T.S. Eliot: A Study in Character and Style by Ronald Bush
The Fateful Triangle: The United States, Israel and the Palestinians by Noam Chomsky
D. V. by Diana Vreeland, edited by George Plimpton, by Christopher Hemphill
The Evolution of Cooperation by Robert Axelrod
Infante’s Inferno by G. Cabrera Infante, translated by Suzanne Jill Levine with the author
Required Writing: Miscellaneous Pieces 19551982 by Philip Larkin
Will & Circumstance: Montesquieu, Rousseau and the French Revolution by Norman Hampson
Journal de ma vie: Jacques-Louis Ménétra, compagnon vitrier au 18e siècle edited by Daniel Roche
Ronald Reagan: The Politics of Symbolism by Robert Dallek
Reagan Inside Out by Bob Slosser
Abortion and the Conscience of the Nation by Ronald Reagan
The Russians and Reagan by Strobe Talbott, foreword by Cyrus R. Vance
Michelangelo: A Psychoanalytic Study of His Life and Images by Robert S. Liebert
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.
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.
Ian Hacking teaches philosophy at the University of Toronto. From 2000 to 2006 Hacking held the chair of Philosophy and History of Scientific Concepts at the Collège de France. His most recent book is Historical Ontology.
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.
Oliver Sacks is a physician and the author of ten books, including The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Awakenings, An Anthropologist on Mars, and Musicophilia. He lives in New York City, where he is a professor of neurology at the NYU School of Medicine. His latest book, Hallucinations, was published in November 2012.
Avishai Margalit is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is the winner of the 2012 Philosophical Book Award (Hannover) for his most recent book, On Compromise and Rotten Compromises.