If on a winter’s night a traveler by Italo Calvino, translated by William Weaver
Joan of Arc: The Image of Female Heroism by Marina Warner
Joan of Arc: The Legend and the Reality by Frances Gies
Remembrance of Things Past by Marcel Proust, translated by C.K. Scott Moncrieff, by Terence Kilmartin, by Andreas Mayor
Marcel Proust’s Grasset Proofs: Commentary and Variants (distributed by the University of North Carolina Press) by Douglas W. Alden
Proust and the Art of Love: The Aesthetics of Sexuality in the Life, Times, and Art of Marcel Proust by J.E. Rivers
Proust’s Recherche: A Psychoanalytic Interpretation by Randolph Splitter
Proust dans la recherche littéraire by Sigbrit Swahn
Proust’s Additions: The Making of ‘A la recherche du temps perdu,’ by Alison Winton
Zuckerman Unbound by Philip Roth
Reagan the Man, the President by Hedrick Smith, by Adam Clymer, by Leonard Silk, by Robert Lindsey, by Richard Burt
The Real Reagan: What He Believes, What He Has Accomplished, What We Can Expect From Him by Frank van der Linden
Ronald Reagan: A Political Biography by Lee Edwards
Reagan in Pursuit of the Presidency1980 by Doug Wead, by Bill Wead
Where’s the Rest of Me? The Autobiography of Ronald Reagan by Richard G. Hubler
Ronald Reagan: His Life and Rise to the Presidency by Bill Boyarsky
The Future Under President Reagan edited by Wayne Valis
Reaganomics: Supply Side Economics in Action by Bruce Bartlett
The Issa Valley by Czeslaw Milosz, translated by Louis Iribarne
Native Realm: A Search for Self-Definition paperback edition by Czeslaw Milosz, translated by Catherine S. Leach
Emperor of the Earth: Modes of Eccentric Vision by Czeslaw Milosz
Bells in Winter translated by Czeslaw Milosz, translated by Lillian Vallee
The Captive Mind by Czeslaw Milosz, translated by Jane Zielonko. (with a new foreword by the author)
Edwardian Childhoods by Thea Thompson
Roses in December: Edwardian Recollections by Amy Stewart Fraser
East End Underworld: Chapters in the Life of Arthur Harding edited by Raphael Samuel
The People’s England by Alan Ereira
The Victorian Countryside edited by Gordon E. Mingay
The Gentleman’s Country House and Its Plan 1835-1914 by Jill Franklin
Absorption and Theatricality: Painting and Beholder in the Age of Diderot by Michael Fried
Loitering With Intent by Muriel Spark
Francis Haskell (1928-2000) was an English art historian. His works include Patrons and Painters: Art and Society in Baroque Italyand History and its Images: Art and the Interpretation of the Past. Haskell taught at Oxford.
Stanley Hoffmann is Paul and Catherine Buttenwieser University Professor at Harvard. His most recent books are Chaos and Violence: What Globalization, Failed States, and Terrorism Mean for US Foreign Policy and Rousseau and Freedom, coedited with Christie McDonald.
Sarah Plimpton is a poet and artist working in several media, including oil painting, printmaking, and artists’ books. Her artwork is in such public collections as the New York Public Library and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. (July 2011)
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.
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.
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.
Mary McCarthy (1912-1989) was a novelist, essayist, and critic. Her political and social commentary, literary essays, and drama criticism appeared in magazines such as Partisan Review, The New Yorker, Harper’s, and The New York Review of Books, and were collected in On the Contrary (1961), Mary McCarthy’s Theatre Chronicles 1937-1962 (1963), The Writing on the Wall (1970), Ideas and the Novel (1980), and Occasional Prose (1985). Her novels include The Company She Keeps (1942), The Oasis (1949), The Groves of Academe (1952), A Charmed Life (1955), The Group (1963), Birds of America (1971), and Cannibals and Missionaries (1979). She was the author of three works of autobiography, Memories of a Catholic Girlhood (1957), How I Grew (1987), and the unfinished Intellectual Memoirs (1992), and two travel books about Italy, Venice Observed (1956) and The Stones of Florence (1959). Her essays on the Vietnam War were collected in The Seventeenth Degree (1974); her essays on Watergate were collected in The Mask of State (1974).