Paul Robeson by Martin Bauml Duberman
Paul Robeson by Martin Bauml Duberman
You Can’t Win: The Autobiography of Jack Black foreword by William S. Burroughs
Boxcar Bertha: An Autobiography as told to Dr. Ben L. Reitman, introduction by Kathy Acker, afterword by Roger A. Bruns
Controlling Life: Jacques Loeb and the Engineering Ideal in Biology by Philip J. Pauly
Topobiology: An Introduction to Molecular Embryology by Gerald M. Edelman
Jigsaw: An Unsentimental Education by Sybille Bedford
Richard Burton: A Life by Melvyn Bragg
Harold Macmillan: Vol. I, 1894-1956 by Alistair Horne
Communism and Collaboration: Simon Sabiani and Politics in Marseille, 1919-1944 by Paul Jankowski
I. A. Richards: His Life and Work by John Paul Russo
Cat’s Eye by Margaret Atwood
A Theft by Saul Bellow
The Whiteness of Bones by Susanna Moore
Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age by Modris Eksteins
The Lost Voices of World War I: An International Anthology of Writers, Poets and Playwrights edited by Tim Cross
Passion and Rebellion: The Expressionist Heritage edited by Stephen Eric Bronner, edited by Douglas Kellner
Frieden für Europa: Die Politik der Deutschen Reichstagsmehrheit 1917-18 by Wilhelm Ribhegge
German Liberalism and the Dissolution of the Weimar Party System, 1918-1933 by Larry Eugene Jones
Stanley Hoffmann (1928-2015) was the Paul and Catherine Buttenwieser University Professor at Harvard. His most recent books are Chaos and Violence: What Globalization, Failed States, and Terrorism Mean for US Foreign Policy and Rousseau and Freedom, coedited with Christie McDonald.
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.
Jeri Laber, Senior Advisor to Human Rights Watch, was formerly executive director of its Helsinki division. She is the author, with Barnett R. Rubin, of A Nation is Dying’: Afghanistan Under the Soviets, 1979—1987. (January 1997)
Richard C. Lewontin is Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology and Professor of Biology at Harvard University. He is the author of The Genetic Basis of Evolutionary Change and Biology as Ideology, and the co-author of The Dialectical Biologist (with Richard Levins) and Not in Our Genes (with Steven Rose and Leon Kamin).
Mary McCarthy (1912-1989) was a novelist, essayist, and critic. Her political and social commentary, literary essays, and drama criticism appeared in magazines such as Partisan Review, The New Yorker, Harper’s, and The New York Review of Books, and were collected in On the Contrary (1961), Mary McCarthy’s Theatre Chronicles 1937-1962 (1963), The Writing on the Wall (1970), Ideas and the Novel (1980), and Occasional Prose (1985). Her novels include The Company She Keeps (1942), The Oasis (1949), The Groves of Academe (1952), A Charmed Life (1955), The Group (1963), Birds of America (1971), and Cannibals and Missionaries (1979). She was the author of three works of autobiography, Memories of a Catholic Girlhood (1957), How I Grew (1987), and the unfinished Intellectual Memoirs (1992), and two travel books about Italy, Venice Observed (1956) and The Stones of Florence (1959). Her essays on the Vietnam War were collected in The Seventeenth Degree (1974); her essays on Watergate were collected in The Mask of State (1974).
Conor Cruise O’Brien (1917–2009) was an Irish historian and politician. He was elected to the Irish parliament in 1969 and served as a Minister from 1973 until 1977. His works include States of Ireland, The Great Melody and Memoir: My Life and Themes.
Robert Towers (1923–1995) was an American critic and novelist. Born in Virginia, Towers was educated at Princeton and served for two years as Vice Counsel at the American Consulate General in Calcutta before dedicating himself to literary studies. He taught English literature and creative writing at Princeton, Queens College and Columbia.
Helen Vendler is the Arthur Kingsley Porter University Professor in the Department of English at Harvard. Her latest book is The Ocean, the Bird, and the Scholar, a collection of her most recent essays. (October 2017)