Lishi de yibufen (A Part of History) by Zheng Yi
Hongse Jinianbei (Red Memorial) by Zheng Yi
Marlene Dietrich by Maria Riva
Anthony Trollope by Victoria Glendinning
The Passion of Michel Foucault by James Miller
Michel Foucault by Didier Eribon, translated by Betsy Wing
To the Friend Who Did Not Save My Life by Hervé Guibert, translated by Linda Coverdale
The Shah and I: The Confidential Diary of Iran’s Royal Court, 1969-1977 by Asadollah Alam, introduced and edited by Alinaghi Alikhani, translated by Alinaghi Alikhani, by Nicholas Vincent
The Collected Stories by John McGahern
Ulverton by Adam Thorpe
Screening History by Gore Vidal
Live From Golgotha by Gore Vidal
Round Up the Usual Suspects: The Making of CasablancaBogart, Bergman, and World War II by Aljean Harmetz
M.I.A. or Mythmaking In America by H. Bruce Franklin
Parallel Visions: Modern Artists and Outsider Art by Maurice Tuchman, by Carol S. Eliel
Madness and Art: The Life and Works of Adolf Wölfli by Walter Morgenthaler, translated by Aaron H. Esman
One Train May Hide Another (poem)
Churchill: Strategy and History by Tuvia Ben-Moshe
Bound in Duty: The Memoirs of a German Officer, 1932-45 by Alexander Stahlberg, translated by Patricia Campbell
Bright Air, Brilliant Fire: On the Matter of the Mind by Gerald M. Edelman
Noel Annan (1916–2000) was a British military intelligence officer and scholar of European history. His works include Leslie Stephen and Our Age, Changing Enemies: The Defeat and Regeneration of Germany, and The Curious Strength of Positivism in English Political Thought.
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.
Ronald Dworkin (1931–2013) was Professor of Philosophy and Frank Henry Sommer Professor of Law at NYU. His books include Is Democracy Possible Here?, Justice in Robes, Freedom’s Law, and Justice for Hedgehogs. He was the 2007 winner of the Ludvig Holberg International Memorial Prize for “his pioneering scholarly work” of “worldwide impact” and he was recently awarded the Balzan Prize for his “fundamental contributions to Jurisprudence.”
Liu Binyan, one of China’s leading writers, is currently a Director of the Princeton China Initiative in Princeton, New Jersey. His most recent book in English is A Higher Kind of Loyalty: A Memoir. (October 1998)
Perry Link is retired from Princeton and now teaches at the University of California at Riverside. He translated China’s Charter 08 manifesto, published in these pages, and recently co-edited No Enemies, No Hatred, a collection of essays and poems by Liu Xiaobo. His latest book, An Anatomy of Chinese: Rhythm, Metaphor, Politics, will be published in January 2013.
John Gross (1935–2011) was an English editor and critic. From 1974 to 1981, he was editor of The Times Literary Supplement; he also served as senior book editor and critic at The New York Times. His memoir, A Double Thread, was published in 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.
Kenneth Koch (1925–2002) was Professor of English at Columbia. During his lifetime, Koch published at least thirty volumes of poetry and plays. He was also the author of a novel, The Red Robins; two books on teaching poetry writing to children, Wishes, Lies, and Dreams and Rose, Where Did You Get That Red?; and I Never Told Anybody: Teaching Poetry Writing in a Nursing Home.
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.