Politics and Society in the South by Earl Black and 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 1945–46 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 author of The Missionary and the Libertine: Love and War in East and West (1996), Murder in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo Van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance (2006), Year Zero: A History of 1945 (2013), and Theater of Cruelty: Art, Film, and the Shadows of War (2014), winner of the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay. He is the Paul W. Williams Professor of Human Rights and Journalism at Bard and a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books, The New Yorker, and The New York Times, among other publications. His new book, Their Promised Land: My Grandparents in Love and War, will be published in January 2016.
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 leads the Free Speech Debate project at Oxford (freespeechdebate.com) and is writing a book about free speech.
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 book is The Language of Houses.
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.