Bruce Bawer is the author of the upcoming Surrender: Appeasing Islam, Sacrificing Freedom. He blogs at brucebawer.com.
Claire Berlinski is an American writer who lives in Istanbul. She is the author of Menace in Europe: Why the Continent’s Crisis Is America’s, Too and There Is No Alternative: Why Margaret Thatcher Matters.
Alain de Botton is an essayist living in London. He has written numerous books, including The Architecture of Happiness and the forthcoming The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work.
Theodore Dalrymple, a physician, is a contributing editor of City Journal and the Dietrich Weismann Fellow at the Manhattan Institute. His new book is Not with a Bang but a Whimper.
Jonathan Foreman is writer-at-large for Standpoint. He was formerly a film critic and war correspondent for the New York Post.
Nicole Gelinas, a City Journal contributing editor and the Searle Freedom Trust Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Peter Huber is a Manhattan Institute senior fellow and the coauthor, most recently, of The Bottomless Well. His article develops arguments that he made in an Intelligence Squared debate in January.
Kay S. Hymowitz is a contributing editor of City Journal and the William E. Simon Fellow at the Manhattan Institute. Her latest book is Marriage and Caste in America.
Stefan Kanfer, a contributing editor of City Journal and a former editor of Time, is the author, most recently, of a biography of Marlon Brando, Somebody.
Steven Malanga is the senior editor of City Journal and a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute. He is the author of The New New Left.
Roger Scruton, a philosopher, is the author of many books, most recently Beauty.
Fred Siegel is a City Journal contributing editor, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, and a professor at the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art.
Guy Sorman, a City Journal contributing editor, is the author of numerous books, including the forthcoming Economics Does Not Lie.
Sol Stern is a contributing editor of City Journal, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, and the author of Breaking Free: Public School Lessons and the Imperative of School Choice.
Laura Vanderkam, a New York City–based writer, is the author of Grindhopping: Build a Rewarding Career Without Paying Your Dues.
Ibn Warraq is a senior fellow at the Center for Inquiry Transnational. He is the author of five books on Islam and Koranic criticism, including Why I Am Not a Muslim.
Michael Weiss is an editor at Nextbook. His writing has appeared in Slate, The Weekly Standard, The New Criterion, Standpoint, the New York Sun, and elsewhere.
Tim Congdon is one of the United Kingdom’s leading economic commentators. Daniel J. Flynn, the author of A Conservative History of the American Left, blogs at flynnfiles.com. Kimberly Hendrickson is a freelance writer who studies housing and downtown issues. Judith Miller is a contributing editor of City Journal, an adjunct fellow at the Manhattan Institute, and a FOX News contributor. Luigi Zingales is the Robert C. McCormack Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Alberto Mena is the graphics and imaging director of BusinessWeek. William Meyers has photographs in the collections of the New York Public Library and other city institutions. Arnold Roth is a cartoonist whose work has appeared in Punch, The New Yorker, the New York Times, and many other publications. On the cover: Simon Levenson’s Sunset (2009), one of a triptych of oil paintings of the Flatiron Building in New York City. For more information about Levenson?s work, consult www.simonlevenson.com or call Bottoms Fine Art at (805) 695-0888. Courtesy of the artist.