Letters: Summer 1926 by Boris Pasternak, by Rainer Maria Rilke, by Marina Tsvetayeva, edited by Yevgeny Pasternak, by Yelena Pasternak, by Konstantin M. Azadovsky, translated by Margaret Wettlin, by Walter Arndt
Letters on Cézanne by Rainer Maria Rilke, edited by Clara Rilke, translated by Joel Agee
The Tall Building Artistically Reconsidered: The Search for a Skyscraper Style by Ada Louise Huxtable
Ada Louise Huxtable: An Annotated Bibliography by Lawrence Wodehouse
Alexis translated in collaboration with the author by Walter Kaiser
Coup de Grâce translated in collaboration with the author by Grace Frick
A Coin in Nine Hands translated in collaboration with the author by Dori Katz
Memoirs of Hadrian and Reflections on the Composition of Memoirs of Hadrian translated in collaboration with the author by Grace Frick
With Open Eyes: Conversations with Matthieu Galey translated by Arthur Goldhammer
The Abyss translated in collaboration with the author by Grace Frick
Oriental Tales translated in collaboration with the author by Alberto Manguel
The Dark Brain of Piranesi and Other Essays translated in collaboration with the author by Richard Howard
Plays translated in collaboration with the author by Dori Katz
Fires translated in collaboration with the author by Dori Katz
Kapitza, Rutherford, and the Kremlin by Lawrence Badash
Ispytuiushchie gody; Iz pisem P.L. Kapitsy k materi 192123 gg. (“Years of trial: From P.L. Kapitza’s Letters to his Mother, 19211923”) edited by P.E. Rubinin
Dvadtsat’ dva otcheta akademika P.L. Kapitsy (“Twenty-three Reports of Academician P.L. Kapitza”) edited by P.E. Rubinin
A Maggot by John Fowles
Foreign Land by Jonathan Raban
Family and Friends by Anita Brookner
Cities and People: A Social and Architectural History by Mark Girouard
Workers: Worlds of Labor by Eric Hobsbawm
A People’s Army: Massachusetts Soldiers and Society in the Seven Years’ War by Fred Anderson
To Starve the Army at Pleasure: Continental Army Administration and American Political Culture, 17751783 by E. Wayne Carp
Alfred North Whitehead: The Man and His Work Volume I: 18611910 by Victor Lowe
The Assault by Harry Mulisch, translated by Claire Nicolas White
D.J. Enright (1920–2002) was a British poet, novelist and critic. He held teaching positions in Egypt, Japan, Thailand, Singapore and the United Kingdom. In 1981 Enright was awarded the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry.
Martin Filler was the longtime architecture critic of House & Garden, until it ceased publication in 2007. He is the co-author, with Olivier Bossiere, of The Vitra Design Museum: Frank Gehry, Architect, and author of Makers of Modern Architecture, which is based on essays from The New York Review. A second volume of his writings on architecture is forthcoming from New York Review Books.
Timothy Garton Ash is Professor of European Studies and Isaiah Berlin Professorial Fellow at St. Antony’s College, Oxford, and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford. He is the author of many books, including The Magic Lantern, an eyewitness account of the velvet revolutions of 1989. His most recent book is Facts Are Subversive: Political Writing from a Decade Without a Name. He is currently leading an Oxford University research project for the discussion of global free speech norms (www.freespeechdebate.com) and working on a book about free speech.
Alistair Horne was educated in Switzerland, at Millbrook School, New York, and at Jesus College, Cambridge, where he played international ice hockey. In World War II, initially a volunteer in the RAF, he served with the Coldstream Guards between 1944 and 1947, ending as a captain attached to MI5 in the Middle East. In the 1950s he was a foreign correspondent for the Daily Telegraph until taking up a full-time writing career in 1955.
Lord Zuckerman (1904–1993) was a British zoologist and military strategist. Having advised the Allies on bombing strategy during World War II, he spent much of his later life campaigning for nuclear non-proliferation. Zuckerman was knighted in 1956 and made a life peer in 1971.
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)
Anthony Quinton (1925–2010) was a British philosopher. Quinton served as president of Trinity College, Oxford and as chairman of the British Library. His works include The Nature of Things, Hume, and From Wodehouse to Wittgenstein.
Stephen Spender (1909–1995) was an English poet and essayist. As a young man, he became friends with W.H. Auden, Louis MacNeice, Cecil Day-Lewis, and Christopher Isherwood, a loose collection often referred to as “the Auden Group” or “MacSpaunday.” He published many collections of poems, including The Still Centre and Ruins and Visions, and numerous volumes of nonfiction and other works, including Learning Laughterand Love-Hate Relations.
Mavis Gallant was born in Montreal and worked as a journalist at the Montreal Standard before moving to Europe to devote herself to writing fiction. After traveling extensively she settled in Paris, where she still resides. She is the recipient of the 2002 Rea Award for the Short Story and the 2004 PEN/Nabokov Award for lifetime achievement. New York Review Books Classics has published two previous collections of Gallant’s stories, Paris Stories, selected and introduced by Michael Ondaatje (2002), and Varieties of Exile, selected and introduced by Russell Banks (2003).