G.M. Trevelyan: A Life in History by David Cannadine
Return to Essentials: Some Reflections of the Present State of Historical Study by G.R. Elton
The City Shaped: Urban Patterns and Meanings Through History by Spiro Kostof
The City Assembled: The Elements of Urban Form Through History by Spiro Kostof
Cities Without Suburbs by David Rusk
II Duce’s Other Woman by Philip V. Cannistraro, by Brian R. Sullivan
Judge on Trial by Ivan Klíma, translated by A.G. Brain
Swordfish: A True Story of Ambition, Savagery, and Betrayal by David McClintick
Demons and the Devil: Moral Imagination in Modern Greek Culture by Charles Stewart
A River Sutra by Gita Mehta
A Vision of Change for America by President Bill Clinton
Budget of the United States Government Fiscal Year 1994
Life’s Dominion: An Argument about Abortion, Euthanasia, and Individual Freedom by Ronald Dworkin
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.
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.
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.
George F. Kennan (1904–2005) was an American diplomat, political scientist and historian. He is best known for his role in shaping US foreign policy during the Cold War and, in particular, for the doctrine of containment. Kennan was Professor Emeritus at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton and served as Ambassador to the USSR in 1952 and as Ambassador to Yugoslavia from 1961 to 1963. His books include At a Century’s Ending and An American Family.
Bernard Knox (1914–2010) was an English classicist. He was the first director of Harvard’s Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, DC. Among his many books are The Heroic Temper, The Oldest Dead White European Males, and Backing into the Future: The Classical Tradition and Its Renewal. He is the editor of The Norton Book of Classical Literature and wrote the introductions and notes for Robert Fagles’s translations of the Iliad and the Odyssey.
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)
Witold Rybczynski is the Meyerson Professor of Urbanism at the University of Pennsylvania, and is the architecture critic for Slate. His book on American building, Last Harvest, was published in 2007.