Economics and the Public Purpose by John Kenneth Galbraith
Burr: A Novel by Gore Vidal
Darwin and His Critics: The Reception of Darwin’s Theory of Evolution by the Scientific Community by David L. Hull
Walker Evans introduction by John Szarkowski
Diane Arbus edited and designed by Doon Arbus, by Marvin Israel
Portrait of a Marriage by Nigel Nicolson
Real Hands (poem)
Behind the Door by Giorgio Bassani
The Garden of the Finzi-Continis by Giorgio Bassani
Five Stories of Ferrara by Giorgio Bassani
The Heron by Giorgio Bassani
Cromwell: The Lord Protector by Antonia Fraser
Cromwell: A Profile edited by Ivan Roots
Antoine Bloyé by Paul Nizan, translated by Edmund Stevens
The Upstart by Piers Paul Read
The Politics of the Barrios of Venezuela by Talton F. Ray
Conflict and Political Change in Venezuela by Daniel H. Levine
Political Mobilization of the Venezuelan Peasant by John Duncan Powell
¿Socialismo para Venezuela? by Teodoro Petkoff
Petroleo y Dependencia by Juan Pablo Pérez Alfonzo
H.G. Wells by Norman MacKenzie, by Jeanne MacKenzie
What Computers Can’t Do: A Critique of Artificial Reason by Hubert L. Dreyfus
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.
Gershom Scholem (1897-1982) was born in Berlin, educated at the universities of Jena and Bern, and emigrated to Palestine in 1923, where he devoted himself to the study of the Jewish mystical tradition and the Kabbala. One of the greatest scholars of the twentieth century, admired both for his philological prowess and his philosophical insight, Scholem was the author of many books, including Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism, On the Kabbalah and Its Symbolism, Sabbatai Sevi: The Mystical Messiah, and On Jews and Judaism in Crisis, a collection of autobiographical writings and essays on Zionism. The Correspondence of Gershom Scholem and Walter Benjamin and Gershom Scholem: A Life in Letters were published posthumously.
Richard Ellmann (1918–1987) was an American critic and biographer. He taught at Northwestern, Oxford and Emory, where he was named Robert W. Professor in 1980. He won the National Book Award for Nonfiction for James Joycein 1959; a revised edition was awarded the James Tate Black Memorial Prize in 1982.
P.D. Medawar (1915–1987) was a British biologist whose research was fundamental to the development of tissue and organ transplants. Along with Frank Macfarlane Burnet, he was awarded the 1960 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
Murray Kempton (1917-1997) was a columnist for Newsday, as well as a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books. His books include Rebellions, Perversities, and Main Events and The Briar Patch, as well as Part of Our Time. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1985.
Bernard Williams (1929–2003) was Deutsch Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley, and a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. His books include *Problems of the Self*, *Moral Luck*, *Ethics and the Limits of Philosophy*, and *Truth and Truthfulness*.
Susan Sontag (1933–2004) was a novelist, playwright, filmmaker, and one of the most influential critics of her generation. Her books include Against Interpretation, On Photography, Illness as Metaphor, and The Volcano Lover.
Isaiah Berlin (1909–1997) was a political philosopher and historian of ideas. Born in Riga, he moved in 1917 with his family to Petrograd, where he witnessed the Russian Revolution. In 1921 he emigrated to England. He was educated at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, and became a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, where he was later appointed Professor of Social and Political Theory. He served as the first president of Wolfson College, Oxford, and as president of the British Academy.