Alma Mahler: Muse to Genius by Karen Monson
Present History by Theodore Draper
Bluebeard: A Tale by Max Frisch, translated by Geoffrey Skelton
God’s Playground: A History of Poland; Vol. I, The Origins to 1795; Vol. II, 1795 to the Present by Norman Davies
A Republic of Nobles: Studies in Polish History to 1864 edited and translated by J.K. Fedorowicz
The American and European Revolutions, 1776-1848: Sociopolitical and Ideological Aspects edited by Jaroslaw Pelenski
Philosophy and Romantic Nationalism: The Case of Poland by Andrzej Walicki
Politics in Independent Poland, 1921-1939: The Crisis of Constitutional Government by Anthony Polonsky
Zionism in Poland: The Formative Years, 1915-1926 by Ezra Mendelsohn
Courier From Warsaw by Jan Nowak, foreward by Zbigniew Brzezinski
The Mind of John Paul II: Origins of His Thought and Action by George H. Williams
Count-Down: The Polish Upheavals of 1956, 1968, 1970, 1976, 1980… by Jakub Karpinski, translated by Olga Amsterdamska, by Gene M. Moore
Poland: Genesis of a Revolution edited by Abraham Brumberg
Solidarity, The Analysis of a Social Movement: Poland 1980-1981 by Alain Touraine, by Jan Strzelecki et al., translated by David Denby
“Poland Under Jaruzelski” edited by Leopold Labedz
Make-Believe: The Story of Nancy and Ronald Reagan by Laurence Leamer
Robert Browning: A Life Within Life by Donald Thomas
Going All the Way: Christian Warlords, Israeli Adventurers, and the War in Lebanon by Jonathan C. Randal
The Story of the Stories: The Chosen People and Its God by Dan Jacobson
The Covenant: A Reading by Jonathan Bishop
Power and Principle: Memoirs of the National Security Adviser, 1977-1981 by Zbigniew Brzezinski
Hard Choices: Critical Years in America’s Foreign Policy by Cyrus Vance
Thinking About National Security: Defense and Foreign Policy in a Dangerous World by Harold Brown
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.
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.
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.
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.
Conor Cruise O’Brien (1917–2009) was an Irish historian and politician. He was elected to the Irish parliament in 1969 and served as a Minister from 1973 until 1977. His works include States of Ireland, The Great Melody and Memoir: My Life and Themes.
Lincoln Kirstein (1907–1996) was a writer and ballet critic. In 1946, together with George Balanchine, Kirstein founded the Ballet Society, which would soon be renamed The New York City Ballet. In 1984 he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Martin Malia is Professor of History Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author, most recently, of Russia Under Western Eyes, from the Bronze Horseman to the Lenin Mausoleum. (November 2001)
Gore Vidal (1925–2012) was an American novelist, essayist, and playwright. His many works include the memoirs Point to Point Navigation and Palimpsest, the novels The City and the Pillar, Myra Breckinridge, and Lincoln, and the collection United States: Essays 1952–1992.