Guerrillas by V.S. Naipaul
Guerrillas by V.S. Naipaul
Final Report by the Watergate Special Prosecution Force
Freedom at Midnight by Larry Collins, by Dominique Lapierre
The Venture of Islam: Conscience and History in a World Civilization, Vol. 1: The Classical Age of Islam by Marshall G.S. Hodgson
The Venture of Islam: Conscience and History in a World Civilization, Vol. 2: The Expansion of Islam in the Middle Periods by Marshall G.S. Hodgson
The Venture of Islam: Conscience and History in a World Civilization, Vol. 3: The Gunpowder Empire and Modern Times by Marshall G.S. Hodgson
Hope and Fear in Washington (The Early Seventies): The Story of the Washington Press Corps by Barney Collier, with photographs by Maggi Castelloe
We’re Going to Make You a Star by Sally Quinn
The First Casualty: From the Crimea to VietnamThe War Correspondent as Hero, Propagandist, and Myth Maker by Phillip Knightley
The First Time by Karl Fleming, by Anne Taylor Fleming
Trollope: His Life and Art by C.P. Snow
Against Our Will: Men, Women and Rape by Susan Brownmiller
Rape: The Bait and the Trap by Jean MacKellar, with the collaboration of Dr. Menachem Amir
Rape and Its Victims: A Report for Citizens, Health Facilities and Criminal Justice Agencies Enforcement Assistance Administration, Washington, DC. Criminal Justice Reference Service, PO Box 24036, Southwest Post Office, Washington, DC 20024 by the Center for Women Policy Studies et al., funded by the Law
The Sacred Spring: The Arts in Vienna 1898-1918 by Nicolas Powell, with an introduction by Adolf Opel
Art in Vienna, 1898-1918: Klimt, Kokoschka, Schiele and Their Contemporaries by Peter Vergo
Gustav Klimt by Werner Hofmann
Gustav Klimt illustrations by Alessandra Comini
Egon Schiele’s Portraits by Alessandra Comini
The Art of Egon Schiele by Erwin Mitsch, translated by W. Keith Haughan
Egon Schiele: Paintings, Watercolours, Drawings by Rudolf Leopold, translated by Alexander Lieven
Chanel by Edmonde Charles-Roux
Powers of Mind by Adam Smith
Mishima: A Biography by John Nathan
The Life and Death of Yukio Mishima by Henry Scott Stokes
The Making of Modern Society by Edward Shorter
The Dead Father by Donald Barthelme
Architecture for the Poor by Hassan Fathy
Clifford Geertz (1926–2006) was an anthropologist. Widely recognized as the most influential American anthropologist of the twentieth century, Geertz championed the role of symbols in the creation and interpretation of social meaning. His many books include Peddlers and Princes: Social Development and Economic Change in Two Indonesian Towns and Available Light: Anthropological Reflections on Philosophical Topics.
John Ashbery is the author of several books of poetry, including Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror (1975), which received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the National Book Award. His first collection, Some Trees (1956), was selected by W. H. Auden for the Yale Younger Poets Series. He has also published art criticism, plays, and a novel. From 1990 until 2008 Ashbery was the Charles P. Stevenson, Jr. Professor of Languages and Literature at Bard College.
Robert Craft is a conductor and writer. Craft’s close working friendship with Igor Stravinsky is the subject of his memoir, An Improbable Life. In 2002 he was awarded the International Prix du Disque at the Cannes Music Festival.
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.
John Thompson is an English sociologist. He has published several studies of the media and communication in modern societies, including The Media and Modernity: A Social Theory of the Mediaand Political Scandal: Power and Visibility in the Media Age.