Gold and Iron: Bismarck, Bleichröder, and the Building of the German Empire by Fritz Stern
Roosevelt and Churchill 1939-1941: The Partnership That Saved the West by Joseph P. Lash
Roosevelt and Churchill: Their Secret Wartime Correspondence edited by Francis L. Loewenheim, edited by Harold D. Langley, edited by Manfred Jonas
Cavafy’s Alexandria: Study of a Myth in Progress by Edmund Keeley
The Twilight of Capitalism by Michael Harrington
The Unseen Revolution: How Pension Fund Socialism Came to America by Peter F. Drucker
“The Falling Share of Profits,” by William D. Nordhaus. in Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, edited by Arthur M. Okun, by George L. Perry
Equality and Efficiency: The Big Trade-off by Arthur M. Okun
Jean-Baptiste Greuze: 1725-1805 1976-January 23, 1977 (Also at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, March 5-May 1, 1977, and at the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Dijon, June 4-July 31, 1977) Selection and catalogue by Edgar Munhall. For exhibit at the Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, December 1,
Mafioso: A History of the Mafia from Its Origins to the Present Day by Gaia Servadio
Black Sun: The Brief Transit and Violent Eclipse of Harry Crosby by Geoffrey Wolff
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.
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.
Edmund Wilson (1895-1972) is widely regarded as the preeminent American man of letters of the twentieth century. Over his long career, he wrote for Vanity Fair, helped edit The New Republic, served as chief book critic for The New Yorker, and was a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books. Wilson was the author of more than twenty books, including Axel’s Castle, Patriotic Gore, and a work of fiction, Memoirs of Hecate County.