Barry Lyndon directed by Stanley Kubrick
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest directed by Milo Forman
The Story of Adèle H directed by François Truffaut
Twilight of Authority by Robert Nisbet
“The American Commonwealth, 1976,” Tenth Anniversary Issue
The Oresteia by Aeschylus, translated by Robert Fagles
The Bacchae of Euripides, A Communion Rite by Wole Soyinka
Memoirs by Tennessee Williams
Evelyn Waugh: A Biography by Christopher Sykes
Evelyn Waugh’s Officers, Gentlemen & Rogues: The Fact Behind His Fiction by Gene D. Phillips
A Seventh Man: Migrant Workers in Europe text by John Berger, photographs by Jean Mohr
Immigrant Workers and Class Structure in Western Europe by Stephen Castles, by Godula Kosack
Albion’s Fatal Tree: Crime and Society in Eighteenth-Century England by Douglas Hay, by Peter Linebaugh, by John G. Rule, by E. P. Thompson, by Cal Winslow
Whigs and Hunters: The Origins of the Black Act by E. P. Thompson
DeFunis versus Odegaard and the University of Washington: The University Admissions Case, The Record edited by Ann Fagan Ginger
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.
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.
Ronald Dworkin (1931–2013) was Professor of Philosophy and Frank Henry Sommer Professor of Law at NYU. His books include Is Democracy Possible Here?, Justice in Robes, Freedom’s Law, and Justice for Hedgehogs. He was the 2007 winner of the Ludvig Holberg International Memorial Prize for “his pioneering scholarly work” of “worldwide impact” and he was recently awarded the Balzan Prize for his “fundamental contributions to Jurisprudence.”
Richard Ellmann (1918–1987) was an American critic and biographer. He taught at Northwestern, Oxford and Emory, where he was named Robert W. Professor in 1980. He won the National Book Award for Nonfiction for James Joycein 1959; a revised edition was awarded the James Tate Black Memorial Prize in 1982.
Bernard Knox (1914–2010) was an English classicist. He was the first director of Harvard’s Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, DC. Among his many books are The Heroic Temper, The Oldest Dead White European Males, and Backing into the Future: The Classical Tradition and Its Renewal. He is the editor of The Norton Book of Classical Literature and wrote the introductions and notes for Robert Fagles’s translations of the Iliad and the Odyssey.
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.