Judenrat by Isaiah Trunk
Hunter and Hunted: Human History of the Holocaust selected and edited by Gerd Korman
October ‘43 by Aage Bertelsen, translated by Milly Lindholm
The Destiny of Europe’s Gypsies by Donald Kenrick, by Grattan Puxon
Natural Supernaturalism: Tradition and Revolution in Romantic Literature by M.H. Abrams
Coleridge’s Verse: A Selection edited by William Empson, edited by David Pirie
The Summer Before the Dark by Doris Lessing
The Black Prince by Iris Murdoch
Hostages of War: Saigon’s Political Prisoners by Holmes Brown, by Don Luce
Rescapés des Bagnes de Saigon: Nous Accusons by Jean-Pierre Debris, by André Menras
Sybil by Flora Rheta Schreiber
Soul Murder: Persecution in the Family by Morton Schatzman
Black Star Over Japan by Albert Axelbank
Japanese Imperialism Today by Jon Halliday, by Gavan McCormack
The Fragile Blossom: Crisis and Change in Japan by Zbigniew Brzezinski
The Weary and the Wary: US and Japanese Security Policies in Transition by Robert E. Osgood
Picasso: Birth of a Genius by Juan-Eduardo Cirlot
Picasso: The Artist of the Century by Jean Leymarie, translated by James Emmons
Picasso on Art by Dore Ashton
Henri Matisse: Ecrits et propos sur l’art edited by Dominique Fourcade
Henri Matisse by Louis Aragon, translated by Jean Stewart
Peace in the Balance by Eugene V. Rostow
Power and Equilibrium in the 1970s by Alistair Buchan
The New Left and the Origins of the Cold War by Robert James Maddox
The United States and the Origins of the Cold War by John Lewis Gaddis
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.”
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.
Angus Wilson (1913–1991) worked as a deputy superintendent of the British Museum Reading Room before establishing a reputation with a collection of short stories, The Wrong Set. A novel, Hemlock and After, one of the first English books to describe the lives of gay men, brought more success, and Wilson began a prolific career as a writer of fiction, criticism, and reviews. He was a professor of English at the University of East Anglia and spent his last years in France.
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.
D. W. Harding (1906–1993) was a British psychologist and literary critic. In1933 he joined FR Leavis as an editor of Scrutiny, where much of his literary criticism appeared, but also work, notably on aggression, that led to The Impulse to Dominate and Social Psychology and Individual Values.
Elizabeth Hardwick (1916-2007) was born in Lexington, Kentucky, and educated at the University of Kentucky and Columbia University. A recipient of a Gold Medal from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, she is the author of three novels, a biography of Herman Melville, and four collections of essays. She was a co-founder and advisory editor of The New York Review of Books and contributed more than one hundred reviews, articles, reflections, and letters to the magazine. NYRB Classics publishes Sleepless Nights, a novel, and Seduction and Betrayal, a study of women in literature.
Alison Lurie is a former Professor of English at Cornell. She is the author of two collections of essays on children’s literature, Don’t Tell the Grownups and Boys and Girls Forever, and the editor of The Oxford Book of Fairy Tales. Her most recent novel is Truth and Consequences.
Philip Roth was born in Newark, New Jersey, which has served as the setting for many of his novels. He won the National Book Award for his first book, Goodbye, Columbus, and for Sabbath’s Theater, the Pulitzer Prize for American Pastoral, and three PEN/Faulkner awards, for Operation Shylock, The Human Stain, and Everyman.
Peter Singer is the Ira W. Decamp Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University, and Laureate Professor at the University of Melbourne. He is the author of *Animal Liberation*, the editor of *In Defense of Animals: The Second Wav*, and, with Paola Cavalieri, co-editor of *The Great Ape Project*.
Ronald Steel is Professor of International Relations at the University of Southern California, a recent fellow at the American Academy in Berlin, and the author of biographies of Walter Lippmann and Robert Kennedy.