Rising Sun by Michael Crichton
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
Ian Buruma is currently Paul R. Williams Professor of Human Rights and Journalism at Bard College. His previous books include Year Zero: A History of 1945, Murder in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo Van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance, Taming the Gods: Religion and Democracy on Three Continents, and Occidentalism: The West in the Eyes of its Enemies. He writes frequently for The New York Review of Books, The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, and the Financial Times. In Spring 2015, NYRB will reissue his book The Wages of Guilt: Memories of War in Japan and Germany.
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.
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.
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.
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)
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.