The Rage of Edmund Burke: Portrait of an Ambivalent Conservative by Isaac Kramnick
The Public Burning by Robert Coover
To Please a Child by Frank Joslyn Baum, by Russell P. MacFall
The Wizard of Oz and Who He Was edited with two introductory essays by Martin Gardner, by Russell B. Nye
The Oz Scrapbook by David L. Greene, by Dick Martin
Wonderful Wizard Marvelous Land by Raylyn Moore, with an introduction by Ray Bradbury
China and the Search for Happiness: Recurring Themes in Four Thousand Years of Chinese Cultural History by Wolfgang Bauer, translated by Michael Shaw
Chinese Socialism to 1907 by Martin Bernal
Chinese Shadows by Simon Leys
T.E. Lawrence by Desmond Stewart
The Collapsing Universe: The Story of Black Holes by Isaac Asimov
Space, Time, and Gravity: The Theory of the Big Bang and Black Holes by Robert M. Wald
The Key to the Universe: A Report on the New Physics by Nigel Calder
Space and Time in the Modern Universe by P.C.W. Davies
Ten Faces of the Universe by Fred Hoyle
The Iron Sun: Crossing the Universe Through Black Holes by Adrian Berry
White Holes: Cosmic Gushers in the Universe by John Gribbin
Rediscoveries in Art: Some Aspects of Taste, Fashion and Collecting in England and France by Francis Haskell
The Widening Circle: Essays on the Circulation of Literature in Eighteenth-Century Europe by Robert Darnton, by Bernhard Fabian, by Roy McKeen Wiles, edited by Paul J. Korshin
Priest and Parish in Eighteenth-Century France: A Social and Political Study of the Curés in the Diocese of Dauphiné, 1750-1791 by Timothy Tackett
Lafayette: A Biography by Peter Buckman
Robert M. Adams (1915-1996) was a founding editor of the Norton Anthology of English Literature. He taught at the University of Wisconsin, Rutgers, Cornell and U.C.L.A. His scholarly interested ranged from Milton to Joyce, and his translations of many classic works of French literature continue to be read to this day.
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.
Robert Skidelsky is Emeritus Professor of Political Economy at Warwick University, England. His latest book is Keynes: The Return of the Master. Felix Martin, an economist at Thames River Capital LLP, worked at the World Bank for two stretches between 1998 and 2008. He was formerly an executive board member and analyst at the European Stability Initiative. www.skidelskyr.com. (April 2011)
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.
Robert Towers (1923–1995) was an American critic and novelist. Born in Virginia, Towers was educated at Princeton and served for two years as Vice Counsel at the American Consulate General in Calcutta before dedicating himself to literary studies. He taught English literature and creative writing at Princeton, Queens College and Columbia.
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.
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.
Henri Zerner, Professor of History of Art and Architecture at Harvard, is the author of Renaissance Art in France: The Invention of Classicism and Écrire l’histoire de l’art: Figures d’une discipline.
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.