Lyndon B. Johnson: The Exercise of Power by Rowl Evans, by Robert Novak
J. M. W. Turner: A Critical Biography by Jack Lindsay
The Sunset Ship: The Poems of J. M. W. Turner edited, with an essay, by Jack Lindsay
Turner by John Rothenstein, by Martin Butlin
Turner: Imagination and Reality by Lawrence Gowing
The Letters of Wallace Stevens edited by Holly Stevens
MacBird by Barbara Garson
The Original Water-color Paintings by John James Audubon for “The Birds of America” From the Collection of the New-York Historical Society, Introduction by Marshall B. Davidson
John James Audubon: A Biography by Alexander B. Adams
Fever by J.M.G. Le Clézio, translated by Daphne Woodward
The Opoponax by Monique Wittig, translated by Helen Weaver
On Trial: The Soviet State versus “Abram Tertz” and “Nikolai Arshak” translated, edited, and with an Introduction by Max Hayward
Daumier: Man of His Time by Oliver W. Larkin
Daumier by Robert Rey
Providence and Mr. Hardy by Lois Deacon, by Terry Coleman
Thomas Hardy’s Personal Writings edited by Harold Orel
The Architectural Notebook of Thomas Hardy Introduction by C.J.P. Beatty
The Early Spanish Main by Carl Ortwin Sauer
Man Adapting by René Dubos
The Women Incendiaries by Edith Thomas
Denis Donoghue is University Professor at New York University, where he holds the Henry James Chair of English and American Letters. His works include The Practice of Reading, Words Alone: The Poet T.S. Eliot, and The American Classics.
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.”
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.
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.
Theodore H. Draper (1912–2006) was an American historian. Educated at City College, he wrote influential studies of the American Communist Party, the Cuban Revolution and the Iran-Contra Affair. Draper was a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the 1990 recipient of the Herbert Feis Award from the American Historical Association.
Dwight Macdonald (1906–1982) was born in New York City and educated at Exeter and Yale. On graduating from college, he enrolled in Macy’s executive training program, but soon left to work for Henry Luce at Time and Fortune, quitting in 1936 because of cuts that had been made to an article he had written criticizing U.S. Steel. From 1937 to 1943, Macdonald was an editor of Partisan Review and in 1944, he started a journal of his own, Politics, whose contributors included Albert Camus, Victor Serge, Simone Weil, Bruno Bettelheim, James Agee, John Berryman, Meyer Schapiro, and Mary McCarthy. In later years, Macdonald reviewed books for The New Yorker, movies for Esquire, and wrote frequently for The New York Review of Books.
John Weightman (1915–2004) was a critic and literary scholar. After working as a translator and announcer for the BBC French service, Weightman turned to the study of French literature. He taught at King’s College London and the University of London. His books include The Concept of the Avant-Gardeand The Cat Sat on the Mat: Language and the Absurd.