The Life of Bertrand Russell by Ronald W. Clark
The Tamarisk Tree: My Quest for Liberty and Love by Dora Russell
My Father Bertrand Russell by Katharine Tait
Bertrand Russell by A.J. Ayer
André Malraux by Jean Lacouture, translated by Alan Sheridan
Malraux’s Heroes and History by James W. Greenlee
Hôtes de Passage by André Malraux
Lazare by André Malraux
La Tête d’obsidienne by André Malraux
The Political Economy of Social Class by Charles H. Anderson
Ethnicity: Theory and Experience edited by Nathan Glazer, edited by Daniel P. Moynihan
Ethnicity in the United States by Andrew Greeley
The Survivor: An Anatomy of Life in the Death Camps by Terrence Des Pres
The Hard Years: A Look at Contemporary America and American Institutions by Eugene J. McCarthy
If Men Were Angels: A View from the Senate by James L. Buckley
Charles Percy: A Political Perspective by Robert E. Hartley
Scoop: The Life and Politics of Henry M. Jackson by Peter J. Ognibene
The Intellectual Capital of Michal Kalecki: A Study in Economic Theory and Policy by George R. Feiwel
Selected Essays on the Dynamics of the Capitalist Economy, 1933-1970 by Michal Kalecki
“Political Aspects of Full Employment” by Michal Kalecki in Political Quarterly
Collected Economic Papers, Volume 4 by Joan Robinson
The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money by J.M. Keynes
Sade, Fourier, Loyola by Roland Barthes, translated by Richard Miller
The Pleasure of the Text by Roland Barthes, translated by Richard Miller
L’Empire des signes by Roland Barthes
S/Z by Roland Barthes, translated by Richard Miller
Roland Barthes by Roland Barthes
Augustus John: A Biography by Michael Holroyd
Elizabeth Hardwick (1916-2007) was born in Lexington, Kentucky, and educated at the University of Kentucky and Columbia University. A recipient of a Gold Medal from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, she is the author of three novels, a biography of Herman Melville, and four collections of essays. She was a co-founder and advisory editor of The New York Review of Books and contributed more than one hundred reviews, articles, reflections, and letters to the magazine. NYRB Classics publishes Sleepless Nights, a novel, and Seduction and Betrayal, a study of women in literature.
John Russell (1919–2008) was Chief Art Critic at The New York Times from 1982 until 1990. He was the author of many art-historical studies, including Matisse, Father & Son and The Meanings of Modern Art.
Bernard Williams is Deutsch Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley, and a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. His most recent book is Making Sense of Humanity. The article in this issue is a revised version of the Orr Lecture given in the Music Faculty of Cambridge University, May 2000. An earlier draft was given at the Nexus Institute, Tilburg, Holland. (November 2000)
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.
Alfred Kazin (1915–1998) was a writer and teacher. Among his books are On Native Grounds, a study of American literature from Howells to Faulkner, and the memoirs A Walker in the Cityand New York Jew. In 1996, he received the first Lifetime Award in Literary Criticism from the Truman Capote Literary Trust.
John Thompson is an English sociologist. He has published several studies of the media and communication in modern societies, including The Media and Modernity: A Social Theory of the Mediaand Political Scandal: Power and Visibility in the Media Age.
John Updike (1932–2009) was born in Shillington, Pennsylvania. In 1954 he began to publish in The New Yorker, where he continued to contribute short stories, poems, and criticism until his death. His major work was the set of four novels chronicling the life of Harry “Rabbit: Angstrom, he two of which, Rabbit is Richand Rabbit at Rest, won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. His last books were the novel The Widows of Eastwick and Due Considerations, a collection of his essays and criticism.
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.
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.