The Pill, Pygmy Chimps, and Degas’ Horse: The Autobiography of Carl Djerassi by Carl Djerassi
The ‘Abortion Pill’ by Etienne-Emile Baulieu, with Mort Rosenblum
‘The Good Old Days’: The Holocaust as Seen by Its Perpetrators and Bystanders edited by Ernst Klee, by Willi Dressen, by Volker Riess, translated by Deborah Burnstone, foreword by Hugh Trevor-Roper
Death Dealer: The Memoirs of the SS Kommandant at Auschwitz by Rudolf Höss, edited by Steven Paskuly, translated by Andrew Pollinger
In the Shadow of Death: Living Outside the Gates of Mauthausen by Gordon J. Horwitz
Stella: One Woman’s True Tale of Evil, Betrayal, and Survival in Hitler’s Germany by Peter Wyden
Outcast: A Jewish Girl in Wartime Berlin by Inge Deutschkron, translated by Jean Steinberg
In the Lion’s Den: The Life of Oswald Rufeisen by Nechama Tec
Main Street and Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis, edited by John Hersey
The Chairman: John J. McCloy, The Making of the American Establishment by Kai Bird
America’s Germany: John J. McCloy and the Federal Republic of Germany by Thomas Alan Schwartz
Alma Mahler or the Art of Being Loved by Françoise Giroux
The Bride of the Wind: The Life and Times of Alma Mahler-Werfel by Susanne Keegan
Oskar Kokoschka Letters 1905-1976 selected by Olda Kokoschka, by Alfred Marnau
Gustav Klimt and Emilie Flöge: An Artist and His Muse by Wolfgang G. Fischer
The Fin-de-Siècle Culture of Adolescence by John Neubauer
The Family of Pascual Duarte by Camilo José Cela, translated by Anthony Kerrigan
Journey to the Alcarria: Travels Through the Spanish Countryside by Camilo José Cela, translated by Frances M. López-Morillas
The Hive by Camilo José Cela, translated by J.M. Cohen
San Camilo, 1936 by Camilo José Cela, translated by John H.R. Polt
Mrs. Caldwell Speaks to Her Son by Camilo José Cela, translated by J.S. Bernstein
Cinema, Censorship, and the State: The Writings of Nagisa Oshima, 19561978 by Nagisa Oshima, edited and with an introduction by Annette Michelson, translated by Dawn Lawson
Justice, Gender, and the Family by Susan Moller Okin
Billie Dyer and Other Stories by William Maxwell
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.
Martha Nussbaum is Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago, with appointments in the Philosophy Department, the Law School, and the Divinity School. Her most recent book is Women and Human Development: The Capabilities Approach. (January 2001)
Alfred Kazin (1915–1998) was a writer and teacher. Among his books are On Native Grounds, a study of American literature from Howells to Faulkner, and the memoirs A Walker in the Cityand New York Jew. In 1996, he received the first Lifetime Award in Literary Criticism from the Truman Capote Literary Trust.
James Chace is the Paul W. Williams Professor of Government and Public Law at Bard College. He is the author of Acheson and, most recently, 1912: The Election That Changed the Country. He is now working on a biography of Lafayette. (October 2004)
M. F. Perutz (1914–2002) was an Austrian molecular biologist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1962. He is the author of Is Science Necessary?, Protein Structure, and I Wish I’d Made You Angry Earlier.
Gore Vidal (1925–2012) was an American novelist, essayist, and playwright. His many works include the memoirs Point to Point Navigation and Palimpsest, the novels The City and the Pillar, Myra Breckinridge, and Lincoln, and the collection United States: Essays 1952–1992.