Selected Poems 1957-1967 by Ted Hughes, drawings by Leonard Baskin
The Iron Giant: A Story in Five Nights by Ted Hughes, drawings by Robert Nadler
They Wouldn’t Let Us Die: The Prisoners of War Tell Their Story by Stephen A. Rowan
The Passing of the Night: My Seven Years as a Prisoner of the North Vietnamese by Colonel Robinson Risner
Staying on Alone: Letters of Alice B. Toklas edited by Edward Burns, with an introduction by Gilbert A. Harrison
Many Battles: The Autobiography of Ernest Gruening by Ernest Gruening
Catholics by Brian Moore
Aphrodite in Mid-Century: Growing Up Female and Catholic in Postwar America by Caryl Rivers
The Last Catholic in America by John R. Powers
The Seduction of the Spirit: The Use and Misuse of People’s Religion by Harvey Cox
Bare Ruined Choirs: Doubt, Prophecy, and Radical Religion by Garry Wills
The Rise of the Unmeltable Ethnics: Politics and Culture in the Seventies by Michael Novak
Catholic America by John Cogley
Fragments of the Century by Michael Harrington
The New Agenda by Andrew M. Greeley
Oblomov and His Creator: The Life and Art of Ivan Goncharov by Milton Ehre
Emile Durkheim: His Life and Work by Steven Lukes
My Belief: Essays on Life and Art by Hermann Hesse, translated by Denver Lindley
Three Faces of Marxism: The Political Concepts of Soviet Ideology, Maoism, and Humanist Marxism by Wolfgang Leonhard, translated by Ewald Oser
The Invisible China: The Overseas Chinese and the Politics of Southeast Asia by Garth Alexander
Xingu: The Indians, Their Myths by Orlando Villas Boas, by Claudio Villas Boas, edited by Kenneth S. Brecher, translated by Susana Hertelendy Rudge
Mary McCarthy (1912-1989) was a novelist, essayist, and critic. Her political and social commentary, literary essays, and drama criticism appeared in magazines such as Partisan Review, The New Yorker, Harper’s, and The New York Review of Books, and were collected in On the Contrary (1961), Mary McCarthy’s Theatre Chronicles 1937-1962 (1963), The Writing on the Wall (1970), Ideas and the Novel (1980), and Occasional Prose (1985). Her novels include The Company She Keeps (1942), The Oasis (1949), The Groves of Academe (1952), A Charmed Life (1955), The Group (1963), Birds of America (1971), and Cannibals and Missionaries (1979). She was the author of three works of autobiography, Memories of a Catholic Girlhood (1957), How I Grew (1987), and the unfinished Intellectual Memoirs (1992), and two travel books about Italy, Venice Observed (1956) and The Stones of Florence (1959). Her essays on the Vietnam War were collected in The Seventeenth Degree (1974); her essays on Watergate were collected in The Mask of State (1974).
V.S. Pritchett (1900–1997) was a British essayist, novelist and short story writer. He worked as a foreign correspondent for the The Christian Science Monitorand as a literary critic forNew Statesman. In 1968 Pritchett was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire; he was knighted in 1975. His body of work includes many collections of short stories, in addition to travelogues, reviews, literary biographies and novels.
Virgil Thomson (1896–1989) was a composer and critic. He collaborated extensively with Gertrude Stein, who wrote the libretti for his operas Four Saints in Three Actsand The Mother of Us All. In 1988 he was awarded the National Medal of Arts.