Home: A Short History of an Idea by Witold Rybczynski
House by Tracy Kidder
The Englishman’s Room edited by Avilde Lees-Milne, photographs by Derry Moore
Designs for Interiors: Catalog to the Exhibition by Stephen Calloway
Roger’s Version by John Updike
Duarte: My Story by José Napoleón Duarte
Chekhov by Henri Troyat, translated by Michael Henry Heim
The First Coming: How the Kingdom of God Became Christianity by Thomas Sheehan
Truman: The Rise to Power by Richard Lawrence Miller
Bess W. Truman by Margaret Truman
Truman by Roy Jenkins
The Secret Trauma: Incest in the Lives of Girls and Women by Diana E.H. Russell
The Original Sin: Incest and Its Meaning by W. Arens
Forbidden Partners: The Incest Taboo in Modern Culture by James B. Twitchell
The Complete Prose of Marianne Moore edited and with an introduction by Patricia C. Willis
‘Funu’: The Unfinished Saga of East Timor by Jose Ramos-Horta, preface by Noam Chomsky
East Timor Violations of Human Rights: Extrajudicial Executions, ‘Disappearances,’ Torture and Political Imprisonment, 19751984
Timor: A People Betrayed by James Dunn
Was Einstein Right? Putting General Relativity to the Test by Clifford M. Will
The Fragility of Goodness: Luck and Ethics in Greek Tragedy and Philosophy by Martha C. Nussbaum
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.
Denis Donoghue is University Professor at New York University, where he holds the Henry James Chair of English and American Letters. His works include The Practice of Reading, Words Alone: The Poet T.S. Eliot, and The American Classics.
Bernard Knox (1914–2010) was an English classicist. He was the first director of Harvard’s Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, DC. Among his many books are The Heroic Temper, The Oldest Dead White European Males, and Backing into the Future: The Classical Tradition and Its Renewal. He is the editor of The Norton Book of Classical Literature and wrote the introductions and notes for Robert Fagles’s translations of the Iliad and the Odyssey.
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.
Margo Picken worked for the United Nations as Director of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Cambodia between 2001 and 2007. She is now a visiting fellow at Global Governance at the London School of Economics. (January 2011)