Miami and The Siege of Chicago by Norman Mailer
Artisans and Sans-Culottes by Gwynn A. Williams
Les Sans-Culottes by Albert Soboul
The Temper of Our Time by Eric Hoffer
Working and Thinking on the Waterfront by Eric Hoffer
Eric Hoffer by Calvin Tompkins, with Aphorisms by Eric Hoffer
Eldridge Cleaver: Post-Prison Speeches and Writings edited by Robert Scheer
So Much Nearer: Essays Toward a World English by I.A. Richards
Design for Escape: World Education Through Modern Media by I.A. Richards
Native Realm by Czeslaw Milosz
Seesaw: Cultural Life in Eastern Europe by Yorick Blumenfeld
Polish Writing Today edited by Celina Wieniawska
New Writing of East Europe edited by George Gömöri, edited by Charles Newman
Poland, Eagle in the East by William Woods
Soviet-East European Dialogue: International Relations of a New Type? by Nish Jamgotch Jr.
Unity in Diversity: Italian Communism and the Communist World by Donald L.M. Blackmer
Il Bipartitismo Imperfetto: Comunisti e Democristiani in Italia by Giorgio Galli
Peasant Communism in Southern Italy by Sidney G. Tarrow
The Searchers: Conflict and Communism in an Italian Town by Belden Paulson, by Athos Ricci
James Merrill (1926–1995) was an American poet whose major work The Changing Light at Sandover describes a series of spirit communications conducted over many years. He won the National Book Award from his collections Nights and Days and Mirabell: Books of Number.
Neal Ascherson is the author of The Struggles for Poland, The Black Sea, and Stone Voices: The Search for Scotland. He is an Honorary Professor at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London.
Harold Cruse (1916-2005) was born in Petersburg, Virginia, the son of a railway porter. He was raised from a young age in New York City, where he attended high school, after which he served with the Army in Europe during World War II. Cruse attended the City College of New York, although he did not graduate, and was a member of the Communist Party for several years. He also wrote a number of plays and, in the 1960s, was co-founder with LeRoi Jones (Amiri Baraka) of the Black Arts Theater and School in Harlem. After publishing The Crisis of the Negro Intellectual in 1967, Cruse was invited to lecture at the University of Michigan, where he taught in the African-American studies program until his retirement as professor emeritus in the mid-1980s. Harold Cruse was also the author of Rebellion or Revolution?, Plural But Equal: A Critical Study of Blacks and Minorities and America’s Plural Society, and The Essential Harold Cruse: A Reader.
D. W. Harding (1906–1993) was a British psychologist and literary critic. In1933 he joined FR Leavis as an editor of Scrutiny, where much of his literary criticism appeared, but also work, notably on aggression, that led to The Impulse to Dominate and Social Psychology and Individual Values.
Ronald Steel is Professor of International Relations at the University of Southern California, a recent fellow at the American Academy in Berlin, and the author of biographies of Walter Lippmann and Robert Kennedy.
V. S. Naipaul was born in Trinidad in 1932 and emigrated to England in 1950, when he won a scholarship to University College, Oxford. He is the author of many novels, including A House for Mr. Biswas, A Bend in the River, and In a Free State, which won the Booker Prize. He has also written several nonfiction works based on his travels, including India: A Million Mutinies Now and Beyond Belief: Islamic Excursions Among the Converted Peoples. He was knighted in 1990 and in 1993 was the first recipient of the David Cohen British Literature Prize.
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.
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)