A Night at the Opera

Fast and Loose’ and ‘The Buccaneers’ by Edith Wharton, edited and with an introduction by Viola Hopkins Winner

The Buccaneers by Edith Wharton, completed by Marion Mainwaring

The Age of Innocence directed by Martin Scorsese, screenplay by Jay Cocks and Martin Scorsese

The Age of Innocence: A Portrait of the Film Based on the Novel by Edith Wharton by Martin Scorsese and Jay Cocks

The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton, Introduction by R.W.B. Lewis

Terror in Mississippi

Tumult and Silence at Second Creek: An Inquiry into a Civil War Conspiracy by Winthrop D. Jordan

Witness for Freedom: African American Voices on Race, Slavery, and Emancipation edited by C. Peter Ripley, edited by Roy E. Finkenbine, edited by Michael F. Hembree, edited by Donald Yacovone

Free at Last: A Documentary History of Slavery, Freedom, and the Civil War edited by Ira Berlin, edited by Barbara J. Fields, edited by Steven F. Miller, edited by Joseph P. Reidy, edited by Leslie S. Rowland

The View from the Keyhole

Uncertain Unions: Marriage in England 1660–1753 by Lawrence Stone

Broken Lives: Separation and Divorce in England 1660–1857 by Lawrence Stone

Haiti on the Verge

Tout Homme Est Un Homme: Tout Moun Se Moun by Jean-Bertrand Aristide, with Christophe Wargny

Aristide: An Autobiography by Jean-Bertrand Aristide, with Christophe Wargny, translated by Linda M. Maloney

In the Parish of the Poor: Writings from Haiti by Jean-Bertrand Aristide, translated and edited by Amy Wilentz

Théologie et politique by Jean-Bertrand Aristide, preface by Leonardo Boff

Baseball: Joys and Lamentations

My Life As A Fan by Wilfrid Sheed

Fridays With Red: A Radio Friendship by Bob Edwards

The Era, 1947–1957: When the Yankees, the Giants, and the Dodgers Ruled the World by Roger Kahn

The Gospel According to Casey: Casey Stengel’s Inimitable, Instructional, Historical Baseball Book by Ira Berkow and Jim Kaplan

O Holy Cow! The Selected Verse of Phil Rizzuto edited by Tom Peyer, edited by Hart Seely

Prophets With Honor

Judaism, Human Values, and the Jewish State by Yeshayahu Leibowitz, edited by Eliezer Goldman, translated by Eliezer Goldman and Yoram Navon and Zvi Jacobson and Gershon Levi and Raphael Levy

The Letters of Martin-Buber: A Life of Dialogue edited by Nahum N. Glatzer and Paul Mendes-Flohr, translated by Richard Winston and Clara Winston and Harry Zohn

Encounter on the Narrow Ridge: A Life of Martin Buber by Maurice Friedman

On Intersubjectivity and Cultural Creativity by Martin Buber, edited by S.N. Eisenstadt

Scripture and Translation by Martin Buber and Franz Rosenzweig, translated by Lawrence Rosenwald and Everett Fox


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.

Avishai Margalit is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is the winner of the 2012 Ernst Bloch Prize in philosophy.

Czeslaw Milosz (1911–2004) was born in Szetejnie, Lithuania. Over the course of his long and prolific career he published works in many genres, including criticism (The Captive Mind), fiction (The Issa Valley), memoir (Native Realm), and poetry (New and Collected Poems, 1931-2001). He was a member of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1980.

Darryl Pinckney, a longtime contributor to The New York Review of Books, is the author of a novel, High Cotton, and, in the Alain Locke Lecture Series, Out There: Mavericks of Black Literature. His new novel, Black Deutschland, will be published in February 2016.

Oliver Sacks (1933–2015) was a physician and the author of over ten books, the most recent of which is On the Move: A Life.

Keith Thomas is a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. He is the author The Ends of Life: Roads to Fulfillment in Early Modern England.

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.