton Ash is Professor of European Studies and Isaiah Berlin Professorial Fellow at St. Antony’s College, Oxford, and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford. A new edition of his book The Magic Lantern: The Revolution of ’89 Witnessed in Warsaw, Budapest, Berlin, and Prague will be published this fall.
 (October 2019)
Time for a New Liberation?
Central Europe had its revolution in 1989. What it needs now is a great reform.
October 24, 2019 issue
Jesus Rex Poloniae
August 16, 2018 issue
It’s the Kultur, Stupid
Xenophobic right-wing nationalism—in Germany of all places?
Angst für Deutschland: Die Wahrheit über die AfD: wo sie herkommt, wer sie führt, wohin sie steuert [Angst for Germany: The Truth about the AfD: Where It Comes from, Who Leads It, Where It Is Headed]
by Melanie Amann
Finis Germania [The End of Germany]
by Rolf Peter Sieferle
December 7, 2017 issue
On Robert Silvers
Nineteen writers remember The New York Review’s editor.
May 11, 2017 issue
Is Europe Disintegrating?
Did the post-wall era end, sometime between the high point of 2005 and the low of today?
Europe Since 1989: A History
by Philipp Ther, translated from the German by Charlotte Hughes-Kreutzmüller
The Euro: How a Common Currency Threatens the Future of Europe
by Joseph E. Stiglitz
Europe Entrapped
by Claus Offe
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January 19, 2017 issue
Defying the Assassin’s Veto
Where the heckler’s veto says merely “I will shout you down,” the assassin’s version is “dare to express that and we will kill you.”
February 19, 2015 issue
Censors at Work: How States Shaped Literature
by Robert Darnton
October 23, 2014 issue
From the Lighthouse: The World and the NYR After Fifty Years
November 7, 2013 issue
The New German Question
August 15, 2013 issue
‘Choices for an Uncrowned Queen’
The Roadmap
by Suragamika
Bones Will Crow: 15 Contemporary Burmese Poets
edited and translated from the Burmese by Ko Ko Thett and James Byrne
June 6, 2013 issue
Insult the King and… Go Directly to Jail
Truth on Trial in Thailand: Defamation, Treason, and Lèse-Majesté
by David Streckfuss
May 23, 2013 issue
India: Watch What You Say
April 25, 2013 issue
Freedom & Diversity: A Liberal Pentagram for Living Together
Europe’s Angry Muslims: The Revolt of the Second Generation
by Robert S. Leiken
Muslims in Europe: A Report on 11 EU Cities
by the Open Society Institute
The Emancipation of Europe’s Muslims: The State’s Role in Minority Integration
by Jonathan Laurence
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November 22, 2012 issue
Germans, More or Less
Deutschland Schafft Sich Ab: Wie wir unser Land aufs Spiel setzen (Germany Abolishes Itself: How We Are Putting Our Country at Risk)
by Thilo Sarrazin
February 24, 2011 issue
Tony Judt (1948–2010)
September 30, 2010 issue
Tony Judt (1948–2010)
The poet Paul Celan said of his native Czernowitz that it was a place where people and books used to live. Tony Judt was a man for whom books lived, as well as people. His mind, like his apartment on Washington Square, was full of books—and they walked with him, arguing, to the very end.
August 20, 2010
Velvet Revolution: The Prospects
December 3, 2009 issue
1989: The Struggle to Create Post–Cold War Europe
by Mary Elise Sarotte
Uncivil Society: 1989 and the Implosion of the Communist Establishment
by Stephen Kotkin, with a contributionby Jan T. Gross
Der Vorhang Geht Auf: Das Ende der Diktaturen in Osteuropa
by György Dalos
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November 5, 2009 issue
A Fateful Election
November 6, 2008 issue
The Road from Danzig
Beim Häuten der Zwiebel
by Günter Grass
Dummer August
by Günter Grass
Ein Buch, Ein Bekenntnis: Die Debatte um Günter Grass' "Beim Häuten der Zwiebel"
by Martin Kölbel
Peeling the Onion
by Günter Grass, translated from the German by Michael Henry Heim
August 16, 2007 issue
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