A Careless Widow and Other Stories by V.S. Pritchett
At Home and Abroad by V.S. Pritchett
Lasting Impressions by V.S. Pritchett
Age of Iron by J.M. Coetzee
My Son’s Story by Nadine Gordimer
Piltdown: A Scientific Forgery by Frank Spencer
The Piltdown Papers, 19081955: The Correspondence and Other Documents Relating to the Piltdown Forgery by Frank Spencer
The Art of Albert Pinkham Ryder 1991 an exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum September 21, 1990January 7,
Albert Pinkham Ryder catalog of the exhibition by Elizabeth Broun
Albert Pinkham Ryder by William Innes Homer, by Lloyd Goodrich
Feminism and Science edited by Nancy Tuana
The Mind Has No Sex? Women in the Origins of Modern Science by Londa Schiebinger
Primate Visions: Gender, Race, and Nature in the World of Modern Science by Donna Haraway
Titicut Follies, 1967
High School, 1968
Law and Order, 1969
Basic Training, 1971
Canal Zone, 1977
The Store, 1983
Adjustment and Work, 1986
Near Death, 1989
Central Park, 1990
Ulysses S. Grant: Memoirs and Selected Letters edited by Mary Drake McFeely, edited by William S. McFeely
William Tecumseh Sherman: Memoirs edited by Charles Royster
Agents of Influence: How Japan’s Lobbyists in the United States Manipulate America’s Political and Economic System by Pat Choate
The Japanese Power Game: What It Means for America by William J. Holstein
Sources of the Self: The Making of the Modern Identity by Charles Taylor
Surviving the Holocaust: The Kovno Ghetto Diary by Avraham Tory, translated by Jerzy Michalowicz
Larry McMurtry lives in Archer City, Texas. His novels include The Last Picture Show, Terms of Endearment, Lonesome Dove (winner of the 1986 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction), Folly and Gloryand Rhino Ranch. His nonfiction works include a biography of Crazy Horse, Walter Benjamin at the Dairy Queen, Paradise, Sacagawea’s Nickname: Essays on the American West and, most recently, Custer.
Rose B. Styron is a poet, journalist and human rights activist. She is the author of By Vineyard Light, a collection of poems centered on Martha’s Vineyard, where she and her husband, writer William Styron, spent extended summers. Her other books include From Summer to Summer, Thieves’ Afternoon and Modern Russian Poetry.
Allen Ginsberg (1926–1997) was a poet and one of most prominent figures of the Beat Generation. His epic poem “Howl,” which denounced bourgeois conformity and capitalistic greed, became the subject of a landmark obscenity trial in San Francisco. Known for his celebration of the marginalized and the downtrodden and his opposition to American militarism, Ginsberg drew inspiration from the long lines and anaphoric rhythms of Walt Whitman. His 1981 collection Plutonium Ode won the National Book Award; in 1993 Ginsberg was awarded the medal of Chevalier Des Arts et des Lettres by the French government.
Susan Sontag (1933–2004) was a novelist, playwright, filmmaker, and one of the most influential critics of her generation. Her books include Against Interpretation, On Photography, Illness as Metaphor, and The Volcano Lover.
Arthur Miller (1915–2005) was an American playwright and essayist. His 1949 play, Death of A Salesman, received a Tony Award for Best Author, The New York Drama Circle Critics’ Award, and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
Grace Paley is a writer and a teacher, a feminist and an activist. Her books include The Collected Stories; Just as I Thought, which gathers personal and political essays and articles; and Begin Again: Collected Poems. She lives in New York City and Vermont.
John Updike (1932–2009) was born in Shillington, Pennsylvania. In 1954 he began to publish in The New Yorker, where he continued to contribute short stories, poems, and criticism until his death. His major work was the set of four novels chronicling the life of Harry “Rabbit: Angstrom, he two of which, Rabbit is Richand Rabbit at Rest, won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. His last books were the novel The Widows of Eastwick and Due Considerations, a collection of his essays and criticism.
Bernard Williams is Deutsch Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley, and a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. His most recent book is Making Sense of Humanity. The article in this issue is a revised version of the Orr Lecture given in the Music Faculty of Cambridge University, May 2000. An earlier draft was given at the Nexus Institute, Tilburg, Holland. (November 2000)
Sheila M. Rothman is Professor of Public Health at the Mailman School, Columbia University. Their books written together include The Willowbrook Wars: A Decade of Struggle for Social Justice (1984) and The Pursuit of Perfection: The Promise and Perils of Medical Enhancement (2003).
Clifford Geertz (1926–2006) was an anthropologist. Widely recognized as the most influential American anthropologist of the twentieth century, Geertz championed the role of symbols in the creation and interpretation of social meaning. His many books include Peddlers and Princes: Social Development and Economic Change in Two Indonesian Towns and Available Light: Anthropological Reflections on Philosophical Topics.
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.
Lord Zuckerman (1904–1993) was a British zoologist and military strategist. Having advised the Allies on bombing strategy during World War II, he spent much of his later life campaigning for nuclear non-proliferation. Zuckerman was knighted in 1956 and made a life peer in 1971.