Letters Home: Correspondence 1950-1963 by Sylvia Plath, selected and edited by Aurelia Schober Plath
Sylvia Plath: Method and Madness by Edward Butscher
Chapters in a Mythology: The Poetry of Sylvia Plath by Judith Kroll
Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream by Doris Kearns
LBJ: An Irreverent Chronicle by Booth Mooney
Jonathan Swift by A. L. Rowse
Nightmare: The Underside of the Nixon Years by J. Anthony Lukas
The Time of Illusion by Jonathan Schell
International Finance Financial Policies, Annual Report to the President and to the Congress The National Advisory Council on International Monetary and
Report on Developing Countries’ External Debt and Debt Relief Provided by the United States
Security Supporting Assistance for Zaire Committee on Foreign Relations Hearing, US Senate
Covert Action in Chile, 1963-73 Governmental Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities United States Senate, Staff Report of the Select Committee to Study
Evil and World Order by William Irwin Thompson, edited by Ruth Nanda Anshen
Two Poems (poem)
The Cultural Contradictions of Capitalism by Daniel Bell
The Strange Case of Alfred Hitchcock by Raymond Durgnat
The Films of Alfred Hitchcock by Robert A. Harris, by Michael S. Lasky
Family Plot directed by Alfred Hitchcock
The Loyal Blacks by Ellen Gibson Wilson
Song of Protest by Pablo Neruda, translated by Miguel Algarin
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.
John Kenneth Galbraith (1908–2006) was a Canadian economist and politician. He taught at Princeton and Harvard. His works include The Affluent Society, The Age of Uncertainty and Economics and the Public Purpose. Galbraith’s many honors include the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Lomonosov Gold Medal, the Order of Canada, and the Padma Vibhushan, India’s second highest civilian award.
V. S. Naipaul was born in Trinidad in 1932 and emigrated to England in 1950, when he won a scholarship to University College, Oxford. He is the author of many novels, including A House for Mr. Biswas, A Bend in the River, and In a Free State, which won the Booker Prize. He has also written several nonfiction works based on his travels, including India: A Million Mutinies Now and Beyond Belief: Islamic Excursions Among the Converted Peoples. He was knighted in 1990 and in 1993 was the first recipient of the David Cohen British Literature Prize.
Emma Rothschild is Director of the Joint Centre for History and Economics at King’s College, Cambridge and Harvard, and Professor of History at Harvard. She is the author of Economic Sentiments: Adam Smith, Condorcet and the Enlightenment.
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.
Jeri Laber, Senior Advisor to Human Rights Watch, was formerly executive director of its Helsinki division. She is the author, with Barnett R. Rubin, of A Nation is Dying’: Afghanistan Under the Soviets, 1979—1987. (January 1997)
Stephen Spender (1909–1995) was an English poet and essayist. As a young man, he became friends with W.H. Auden, Louis MacNeice, Cecil Day-Lewis, and Christopher Isherwood, a loose collection often referred to as “the Auden Group” or “MacSpaunday.” He published many collections of poems, including The Still Centre and Ruins and Visions, and numerous volumes of nonfiction and other works, including Learning Laughterand Love-Hate Relations.