Before the Storm: Memories of My Youth in Old Prussia by Marion Countess Dönhoff, translated by Jean Steinberg, foreword by George F. Kennan
Weit ist der Weg nach Osten: Berichte und Betrachtungen aus funf Jahrzehnten by Marion Gräfin Dönhoff
Foe into Friend: The Makers of the New Germany from Konrad Adenauer to Helmut Schmidt by Marion Dönhoff, translated by Gabriele Annan
PreussenMass und Masslosigkeit by Marion Gräfin Dönhoff
Amongst Women by John McGahern
Lies of Silence by Brian Moore
The Innocent by Ian McEwan
Forgers and Critics: Creativity and Duplicity in Western Scholarship by Anthony Grafton
The Decline and Fall of the British Aristocracy by David Cannadine
Tenured Radicals: How Politics Has Corrupted Our Higher Education by Roger Kimball
The Politics of Liberal Education Winter 1990, Vol. 89, No. 1). edited by Darryl L. Gless, edited by Barbara Herrnstein Smith
The Voice of Liberal Learning: Michael Oakeshott on Education edited by Timothy Fuller
Coleridge: Early Visions by Richard Holmes
Alabi’s World by Richard Price
Caligula: The Corruption of Power by Anthony A. Barrett
Claudius by Barbara Levick
India’s Bene Israel: A Comprehensive Inquiry and Sourcebook by Shirley Berry Isenberg
Jews in British India: Identity in a Colonial Era by Joan G. Roland
Empire of Liberty: The Statecraft of Thomas Jefferson by Robert W. Tucker, by David C. Hendrickson
Revolutionary Dreams: Utopian Vision and Experimental Life in the Russian Revolution by Richard Stites
Revolution and Culture: The Bogdanov-Lenin Controversy by Zenovia A. Sochor
The Names of Comedy by Anne Barton
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.
Richard Dorment is the art critic of the Daily Telegraph. Among the exhibitions he has organized is “James McNeill Whistler,” seen at the Tate Gallery, London, the Musée d’Orsay, Paris, and the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. (June 2013)
Noel Annan (1916–2000) was a British military intelligence officer and scholar of European history. His works include Leslie Stephen and Our Age, Changing Enemies: The Defeat and Regeneration of Germany, and The Curious Strength of Positivism in English Political Thought.
John Banville was born in Wexford, Ireland in 1945. He is the author of many novels, including The Book of Evidence, The Untouchable, Eclipse, The Sea (winner of the Man Booker Prize), and Ancient Light. As Benjamin Black he has written six crime novels, including Vengeance.
E. J. Hobsbawm (1918–1987) was a British historian. Born in Egypt, he was educated at Cambridge; he taught at Birkbeck College and The New School. His works include The Age of Extremes; Globalisation, Democracy and Terrorism; and On Empire.
Eric L. McKitrick (1920–2002) was a historian of the United States. Educated at Columbia, McKitrick taught at the University of Chicago and Rutgers before returning to Columbia in 1960. He is perhaps best known for Andrew Johnson and Reconstruction; his other works treated slavery and the American South, as well as the history of the American party system.
Octavio Paz (1914-1998) was born in Mexico City, and his extraordinarily busy and fruitful life took him from civil-war Spain to surrealist Paris, from US universities to the Mexican embassy in New Delhi, where he served for six years as ambassador before resigning in protest after his government’s suppression of student demonstrations at the 1968 Olympic Games. A great poet, Paz was also the author of many essays and a study of Mexican identity, The Labyrinth of Solitude, as well as the founder and editor of two important journals, Plural and Vuelta. Octavio Paz received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1990.
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).
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.
Hugh Lloyd-Jones is the Regius Professor of Greek Emeritus at Oxford University. His many books include The Justice of Zeus, the Oxford Text of Sophocles, and three volumes of Sophocles for the Loeb Classical Library. (December 2000)
Oliver Sacks is a physician and the author of ten books, including The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Awakenings, An Anthropologist on Mars, and Musicophilia. He lives in New York City, where he is a professor of neurology at the NYU School of Medicine. His latest book, Hallucinations, was published in November 2012.