Greek Temples, Theatres, and Shrines by Helmut Berve, by Gottfried Gruben, photographs by Max Hirmer
Greek Sculpture by R. Lullies, photographs by Max Hirmer
Ancient Greek Sculpture of South Italy and Sicily by Ernest Langlotz, photographs by Max Hirmer
A History of 1000 Years of Greek Vase Painting by Paolo Enrico Arias, translated by B. Shefton, photographs by Max Hirmer
Crete and Mycenae by Spyridon Marinatos, photographs by Max Hirmer
The Portraits of the Greeks by G.M.A. Richter
The Techniques of Painted Attic Pottery by Joseph Veach Noble
The Country Wife by William Wycherley
Inadmissible Evidence by John Osborne
The Devils by John Whiting
The Uncommitted: Alienated Youth in American Society by Kenneth Keniston
The Accident (poem)
A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.
Kennedy by Theodore C. Sorensen
The Two Lives of Edith Wharton by Grace Kellogg
Edith Wharton and Henry James: The Story of Their Friendship by Millicent Bell
Edith Wharton 1862-1937 by Olivia Coolidge
The Edith Wharton Reader selected with an Introduction by Louis Auchincloss
The Reef by Edith Wharton, Introduction by Louis Auchincloss
La Batarde by Violette Leduc, translated by Derek Coltman
Witches’ Sabbath by Maurice Sachs, translated by Richard Howard
The Hunt by Maurice Sachs, translated by Richard Howard
Conversations with Andre Gide by Claude Mauriac, translated by Michael Lebeck
Waging Peace: 1956-1961 by Dwight D. Eisenhower
The Death of Virgil by Hermann Broch, translated by Jean Starr Untermeyer
The Era of Tyrannies by Elie Halévy, translated by R.K. Webb
D.J. Enright (1920–2002) was a British poet, novelist and critic. He held teaching positions in Egypt, Japan, Thailand, Singapore and the United Kingdom. In 1981 Enright was awarded the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry.
Jason Epstein launched the trade paperback format in the US in 1952 as a young editor at Doubleday. In 1963 he was a founder of The New York Review and in 1979 cofounder with the late Edmund Wilson of the Library of America. In 2007 he cofounded On Demand Books. Among his many awards are the National Book Award Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, the Lifetime Achievement Award of the National Book Critics Circle, and the Curtis Benjamin Award given by the American Association of Publishers for enriching the world of books. (February 2011)
Ernst Gombrich (1909–2001) was an Austrian art historian. Born in Vienna, Gombrich studied at the Theresianum and then at the University of Vienna under Julius von Schlosser. After graduating, he worked as a Research Assistant and collaborator with the museum curator and Freudian analyst Ernst Kris. He joined the Warburg Institute in London as a Research Assistant in 1936 and was named Director in 1959. His major works include The Story of Art, Art and Illusion: A Study in the Psychology of Pictorial Representation, Aby Warburg: An Intellectual Biography, The Sense of Order: A Study in the Psychology of Decorative Art.
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.
Hans J. Morgenthau (1904–1980) was a legal scholar and theorist of international relations. Educated in Germany and Switzerland, Morgenthau taught for many years at the University of Chicago; later in life, he moved to The New School and The City University of New York. His books include In Defense of The National Interest, Politics Among Nations, and The Purpose of American Politics.
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.
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.