Legend: The Secret World of Lee Harvey Oswald by Edward Jay Epstein
Nadia: A Case of Extraordinary Drawing Ability in an Autistic Child by Lorna Selfe
Silence Will Speak: A Study of the Life of Denys Finch Hatton and His Relationship with Karen Blixen by Errol Trzebinski
Isak Dinesen’s Art: The Gayety of Vision by Robert Langbaum
The Angelic Avengers by Isak Dinesen
Carnival: Entertainments and Posthumous Tales by Isak Dinesen
A Savage War of Peace: Algeria 1954-1962 by Alistair Horne
The Young Hamilton: A Biography by James Thomas Flexner
Whistle by James Jones
“Treasures of Early Irish Art” January 15, 1978 an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, October 15, 1977 to
Treasures of Irish Art, 1500 BC-1500 AD with essays by G. Frank Mitchell, by Peter Harbison, by Liam de Paor, by Máire de Paor, by Roger A. Stalley
“Age of Spirituality: Late Antique and Early Christian Art, Third to Seventh Century” to February 12, 1978 an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, November 19, 1977
Dulles: A Biography of Eleanor, Allen, and John Foster Dulles and Their Family Network by Leonard Mosley
Orlando di Lasso: Sämliche Werke, Neue Reihe edited by Wolfgang Boetticher
Orlando di Lasso Volume I: Sein Leben Volume II: Briefe by Horst Leuchtmann
Music of Orlando di Lasso: I: Missa Bell Amfitrit Altera; Penitential Psalm VII, II: Four Motets; Penitential Psalm V Choir of the Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, conducted by Simon Preston
The Age of German Liberation, 1795-1815 by Friedrich Meinecke, edited with an introduction by Peter Paret, translated by Peter Paret, by Helmuth Fischer
Bread, Politics and Political Economy in the Reign of Louis XV by Steven L. Kaplan
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.
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.
Bernard Knox (1914–2010) was an English classicist. He was the first director of Harvard’s Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, DC. Among his many books are The Heroic Temper, The Oldest Dead White European Males, and Backing into the Future: The Classical Tradition and Its Renewal. He is the editor of The Norton Book of Classical Literature and wrote the introductions and notes for Robert Fagles’s translations of the Iliad and the Odyssey.
Richard Howard received a National Book Award for his translation of Les Fleurs du mal and a Pulitzer Prize for Untitled Subjects, his third volume of poems. He is the translator of the NYRB Classics Alien Hearts and The Unknown Masterpiece.
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.