Our Father Who Art in Hell by James Reston Jr.
The Children of Jonestown by Kenneth Wooden
Awake in a NightmareJonestown: The Only Eyewitness Account by Ethan Feinsod
In My Father’s House: The Story of the Layton Family and the Reverend Jim Jones by Min S. Yee, by Thomas N. Layton
Journey to Nowhere: A New World Tragedy by Shiva Naipaul
The Strongest Poison by Mark Lane
Bach and the Dance of God by Wilfrid Mellers
The Speculator: Bernard M. Baruch in Washington, 1917-1965 by Jordan A. Schwarz
Governing America: An Insider’s Report from the White House and the Cabinet by Joseph A. Califano Jr.
Birth and Fortune: The Impact of Numbers on Personal Welfare by Richard A. Easterlin
Saki: A Life of Hector Hugh Munro by A.J. Langguth
Mediaeval Greece by Nicolas Cheetham
A Short History of Modern Greece by Richard Clogg
Ephesus After Antiquity: A Late Antique, Byzantine and Turkish City by Clive Foss
Ambassador MacVeagh Reports: Greece 1933-1947 edited by John O. latrides
The Origins of the Cold War in the Near East: Great Power Conflict and Diplomacy in Iran, Turkey, and Greece by Bruce R. Kuniholm
The Greek World by Eliot Porter, with a text by Peter Levi
The Greek Upheaval: Kings, Demagogues and Bayonets by Taki Theodoracopulos
The Struggle for Greece 1941-1949 by C.M. Woodhouse
The Soul of a New Machine by Tracy Kidder
Michelangelo and the Language of Art by David Summers
Poems 1965-1975 by Seamus Heaney
A Coast of Trees: Poems by A.R. Ammons
Selected Poems by Mark Strand
The Temptation of Eileen Hughes by Brian Moore
A Gift Horse and Other Stories by Kate Cruise O'Brien
Polywater by Felix Franks
Wounded Men, Broken Promises: How the Veterans Administration Betrays Yesterday’s Heroes by Robert Klein
Joseph Brodsky (1940–1996) was a Russian poet and essayist. Born in Leningrad, Brodsky moved to the United States when he was exiled from Russia in 1972. His poetry collections include A Part of Speech andTo Urania; his essay collections include Less Than One, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award, and Watermark. In 1987, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. He served as US Poet Laureate from 1991 to 1992.
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.
Richard Ellmann (1918–1987) was an American critic and biographer. He taught at Northwestern, Oxford and Emory, where he was named Robert W. Professor in 1980. He won the National Book Award for Nonfiction for James Joycein 1959; a revised edition was awarded the James Tate Black Memorial Prize in 1982.
Marshall Frady’s books include Wallace, Billy Graham, Southerners, Jesse: The Life and Pilgrimage of Jesse Jackson, and, most recently, Martin Luther King, Jr. He is currently writing a biography of Fidel Castro. (February 2004)
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.
Peter Green is Dougherty Centennial Professor Emeritus of Classics at the University of Texas at Austin and Adjunct Professor at the University of Iowa. His most recent book is Diodorus Siculus: The Persian Wars to the Fall of Athens, Books 11–14.34 (480–401 BCE). (November 2012)
Joseph Kerman is emeritus professor of music at the University of California, Berkeley. He began writing music criticism for The Hudson Review in the 1950s, and is a longtime contributor to The New York Review of Books and many other journals. His books include Opera as Drama (1956; new and revised edition 1988), The Beethoven Quartets (1967), Contemplating Music (1986), Concerto Conversations (1999), and The Art of Fugue (2005).
V. S. Naipaul was born in Trinidad in 1932 and emigrated to England in 1950, when he won a scholarship to University College, Oxford. He is the author of many novels, including A House for Mr. Biswas, A Bend in the River, and In a Free State, which won the Booker Prize. He has also written several nonfiction works based on his travels, including India: A Million Mutinies Now and Beyond Belief: Islamic Excursions Among the Converted Peoples. He was knighted in 1990 and in 1993 was the first recipient of the David Cohen British Literature Prize.