The Secret Betrayal by Nikolai Tolstoy
The Secret Betrayal by Nikolai Tolstoy
Shosha by Isaac Bashevis Singer
Gimpel the Fool by Isaac Bashevis Singer
A Young Man in Search of Love by Isaac Bashevis Singer
The Times Atlas of World History edited by Geoffrey Barraclough
The Composition of Four Quartets by Helen Gardner
Remembering Poets: Reminiscences and Opinions by Donald Hall
America in Vietnam by Guenter Lewy
Rudyard Kipling by Lord Birkenhead
The Woman’s Dress for Success Book by John T. Molloy
Seeing Through Clothes by Anne Hollander
In Fashion: Dress in the Twentieth Century by Prudence Glynn, illustrated by Madeleine Ginsburg
Mirror, Mirror: A Social History of Fashion by Michael Batterberry and Ariane Batterberry
Avedon: Photographs 1947-1977 with an essay by Harold Brodkey
The Dred Scott Case: Its Significance in American Law and Politics by Don E. Fehrenbacher
“The Noble Buyer”: John Quinn, Patron of the Avant-Garde by Judith Zilczer
The Last Romantic: A Life of Max Eastman by William L. O'Neill
Robert Boyle and the English Revolution by J.R. Jacob
The Newtonians and the English Revolution: 1689-1720 by Margaret C. Jacob
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.
Ronald Dworkin (1931–2013) was Professor of Philosophy and Frank Henry Sommer Professor of Law at NYU. His books include Is Democracy Possible Here?, Justice in Robes, Freedom’s Law, and Justice for Hedgehogs. He was the 2007 winner of the Ludvig Holberg International Memorial Prize for “his pioneering scholarly work” of “worldwide impact” and he was recently awarded the Balzan Prize for his “fundamental contributions to Jurisprudence.”
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.
Christopher Hill (1912–2003) was an English historian. Educated at Oxford, Hill taught at the University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire as well as Oxford, where he was elected Master of Balliol College. His books include Puritanism and Revolution,Intellectual Origins of the English Revolution, and The World Turned Upside Down.
Alison Lurie is Frederic J. Whiton Professor of American Literature Emerita at Cornell. She is the author of two collections of essays on children’s literature, Don’t Tell the Grownups and Boys and Girls Forever, and the editor of The Oxford Book of Fairy Tales. Her most recent book is The Language of Houses.
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.
Leonard Schapiro was a British political scientist and one of the world’s foremost experts on Soviet politics. His works include The Communist Party of the Soviet Union and Russian Studies; he also translated Turgenev’s novel Spring Torrentsinto English.
C. Vann Woodward (1908–1999) was a historian of the American South. He taught at Johns Hopkins and at Yale, where he was named the Sterling Professor of History. His books include Mary Chesnut’s Civil War and The Old World’s New World.