No Other Life by Brian Moore
No Other Life by Brian Moore
Genet: A Biography by Edmund White
The Selected Writings of Jean Genet edited and with an introduction by Edmund White
Nature’s Metropolis: Chicago and the Great West by William Cronon
Perfect Cities: Chicago’s Utopias of 1893 by James Gilbert
Constructing Chicago by Daniel Bluestone
Louis H. Sullivan: A System of Architectural Ornament Inc., 986 Woodland Avenue, Plainfield, NJ 07006, 908-757-4700; (fax) 908-756-4133. Discount available for booksellers.) foreword by John Zukowsky, by Susan Glover Godlewski, essay by Lauren S Weingarden
Classic Russian Cooking: Elena Molokhovets’ ‘A Gift to Young Housewives’ translated and introduced by Joyce Toomre
James Joyce: The Years of Growth 18821915 by Peter Costello
James Joyce: A Literary Life by Morris Beja
James Joyce’s Chamber Music: The Lost Song Settings edited and with an introduction by Myra Teicher Russel
James Joyce’s Chamber Music: Musical Settings by G. Molyneux Palmer sung by Robert White, accompanied by Samuel Sanders
Picking Up Airs: Hearing the Music in Joyce’s Text edited by Ruth H. Bauerle
Dubliners by James Joyce, edited by Hans Walter Gabler, by Walter Hettche
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce, edited by Hans Walter Gabler, by Walter Hettche
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce, edited by R. B. Kershner
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce, edited by Seamus Deane
Ulysses by James Joyce, edited by Jeri Johnson
Reflections on James Joyce: Stuart Gilbert’s Paris Journal edited by Thomas F. Staley, by Randolph Lewis
Only Words by Catherine A. MacKinnon
Clement Greenberg: The Collected Essays and Criticism, Vol. 1: Perceptions and Judgments, 1939-1944 (1986) edited by John O'Brian
Clement Greenberg: The Collected Essays and Criticism, Vol. 2: Arrogant Purpose, 19451949 (1986) edited by John O'Brian
Clement Greenberg: The Collected Essays and Criticism, Vol. 3: Affirmations and Refusals, 19501956 edited by John O'Brian
Clement Greenberg: The Collected Essays and Criticism, Vol. 4: Modernism with a Vengeance, 19591969 edited by John O'Brian
History and Its Images: Art and the Interpretation of the Past by Francis Haskell
William Empson: Essays on Renaissance Literature: Volume One, Donne and the New Philosophy edited by John Haffenden
William Empson: Argufying, Essays on Literature and Culture edited by John Haffenden
Dreams of a Final Theory by Steven Weinberg
The Making of Europe: Conquest, Colonization and Cultural Change, 9501350 by Robert Bartlett
The California Water Atlas edited by William L. Kahrl
Battling the Inland Sea: American Political Culture, Public Policy, and the Sacramento Valley, 18501986 by Robert Kelley
Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands by Charles Nordhoff
A Companion to California by James D. Hart
The Great Central Valley: California’s Heartland by Stephen Johnson, by Robert Dawson, text by Gerald Haslam
Papers in Honor of Josiah Royce on His Sixtieth Birthday
California, From the Conquest in 1846 to the Second Vigilance Committee in San Francisco: A Study in American Character by Josiah Royce
Josiah Royce: From Grass Valley to Harvard (1992) by Robert V. Hine
Americans and the California Dream, 18501915 by Kevin Starr
California: The Great Exception by Carey McWilliams
The Octopus by Frank Norris
The Ranch Papers: A California Memoir by Jane Hollister Wheelwright
Politics of Land: Ralph Nader’s Study Group Report on Land Use in California
Up & Down California, 18601864: The Journal of William H. Brewer edited by Francis P. Farquhar
The Bohemian Grove and Other Retreats: A Study in Ruling-Class Cohesiveness by G. William Domhoff
The Greatest Men’s Party on Earth: Inside the Bohemian Grove by John van der Zee
Impact of Defense Cuts on California prepared by the Commission on State Finance
Isaiah Berlin (1909–1997) was a political philosopher and historian of ideas. Born in Riga, he moved in 1917 with his family to Petrograd, where he witnessed the Russian Revolution. In 1921 he emigrated to England. He was educated at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, and became a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, where he was later appointed Professor of Social and Political Theory. He served as the first president of Wolfson College, Oxford, and as president of the British Academy.
