The Making of the President:1964 by Theodore H. White
About the House by W.H. Auden
Le Viet Nam entre deux paix by Jean Lacouture
The Long Fuse: An Interpretation of the Origins of World War I by Laurence Lafore
The Great Departure: The United States and World War I, 1914-1920 by Daniel M. Smith
The Great War 1914-1918: A Pictorial History by John Terraine
Where Science and Politics Meet by Jerome Wiesner
The King of the Cats and Other Remarks on Writers and Writing by F.W. Dupee
Mozart: A Documentary Biography by Otto Erich Deutsch
The Hermitage Museum, Leningrad by Pierre Descargues
Great Paintings from the Pushkin Museum, Moscow by K.M. Malitskava
Medieval Georgian Enamels of Russia by Shalva Amiranahvili
The Art and Artists of Russia by Richard Hare
A New Dictionary of Birds edited by A. Landsborough Thomson
The World of Birds by James Fisher, by Roger Tory Peterson
The Birds of Arizona by Allan Phillips, by Joe Marshall, by Gale Monson, illustrated by George Miksch Sutton, with photographs in color by Eliot Porter
Birds of Prey of the World by Mary Louise Grossman, by John Hamlet, with photographs by Shelly Grossman
The Bird Watcher’s America edited by Olin Sewall Pettingill Jr., illustrated by John Henry Dick
Political Succession in the USSR by Myron Rush
Russia After Khrushchev by Robert Conquest
The Looking Glass War by John le Carré
The Garden of the Finzi-Continis by Giorgio Bassani
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.
Robert Lowell (1917–1977) was twice awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. Life Studies, For the Union Dead, and The Dolphin are among his many volumes of verse. He was confounder of and contributor to The New York Review of Books.
W.H. Auden (1907–1973) was an English poet, playwright, and essayist who lived and worked in the United States for much of the second half of his life. His work, from his early strictly metered verse, and plays written in collaboration with Christopher Isherwood, to his later dense poems and penetrating essays, represents one of the major achievements of twentieth-century literature.
I.F. Stone (1907–1989) was an American journalist and publisher whose self-published newsletter, I.F. Stone’s Weekly, challenged the conservatism of American journalism in the midcentury. A Noncomformist History of Our Times (1989) is a six-volume anthology of Stone’s writings.
J.H. Plumb (1911–2001) was a British historian. He taught at Cambridge and Columbia. Plumb was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 1968 and was knighted in 1982. His works include England in the Eighteenth Century, The Making of a Historian,and The American Experience.