The First Circle by Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn, translated by Thomas P. Whitney
The Cancer Ward David Burg, will be published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux in February) by Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn, translated by Rebecca Frank
Xenia (1964–1966) (poem)
Rebellion or Revolution? by Harold Cruse
Black Fire edited by LeRoi Jones, edited by Larry Neal
Tell Me How Long the Train’s Been Gone by James Baldwin
Soul on Ice by Eldridge Cleaver
Honoré Daumier: Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings, Water Colors and Drawings by K.E. Maison
A History of Warfare by Field-Marshal Viscount Montgomery of Alamein
Waterloo: Day of Battle by David Howarth
The War to End All Wars: The American Military Experience in World War I by Edward M. Coffman
President Wilson Fights His War: World War I and the American Intervention by Harvey A. DeWeerd
The Ordeal of Total War 1939-1945 by Gordon Wright
The German Officer Corps, 1890-1914 by Martin Kitchen
Italian Food by Elizabeth David
Great Italian Cooking by Luigi Carnacina, translated and edited by Michael Sanino
The Complete Book of Pasta by Jack Denton Scott, photographs by Samuel Chamberlain, drawings by Melvin Klapholz
Coleridge by Walter Jackson Bate
Iberia by James Michener
Spanish Scene by Chandler Brossard
Franco by Brian Crozier
Franco by George Hills
The Public Image by Muriel Spark
Collected Stories: 1 by Muriel Spark
Hitler’s Social Revolution: Class and Status in Nazi Germany 1933-1939 by David Schoenbaum
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.
Mary McCarthy (1912-1989) was a novelist, essayist, and critic. Her political and social commentary, literary essays, and drama criticism appeared in magazines such as Partisan Review, The New Yorker, Harper’s, and The New York Review of Books, and were collected in On the Contrary (1961), Mary McCarthy’s Theatre Chronicles 1937-1962 (1963), The Writing on the Wall (1970), Ideas and the Novel (1980), and Occasional Prose (1985). Her novels include The Company She Keeps (1942), The Oasis (1949), The Groves of Academe (1952), A Charmed Life (1955), The Group (1963), Birds of America (1971), and Cannibals and Missionaries (1979). She was the author of three works of autobiography, Memories of a Catholic Girlhood (1957), How I Grew (1987), and the unfinished Intellectual Memoirs (1992), and two travel books about Italy, Venice Observed (1956) and The Stones of Florence (1959). Her essays on the Vietnam War were collected in The Seventeenth Degree (1974); her essays on Watergate were collected in The Mask of State (1974).
Frank Kermode (1919–2010) was a British critic and literary theorist. Born on the Isle of Man, he taught at University College London, Cambridge, Columbia and Harvard. Adapted from a series of lectures given at Bryn Mawr College, Kermode’s Sense of An Ending: Studies in the Theory of Fiction remains one of the most influential works of twentieth-century literary criticism.
V.S. Pritchett (1900–1997) was a British essayist, novelist and short story writer. He worked as a foreign correspondent for the The Christian Science Monitorand as a literary critic forNew Statesman. In 1968 Pritchett was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire; he was knighted in 1975. His body of work includes many collections of short stories, in addition to travelogues, reviews, literary biographies and novels.
Jack Richardson (1934–2012) was a playwright, novelist and drama critic. His 1960 play, The Prodigal, a retelling of Euripides’ Orestes, won an Obie Award and a Drama Desk Award. Richardson wrote dramatic criticism for The New York Times, Esquire and Commentary and was a frequent contributor to The Review.
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.