Robert Hughes (1938–2012) was an art critic and television writer. In the award-winning documentary series, The Shock of The New, Hughes recounted the development of modern art since the Impressionists; in The Fatal Shore, he explored the history of his native Australia. Hughes’s memoir, Things I Didn’t Know, was published in 2006.
Denis Donoghue is University Professor at New York University, where he holds the Henry James Chair of English and American Letters. His works include The Practice of Reading, Words Alone: The Poet T.S. Eliot, and The American Classics.
Zbigniew Herbert’s Collected Poems 1956–1998 was published in English in 2007. The poem in this issue was prepared for a Polish edition of Herbert’s uncollected poems edited by Ryszard Krynicki. (June 2013)
Joseph Brodsky (1940–1996) was a Russian poet and essayist. Born in Leningrad, Brodsky moved to the United States when he was exiled from Russia in 1972. His poetry collections include A Part of Speech andTo Urania; his essay collections include Less Than One, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award, and Watermark. In 1987, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. He served as US Poet Laureate from 1991 to 1992.
Tony Judt (1948–2010) was the founder and director of the Remarque Institute at NYU and the author of Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945, Ill Fares the Land, and The Burden of Responsibility: Blum, Camus, Aron, and the French Twentieth Century, among other books.
Murray Kempton (1917-1997) was a columnist for Newsday, as well as a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books. His books include Rebellions, Perversities, and Main Events and The Briar Patch, as well as Part of Our Time. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1985.
Susan Sontag (1933–2004) was a novelist, playwright, filmmaker, and one of the most influential critics of her generation. Her books include Against Interpretation, On Photography, Illness as Metaphor, and The Volcano Lover.
Ernst Gombrich (1909–2001) was an Austrian art historian. Born in Vienna, Gombrich studied at the Theresianum and then at the University of Vienna under Julius von Schlosser. After graduating, he worked as a Research Assistant and collaborator with the museum curator and Freudian analyst Ernst Kris. He joined the Warburg Institute in London as a Research Assistant in 1936 and was named Director in 1959. His major works include The Story of Art, Art and Illusion: A Study in the Psychology of Pictorial Representation, Aby Warburg: An Intellectual Biography, The Sense of Order: A Study in the Psychology of Decorative Art.
Stanisław Barańczak is a poet, translator, and literary critic. He won the 2007 Nike Award for the best work of Polish literature published in the previous year and the 2009 Silesius Poetry Award for lifetime achievement. He is a professor of Polish language and literature at Harvard University.
Clare Cavanagh teaches Slavic and Comparative Literatures at Northwestern. Her most recent book, Lyric Poetry and Modern Politics: Russia, Poland, and the West, received the National Book Critics Circle Award in criticism. (March 2012)
Garry Wills is Professor of History Emeritus at Northwestern. His study of Abraham Lincoln, Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1993. His latest book, Why Priests? A Failed Tradition, was published in February 2013.
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.”
Tatyana Tolstaya was born in Leningrad in 1951 to an aristocratic family that includes the writers Leo and Alexei Tolstoy. After completing a degree in classics at Leningrad State University, Tolstaya worked for several years at a Moscow publishing house. In the mid-1980s, she began publishing short stories in literary magazines and her first story collection established her as one of the foremost writers of the Gorbachev era. She spent much of the late Eighties and Nineties living in the United States and teaching at several universities. Known for her acerbic essays on contemporary Russian life, Tolstaya has also been the co-host of the Russian cultural interview television program School for Scandal. Both her novel, The Slynx and her collection of stories, White Walls, are published by NYRB Classics.
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.