The Last Cowboy by Jane Kramer
Coming into the Country by John McPhee
Milton and the English Revolution by Christopher Hill
The Panama Canal: The Crisis in Historical Perspective by Walter LaFeber
The Truth about the Panama Canal by Denison Kitchel
Surrender in Panama: The Case Against the Treaty by Philip M. Crane
Delmore Schwartz: The Life of an American Poet by James Atlas
In Dreams Begin Responsibilities and Other Stories by Delmore Schwartz, foreword by Irving Howe, introduction by James Atlas
The Ungovernable City by Douglas Yates
Bum Rap on America’s Cities: The Real Causes of Urban Decay by Richard S. Morris
Animals and Men: Their Relationship as Reflected in Western Art from Prehistory to the Present Day by Kenneth Clark
Freaks: Myths and Images of the Secret Self by Leslie Fiedler
A Fiedler Reader by Leslie Fiedler
Houseboat Days by John Ashbery
Poor People’s Movements: Why They Succeed, How They Fail by Frances Fox Piven, by Richard A. Cloward
Julian Grenfell: His Life and the Times of His Death 1888-1915 by Nicholas Mosley
The Cousins: The Friendships, Opinions and Activities of Wilfrid Scawen Blunt and George Wyndham by Max Egremont
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.
E. J. Hobsbawm (1918–1987) was a British historian. Born in Egypt, he was educated at Cambridge; he taught at Birkbeck College and The New School. His works include The Age of Extremes; Globalisation, Democracy and Terrorism; and On Empire.
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.
Alison Lurie is a former Professor of English 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 novel is Truth and Consequences.
Roger Shattuck (1923–2005) was an American writer and scholar of French culture. He taught at Harvard, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Virginia, and Boston University, where he was named University Professor. His books includeForbidden Knowledge: From Prometheus to Pornography.
Ronald Steel is Professor of International Relations at the University of Southern California, a recent fellow at the American Academy in Berlin, and the author of biographies of Walter Lippmann and Robert Kennedy.
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.