Christopher and His Kind: 1929-1939 by Christopher Isherwood
The Arabs, Israelis, and Kissinger: A Secret History of American Diplomacy in the Middle East by Edward R.F. Sheehan
Henry Kissinger: The Anguish of Power by John G. Stoessinger
On Watch by Elmo R. Zumwalt Jr.
“Two Worlds of Andrew Wyeth: Kuerners and Olsons” Metropolitan Museum of Art, November 1976-February 1977
Two Worlds of Andrew Wyeth: Kuerners and Olsons
Wyeth at Kuerners by Betsy James Wyeth
The Face of Battle by John Keegan
On the Psychology of Military Incompetence by Norman F. Dixon
The Social History of the Machine Gun by John Ellis
Landscape into Art by Kenneth Clark
Le Paysage français au XIX siècle, 1824-1874: L’École de la nature by Pierre Miquel
The Autumn of the Patriarch by Gabriel García Márquez, translated by Gregory Rabassa
Reasons of State by Alejo Carpentier, translated by Frances Partridge
Neal Ascherson is the author of The Struggles for Poland, The Black Sea, and Stone Voices: The Search for Scotland. He is an Honorary Professor at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London.
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.
Francis Haskell (1928-2000) was an English art historian. His works include Patrons and Painters: Art and Society in Baroque Italyand History and its Images: Art and the Interpretation of the Past. Haskell taught at Oxford.
John Richardson’s Life of Picasso is due to be finished in 2016. The text of his article in the June 25, 20015 issue was delivered in different form in March 2015 as the opening speech at the “Revoir Picasso” colloquium organized by Laurent Le Bon, director of the Museé Picasso in Paris.
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.