Oscar Wilde by Richard Ellmann
The Manly Art by Elliott J. Gorn
John L. Sullivan and His America by Michael T. Isenberg
Beyond the Ring: The Role of Boxing in American Society by Jeffrey T. Sammons
On Boxing by Joyce Carol Oates
A Game of Dark
Salt River Times
A Parcel of Trees
While the Bell Rings
The Last Emperor a film directed by Bernardo Bertolucci
Twilight in the Forbidden City (1973), out of print by Reginald F. Johnston. with a preface by the Emperor
From Emperor to Citizen: The Autobiography of Aisin-Gioro Pu Yi translated by W.J.F. Jenner
From Emperor to Citizen: The Autobiography of Aisin-Gioro Pu Yi reprinted with new general and chapter introductions by W.J.F. Jenner, afterword by Simon Winchester
The Last Emperor by Edward Behr
The Last Manchu: The Autobiography of Henry Pu Yi, Last Emperor of China translated by Kuo Ying Paul Tsai, edited, with a revised preface and epilogue, by Paul Kramer
A Dream of Tartary: The Origins and Misfortunes of Henry Pu Yi by Henry McAleavy
Pu Yi: J’étais empereur de Chine: L’autobiographie du dernier empereur de Chine (19061967)
Two Poems by Joseph Brodsky (poem)
Kaiser, Hof und Staat: Wilhlem II und die deutsche Politik by John C.G. Röhl
Max Weber and German Politics: 18901920 by Wolfgang J. Mommsen, translated by Michael S. Steinberg
Max Weber zur Politik im Weltkrieg: Schriften und Reden, 19141918 (Max Weber Gesamtausgabe, Abteilung 1, Band 15) edited by Wolfgang J. Mommsen, in collaboration with Gangolf Hübner
Max Weber and his Contemporaries edited by Wolfgang J. Mommsen, edited by Jürgen Osterhammel
Turn-of-the-Century Cabaret: Paris, Barcelona, Berlin, Munich, Vienna, Cracow, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Zurich by Harold B. Segel
Paris: The Musical Kaleidoscope, 18701925 by Elaine Brody
China Watch by John King Fairbank
The Great Chinese Revolution: 18001985 by John King Fairbank
The American Founding: Politics, Statesmanship, and the Constitution edited by Ralph A. Rossum, edited by Gary L. McDowell
The Complete Anti-Federalist edited by Herbert J. Storing
“The Constitutional Order, 17871987” edited by Irving Kristol, edited by Nathan Glazer
Constitutionalism and Rights edited by Gary C. Bryner, edited by Noel B. Reynolds
The Founders’ Constitution edited by Philip B. Kurland, edited by Ralph Lerner
The Framing and Ratification of the Constitution edited by Leonard W. Levy, edited by Dennis J. Mahoney
The Moral Foundations of the American Republic edited by Robert H. Horwitz
Saving the Revolution: “The Federalist Papers” and The American Founding edited by Charles R. Kesler
Taking the Constitution Seriously by Walter Berns
The Thinking Revolutionary: Principle and Practice in the New Republic by Ralph Lerner
Joseph Brodsky (1940–1996) was a Russian poet and essayist. Born in Leningrad, Brodsky moved to the United States when he was exiled from Russia in 1972. His poetry collections include A Part of Speech andTo Urania; his essay collections include Less Than One, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award, and Watermark. In 1987, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. He served as US Poet Laureate from 1991 to 1992.
John Gross (1935–2011) was an English editor and critic. From 1974 to 1981, he was editor of The Times Literary Supplement; he also served as senior book editor and critic at The New York Times. His memoir, A Double Thread, was published in 2001.
Murray Kempton (1917-1997) was a columnist for Newsday, as well as a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books. His books include Rebellions, Perversities, and Main Events and The Briar Patch, as well as Part of Our Time. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1985.
Garry Wills is Professor of History Emeritus at Northwestern. His study of Abraham Lincoln, Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1993. His latest book, Why Priests? A Failed Tradition, was published in February 2013.
Allen Ginsberg (1926–1997) was a poet and one of most prominent figures of the Beat Generation. His epic poem “Howl,” which denounced bourgeois conformity and capitalistic greed, became the subject of a landmark obscenity trial in San Francisco. Known for his celebration of the marginalized and the downtrodden and his opposition to American militarism, Ginsberg drew inspiration from the long lines and anaphoric rhythms of Walt Whitman. His 1981 collection Plutonium Ode won the National Book Award; in 1993 Ginsberg was awarded the medal of Chevalier Des Arts et des Lettres by the French government.
Rose B. Styron is a poet, journalist and human rights activist. She is the author of By Vineyard Light, a collection of poems centered on Martha’s Vineyard, where she and her husband, writer William Styron, spent extended summers. Her other books include From Summer to Summer, Thieves’ Afternoon and Modern Russian Poetry.
Alison Lurie is a former Professor of English 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.
Roderick Macfarquhar is Leroy B. Williams Research Professor of History and Political Science at Harvard. His most recent book is the edited volume The Politics of China: Sixty Years of the People’s Republic of China. (April 2013)