Means of Ascent: The Years of Lyndon Johnson by Robert A. Caro
Boswell: The Great Biographer, 17891795 edited by Marlies K. Danziger, edited by Frank Brady
Boswell’s London Journal, 17621763 by James Boswell
Boswell in Holland, 17631764 by James Boswell
Boswell on the Grand Tour: Germany and Switzerland, 1764 by James Boswell
Boswell on the Grand Tour: Italy, Corsica, and France, 17651766 by James Boswell
Boswell in Search of a Wife, 17661769 by James Boswell
Boswell for the Defence, 17691774 by James Boswell
Boswell’s Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL.D., 1773 by James Boswell
Boswell: The Ominous Years, 17741776 by James Boswell
Boswell in Extremes, 17761778 by James Boswell
Boswell, Laird of Auchinleck, 17781782 by James Boswell
Boswell: The Applause of the Jury, 17821785 by James Boswell
Boswell: The English Experiment, 17851789 by James Boswell
Boswell: The Great Biographer, 17891795 by James Boswell
Hanover Place by Michael M. Thomas
A Tenured Professor by John Kenneth Galbraith
Legacies: A Chinese Mosaic by Bette Bao Lord
A Higher Kind of Loyalty: A Memoir by China’s Foremost Journalist by Liu Binyan
‘Tell the World’: What Happened in China and Why by Liu Binyan, with Ruan Ming, by Xu Gang, translated by Helen L. Epstein
Marc Bloch: A Life in History by Carole Fink
Devices and Desires by P.D. James
Warrior: The Autobiography of Ariel Sharon by Ariel Sharon and David Chanoff
Sharon: An Israeli Caesar by Uzi Benziman
Don’t Tell the Grown-ups: Subversive Children’s Literature by Alison Lurie
The Farther Shore: A Natural History of Perception, 17981984 by Don Gifford
Disappearing Through the Skylight: Culture and Technology in the Twentieth Century by O.B. Hardison Jr.
Collected Works by Flannery O'Connor, edited by Sally Fitzgerald
The Art and Vision of Flannery O’Connor by Robert H. Brinkmeyer Jr.
The Comedy of Redemption: Christian Faith and Comic Vision in Four American Novelists by Ralph C. Wood
Flannery O’Connor: The Imagination of Extremity by Frederick Asals
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.
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.
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.
Natalie Zemon Davis is the Henry Charles Lea Professor of History Emeritus at Princeton and Professor of Medieval Studies at the University of Toronto. She is the author most recently of Trickster Travels: A Sixteenth-Century Muslim Between Worlds. (May 2008)
Timothy Garton Ash is Professor of European Studies and Isaiah Berlin Professorial Fellow at St. Antony’s College, Oxford, and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford. He has just published, with Edward Mortimer and Kerem Öktem, Freedom in Diversity: Ten Lessons for Public Policy from Britain, Canada, France, Germany and the United States.
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)
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.
Avishai Margalit is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is the winner of the 2012 Philosophical Book Award (Hanover) for his most recent book, On Compromise and Rotten Compromises. He is currently Edwin Heafey Jr. Visiting Professor at Stanford.
Brian Urquhart is a former Undersecretary-General of the United Nations. His books include Hammarskjöld, A Life in Peace and War, and Ralph Bunche: An American Life. His article in this issue draws on his essay in Tyringham Topics. (February 2013)