Sappho: Lyrics in the Original Greek with Translations by Willis Barnstone
Sappho: Poems and Fragments translated, with an Introduction, by Guy Davenport
The Condemned of Altona by Jean-Paul Sartre
To Criticize the Critic and Other Writings by T.S. Eliot
Crisis in Europe, 1560-1660 edited by Trevor Aston
The Revolution of the Saints by Michael Walzer
The World We Have Lost by Peter Laslett
Selected Letters of Malcolm Lowry edited by Harvey Breit, edited by Margerie Bonner Lowry
Under the Volcano by Malcolm Lowry, Reissued with an Introduction by Stephen Spender
Agrippa and the Crisis of Renaissance Thought by Charles G. Nauert Jr.
Renaissance and Revolution by Joseph Anthony Mazzeo
Science in History by J.D. Bernal
Society and Science edited by Maurice Goldsmith, edited by Alan Mackay
Aesthetics and Technology in Building by Pier Luigi Nervi
The Comedians by Graham Greene
Russia and Germany, a Century of Conflict by Walter Laqueur
Sybille Bedford (1911–2006) was a German-born English writer, best known for her partly autobiographical works, including A Legacy and its follow-up, Jigsaw: An Unsentimental Education. An outspoken critic of the Nazi regime, Bedford was a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and an appointed Officer of the OBE. She was awarded the Golden PEN Award in 1993 and, after traveling across Europe and the United States for many years, settled in London where she lived until her death.
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.
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.
Stephen Toulmin (1922–2009) was a British philosopher. First outlined in The Uses of Argument, his model for analyzing arguments has had a lasting influence on fields as diverse as law, computer science and communications theory. Toulmin’s other works include The Abuse of Casuistry: A History of Moral Reasoning and Return to Reason.