In Africa

Jungle Lovers by Paul Theroux

Farquharson’s Physique: And What It Did to His Mind by David Knight

The Wanderers by Ezekiel Mphahlele

This Earth, My Brother…An Allegorical Tale of Africa by Kofi Awoonor

Bound to Violence by Yambo Ouologuem, translated by Ralph Manheim

Sensuous Women

Kate Chopin, A Critical Biography by Per Seyersted

The Complete Works of Kate Chopin edited by Per Seyersted, Foreword by Edmund Wilson

Paranoia and American History

The Slave Power Conspiracy and the Paranoid Style by David Brion Davis

Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men: The Ideology of the Republican Party Before the Civil War by Eric Foner

Charles Sumner and the Coming of the Civil War by David Donald

Charles Sumner and the Rights of Man by David Donald