Gandhi’s Truth, or the Origins of Militant Nonviolence by Erik H. Erikson
The Book of Imaginary Beings by Jorge Luis Borges with Margarita Guerrero, translated by Norman Thomas di Giovanni, in collaboration with the author.
Conversations with Jorge Luis Borges by Richard Burgin
The Narrow Act: Borges’ Art of Allusion by Ronald Christ
Governing the City: Challenges and Options for New York edited by Robert H. Connery, edited by Demetrios Caraley
A Political Life: The Education of John V. Lindsay by Nat Hentoff
Speak Out! by Günter Grass, translated by Ralph Manheim
Emergency Exit by Ignazio Silone, translated by Harvey Fergusson II
Tragedy and Philosophy by Walter Kaufmann
The Identity of Oedipus the King by Alastair Cameron
Reality and the Heroic Pattern by David Grene
The Habsburg Empire 1790-1918 by C.A. Macartney
Poems by Gunnar Ekelöf (poem)
Locke and Berkeley edited by David M. Armstrong, edited by C.B. Martin
The Political Thought of John Locke by John Dunn
John Locke: Problems and Perspectives edited by John Yolton
The Educational Writings of John Locke edited by James Axtell
John Locke: Two Tracts on Government edited by Philip Abrams
Locke’s “Two Treatises of Government” edited by Peter Laslett
The Origins of Socialism by George Lichtheim
Peaceful Purposes (poem)
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.
Richard Ellmann (1918–1987) was an American critic and biographer. He taught at Northwestern, Oxford and Emory, where he was named Robert W. Professor in 1980. He won the National Book Award for Nonfiction for James Joycein 1959; a revised edition was awarded the James Tate Black Memorial Prize in 1982.
Clifford Geertz (1926–2006) was an anthropologist. Widely recognized as the most influential American anthropologist of the twentieth century, Geertz championed the role of symbols in the creation and interpretation of social meaning. His many books include Peddlers and Princes: Social Development and Economic Change in Two Indonesian Towns and Available Light: Anthropological Reflections on Philosophical Topics.
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.
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.
Susan Sontag (1933–2004) was a novelist, playwright, filmmaker, and one of the most influential critics of her generation. Her books include Against Interpretation, On Photography, Illness as Metaphor, and The Volcano Lover.
W.H. Auden (1907–1973) was an English poet, playwright, and essayist who lived and worked in the United States for much of the second half of his life. His work, from his early strictly metered verse, and plays written in collaboration with Christopher Isherwood, to his later dense poems and penetrating essays, represents one of the major achievements of twentieth-century literature.