Anthills of the Savannah by Chinua Achebe
The Animal Estate: The English and Other Creatures in the Victorian Age by Harriet Ritvo
One Man’s Owl by Bernd Heinrich
Robert Lowell: Collected Prose edited and introduced by Robert Giroux
The Dead a film directed by John Huston, based on the story by James Joyce
Aby Warburg: An Intellectual Biography by E.H. Gombrich
The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics edited by John Eatwell, edited by Murray Milgate, edited by Peter Newman
The Cherry Orchard a play by Anton Chekhov, in a translation by Elisaveta Lavrova, directed by Peter Brook
The Shifting Point, 19461987 by Peter Brook
The Cambridge History of Latin America: Vol. I, Colonial Latin America edited by Leslie Bethell
The Cambridge History of Latin America: Vol. II, Colonial Latin America edited by Leslie Bethell
The Cambridge History of Latin America: Vol. III, From Independence to c. 1870 edited by Leslie Bethell
The Cambridge History of Latin America: Vol. IV, c. 1870 to 1930 edited by Leslie Bethell
The Cambridge History of Latin America: Vol. V, c. 1870 to 1930 edited by Leslie Bethell
The Frigate Pallada by Ivan Goncharov, translated by Klaus Goetze
Black Robes, White Justice by Bruce Wright
Racial Attitudes in America: Trends and Interpretations by Howard Schuman, by Charlotte Steeh, by Lawrence Bobo
The Afrocentric Idea by Molefi Kete Asante
Plural but Equal by Harold Cruse
Crime in the United States a report by the Federal Bureau of Investigation
Criminal Victimization in the United States, 1985: A National Crime Survey Report a report by the Bureau of Justice Statistics
Iran and the West: A Critical Bibliography by Cyrus Ghani
M. F. Perutz (1914–2002) was an Austrian molecular biologist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1962. He is the author of Is Science Necessary?, Protein Structure, and I Wish I’d Made You Angry Earlier.
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.
Neal Ascherson is the author of The Struggles for Poland, The Black Sea, and Stone Voices: The Search for Scotland. He is an Honorary Professor at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London.
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.
Stephen Jay Gould (1941–2002) was an American geologist, biologist and historian of science. He taught at Harvard, where he was named Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology, and at NYU. His last book was Punctuated Equilibrium.
Jonathan Lieberson (1949–1989) was a philosopher, editor and critic. Lieberson taught at Barnard and Columbia. His book of essays, Varieties, included reflections on personalities as diverse as Diana Vreeland, Paul Valery and Clifford Geertz.
Vladimir Nabokov died in 1977. The translation in this issue appears in Verses and Versions, a collection of Nabokov’s translations of three centuries of Russian poetry, published this month by Harcourt. (November 2008)
Willibald Sauerländer is a former Director of the Central Institute for Art History in Munich. His latest book is Manet malt Monet: Ein Sommer in Argenteuil. David Dollenmayer is Emeritus Professor of German at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. (June 2013)