Immortality by Milan Kundera, translated by Peter Kussi
History of the American Cinema, Vol. 1: The Emergence of Cinema: The American Screen to 1907 by Charles Harpole general editor, by Charles Musser
History of the American Cinema, Vol. 2: The Transformation of Cinema: 19071915 by Charles Harpole general editor, by Eileen Bowser
History of the American Cinema, Vol. 3: An Evening’s Entertainment: The Age of the Silent Feature Picture, 19151928 by Charles Harpole general editor, by Richard Koszarski
Behind the Mask of Innocence: Sex, Violence, Prejudice, CrimeFilms of Social Conscience in the Silent Era by Kevin Brownlow
Early Cinema: Space, Frame, Narrative edited by Thomas Elsaesser, edited by Adam Barker
Life to Those Shadows by Noël Burch, translated and edited by Ben Brewster
The Missing Reel: The Untold Story of the Lost Inventor of Moving Pictures by Christopher Rawlence
Babel and Babylon: Spectatorship in American Silent Film by Miriam Hansen
Our Age: Portrait of a Generation by Noel Annan
China Misperceived: American Illusions and Chinese Reality by Steven W. Mosher
Ford Madox Ford by Alan Judd
Violet by Barbara Belford
An Immodest Violet: The Life of Violet Hunt by Joan Hardwick
The Coming War with Japan by George Friedman, by Meredith LeBard
Japan Versus the West: Image and Reality by Endymion Wilkinson
The Rise of Modern Japan by W.G. Beasley
Japan’s Administrative Elite by B.C. Koh
Japan’s Expanding Role and Influence in the Asia-Pacific Region: Implications for US Interests and Policy by Richard P. Cronin
Deepening Economic Linkages in the Pacific Basin Region: Trade, Foreign Direct Investment, and Technology by Masaharu Hanazaki
White Paper on International Trade, 1990 by the Ministry of International Trade and Industry, Tokyo
Arming Our Allies: Cooperation and Competition in Defense Technology by the US Office of Technology Assessment
Thoughts on US-Japan Security and Economic Linkages in East Asia by Michael W. Chinworth
Kokusanka: FSX and Japan’s Search for Autonomous Defense Production by Michael J. Green
Selected Poems by Derek Mahon
Madoc: A Mystery by Paul Muldoon
The Isenheim Altarpiece: God’s Medicine and the Painter’s Vision by Andrée Hayum
The Devil at Isenheim: Reflections of Popular Belief in Grünewald’s Altarpiece I/University of California Press by Ruth Mellinkoff
Through a Window: My Thirty Years with the Chimpanzees of Gombe by Jane Goodall
Almost Human: A Journey into the World of Baboons by Shirley C. Strum, foreword by George B. Schaller
How Monkeys See the World: Inside the Mind of Another Species by Dorothy L. Cheney, by Robert M. Seyfarth
Language and Species by Derek Bickerton
Uniquely Human: The Evolution of Speech, Thought, and Selfless Behavior by Philip Lieberman
Ian Buruma is the Henry R. Luce Professor at Bard. His books include Murderer in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo Van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance, Taming the Gods: Religion and Democracy on Three Continents, and the novel The China Lover. His book Year Zero: A History of 1945 will be published in September 2013.
Adam Michnik is Editor in Chief of the Warsaw daily newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza. His piece in this issue will appear in Andrei Sakharov and Human Rights, a collection of Sakharov’s writings that is being published by the Council of Europe this month. (January 2011)
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.
Geoffrey O’Brien is Editor in Chief of the Library of America. His recent works include Early Autumn and The Fall of the House of Walworth. His new book Stolen Glimpses, Captive Shadows: Writing on Film 2002–2012 will be published in 2013.
Willibald Sauerländer is a former director of the Central Institute for Art History in Munich. His latest book, Manet malt Monet: Ein Sommer in Argenteuil (Manet Paints Monet: A Summer in Argenteuil), has just been published. David Dollenmayer is Emeritus Professor of German at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He is currently working on a translation of Martin Walser’s novel A Gushing Fountain. (February 2013)
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.
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.