An American Life by Ronald Reagan
An American Life by Ronald Reagan
Preston Sturges by Preston Sturges adapted and edited by Sandy Sturges
Between Flops: A Biography of Preston Sturges by James Curtis
Madcap: The Life of Preston Sturges by Donald Spoto
Five Screenplays by Preston Sturges edited and with an introduction by Brian Henderson
Black, French, and African: A Life of Léopold Sédar Senghor by Janet G. Vaillant
Œuvre poétique by Léopold Sédar Senghor
Ce que je crois by Léopold Sédar Senghor
Symposium by Muriel Spark
The Villa: Form and Ideology of Country Houses by James S. Ackerman
The Architect and the American Country House, 1890–1940 by Mark Alan Hewitt, architectural photographs by Richard Cheek
The American Country House by Roger W. Moss
The American Country House by Clive Aslet
Wheel Estate: The Rise and Decline of Mobile Homes by Allan D. Wallis
Vom Glück und Unglück der Kunst in Deutschland nach dem Letzten Kriege by Hans-Jürgen Syberberg
Patterns of Childhood by Christa Wolf, translated by Ursule Molinaro and Hedwig Rappolt
The Quest for Christa T. by Christa Wolf, translated by Christopher Middleton
No Place on Earth by Christa Wolf, translated by Jan van Heurck
Was bleibt (extracts entitled “What Remains” were published in English translation in Granta 33) by Christa Wolf
Cassandra: A Novel and Four Essays by Christa Wolf, translated by Jan van Heurck
The Fourth Dimension: Interviews with Christa Wolf translated by Hilary Pilkington, Introduction by Karin McPherson
Saddam Hussein and the Crisis in the Gulf by Judith Miller and Laurie Mylroie
And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street
Horton Hatches the Egg
Bartholomew and the Oobleck
Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose
Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories
If I Ran the Zoo
Horton Hears a Who
On Beyond Zebra!
If I Ran the Circus
The Cat in the Hat
One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish
I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today!
The Butter Battle Book
You’re Only Old Once!
Oh, the Places You’ll Go!
The Myth of Shangri-La: Tibet, Travel Writing and the Western Creation of Sacred Landscape by Peter Bishop
Freedom in Exile: The Autobiography of the Dalai Lama
A History of Modern Tibet, 1913–1951: The Demise of the Lamaist State by Melvyn C. Goldstein
My Tibet Dalai Lama, photographs and introduction by Galen Rowell
Arthur Rackham: A Biography by James Hamilton
Golden Inches: The China Memoir of Grace Service edited by John S. Service
Janet Adam Smith (1905–1999) was a Scottish writer and critic. Educated at Oxford, she worked as an editor at a number of literary publications, including The Listener, The Criterion and New Statesman. She also edited the Faber Book of Modern Verse and its companion volume, the Faber Book of Children’s Verse. An accomplished mountaineer, Smith wrote about her adventures in Mountain Holidays; her other books include Life Among the Scots and John Buchnan and His World.
Ian Buruma will be the new editor of The New York Review of Books in September 2017. He has been a frequent contributor to the Review since 1985. From 2003 to 2017 he was professor of human rights, democracy and journalism at Bard College. Buruma was born in 1951 in The Hague, Holland. He was educated at Leyden University, where he studied Chinese literature and history, and at Nihon University College of Arts, in Tokyo, where he studied cinema. Living in Japan from 1975 to 1981, Buruma worked as a film reviewer, photographer, and documentary filmmaker. In the 1980s, Buruma was based in Hong Kong, where he edited the cultural section of the Far Eastern Economic Review, and from where he later travelled all over Asia as a freelance writer. Buruma was a fellow of the Wissenschaftskolleg in Berlin in 1991, and a fellow of the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington DC in 1999. He is a fellow of the European Council of Foreign Relations and a board member of Human Rights in China. In 2008, Buruma won the Erasmus Prize for “exceptional contributions to culture society, or social sciences in Europe.” Buruma has written seventeen books, including The Wages of Guilt (1995), Murder in Amsterdam (2006), Year Zero (2013), and Theater of Cruelty (2014). He has won several prizes for his books, including the LA Times Book Prize for Murder in Amsterdam, and PEN-Diamonstein Spielvogel award for the art of the essay for Theater of Cruelty.
Benjamin M. Friedman is the William Joseph Maier Professor of Political Economy at Harvard. His books include The Moral Consequences of Economic Growth and Day of Reckoning: The Consequences of American Economic Policy Under Reagan and After. (November 2016)
Bernard Lewis is Cleveland E. Dodge Professor of Near Eastern Studies Emeritus at Princeton. His most recent books are Music of a Distant Drum and What Went Wrong: Western Impact and Middle Eastern Response. (May 2002)
Alison Lurie is the Frederic J. Whiton Professor of American Literature Emerita at Cornell. She is the author of ten novels, two collections of essays on children’s literature, and the editor of The Oxford Book of Fairy Tales. Her most recent book is Reading for Fun. (March 2017)
V. S. Naipaul was born in Trinidad in 1932 and emigrated to England in 1950, when he won a scholarship to University College, Oxford. He is the author of many novels, including A House for Mr. Biswas, A Bend in the River, and In a Free State, which won the Booker Prize. He has also written several nonfiction works based on his travels, including India: A Million Mutinies Now and Beyond Belief: Islamic Excursions Among the Converted Peoples. He was knighted in 1990 and in 1993 was the first recipient of the David Cohen British Literature Prize.
Witold Rybczynski is the Meyerson Professor of Urbanism at the University of Pennsylvania, and is the architecture critic for Slate. His book on American building, Last Harvest, was published in 2007.
Roger Shattuck (1923–2005) was an American writer and scholar of French culture. He taught at Harvard, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Virginia, and Boston University, where he was named University Professor. His books includeForbidden Knowledge: From Prometheus to Pornography.