Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror by John Ashbery
Departures by Donald Justice
Pueblo: Mountain, Village, Dance by Vincent Scully
Life History and the Historical Moment by Erik H. Erikson
Portrait of a President by Hugh Sidey, photographs by Fred Ward
The President by John Hersey
Gerald Ford and the Future of the Presidency by Jerald F. terHorst
A Ford, Not a Lincoln by Richard Reeves
The Great War and Modern Memory by Paul Fussell
Wilfred Owen by Jon Stallworthy
Journey to the Trenches: The Life of Isaac Rosenberg 1890-1918 by Joseph Cohen
Isaac Rosenberg: The Half Used Life by Jean Liddiard
Isaac Rosenberg: Poet and Painter by Jean Moorcroft Wilson
Keith Douglas 1920-1944 by Desmond Graham
The Letters of Macaulay Volumes I and II edited by Thomas Pinney
Shakespeare’s Last Plays: A New Approach by Frances Yates
William Shakespeare: A Documentary Life by S. Schoenbaum
Democracy Ancient and Modern by M.I. Finley
The Ancient Economy by M.I. Finley
The Use and Abuse of History by M.I. Finley
The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Revolution, 1770-1823 by David Brion Davis
Eagle and Sword: The Federalists and the Creation of the Military Establishment in America, 1783-1802 by Richard H. Kohn
The Long Thirst: Prohibition in America: 1920-1933 by Thomas M. Coffey
Robert Penn Warren (1936–2011) was an American novelist, poet and critic. From 1944 until 1945 he served as Consultant in Poetry—the position would later become Poet Laureate—to the Library of Congress.
Robert M. Adams (1915-1996) was a founding editor of the Norton Anthology of English Literature. He taught at the University of Wisconsin, Rutgers, Cornell and U.C.L.A. His scholarly interested ranged from Milton to Joyce, and his translations of many classic works of French literature continue to be read to this day.
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.
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.
George M. Fredrickson is Edgar E. Robinson Professor of US History Emeritus at Stanford. His recent books include Racism: A Short History and Not Just Black and White, a collection co-edited with Nancy Foner.
Peter Levi (1931-2000) was a poet, translator, novelist, and professor of classics at Oxford. Educated at Catholic schools, he was ordained as a priest in 1964 and remained one until 1977. He wrote more than twenty volumes of poetry, and from 1984 to 1989 held the chair of Professor of Poetry at Oxford.
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.
Charles Rycroft (1914–1998) was a British psychoanalyst and writer. His books include A Critical Dictionary of Psychoanalysis, Anxiety and Neurosis, The Innocence of Dreams, and Psychoanalysis and Beyond.
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.