In a Free State by V.S. Naipaul
Microbes and Morals: The Strange Story of Venereal Disease by Theodor Rosebury M.D.
The Rope Dancer by Victor Marchetti
Rubens’ Life of Marie de’ Medici by Jacques Thuillier, by Jacques Foucart
Escape from Freedom by Erich Fromm
Man for Himself: An Inquiry into the Psychology of Ethics by Erich Fromm
The Authoritarian Personality by Theodor Adorno et al.
Psychoanalytic Study of Society edited by Warner Muensterberger, edited by Sidney Axelrad
White Racism by Joel Kovel
One Dimensional Man by Herbert Marcuse
Let Us Now Praise Famous Men by James Agee, by Walker Evans
The Road to Wigan Pier by George Orwell
The Need for Roots: Prelude to a Declaration of Duties Toward Mankind by Simone Weil, translated by Arthur Wills
Tom Watson: Agrarian Rebel by C. Vann Woodward
Beowulf translated with an Introduction and Afterword by Burton Raffel, Drawings by Leonard Baskin
Grendel by John Gardner, illustrated by Emil Antonucci
Beyond Freedom and Dignity by B.F. Skinner
The Last Year of Leo Tolstoy by Valentin Bulgakov, translated by Ann Dunnigan, with an Introduction by George Steiner
Tolstoy, My Father: Reminiscences by Ilya Tolstoy, translated by Ann Dunnigan
Poems 1934-1969 by David Ignatow
My Land is Dying by Harry Caudill
The French Student Uprising, November 1967-June 1968: An Analytical Record edited by Alain Schnapp, edited by Pierre Vidal-Naquet
Water Wasteland: Ralph Nader’s Study Group Report on Water Pollution by David Zwick, by Marcy Benstock
Arthur Miller (1915–2005) was an American playwright and essayist. His 1949 play, Death of A Salesman, received a Tony Award for Best Author, The New York Drama Circle Critics’ Award, and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
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.
Robert Coles is a psychiatrist and writer. Until recently, he was the Agee Professor of Social Ethics at Harvard. His many books include The Moral Intelligence of Children and Bruce Springsteen’s America: The People Listening, a Poet Singing. Coles received a Pulitzer Prize in 1973 for Children of Crisis, a MacArthur Award in 1981, the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1998, and the National Humanities Medal in 2001.
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.
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.
Alfred Kazin (1915–1998) was a writer and teacher. Among his books are On Native Grounds, a study of American literature from Howells to Faulkner, and the memoirs A Walker in the Cityand New York Jew. In 1996, he received the first Lifetime Award in Literary Criticism from the Truman Capote Literary Trust.