Britain and the Jews of Europe 1939-1945 by Bernard Wasserstein
Jailbird by Kurt Vonnegut
Iron Cages: Race and Culture in Nineteenth-Century America by Ronald T. Takaki
Out of This Century: Confessions of an Art Addict by Peggy Guggenheim
Prehistoric Avebury by Aubrey Burl
Romanticism by Hugh Honour
Parade’s End by Ford Madox Ford
Symphorien Champier and the Reception of the Occultist Tradition in Renaissance France (Berlin/New York) by Brian P. Copenhaver
The Poems of Stanley Kunitz, 1928-1978 by Stanley Kunitz
Time: Poems by Yehuda Amichai by Yehuda Amichai
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.
Alfred Kazin (1915–1998) was a writer and teacher. Among his books are On Native Grounds, a study of American literature from Howells to Faulkner, and the memoirs A Walker in the Cityand New York Jew. In 1996, he received the first Lifetime Award in Literary Criticism from the Truman Capote Literary Trust.
John Richardson’s Life of Picasso is due to be finished in 2016. The text of his article in the June 25, 20015 issue was delivered in different form in March 2015 as the opening speech at the “Revoir Picasso” colloquium organized by Laurent Le Bon, director of the Museé Picasso in Paris.
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.
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.