JFK: Reckless Youth by Nigel Hamilton
The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys: An American Saga by Doris Kearns Goodwin
A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.
A Question of Character: The Life of John F. Kennedy by Thomas C. Reeves
The Founding Father by Richard Whelan
The Kennedy Imprisonment: A Meditation on Power by Garry Wills
Of Kennedys and Kings by Harris Wofford
Frontiers: The Epic of South Africa’s Creation and the Tragedy of the Xhosa People by Noël Mostert
Picasso and Things: The Still Lifes of Picasso Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Grand Palais, Paris by Jean Sutherland Boggs, with essays by Marie-Laure Bernadac, by Brigitte Léal. Catalog of the exhibition at the Cleveland Museum of Art, the
Picasso: Collected Writings edited and with an introduction by Marie-Laure Bernadac, by Christine Piot, preface by Michel Leiris
The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje
The Complete Poems by C. Day Lewis, with an introduction by Jill Balcon
The Heidegger Controversy: A Critical Reader edited by Richard Wolin
Martin Heidegger: Politik und Geschichte im Leben und Denken (Martin Heidegger: Politics and History in His Life and Thought) by Ernst Nolte
Before and After by Rosellen Brown
Black Dogs by Ian McEwan
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.
John Golding (1929–2012) was a British painter and art historian. He taught at the Courtauld Institute and the Royal College of Art. Among his many books was Cubism: A History and an Analysis, which refuted the notion that Cubism represented a break with the realist tradition. Golding also curated exhibitions on both sides of the Atlantic, including Picasso: Painter/Sculpter and Matisse Picasso.
Elizabeth Hardwick (1916-2007) was born in Lexington, Kentucky, and educated at the University of Kentucky and Columbia University. A recipient of a Gold Medal from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, she is the author of three novels, a biography of Herman Melville, and four collections of essays. She was a co-founder and advisory editor of The New York Review of Books and contributed more than one hundred reviews, articles, reflections, and letters to the magazine. NYRB Classics publishes Sleepless Nights, a novel, and Seduction and Betrayal, a study of women in literature.
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)
John Maynard Smith, Professor of Biology at the University of Sussex, is the author of On Evolution, The Evolution of Sex, Evolution and the Theory of Games, and, with Eörs Szathmáry, The Major Transitions in Evolution. (December 2000)
Stephen Jay Gould (1941–2002) was an American geologist, biologist and historian of science. He taught at Harvard, where he was named Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology, and at NYU. His last book was Punctuated Equilibrium.
Edward R. F. Sheehan is a former US diplomat in the Middle East, a novelist (Cardinal Galsworthy), and the author of The Arabs, the Israelis, and Kissinger. He is a former Fellow of Harvard’s Weatherhead Center for International Affairs. (April 2004)