A Prince of Our Disorder: The Life of T. E. Lawrence by John E. Mack
Literary Women by Ellen Moers
Alger Hiss: The True Story by John Chabot Smith
The Russians by Hedrick Smith
Russia: The People and the Power by Robert G. Kaiser
The Sculptures of Houdon by H. H. Arnason
Early Neo-Classicism in France: The Creation of the Louis Seize Style in Architectural Decoration, Furniture and Ormolu, Gold and Silver, and Sèvres Porcelain in the Mid-Eighteenth Century by Svend Eriksen, edited and translated by Peter Thornton
French Painting 1774-1830: The Age of Revolution Arts, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. exhibition catalogue, Grand Palais, Paris, The Detroit Institute of
1789: Les emblèmes de la raison by Jean Starobinski
The Roman Stamp: Frame and Façade in Some Forms of Neo-Classicism by Robert M. Adams
Charles Olson & Ezra Pound: An Encounter at St. Elizabeths by Charles Olson, edited by Catherine Seelye
Ezra Pound: The Last Rower, A Political Profile by C. David Heymann
Kinflicks by Lisa Alther
Dream Children by Gail Godwin
Will You Please Be Quiet, Please? by Raymond Carver
Bloodshed and Three Novellas by Cynthia Ozick
Cockburn’s Millennium by Karl Miller
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.
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.
Janet Adam Smith (1905–1999) was a Scottish writer and critic. Educated at Oxford, she worked as an editor at a number of literary publications, including The Listener, The Criterion and New Statesman. She also edited the Faber Book of Modern Verse and its companion volume, the Faber Book of Children’s Verse. An accomplished mountaineer, Smith wrote about her adventures in Mountain Holidays; her other books include Life Among the Scots and John Buchnan and His World.
I.F. Stone (1907–1989) was an American journalist and publisher whose self-published newsletter, I.F. Stone’s Weekly, challenged the conservatism of American journalism in the midcentury. A Noncomformist History of Our Times (1989) is a six-volume anthology of Stone’s writings.
Gore Vidal (1925–2012) was an American novelist, essayist, and playwright. His many works include the memoirs Point to Point Navigation and Palimpsest, the novels The City and the Pillar, Myra Breckinridge, and Lincoln, and the collection United States: Essays 1952–1992.