In a Time of Torment by I.F. Stone
Leonardo da Vinci by V.P. Zubov, translated by David H. Kraus, with a Foreword by Myron P. Gilmore
A Reappraisal of Marxian Economics by Murray Wolfson
Marx’s Economic Predictions by Fred M. Gottheil
Marx and Modern Economics edited by David Horowitz
Stephen Crane: A Biography by R.W. Stallman
The Committee by Walter Goodman
The Russian Empire 1801-1917 by Hugh Seton-Watson
Russian Intellectual History: An Anthology edited by Marc Raeff, with an Introduction by Isaiah Berlin
Russian Philosophy edited by James M. Edie, edited by James P. Scanlan, edited by Mary Barbara Zeldin, with the collaboration of George L. Kline
Historical Letters by Peter Lavrov, translated with an Introduction and Notes by James P. Scanlan
The Russian Anarchists by Paul Avrich
Danilevsky: A Russian Totalitarian by Robert E. MacMaster
Russian Political Thought: An Introduction by Thornton Anderson
The Icon and the Axe: An Interpretive History of Russian Culture by James H. Billington
The Birds of Chile and Adjacent Regions of Argentina, Bolivia and Peru by A.W. Johnson, illustrated by J.D. Goodall
Birds of the Antarctic by Edward Wilson, edited by Brian Roberts. with Wilson's original illustrations
The Political Philosophy of Rousseau by Roger D. Masters
Rousseau and the Spirit of Revolt by William H. Blanchard
La nouvelle Héloïse: Julie or the New Heloise by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, translated and abridged by Judith H. McDowell
The Social Contract by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, translated and introduced by Maurice Cranston
The Progressive Historians: Turner, Beard, Parrington by Richard Hofstadter
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.
Andrew Kopkind (1935–1994) was a journalist and editor. Kopkind’s work chronicled the turbulence of the American sixties and seventies; he wrote on the civil rights movement, the Vietnam War era, and the rise of Ronald Regan in Time Magazine, The Nation, and The New Republic, where he served as associate editor. An anthology of his work, The Thirty Years’ Wars: Dispatches and Diversions of a Radical Journalist, 1965-1994, was published in 1995.
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.
Leonard Schapiro was a British political scientist and one of the world’s foremost experts on Soviet politics. His works include The Communist Party of the Soviet Union and Russian Studies; he also translated Turgenev’s novel Spring Torrentsinto English.
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.