The Liverpool Scene edited by Edward Lucie-Smith
The Incredible New Liverpool Scene recorded live along the Mersey Beat, written and performed by Adrian Henri, by Roger McGough
William Morris: His Life, Work and Friends by Philip Henderson, with a Foreword by Allan Temko
The Work of William Morris by Paul Thompson
William Morris as Designer by Ray Watkinson
The Hidden Dimension by Edward T. Hall
The Silent Language by Edward T. Hall
The Missolonghi Manuscript by Frederic Prokosch
Byron and the Ruins of Paradise by Robert F. Gleckner
III-at-Ease in Compton by Richard M. Elman
The Levittowners by Herbert J. Gans
The Way It Spozed to Be by James Herndon
Winston S. Churchill: Young Statesman 1901-1914 by Randolph S. Churchill
Tres tristes tigres by Guillermo Cabrera Infante
Paradiso by José Lezama Lima
Explosion in the Cathedral by Alejo Carpentier
Writers in the New Cuba edited by J.M. Cohen
Inconsolable Memories by Edmundo Desnoes, translated by David Gallagher, with Foreward by Jack Gelber
A Candle in the Wind by Juan Arcocha
The Twelve by Carlos Franqui, translated by Albert Teichner
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.
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.
Edmund R. Leach (1910–1989) was a British anthropologist. He is widely credited with introducing Anglophone readers to the work of Claude Lévi-Strauss. Leach served as provost of King’s College, Cambridge from 1966 until 1979; he was made a Fellow of the British Academy in 1972 and knighted in 1975. A two-volume selection of his writings, The Essential Edmund Leach, was published by Yale University Press in 2001.
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).
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.