Poems of Paul Celan translated and with an introduction by Michael Hamburger
Marcel Proust: Selected Letters Volume Two, 19041909 edited by Philip Kolb, translated and with an introduction by Terence Kilmartin
Marcel Proust: A Biography by George D. Painter
From Estuaries, from Casinos (poem)
Inside Job: The Looting of America’s Savings and Loans by Stephen Pizzo, by Mary Fricker, by Paul Muolo
Other People’s Money: The Inside Story of the S&L Mess by Paul Zane Pilzer, with Robert Dietz
The Big Fix: Inside the S&L Scandal by James Ring Adams
Shylock Reconsidered: Jews, Moneylending, and Medieval Society by Joseph Shatzmiller
God and the Moneylenders: Usury and Law in Early Modern England by Norman Jones
The Merchant of Venice a play by William Shakespeare, directed by Peter Hall
From Foraging to Agriculture: The Levant at the End of the Ice Age by Donald O. Henry
A History of West Germany Volume 1: From Shadow to Substance, 19451963; Volume 2: Democracy and Its Discontents, 19631988 by Dennis L. Bark, by David R. Gress
The Federal Republic of Germany at Forty edited by Peter H. Merkl
Germany, America, Europe: Forty Years of German Foreign Policy by Wolfram F. Hanrieder
Die Erinnerungen by Franz Josef Strauss
Men and Powers: A Political Retrospective by Helmut Schmidt, translated by Ruth Hein
La Nation orpheline: Les Allemagnes en Europe by Anne-Marie Le Gloannec
The Germans: Rich, Bothered and Divided the fall) by David Marsh
A German Identity, 17701990 by Harold James
Ackerley: The Life of J.R. Ackerley by Peter Parker
Schreber: Father and Son by Han Israëls
Lucan’s ‘Civil War’ translated into English verse by P.F. Widdows
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 is the author of many books, including The Magic Lantern, an eyewitness account of the velvet revolutions of 1989. His most recent book is Facts Are Subversive: Political Writing from a Decade Without a Name. He is currently leading an Oxford University research project for the discussion of global free speech norms (www.freespeechdebate.com) and working on a book about free speech.
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.
John Kenneth Galbraith (1908–2006) was a Canadian economist and politician. He taught at Princeton and Harvard. His works include The Affluent Society, The Age of Uncertainty and Economics and the Public Purpose. Galbraith’s many honors include the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Lomonosov Gold Medal, the Order of Canada, and the Padma Vibhushan, India’s second highest civilian award.
Stephen Jay Gould (1941–2002) was an American geologist, biologist and historian of science. He taught at Harvard, where he was named Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology, and at NYU. His last book was Punctuated Equilibrium.
Stuart Hampshire (1914–2004) was an English philosopher. He taught at University College London, Princeton, Stanford and Oxford, where he was named Warden of Wadham College. His books include Thought and Action, Spinoza and Justice Is Conflict.
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.
Sidney Morgenbesser (1921–2004) was a philosopher. Educated at CUNY, The Jewish Theological Seminary and The University of Pennsylvania, Morgenbesser taught at Columbia, where he was named John Dewey Professor of Philosophy.
Simon Leys is the pen name of the literary critic, essayist, historical novelist, and eminent sinologist Pierre Ryckmans. Born in Belgium in 1935, he settled in Australia in 1970 and was a professor of Chinese studies at the University of Sydney from 1987 to 1993. His works include Chinese Shadows (1977), The Death of Napoleon (1991), a new translation of the Analects of Confucius (1997), and The Angel and the Octopus (1999). A fellow of the Australian Academy of Humanities and a member of the Académie Royale de Littérature Française (Belgium), he was awarded the Prix mondial Cino del Duca in 2004.
John Weightman (1915–2004) was a critic and literary scholar. After working as a translator and announcer for the BBC French service, Weightman turned to the study of French literature. He taught at King’s College London and the University of London. His books include The Concept of the Avant-Gardeand The Cat Sat on the Mat: Language and the Absurd.
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.
John Ashbery is the author of several books of poetry, including Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror (1975), which received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the National Book Award. His first collection, Some Trees (1956), was selected by W. H. Auden for the Yale Younger Poets Series. He has also published art criticism, plays, and a novel. From 1990 until 2008 Ashbery was the Charles P. Stevenson, Jr. Professor of Languages and Literature at Bard College.
Stanley Hoffmann is 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.
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)