A Southern Prophecy by Lewis H. Blair, Introduction by C. Vann Woodward
The Genius of John Ruskin: Selections from His Writings edited with an Introduction by John D. Rosenberg
Going to Town and Other Stories by Yuri Kazakov, compiled and translated by Gabriella Azrael
Culture Against Man by Jules Henry
On Language by George Bernard Shaw, edited by Abraham Tauber
The Religious Speeches of Bernard Shaw edited by Warren S. Smith
G.B.S. and the Lunatic by Lawrence Langner
The Loves of George Bernard Shaw by C.G.L. DuCann
A Guide to the Plays of Bernard Shaw by C.B. Purdom
The Reichstag Fire by Fritz Tobias
Big Business in the Third Reich by Arthur Schweitzler
English Literature, 1815-1832 (Volume X in The Oxford History of English Literature) by Ian Jack
The Middle East and the West by Bernard Lewis
The Arabs and the World: Nasser’s Arab Nationalist Policy by Charles D. Cremeans
III Rzesza i Arabski Wschod (The Third Reich and the Arab East) by Lukasz Hirszowicz
Egypt in Revolution by Charles Issawi
Second Skin by John Hawkes
A Fine Madness by Elliott Baker
Suicide of A Nation? An Inquiry into the State of Britain Today edited by Arthur Koestler
What is Existentialism? by William Barrett
Take Heed of Loving Me by Elizabeth Gray Vining
Robert M. Adams (1915-1996) was a founding editor of the Norton Anthology of English Literature. He taught at the University of Wisconsin, Rutgers, Cornell and U.C.L.A. His scholarly interested ranged from Milton to Joyce, and his translations of many classic works of French literature continue to be read to this day.
Elizabeth Bishop (1911–1979) was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and a National Book Critics Circle Award for her poetry. The poems in this issue will appear in Edgar Allan Poe & The Juke-Box: Uncollected Poems, Drafts, and Fragments, edited by Alice Quinn, to be published this month by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. (March 2006)
Elizabeth Hardwick (1916-2007) was born in Lexington, Kentucky, and educated at the University of Kentucky and Columbia University. A recipient of a Gold Medal from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, she is the author of three novels, a biography of Herman Melville, and four collections of essays. She was a co-founder and advisory editor of The New York Review of Books and contributed more than one hundred reviews, articles, reflections, and letters to the magazine. NYRB Classics publishes Sleepless Nights, a novel, and Seduction and Betrayal, a study of women in literature.
Francis Haskell (1928-2000) was an English art historian. His works include Patrons and Painters: Art and Society in Baroque Italyand History and its Images: Art and the Interpretation of the Past. Haskell taught at Oxford.
E. J. Hobsbawm (1918–1987) was a British historian. Born in Egypt, he was educated at Cambridge; he taught at Birkbeck College and The New School. His works include The Age of Extremes; Globalisation, Democracy and Terrorism; and On Empire.
Robert Brustein is a playwright, director, critic, teacher, and founder of the Yale Repertory and American Repertory Theatres. His play The Last Will opens in New York in April at Abingdon’s June Havoc Theater, and then goes to the Wuzhen Festival in China. In 2010 he was awarded the National Medal of Arts. (April 2013)
John Thompson is an English sociologist. He has published several studies of the media and communication in modern societies, including The Media and Modernity: A Social Theory of the Mediaand Political Scandal: Power and Visibility in the Media Age.