Chateaubriand: A Biography Volume I (1768-1793) The Longed-for Tempests by George D. Painter
The New Oxford Book of English Light Verse chosen and edited by Kingsley Amis
The Execution of Mayor Yin and Other Stories from the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution by Chen Jo-hsi, translated by Nancy Ing, by Howard Goldblatt, with an introduction by Simon Leys
Illness as Metaphor by Susan Sontag
Wheeling and Dealing: Confessions of a Capitol Hill Operator by Bobby Baker, by Larry L. King
The Senate Nobody Knows by Bernard Asbell
On Moral Fiction by John Gardner
Dans le carnaval de I’histoire: mémoires Carnival in the spring of 1979 by Léonide Pliouchtch, translated by Simone Vincent
The Challenge of the Spirit by Boris Shragin, translated by P.S. Falla
Notes of a Non-Conspirator by Efim Etkind, translated by Peter France
The Hill of Evil Counsel by Amos Oz, translated by Nicholas de Lange
Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass by Bruno Schulz, translated by Celina Wieniewska
The Ambivalence of Abortion by Linda Bird Francke
Abortion in America: The Origins and Evolution of National Policy, 1800-1900 by James C. Mohr
Politics and Markets: The World’s Political-Economic Systems by Charles E. Lindblom
Rat & the Devil: Journal Letters of F.O. Matthiessen and Russell Cheney edited by Louis Hyde
Violet Clay by Gail Godwin
I Sent a Letter to My Love by Bernice Rubens
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.
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.
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.