Black Masters: A Free Family of Color in the Old South by Michael P. Johnson, by James L. Roark
No Chariot Let Down: Charleston’s Free People of Color on the Eve of the Civil War edited by Michael P. Johnson, edited by James L. Roark
Marlene Dietrich’s ABC
Marlène D. by Marlene Dietrich
Sublime Marlene by Thierry de Navacelle
Marlene Dietrich: Portraits 19261960 introduction by Klaus-Jürgen Sembach, epilogue by Josef von Sternberg
Dietrich by Alexander Walker
Marlene a film directed by Maximilian Schell, produced by Karel Dirka
The Share Economy: Conquering Stagflation by Martin L. Weitzman
The Second Industrial Divide: Possibilities for Prosperity by Michael J. Piore, by Charles F. Sabel
The Sicilian by Mario Puzo
Pétain: Hero or Traitor, The Untold Story by Herbert R. Lottman
Hawthorne’s Secret: An Un-Told Tale by Philip Young
Skepticism and Naturalism: Some Varieties (The Woodbridge Lectures 1983) by P.F. Strawson
Churchill & Roosevelt: The Complete Correspondence Vol. I, Alliance Emerging Vol. II, Alliance Forged Vol. III, Alliance Declining edited with commentary by Warren F. Kimball
Churchill & Roosevelt: The Complete Correspondence Vol. II, Alliance Forged edited with commentary by Warren F. Kimball
Churchill & Roosevelt: The Complete Correspondence Vol. III, Alliance Declining edited with commentary by Warren F. Kimball
Cross-cultural Trade in World History by Philip D. Curtin
Montaigne and Melancholy by M.A. Screech
Theodore H. Draper (1912–2006) was an American historian. Educated at City College, he wrote influential studies of the American Communist Party, the Cuban Revolution and the Iran-Contra Affair. Draper was a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the 1990 recipient of the Herbert Feis Award from the American Historical Association.
E. J. Hobsbawm (1918–1987) was a British historian. Born in Egypt, he was educated at Cambridge; he taught at Birkbeck College and The New School. His works include The Age of Extremes; Globalisation, Democracy and Terrorism; and On Empire.
Mary McCarthy (1912-1989) was a novelist, essayist, and critic. Her political and social commentary, literary essays, and drama criticism appeared in magazines such as Partisan Review, The New Yorker, Harper’s, and The New York Review of Books, and were collected in On the Contrary (1961), Mary McCarthy’s Theatre Chronicles 1937-1962 (1963), The Writing on the Wall (1970), Ideas and the Novel (1980), and Occasional Prose (1985). Her novels include The Company She Keeps (1942), The Oasis (1949), The Groves of Academe (1952), A Charmed Life (1955), The Group (1963), Birds of America (1971), and Cannibals and Missionaries (1979). She was the author of three works of autobiography, Memories of a Catholic Girlhood (1957), How I Grew (1987), and the unfinished Intellectual Memoirs (1992), and two travel books about Italy, Venice Observed (1956) and The Stones of Florence (1959). Her essays on the Vietnam War were collected in The Seventeenth Degree (1974); her essays on Watergate were collected in The Mask of State (1974).
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.
Hans A. Bethe is Professor Emeritus of Physics at Cornell University. During the construction of the first atomic bomb he was head of the Theoretical Physics Division at Los Alamos and he has worked on arms control for the last forty years. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1967. (November 2000)
Richard L. Garwin is Reed Senior Fellow for Science and Technology at the Council on Foreign Relations and Adjunct Professor of Physics at Columbia. He has just published a book on nuclear weapons and nuclear power, Megawatts and Megatons: A Turning Point in the Nuclear Age? (November 2001)
Lester Thurow is Professor of Economics and Management at MIT and the former Dean of the Sloan School of Management. He is the author of The Zero-Sum Society, Head to Head, and The Future of Capitalism. (February 1998)
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.
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.
Ronald Dworkin (1931–2013) was Professor of Philosophy and Frank Henry Sommer Professor of Law at NYU. His books include Is Democracy Possible Here?, Justice in Robes, Freedom’s Law, and Justice for Hedgehogs. He was the 2007 winner of the Ludvig Holberg International Memorial Prize for “his pioneering scholarly work” of “worldwide impact” and he was recently awarded the Balzan Prize for his “fundamental contributions to Jurisprudence.”