The Dispute of the New World: The History of a Polemic, 1750-1900 by Antonello Gerbi, translated by Jeremy Moyle
American Genesis: Captain John Smith and the Founding of Virginia by Alden Vaughan
Bartolomé de Las Casas in History edited by Juan Friede, edited by Benjamin Keen
All Mankind Is One by Lewis Hanke
In Defense of the Indians by Bartolomé de Las Casas, translated, edited, and annotated by Stafford Poole C.M.
Conversations with Kennedy by Benjamin C. Bradlee
Before the Fall: An Inside View of the Pre-Watergate White House by William Safire
Tribute to Freud by HD
Freud and His Followers by Paul Roazen
Social Amnesia by Russell Jacoby
Here at The New Yorker by Brendan Gill
Thurber: A Biography by Burton Bernstein
Flaubert: Correspondence Tome I, 1830-1851 edited by Jean Bruneau
Byron’s Letters and Journals, Vol. 1: ‘In my hot youth,’ 1798-1810, Vol. 2: ‘Famous in my time,’ 1810-1812, Vol. 3: ‘Alas! the love of Women!’ 1813-1814 edited by Leslie A. Marchand
High Windows by Philip Larkin
Politics, Power, and Bureaucracy in France: The Administrative Elite by Ezra N. Suleiman
Time in Greek Tragedy by Jacqueline de Romilly
An Introduction to Gaelic Poetry by Derick Thomson
The Faber Book of Irish Verse edited by John Montague
The Poet Crowned (poem)
Paine by David Hawke
Thomas Paine: His Life, Work, and Times by Audrey Williamson
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.
Seamus Heaney’s first poetry collection, Death of a Naturalist, appeared forty years ago. Since then he has published poetry, criticism, and translations that have established him as one of the leading poets of his generation. In 1995 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Andrew Kopkind (1935–1994) was a journalist and editor. Kopkind’s work chronicled the turbulence of the American sixties and seventies; he wrote on the civil rights movement, the Vietnam War era, and the rise of Ronald Regan in Time Magazine, The Nation, and The New Republic, where he served as associate editor. An anthology of his work, The Thirty Years’ Wars: Dispatches and Diversions of a Radical Journalist, 1965-1994, was published in 1995.
William H. Gass is an American novelist, short-story writer, essayist, critic, and emeritus professor of philosophy. His first novel, Omensetter’s Luck, about life in a small town in Ohio in the 1890s, was published in 1966. Since then he has published several more works of fiction, including In the Heart of the Heart of the Country, The Tunnel, and Middle C. He has also published several collections of essays, including Fiction and the Figures of Life, Habitations of the Word, Finding a Form, and Life Sentences. Gass has received many awards and honors, including grants from the Rockefeller and Solomon R. Guggenheim foundations, four Pushcart Prizes, the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters Award for Fiction, the American Book Award, and three National Book Critics Circle Awards for Criticism. In 2000, he was honored with the PEN/Nabokov Lifetime Achievement Award.
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.