The Blood Oranges by John Hawkes
The Tenants by Bernard Malamud
St. Urbain’s Horseman by Mordecai Richler
Wonderland by Joyce Carol Oates
The Wolf-Man by the Wolf-Man, edited by Muriel Gardiner, with a Foreword by Anna Freud
The Reading Lesson (poem)
Maurice by E.M. Forster
Albergo Empedocle and Other Writings by E.M. Forster, edited by George Thomson
The Films of Frederick Wiseman: Titicut Follies, Hospital, Law and Order, High School, Basic Training by Frederick Wiseman
The Last and the First by Ivy Compton-Burnett
The Radical Probe: The Logic of Student Rebellion by Michael W. Miles
Political Action: A Practical Guide to Movement Politics by Michael Walzer
Rules for Radicals by Saul D. Alinsky
Reveille for Radicals by Saul D. Alinsky
After the Revolution? Authority in a Good Society by Robert A. Dahl
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.
Hannah Arendt (1906–1975) was a German political theorist who, over the course of many books, explored themes such as violence, revolution, and evil. Her major works include The Origins of Totalitarianism, The Human Condition, and the controversial Eichmann in Jerusalem, in which she coined the phrase “the banality of evil.”
Jorge Luis Borges (1899–1986) was an Argentine short story writer, poet, and essayist. His fiction, which drew on his interest in mathematics and detective stories, made him one of the influential writers of the twentieth century. English-language anthologies of his stories include Ficciones, The Aleph, and Labyrinths.
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.
Charles Rycroft (1914–1998) was a British psychoanalyst and writer. His books include A Critical Dictionary of Psychoanalysis, Anxiety and Neurosis, The Innocence of Dreams, and Psychoanalysis and Beyond.
Roger Sale is a critic and journalist. Until 1999, he was Professor of English at the University of Washington. His books include Modern Heroism: Essays on D. H. Lawrence, William Empson and J.R.R. Tolkien and On Not Being Good Enough: Writings of a Working Critic.
Christopher Ricks teaches at Boston University and is a former president of the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers. From 2004 to 2009 he was Professor of Poetry at the University of Oxford. His recent books include True Friendship: Geoffrey Hill, Anthony Hecht, and Robert Lowell Under the Sign of Eliot and Pound and Decisions and Revisions in T.S. Eliot.