Henry James: The Treacherous Years 1895-1901 by Leon Edel
Art News Annual, XXXIII “The Academy: Five Centuries of Grandeur and Misery from the Carracci to Mao Tse-Tung” edited by Thomas B. Hess, edited by John Ashbery
Art News Annual, XXXIV “The Avant-Garde” edited by Thomas B. Hess, edited by John Ashbery
Art Forum, March 1969 “Manet’s SourcesAspects of His Art, 1859-1865” by Michael Fried
Word and Image: Posters from the Collection of the Museum of Modern Art. Museum of Modern Art
Art and Revolution: Ernst Neizvestny and the Role of the Artist in the USSR by John Berger
Collected Essays including The Lost Childhood by Graham Greene
The Politics of War by Gabriel Kolko
Going Places by Leonard Michaels
Mirrors by Lucy Warner
What I’m Going to Do, I Think by L. Woiwode
A Nest of Ninnies by John Ashbery, by James Schuyler
Action This Day: Working With Churchill Memoirs by Lord Normanbrook and Others, edited and with an Introduction by Sir John Wheeler-Bennet
Jennie: The Life of Lady Randolph Churchill by Ralph Martin
Churchill Revised: A Critical Assessment by A.J.P. Taylor. and, Others
Churchill as Historian by Maurice Ashley
Churchill in His Time (to be published on October 24 by Houghton Mifflin as Churchill in Power: As Seen by His Contemporaries) by Brian Gardner
Historical Memoirs, 1691-1709 by Duc de Saint-Simon, edited and translated by Lucy Norton
Noel Annan (1916–2000) was a British military intelligence officer and scholar of European history. His works include Leslie Stephen and Our Age, Changing Enemies: The Defeat and Regeneration of Germany, and The Curious Strength of Positivism in English Political Thought.
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.
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.
Murray Kempton (1917-1997) was a columnist for Newsday, as well as a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books. His books include Rebellions, Perversities, and Main Events and The Briar Patch, as well as Part of Our Time. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1985.
Jason Epstein launched the trade paperback format in the US in 1952 as a young editor at Doubleday. In 1963 he was a founder of The New York Review and in 1979 cofounder with the late Edmund Wilson of the Library of America. In 2007 he cofounded On Demand Books. Among his many awards are the National Book Award Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, the Lifetime Achievement Award of the National Book Critics Circle, and the Curtis Benjamin Award given by the American Association of Publishers for enriching the world of books. (February 2011)
Vladimir Nabokov died in 1977. The translation in this issue appears in Verses and Versions, a collection of Nabokov’s translations of three centuries of Russian poetry, published this month by Harcourt. (November 2008)
Hans J. Morgenthau (1904–1980) was a legal scholar and theorist of international relations. Educated in Germany and Switzerland, Morgenthau taught for many years at the University of Chicago; later in life, he moved to The New School and The City University of New York. His books include In Defense of The National Interest, Politics Among Nations, and The Purpose of American Politics.
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.
Emma Rothschild is Director of the Joint Centre for History and Economics at King’s College, Cambridge and Harvard, and Professor of History at Harvard. She is the author of Economic Sentiments: Adam Smith, Condorcet and the Enlightenment.
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.