China: Alive in the Bitter Sea by Fox Butterfield
From the Center of the Earth: The Search for the Truth about China by Richard Bernstein
Nadia Boulanger: A Life in Music by Léonie Rosenstiel
The Life and Times of Grigorii Rasputin by Alex de Jonge
A History of Venice by John Julius Norwich
Muslim Society by Ernest Gellner
Loyalty and Leadership in an Early Islamic Society by Roy P. Mottahedeh
On Understanding Islam: Selected Studies by Wilfred Cantwell Smith
Islam and Revolution: Writings and Declarations of Imam Khomeini translated and annotated by Hamid Algar
Studies on Islam translated and edited by Merlin L. Swartz
Covering Islam: How the Media and the Experts Determine How We See the Rest of the World by Edward W. Said
Islam in the Modern World and Other Studies by Elie Kedourie
Prince of Darkness and Other Stories by J.F. Powers
Morte d’Urban by J.F. Powers
At Dawn We Slept: The Untold Story of Pearl Harbor by Gordon W. Prange, in collaboration with Donald M. Goldstein, by Katherine V. Dillon
Infamy: Pearl Harbor and Its Aftermath by John Toland
Looking for Laforgue: An Informal Biography by David Arkell
After the Fact: The Art of Historical Detection by James West Davidson, by Mark Hamilton Lytle
Diva directed by Jean-Jacques Beineix, screenplay by Jean-Jacques Beineix, by Jean Van Hamme. (adapated from the novel by Delacorta)
Growing Up Stupid Under the Union Jack by Austin Clarke
Crown Jewel by Ralph de Boissière
Thomas Couture and the Eclectic Vision by Albert Boime
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.
Clifford Geertz (1926–2006) was an anthropologist. Widely recognized as the most influential American anthropologist of the twentieth century, Geertz championed the role of symbols in the creation and interpretation of social meaning. His many books include Peddlers and Princes: Social Development and Economic Change in Two Indonesian Towns and Available Light: Anthropological Reflections on Philosophical Topics.
Bernard Williams (1929–2003) was Deutsch Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley, and a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. His books include *Problems of the Self*, *Moral Luck*, *Ethics and the Limits of Philosophy*, and *Truth and Truthfulness*.
Peter Partner’s books include Arab Voices and The Pope’s Men: The Papal Service in the Renaissance. His new book, God of Battles: Holy Wars of Christianity and Islam, has been published in the United Kingdom. (February 1998)
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.
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.