The Challenge of Peace: God’s Promise and Our Response, The Pastoral Letter of the US Bishops on War and Peace. National Catholic News Service
Report of the President’s Commission on Strategic Forces (The Scowcroft Commission).
French and Germans, Germans and French: A Personal Interpretation of France under Two Occupations, 1914-1918/1940-1944 by Richard Cobb
Young Charles Lamb 1775-1802 by Winifred F. Courtney
A Portrait of Charles Lamb by David Cecil
Companion to Charles Lamb: A Guide to People and Places 1750-1847 by Claude A. Prance
Darwin for Beginners by Jonathan Miller, by Borin Van Loon
Evolution Now: A Century After Darwin edited by John Maynard Smith
Evolution Without Evidence: Charles Darwin and “The Origin of Species” by Barry G. Gale
The Monkey Puzzle: Reshaping the Evolutionary Tree by John Gribbin, by Jeremy Cherfas
The Myths of Human Evolution by Niles Eldredge, by Ian Tattersall
Science on Trial: The Case for Evolution by Douglas J. Futuyma
Abusing Science: The Case Against Creationism by Philip Kitcher, with Patricia Kitcher
Darwinism Defended: A Guide to the Evolution Controversies by Michael Ruse, foreword by Ernst Mayr
A Corona for Wolfgang (poem)
Hype by Steven M.L. Aronson
Ararat by D. M. Thomas
Tzili: The Story of a Life by Aharon Appelfeld, translated by Dalya Bilu
In War’s Dark Shadow: The Russians Before the Great War by W. Bruce Lincoln
The Romanov Family Album introduction by Robert K. Massie, picture research by Marilyn Pfeifer Swezey, assembled by Anna Vyrubova
From the First Nine: Poems 1946-1976 by James Merrill
The Changing Light at Sandover “Mirabell’s Books of Number,” “Scripts for the Pageant,” and a new coda, “The Higher Keys” including the whole of the trilogy: "The Book of Ephraim,", by James Merrill
Robert M. Adams (1915-1996) was a founding editor of the Norton Anthology of English Literature. He taught at the University of Wisconsin, Rutgers, Cornell and U.C.L.A. His scholarly interested ranged from Milton to Joyce, and his translations of many classic works of French literature continue to be read to this day.
Frank Kermode (1919–2010) was a British critic and literary theorist. Born on the Isle of Man, he taught at University College London, Cambridge, Columbia and Harvard. Adapted from a series of lectures given at Bryn Mawr College, Kermode’s Sense of An Ending: Studies in the Theory of Fiction remains one of the most influential works of twentieth-century literary criticism.
John Gross (1935–2011) was an English editor and critic. From 1974 to 1981, he was editor of The Times Literary Supplement; he also served as senior book editor and critic at The New York Times. His memoir, A Double Thread, was published in 2001.
Aileen Kelly is a fellow of King’s College, Cambridge. Her books include Toward Another Shore: Russian Thinkers Between Necessity and Chance and Views from the Other Shore: Essays on Herzen, Chekhov, and Bakhtin.
Jonathan Lieberson (1949–1989) was a philosopher, editor and critic. Lieberson taught at Barnard and Columbia. His book of essays, Varieties, included reflections on personalities as diverse as Diana Vreeland, Paul Valery and Clifford Geertz.
Richard C. Lewontin is Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology and Professor of Biology at Harvard University. He is the author of The Genetic Basis of Evolutionary Change and Biology as Ideology, and the co-author of The Dialectical Biologist (with Richard Levins) and Not in Our Genes (with Steven Rose and Leon Kamin).
Robert O. Paxton, Mellon Professor of Social Sciences Emeritus at Columbia, is a lifelong birder. He is a former president of the Linnaean Society of New York and a regional editor of North American Birds magazine. He is the author of The Anatomy of Fascism, among other works.
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.