Rising Sun by Michael Crichton
Wise Children by Angela Carter
Love by Angela Carter
The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories by Angela Carter
Heroes and Villains by Angela Carter
The Infernal Desire Machines of Dr. Hoffman by Angela Carter
Come Unto These Yellow Sands by Angela Carter
The Old Wives’ Fairy Tale Book edited by Angela Carter
The Sadeian Woman and the Ideology of Pornography by Angela Carter
Head to Head: The Coming Economic Battle Among Japan, Europe, and America by Lester Thurow
State of the Union Address and ‘Highlights of the President’s Growth Agenda’ by George Bush
A Call to Economic Arms: Forging a New American Mandate by Paul E. Tsongas
A Plan for America’s Future by Bill Clinton
De Gaulle: Vol. I, The Rebel: 1890-1944 by Jean Lacouture, translated by Patrick O'Brian
De Gaulle: Vol. II, The Ruler: 1945-1970 by Jean Lacouture, translated by Alan Sheridan
Rethinking Social Policy: Race, Poverty, and the Underclass by Christopher Jencks
Racism and Justice: The Case for Affirmative Action by Gertrude Ezorsky
The Black Elite: Facing the Color Line in the Twilight of the Twentieth Century by Lois Benjamin
Race: How Blacks and Whites Think and Feel About the American Obsession by Studs Terkel
Kings: An Account of Books 1 and 2 of Homer’s ‘Iliad’ by Christopher Logue
Uncertainty: The Life and Science of Werner Heisenberg by David C. Cassidy
We the People: Vol. I, Foundations by Bruce Ackerman
To the End of Time: The Seduction and Conquest of a Media Empire by Richard M. Clurman
American Dream a film directed by Barbara Kopple. distributed by Prestige/Miramax
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.
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.
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.
Robert Hughes (1938–2012) was an art critic and television writer. In the award-winning documentary series, The Shock of The New, Hughes recounted the development of modern art since the Impressionists; in The Fatal Shore, he explored the history of his native Australia. Hughes’s memoir, Things I Didn’t Know, was published in 2006.
Jeri Laber, Senior Advisor to Human Rights Watch, was formerly executive director of its Helsinki division. She is the author, with Barnett R. Rubin, of A Nation is Dying’: Afghanistan Under the Soviets, 1979—1987. (January 1997)
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.
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.
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.
Robert O. Paxton, Mellon Professor of Social Sciences Emeritus at Columbia, is a lifelong birder. He is a former president of the Linnaean Society of New York and a regional editor of North American Birds magazine. He is the author of The Anatomy of Fascism, among other works.