Politics and Society in the South by Earl Black, by Merle Black
Imelda Marcos by Carmen Navarro Pedrosa
Cory Aquino: The Story of a Revolution by Lucy Komisar
How I Grew by Mary McCarthy
King Solomon’s Mines Revisited: Western Interests and the Burdened History of South Africa by William Minter
Black and Gold by Anthony Sampson
South Africa: Time of Agony, Time of Destiny by Martin Murray
The Politics of Economic Power in Southern Africa by Ronald T. Libby
The Afternoon Sun by David Pryce-Jones
Private Domain by Paul Taylor
The Society of Mind by Marvin Minsky
Anne Boleyn by Eric W. Ives
Louis XIII: The Making of a King by Elizabeth Wirth Marvick
Anne of Austria: Queen of France by Ruth Kleinman
Armed Truce: The Beginnings of the Cold War 194546 by Hugh Thomas
British Policy Towards the Soviet Union During the Second World War by Martin Kitchen
The Iron Curtain: Churchill, America, and the Origins of the Cold War by Fraser J. Harbutt
Ian Buruma is the Paul W. Williams Professor of Human Rights and Journalism at Bard. His books include Murderer in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo Van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance, Taming the Gods: Religion and Democracy on Three Continents, and the novel The China Lover. His latest book, Year Zero: A History of 1945 was published in September 2013.
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 has just published, with Edward Mortimer and Kerem Öktem, Freedom in Diversity: Ten Lessons for Public Policy from Britain, Canada, France, Germany and the United States.
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.
Alison Lurie is Frederic J. Whiton Professor of American Literature Emerita at Cornell. She is the author of two collections of essays on children’s literature, Don’t Tell the Grownups and Boys and Girls Forever, and the editor of The Oxford Book of Fairy Tales. Her most recent novel is Truth and Consequences.
Bernard Williams (1929–2003) was Deutsch Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley, and a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. His books include *Problems of the Self*, *Moral Luck*, *Ethics and the Limits of Philosophy*, and *Truth and Truthfulness*.
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.