Reviews February 2002 Against the Horticulturalists By John Lukacs Dwight Macdonald died in December 1982, almost 20 years ago. I went up to New York for his funeral. There were few New York intellectuals, prominent or not, at that gathering—which, properly and decently, had something like a family atmosphere. To read the full article, please sign in or create a free account to view Chronicles content for 30 days. John Lukacs John Lukacs American historian who has written more than thirty books, including Five Days in London, May 1940 and A New Republic.