Lumumba Speaks: The Speeches and Writings of Patrice Lumumba 1958-1961 edited by Jean Van Lierde, translated by Helen Lane, with an Introduction by Jean-Paul Sartre
The Retreat from Riches: Affluence and Its Enemies by Peter Passell and Leonard Ross
Animals, Men and Morals edited by Stanley Godlovitch, edited by Roslind Godlovitch, edited by John Harris
Reactions to the French Revolution by Richard Cobb
The Police and the People: French Popular Protest 1789-1820 by Richard Cobb
A Second Identity: Essays on France and French History by Richard Cobb
Crimes et criminalité en France sous I’Ancien Régime, 17e-18e siècles by A. Abbiateci and F. Billacois and Y. Bongert and N. Castan and Y. Castan and P. Petrovitch
Les Hommes et la mort en Anjou aux 17e et 18e siècles by François Lebrun
Vision de la mort et de l’au-delà en Provence d’après les autels des âmes du purgatoire, XVe-XXe siècles by Gaby Vovelle and Michel Vovelle
Groups, Gimmicks, and Instant Gurus by William R. Coulson
The Pit by Gene Church and Conrad D. Carnes
All the Bright Young Men and Women: A Personal History of the Czech Cinema by Josef Skvorecky
Political Grouping in the Czechoslovak Reform Movement by Vladimir V. Kusin
Reform Rule in Czechoslovakia: The Dubcek Era 1968-1969 by Galia Golan
My Prison by the Duchess of Medina Sidonia
The Case for Black Reparations by Boris I. Bittker
A Piece of Truth by Amalia Fleming
Days of Sadness, Years of Triumph: The American People 1939-1945 by Geoffrey Perrett
Robert M. Adams (1915-1996) was a founding editor of the Norton Anthology of English Literature. He taught at the University of Wisconsin, Rutgers, Cornell and U.C.L.A. His scholarly interested ranged from Milton to Joyce, and his translations of many classic works of French literature continue to be read to this day.
Neal Ascherson is the author of Black Sea, Stone Voices: The Search for Scotland and the novel Death of the Fronsac. He is an Honorary Professor at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London. (May 2018)
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.
Joseph Brodsky (1940–1996) was a Russian poet and essayist. Born in Leningrad, Brodsky moved to the United States when he was exiled from Russia in 1972. His poetry collections include A Part of Speech andTo Urania; his essay collections include Less Than One, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award, and Watermark. In 1987, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. He served as US Poet Laureate from 1991 to 1992.
Robert Darnton’s A Literary Tour de France: The World of Books on the Eve of the French Revolution was published in February. He is the Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor and University Librarian Emeritus at Harvard. (June 2018)
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.
Peter Singer is the Ira W. Decamp Professor of Bioethics at Princeton and Laureate Professor at the University of Melbourne. His books include Animal Liberation, Practical Ethics, The Most Good You Can Do, and, most recently, Famine, Affluence, and Morality. (May 2016)