The Tattered Cloak and Other Novels by Nina Berberova, translated by Marian Schwartz
Carl Sandburg: A Biography by Penelope Niven
Vachel Lindsay: A Poet in America by Edgar Lee Masters
Lincoln: The Man by Edgar Lee Masters
The West-Going Heart: A Life of Vachel Lindsay by Eleanor Ruggles
The Art of the Moving Picture by Nicholas Vachel Lindsay, Introduction by Stanley Kauffmann
Two Lives: Reading Turgenev and My House in Umbria by William Trevor
Martin & Malcolm & America: A Dream or a Nightmare by James H. Cone
The Unbreakable Thread: Non-Racialism in South Africa by Julie Frederikse
Sobukwe and Apartheid by Benjamin Pogrund
Slugging It Out in Japan: An American Major Leaguer in the Tokyo Outfield by Warren Cromartie, with Robert Whiting
The Polk Conspiracy: Murder and Cover-up in the Case of CBS News Correspondent George Polk by Kati Marton
A History of the Arab Peoples by Albert Hourani
Niels Bohr’s Times, In Physics, Philosophy, and Polity by Abraham Pais
Constitutionalism, Democracy, and Foreign Affairs by Louis Henkin
Constitutional Diplomacy by Michael J. Glennon
Willibald Sauerländer is a former Director of the Central Institute for Art History in Munich. His latest book is Manet malt Monet: Ein Sommer in Argenteuil. David Dollenmayer is Emeritus Professor of German at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. (June 2013)
Martin Malia is Professor of History Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author, most recently, of Russia Under Western Eyes, from the Bronze Horseman to the Lenin Mausoleum. (November 2001)
Theodore H. Draper (1912–2006) was an American historian. Educated at City College, he wrote influential studies of the American Communist Party, the Cuban Revolution and the Iran-Contra Affair. Draper was a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the 1990 recipient of the Herbert Feis Award from the American Historical Association.
George M. Fredrickson is Edgar E. Robinson Professor of US History Emeritus at Stanford. His recent books include Racism: A Short History and Not Just Black and White, a collection co-edited with Nancy Foner.
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.
Jamey Gambrell is a writer on Russian art and culture. Her translations include Marina Tsvetaeva’s Earthly Signs: Moscow Diaries, 1917–1922, a volume of Aleksandr Rodchenko’s writings, Experiments for the Future; and Tatyana Tolstaya’s novel, The Slynx. Her translation of Vladimir Sorokin’s Day of the Oprichnik will be published in 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.
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.
Elizabeth Hardwick (1916-2007) was born in Lexington, Kentucky, and educated at the University of Kentucky and Columbia University. A recipient of a Gold Medal from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, she is the author of three novels, a biography of Herman Melville, and four collections of essays. She was a co-founder and advisory editor of The New York Review of Books and contributed more than one hundred reviews, articles, reflections, and letters to the magazine. NYRB Classics publishes Sleepless Nights, a novel, and Seduction and Betrayal, a study of women in literature.
Norman Mailer (1923-2007) was born in Long Branch, New Jersey, and grew up in Brooklyn, New York. In 1955 he co-founded The Village Voice. He is the author of more than thirty books, including The Naked and the Dead; The Armies of the Night, for which he won a National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize; The Executioner’s Song, for which he won his second Pulitzer Prize; Harlot’s Ghost; Oswald’s Tale; The Gospel According to the Son; and The Castle in the Forest.
Ronald Steel is Professor of International Relations at the University of Southern California, a recent fellow at the American Academy in Berlin, and the author of biographies of Walter Lippmann and Robert Kennedy.
Roderick Macfarquhar is Leroy B. Williams Research Professor of History and Political Science at Harvard. His most recent book is the edited volume The Politics of China: Sixty Years of the People’s Republic of China. (April 2013)