The Bit Between My Teeth A Literary Chronicle of 1950-1965 by Edmund Wilson
Danton’s Death by Georg Büchner
The Decision to Drop the Bomb by Len Giovannitti and Fred Freed
Atomic Diplomacy: Hiroshima and Potsdam by Gar Alperovitz
Day of Trinity by Lansing Lamont
Hiroshima Plus 20 prepared by The New York Times, Introduction by John W. Finney
The Life of the Mind in America: From the Revolution to the Civil War by Perry Miller
Freedom of the Individual by Stuart Hampshire
The Spanish Republic and the Civil War 1931-1939 by Gabriel Jackson
Journey to the Alcarria by Camilo José Cela, translated by Frances M. López Morillas
Mastering the Art of French Cooking by Simone Beck and Louisette Bertholle and Julia Child
La Cuisine de France by Mapie, the Countess de Toulouse-Lautrec, edited and translated by Charlotte Turgeon
French Provincial Cooking by Elizabeth David, Introduction and notes by Narcissa G. Chamberlain
The Vinland Map and the Tartar Relation by R.A. Skelton and Thomas E. Marston and George D. Painter, with a Foreward by Alexander O. Vietor
Westviking by Farley Mowat
The Norsemen by Count Eric Oxenstierna
Max by David Cecil
Max Beerbohm’s Letters to Reggie Turner edited by Rupert Hart-Davis
Reggie by Stanley Weintraub
Miss MacIntosh, My Darling by Marguerite Young
Totempole by Sanford Friedman
The Nightclerk by Stephen Schneck
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.
Alfred Kazin (1915–1998) was a writer and teacher. Among his books are On Native Grounds, a study of American literature from Howells to Faulkner, and the memoirs A Walker in the Cityand New York Jew. In 1996, he received the first Lifetime Award in Literary Criticism from the Truman Capote Literary Trust.
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 a co-founder of and contributor to The New York Review of Books.
Ronald Steel is Professor of International Relations at the University of Southern California, a recent fellow at the American Academy in Berlin, and the author of biographies of Walter Lippmann and Robert Kennedy.