Hour of Gold, Hour of Lead: Diaries and Letters of Anne Morrow Lindbergh, 1929-1932 by Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Benjamin Franklin: A Biography in His Own Words edited by Thomas Fleming
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin edited by Leonard W. Labaree, edited by Ralph L. Ketcham, edited by Helen C. Boatfield, edited by Helene M. Fineman
Road to Revolution: Benjamin Franklin in England, 1765-1775 by Cecil B. Currey
Code 72Ben Franklin: Patriot or Spy? by Cecil B. Currey
The Papers of Benjamin Franklin edited by Leonard W. Labaree, edited by William B. Willcox
Serpico by Peter Maas
Robbery and the Criminal Justice System by John E. Conklin
The New Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature: Volume 4, 1900-1950 edited by I.R. Willison
The New Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1950 chosen and edited by Helen Gardner
The Oxford Book of Twentieth-Century English Verse chosen by Philip Larkin
Do You Hear Them? by Nathalie Sarraute, translated by Maria Jolas
Hundred Day War: The Cultural Revolution at Tsinghua University by William Hinton
Turning Point in China: An Essay on the Cultural Revolution by William Hinton
The Eyes of the Interred by Miguel Angel Asturias, translated by Gregory Rabassa
Triple Cross: Novellas by Carlos Fuentes, by José Donoso, by Severo Sarduy, translated by Suzanne Jill Levine, translated by Hallie D. Taylor
Diary of the War of the Pig by Adolfo Bioy Casares, translated by Gregory Woodruff, translated by Donald A. Yates
62: A Model Kit by Julio Cortázar, translated by Gregory Rabassa
Counselor Ayres’ Memorial by Machado de Assis, translated by Helen Caldwell
The Vampire of Curitiba and Other Stories by Dalton Trevisan, translated by Gregory Rabassa
Seven Voices: Seven Latin American Writers Talk to Rita Guibert by Rita Guibert, translated by Frances Partridge
The Rape of the Taxpayer by Philip Stern
Denis Donoghue is University Professor at New York University, where he holds the Henry James Chair of English and American Letters. His works include The Practice of Reading, Words Alone: The Poet T.S. Eliot, and The American Classics.
Neal Ascherson is the author of The Struggles for Poland, The Black Sea, and Stone Voices: The Search for Scotland. He is an Honorary Professor at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London.
Stephen Spender (1909–1995) was an English poet and essayist. As a young man, he became friends with W.H. Auden, Louis MacNeice, Cecil Day-Lewis, and Christopher Isherwood, a loose collection often referred to as “the Auden Group” or “MacSpaunday.” He published many collections of poems, including The Still Centre and Ruins and Visions, and numerous volumes of nonfiction and other works, including Learning Laughterand Love-Hate Relations.
J.H. Plumb (1911–2001) was a British historian. He taught at Cambridge and Columbia. Plumb was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 1968 and was knighted in 1982. His works include England in the Eighteenth Century, The Making of a Historian,and The American Experience.
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.
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.
I.F. Stone (1907–1989) was an American journalist and publisher whose self-published newsletter, I.F. Stone’s Weekly, challenged the conservatism of American journalism in the midcentury. A Noncomformist History of Our Times (1989) is a six-volume anthology of Stone’s writings.
John Weightman (1915–2004) was a critic and literary scholar. After working as a translator and announcer for the BBC French service, Weightman turned to the study of French literature. He taught at King’s College London and the University of London. His books include The Concept of the Avant-Gardeand The Cat Sat on the Mat: Language and the Absurd.