Our distinguished panel of eggheads and eminences announces its votes.

By Randall Kennedy Professor, Harvard Law School; Judith Shulevitz Critic; Erica Jong Author, Fear of Flying; John McWhorter Senior fellow, Manhattan Institute; Paul Berman Author, Power and the Idealists; Graydon Carter Editor, Vanity Fair; Allison Silverman Writer, "The Colbert Report"; Alan Wolfe Professor, Boston College; John Anderson Former third-party presidential candidate; C. K. Williams Poet; Todd Gitlin Author, The Bulldozer and the Big Tent; Daniel Alarcn Author, War By Candlelight; Larry Kramer Aids and gay rights activist; Alan Dershowitz Professor, Harvard Law School