One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez, translated by Gregory Rabassa
The Love-Girl and the Innocent by Alexander Solzhenitsyn, translated by Nicholas Bethell, translated by David Burg
Five Plays of Alexander Ostrovsky translated and edited by Eugene K. Bristow
The Trilogy of Alexander Sukhovo-Kobylin translated by Harold B. Segel
The Complete Plays of Vladimir Mayakovsky translated by Guy Daniels
The Blind Beauty by Boris Pasternak, translated by Manya Harari, translated by Max Hayward
Meyerhold on Theatre translated and edited by Edward Braun
Notes of a Director by Alexander Tairov, translated by William Kuhlke
Fellini Satyricon directed by Federico Fellini, produced by Alberto Grimaldi
Rosshalde by Hermann Hesse, translated by Ralph Manheim
Children Are Civilians Too by Heinrich Böll, translated by Leila Vennewitz
Bodies and Shadows by Peter Weiss, translated by E.B. Garside, translated by Rosemarie Waldrop
A History of Sicily: Ancient Sicily to the Arab Conquest by M.I. Finley
Medieval Sicily: 800-1713 and Medieval Sicily: After 1713 by Denis Mack Smith
D.J. Enright (1920–2002) was a British poet, novelist and critic. He held teaching positions in Egypt, Japan, Thailand, Singapore and the United Kingdom. In 1981 Enright was awarded the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry.
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.
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.
Alberto Moravia (1907-1990), the child of a wealthy family, was raised at home because of illness. He published his first novel, The Time of Indifference, at the age of twenty-three. Banned from publishing under Mussolini, he emerged after World War II as one of the most admired and influential twentieth-century Italian writers.
Jane Jacobs’s most recent book is The Nature of Economies. Her essay in this issue is the introduction to the Modern Library edition of Hard Times, which is being published later this month. (July 2001)
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.
Jean-Paul Sartre (1905–1980) was a hugely influential French philosopher, novelist, playwright, and pamphleteer. In 1964 he declined the Nobel Prize for Literature. Among his most well-known works available in English are Nausea, Being and Nothingness, No Exit, Critique of Dialectical Reason, and The Words.
Edmund Wilson (1895-1972) is widely regarded as the preeminent American man of letters of the twentieth century. Over his long career, he wrote for Vanity Fair, helped edit The New Republic, served as chief book critic for The New Yorker, and was a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books. Wilson was the author of more than twenty books, including Axel’s Castle, Patriotic Gore, and a work of fiction, Memoirs of Hecate County.