Unity Mitford: An Enquiry into Her Life and the Frivolity of Evil by David Pryce-Jones
Romanesque Art: Selected Papers by Meyer Schapiro
Growing Old in America by David Hackett Fischer
“Age and Authority in Early Modern England” by Keith Thomas
America in Our Time by Godfrey Hodgson
The Collapse of Liberal Empire: Science and Revolution in the Twentieth Century by Paul N. Goldstene
Public Constraint and American Policy in Vietnam by Bruce Andrews
In the People’s Republic by Orville Schell
Comrade Chiang Ch’ing by Roxane Witke
The First Three Minutes: A Modern View of the Origin of the Universe by Steven Weinberg
How It Was by Mary Welsh Hemingway
Papa: A Personal Memoir by Gregory H. Hemingway MD, with a preface by Norman Mailer
By Force of Will: The Life and Art of Ernest Hemingway by Scott Donaldson
Victorian Murderesses by Mary S. Hartman
Deja Vu (poem)
The Castle of Crossed Destinies by Italo Calvino, translated by William Weaver
Mortal Engines by Stanislaw Lem, translated by Michael Kandel
The Sunday of Life by Raymond Queneau, translated by Barbara Wright
The Brotherhood of Oil: Energy Policy and the Public Interest by Robert Engler
Lulu by Alban Berg, conducted by James Levine, directed by John Dexter
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.
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.
I.F. Stone (1907–1989) was an American journalist and publisher whose self-published newsletter, I.F. Stone’s Weekly, challenged the conservatism of American journalism in the midcentury. A Noncomformist History of Our Times (1989) is a six-volume anthology of Stone’s writings.
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.
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.
Conor Cruise O’Brien (1917–2009) was an Irish historian and politician. He was elected to the Irish parliament in 1969 and served as a Minister from 1973 until 1977. His works include States of Ireland, The Great Melody and Memoir: My Life and Themes.
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.
Clive James is the author of many books of criticism, autobiography, fiction, and poetry. Among his books are Cultural Amnesia: Necessary Memories from History and the Arts, The Blaze of Obscurity, and A Point of View.