Vladimir Nabokov: The American Years by Brian Boyd
Celia: A Slave by Melton A. McLaurin
Bloody Dawn: The Christiana Riot and Racial Violence in the Antebellum North by Thomas P. Slaughter
Orwell: The Authorized Biography by Michael Shelden
The Inner Circle a film by Andrei Konchalovsky
The Inner Circle: An Inside View of Soviet Life Under Stalin by Andrei Konchalovsky, by Alexander Lipkov, translated and edited by Jamey Gambrell
Le Géant, La Licorne et La Tulipe: Collections françaises au XVII siècle by Antoine Schnapper
Les Frères Goncourt: collectionneurs de dessins by Elizabeth Launay
J.P. Morgan: The Financier as Collector by Louis Auchincloss
Collectors and Curiosities: Paris and Venice, 15001800 by Krzysztof Pomian
Pricing the Priceless: Art, Artists, and Collectors by William D. Grampp
The Return of Cultural Treasures by Jeanette Greenfield
The Ethics of Collecting Cultural Property: Whose Culture? Whose Property? edited by Phyllis Mauch Messenger
Four Reigns by Kukrit Pramoj, translated by Tulachandra
Kukrit Pramoj: His Wit and Wisdom edited by Steve Van Beek
A Child of the Northeast by Kampoon Boontawee, translated by Susan Fulop Kepner
Letters from Thailand by Botan, translated by Susan Fulop Kepner
From Shield to Storm: High-Tech Weapons, Military Strategy, and Coalition Warfare in the Persian Gulf by James F. Dunnigan, by Austin Bay
In the Eye of the Storm: The Life of General H. Norman Schwarzkopf by Roger Cohen, by Claudio Gatti
Desert Victory: The War for Kuwait by Norman Friedman
The Outlaw State: Saddam Hussein’s Quest for Power and the Gulf Crisis by Elaine Sciolino
Needless Deaths in the Gulf War: Civilian Casualties During the Air Campaign and Violations of the Laws of War
On the Basra Road by Stephen Sackur
George Bush’s War by Jean Edward Smith
The Hotel Warriors: Covering the Gulf by John J. Fialka
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.
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.
Stuart Hampshire (1914–2004) was an English philosopher. He taught at University College London, Princeton, Stanford and Oxford, where he was named Warden of Wadham College. His books include Thought and Action, Spinoza and Justice Is Conflict.
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.
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.
V. S. Naipaul was born in Trinidad in 1932 and emigrated to England in 1950, when he won a scholarship to University College, Oxford. He is the author of many novels, including A House for Mr. Biswas, A Bend in the River, and In a Free State, which won the Booker Prize. He has also written several nonfiction works based on his travels, including India: A Million Mutinies Now and Beyond Belief: Islamic Excursions Among the Converted Peoples. He was knighted in 1990 and in 1993 was the first recipient of the David Cohen British Literature Prize.
Oliver Sacks is a physician and the author of ten books, including The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Awakenings, An Anthropologist on Mars, and Musicophilia. He lives in New York City, where he is a professor of neurology at the NYU School of Medicine. His latest book, Hallucinations, was published in November 2012.
Francis Haskell (1928-2000) was an English art historian. His works include Patrons and Painters: Art and Society in Baroque Italyand History and its Images: Art and the Interpretation of the Past. Haskell taught at Oxford.
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.