The Life of Emily Dickinson by Richard B. Sewall
Labor and Monopoly Capital: The Degradation of Work in the Twentieth Century by Harry Braverman
Aldous Huxley: A Biography by Sybille Bedford
Henry James: Letters Volume I, 1843-1875 edited by Leon Edel
The Victim Is Always the Same by I. S. Cooper MD.
Some General Instructions (poem)
World Bank Annual Report 1974
International Monetary Fund, Annual Report of the Executive Directors for the Fiscal Year Ended April 30, 1974
A Time to Choose: America’s Energy Future by the Energy Policy Project of the Ford Foundation, with a foreword by McGeorge Bundy
World Hunger: Causes and Remedies Studies, 1520 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
The Energy Crisis by Tad Szulc
By Bread Alone by Lester R. Brown
The Great Reform Act by Michael Brock
William Empson: The Man and His Work edited by Roma Gill
Peace in the Middle East? Reflections on Justice and Nationhood by Noam Chomsky
Between Enemies: A Compassionate Dialogue Between an Israeli and an Arab by Amos Elon, by Sana Hassan
No Way by Natalia Ginzburg, translated by Sheila Cudahy
Touch the Water, Touch the Wind by Amos Oz. translated by Nicholas de Lange in collaboration with the author
Operation Splinter Factor by Stewart Steven
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.
Joseph Brodsky (1940–1996) was a Russian poet and essayist. Born in Leningrad, Brodsky moved to the United States when he was exiled from Russia in 1972. His poetry collections include A Part of Speech andTo Urania; his essay collections include Less Than One, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award, and Watermark. In 1987, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. He served as US Poet Laureate from 1991 to 1992.
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.
Irvin Ehrenpreis (1920–1985) was the Linden Kent Memorial Professor of English Literature at the University of Virginia. In 1984 he received the Christian Gauss Award from Phi Beta Kappa for the final volume of his trilogy, Swift: The Man, His Works, and the Age.
Kenneth Koch (1925–2002) was Professor of English at Columbia. During his lifetime, Koch published at least thirty volumes of poetry and plays. He was also the author of a novel, The Red Robins; two books on teaching poetry writing to children, Wishes, Lies, and Dreams and Rose, Where Did You Get That Red?; and I Never Told Anybody: Teaching Poetry Writing in a Nursing Home.
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.
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.
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.
Garry Wills is Professor of History Emeritus at Northwestern. His study of Abraham Lincoln, Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1993. His latest book, Why Priests? A Failed Tradition, was published in February 2013.