President Reagan: The Role of a Lifetime by Lou Cannon
A Very Thin Line: the Iran-Contra Affairs by Theodore Draper
Complete Collected Stories by V.S. Pritchett
Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to Freud by Thomas Laqueur
Wartime Lies by Louis Begley
Panama: The Whole Story by Kevin Buckley
America’s Rome Vol. I: Classical Rome Vol. II: Catholic and Contemporary Rome by William L. Vance
The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky, translated by Richard Pevear, by Larissa Volokhonsky
Ecstasies: Deciphering the Witches’ Sabbath by Carlo Ginzburg, translated by Raymond Rosenthal
Fragile Glory: A Portrait of France and the French by Richard Bernstein
Beyond the Tunnel of History by Jacques Darras, with Daniel Snowman
‘La France en Politique 1990’
La Vengeance des Nations by Alain Minc
Childhood in the Middle Ages by Shulamith Shahar
Small Worlds: The Village Community in Early Medieval Brittany by Wendy Davies
Life in a Medieval Village by Frances Gies, by Joseph Gies
The Roots of Solidarity: A Political Sociology of Poland’s Working-Class Democratization by Roman Laba
Breaking the Barrier: The Rise of Solidarity in Poland by Lawrence Goodwyn
Rok 1989: Bronislaw Geremek Opowiada, Jacek Zakowski Pyta (The Year 1989: Bronislaw Geremek Relates, Jacek Zakowski Asks)
Droga Do Wolnosci: 19851990, Decydujace Lata (The Path to Freedom: 19851990, the Decisive Years) by Lech Walesa
Wódz (The Chief) by Jaroslaw Kurski
Robert Bartlett is Wardlaw Professor of Mediaeval History at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. He is the author of The Making of Europe, The Hanged Man, and The Natural and the Supernatural in the Middle Ages. (June 2010)
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.
Janet Malcolm was born in Prague. She was educated at the High School of Music and Art, in New York, and at the University of Michigan. Along with In the Freud Archives, her books include Diana and Nikon: Essays on Photography, Psychoanalysis: The Impossible Profession, The Journalist and the Murderer, The Purloined Clinic: Selected Writings, The Silent Woman: Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes, The Crime of Sheila McGough, and Reading Chekhov: A Critical Journey. She wrote about the trial of Mazoltuv Borukhova, the mother of Michelle, in her book Iphigenia in Forest Hills, just out in paperback. Her collection Forty-One False Starts: Essays on Artists and Writers will be published in the spring of 2013.She lives in New York.
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.
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.
Philip Roth was born in Newark, New Jersey, which has served as the setting for many of his novels. He won the National Book Award for his first book, Goodbye, Columbus, and for Sabbath’s Theater, the Pulitzer Prize for American Pastoral, and three PEN/Faulkner awards, for Operation Shylock, The Human Stain, and Everyman.
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.
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.
Claire Tomalin is the author of many biographies, among them Jane Austen: A Life and Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self. Her new book, Charles Dickens: A Life, will be published in October. (September 2011)
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.