Dickens by Peter Ackroyd
The Invisible Woman: The Story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens by Claire Tomalin
Mark Twain’s Aquarium: The Samuel Clemens ‘Angelfish’ Correspondence, 1905–1910 edited by John Cooley
Victorian Subjects by J. Hillis Miller
Dickens and the 1830s by Kathryn Chittick
Frederick Douglass by William S. McFeely
Patrimony: A True Story by Philip Roth
Soulstealers: The Chinese Sorcery Scare of 1768 by Philip A. Kuhn
You’ll Never Eat Lunch in This Town Again by Julia Phillips
How Green Was My Valley: The Screenplay for the Darryl F. Zanuck Film Production Directed by John Ford by Philip Dunne
Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos: The Scientific Quest for the Secret of the Universe by Dennis Overbye
The Big Bang Never Happened: A Startling Refutation of the Dominant Theory of the Origin of the Universe by Eric J. Lerner
Origins: The Lives and Worlds of Modern Cosmologists by Alan Lightman, by Roberta Brawer
The Place of Narrative: Mural Decoration in Italian Churches, 431–1600 by Marilyn Aronberg Lavin
Alexander to Actium: The Historical Evolution of the Hellenistic Age by Peter Green
The Hellenistic Aesthetic by Barbara Hughes Fowler
Hellenistic Poetry: An Anthology selected and translated by Barbara Hughes Fowler
Hellenism in Late Antiquity by G.W. Bowersock
Greek Sculpture by Andrew Stewart
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.
David Brion Davis is Sterling Professor of History Emeritus at Yale and Director Emeritus of Yale’s Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition. He is the author of Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World.
Jamey Gambrell is a writer on Russian art and culture. She has translated Vladimir Sorokin’s three-volume Ice Trilogy and his novel Day of the Oprichnik into English. Among her other translations are works by Marina Tsvetaeva and Tatyana Tolstaya.
Daniel J. Kevles is Stanley Woodward Professor of History at Yale. His recent works include The Baltimore Case and he is currently completing a history of intellectual property in plants, animals, and people.
Edward Mortimer was until 2006 the Director of Communications in the Executive Office of the United Nations Secretary-General. He is a fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, and Senior Vice President and Chief Program Officer at the Salzburg Global Seminar. (April 2008)