The Pentagonists: An Insider’s View of Waste, Mismanagement, and Fraud in Defense Spending by A. Ernest Fitzgerald
New Weapons, Old Politics: America’s Military Procurement Muddle by Thomas L. McNaugher
A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters by Julian Barnes
Territory of Lies: The Exclusive Story of Jonathan Jay Pollard: The American Who Spied On His Country for Israel and How He was Betrayed by Wolf Blitzer
Encyclopedia of Southern Culture edited by Charles Reagan Wilson, edited by William Ferris
The Encyclopedia of the Dead by Danilo Ki, translated by Michael Henry Heim
Nineteenth-Century Music by Carl Dahlhaus, translated by J. Bradford Robinson
Spring Bamboo: A Collection of Contemporary Chinese Short Stories compiled and translated by Jeanne Tai, with a foreword by Bette Bao Lord, an introduction by Leo Ou-fan Lee
I Myself Am a Woman: Selected Writings of Ding Ling edited by Tani E. Barlow, with Gary J. Bjorge
Lapse of Time by Wang Anyi, introduction by Jeffrey Kinkley
Baotown by Wang Anyi, translated by Martha Avery
La Mémoire vaine: du crime contre l’humanité by Alain Finkielkraut
Hotel Terminus a film by Marcel Ophuls
From Hitler to Heimat: The Return of History as Film by Anton Kaes
In Hitler’s Shadow: West German Historians and the Attempt to Escape From the Nazi Past by Richard J. Evans
What Did You Do in the War, Daddy?: Growing Up German by Sabine Reichel
The Other Nuremberg: The Untold Story of the Tokyo War Crimes Trials by Arnold C. Brackman
Hirohito: Behind the Myth by Edward Behr
Essays Ancient and Modern by Bernard Knox
In the Name of Apartheid: South Africa in the Postwar Period by Martin Meredith
South Africa: No Turning Back edited by Shaun Johnson, foreword by Lord Bullock
Inside Apartheid: One Woman’s Struggle in South Africa by Janet Levine
Democratic Liberalism in South Africa: Its History and Prospect edited by Jeffrey Butler, edited by Richard Elphick, edited by David Welsh
After Apartheid: The Solution for South Africa by Frances Kendall, by Leon Louw, foreword by Samuel Motsuenyane
Uprooting Poverty: The South African Challenge by Francis Wilson, by Mamphela Ramphele
Can South Africa Survive? Five Minutes to Midnight edited by John D. Brewer
The Triumph of Liberalism: Zürich in the Golden Age, 18301869 by Gordon A. Craig
Robert M. Adams (1915-1996) was a founding editor of the Norton Anthology of English Literature. He taught at the University of Wisconsin, Rutgers, Cornell and U.C.L.A. His scholarly interested ranged from Milton to Joyce, and his translations of many classic works of French literature continue to be read to this day.
George M. Fredrickson is Edgar E. Robinson Professor of US History Emeritus at Stanford. His recent books include Racism: A Short History and Not Just Black and White, a collection co-edited with Nancy Foner.
Philip Gossett is the Robert W. Reneker Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago. His reconstruction of Gustavo III, the original version of Verdi’s Un ballo in maschera, had its première at the Göteborg Opera in Sweden this past September. (March 2003)
Ian Buruma is the Henry R. Luce Professor 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 book Year Zero: A History of 1945 will be published in September 2013.
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.
Peter Singer is the Ira W. Decamp Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University, and Laureate Professor at the University of Melbourne. He is the author of *Animal Liberation*, the editor of *In Defense of Animals: The Second Wav*, and, with Paola Cavalieri, co-editor of *The Great Ape Project*.
Elizabeth Hardwick (1916-2007) was born in Lexington, Kentucky, and educated at the University of Kentucky and Columbia University. A recipient of a Gold Medal from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, she is the author of three novels, a biography of Herman Melville, and four collections of essays. She was a co-founder and advisory editor of The New York Review of Books and contributed more than one hundred reviews, articles, reflections, and letters to the magazine. NYRB Classics publishes Sleepless Nights, a novel, and Seduction and Betrayal, a study of women in literature.
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.
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.