The Waltz Invention by Vladimir Nabokov
The Eye by Vladimir Nabakov
Despair by Vladimir Nabokov
Speak, Memory: An Autobiography Revisited by Vladimir Nabokov
Escape Into Aesthetics: The Art of Vladimir Nabokov by Page Stegner
The Investigation by Peter Weiss
Madness and Civilization by Michel Foucault
Two Tales by S.Y. Agnon, translated by Walter Lever
The Fourth Session by Xavier Rynne
What Happened at Rome? The Council and Its Implications for the Modern World by Gary MacEoin
Pope Paul VI: Apostle on the Move by Alden Hatch
The Bonapartes by David Stacton
Napoleon’s Russian Campaign by Count Philippe-Paul de Ségur, translated by J. David Townsend, with a new Introduction by Peter Gay
1812 by Anthony Brett James
The Campaigns of Napoleon by David Chandler
Napoleon’s Satellite Kingdoms by Owen Connelly
Napoleon and the Birth of Modern Spain by Gabriel H. Lovett
The Reforming of General Education by Daniel Bell
American Art from 1676 to the Present Day The Whitney Museum
Writer by Trade: A Portrait of Arnold Bennett by Dudley Barker
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.
Paul Goodman (1911–1972) was an American social critic, psychologist, poet, novelist, and anarchist. His writings appeared in Politics, Partisan Review, The New Republic, Commentary, The New Leader, Dissent, and The New York Review of Books. He published several well-regarded books in a variety of fields—including city planning, Gestalt therapy, literary criticism, and politics—before Growing Up Absurd, cancelled by its original publisher and turned down by a number of other presses, was brought out by Random House in 1960.
John Gross (1935–2011) was an English editor and critic. From 1974 to 1981, he was editor of The Times Literary Supplement; he also served as senior book editor and critic at The New York Times. His memoir, A Double Thread, was published in 2001.
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.
J.H. Plumb (1911–2001) was a British historian. He taught at Cambridge and Columbia. Plumb was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 1968 and was knighted in 1982. His works include England in the Eighteenth Century, The Making of a Historian,and The American Experience.
Christopher Ricks teaches at Boston University 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.