The Johnson Treatment by Jack Bell
The Johnson Treatment by Jack Bell
Journal of a Soul by Pope John XXIII, translated by Dorothy White
The Bride and the Bachelors by Calvin Tomkins
Coming of Age in America by Edgar Z. Friedenberg
Goebbels and National Socialist Propaganda 1925-1945 by Ernest K. Bramsted
Himmler by Roger Manvell, by Heinrich Fraenkel
The Track of the Wolf: Essays on National Socialism and its Leader, Adolf Hitler by James H. McRandle
The Man Who Loved Children by Christina Stead, Introduction by Randall Jarrell
The Fetish and Other Stories by Alberto Moravia, translated by Angus Davidson
Report from a Chinese Village by Jan Myrdal
A Cornishman at Oxford by A.L. Rowse
Ramakrishna and His Disciples by Christopher Isherwood
The Idea of Art as Propaganda in France, 1750-1799 by James A. Leith
The Invention of Liberty, 1700-1789 by Jean Starobinski, translated by Bernard C. Swift
The Reckoning by Anthony Eden
The Giant Dwarfs by Gisela Elsner
Soul of Wood by Jakov Lind
Obstacles by Reinhard Lettau
The Secret Diplomacy of the Habsburgs, 1598-1625 by Charles Howard Carter
Noel Annan (1916–2000) was a British military intelligence officer and scholar of European history. His works include Leslie Stephen and Our Age, Changing Enemies: The Defeat and Regeneration of Germany, and The Curious Strength of Positivism in English Political Thought.
Hannah Arendt (1906–1975) was a German political theorist who, over the course of many books, explored themes such as violence, revolution, and evil. Her major works include The Origins of Totalitarianism, The Human Condition, and the controversial Eichmann in Jerusalem, in which she coined the phrase “the banality of evil.”
Martin Bernal is Professor Emeritus of Government at Cornell. His controversial study of Ancient Greece, Black Athena, explores the origins of Hellenic culture and, in particular, the influence of Egypt and Phoenicia on the development of Ancient Greece.
George Lichtheim (1912–1973) was a scholar of Marx and Marxism. Lichtheim was a regular contributor to The Review and a contributing editor of Commentary. His books include From Marx to Hegeland Europe in the Twentieth Century.
Frank Kermode (1919–2010) was a British critic and literary theorist. Born on the Isle of Man, he taught at University College London, Cambridge, Columbia and Harvard. Adapted from a series of lectures given at Bryn Mawr College, Kermode’s Sense of An Ending: Studies in the Theory of Fiction remains one of the most influential works of twentieth-century literary criticism.
W.S. Merwin was born in New York City in 1927 and grew up in Union City, New Jersey, and in Scranton, Pennsylvania. From 1949 to 1951 he worked as a tutor in France, Portugal, and Majorca. He has since lived in many parts of the world, most recently on Maui in the Hawaiian Islands. He is the author of many books of poems, prose, and translations and has received both the Pulitzer and the Bollingen Prizes for poetry, among numerous other awards.
Christopher Ricks teaches at Boston University in the Core Curriculum and the Editorial Institute and is a former president of the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers. From 2004 to 2009 he was Professor of Poetry at the University of Oxford. His recent books include True Friendship: Geoffrey Hill, Anthony Hecht, and Robert Lowell Under the Sign of Eliot and Pound and Decisions and Revisions in T.S. Eliot.