Rebellions, Perversities, and Main Events by Murray Kempton
George Eliot’s ‘Middlemarch’ directed by Anthony Page. produced by BBC Television
Diplomacy by Henry Kissinger
Witness Against the Beast: William Blake and the Moral Law by E.P. Thompson
Blueprint for a New Japan by Ichiro Ozawa, translated by Louisa Rubinfein
Brazil by John Updike
The Age of Federalism by Stanley Elkins, by Eric McKitrick
Cooperating for Peace: The Global Agenda for the 1990s and Beyond by Gareth Evans
Seeking Peace from Chaos: Humanitarian Intervention in Somalia Publishers by Samuel M. Makinda
The UN in Cambodia: Lessons for Complex Peacekeeping International Peacekeeping by Michael W. Doyle, by Nishkala Suntharalingam
Aftermath of the Gulf War: An Assessment of UN Action Publishers by Ian Johnstone
The Mind and Its Depths by Richard Wollheim
Freud and His Critics by Paul Robinson
Over the Edge: The Growth of Homelessness in the 1980s by Martha R. Burt
A Place to Call Home: The Low Income Housing Crisis Continues Information Service by Edward Lazere, by Paul Leonard, by Cushing Dolbeare, by Barry Zigas
Tell Them Who I Am: The Lives of Homeless Women by Elliot Liebow
The Way Home: A New Direction in Social Policy by the New York City Commission on the Homeless (Andrew Cuomo, chair)
Down and Out in America: The Origins of Homelessness by Peter H. Rossi
New Homeless and Old: Community and the Skid Row Hotel by Charles Hoch, by Robert Slayton
Pirandello’s Love Letters to Marta Abba edited and translated by Benito Ortolani
Raymond Bonner has been a foreign correspondent and investigative reporter for The New York Times, and has written extensively about the Bush administration’s treatment of terrorist suspects. (April 2008)
Ian Buruma is the Henry R. Luce Professor at Bard. His books include Murderer in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo Van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance, Taming the Gods: Religion and Democracy on Three Continents, and the novel The China Lover. His book Year Zero: A History of 1945 will be published in September 2013.
David Brion Davis is Sterling Professor of History Emeritus at Yale and Director Emeritus of Yale’s Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition. He is the author of Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World.
Richard Holmes is the author of Shelley: The Pursuit (published by NYRB Classics), which won the Somerset Maugham Award in 1974; Coleridge: Early Visions, winner of the 1989 Whitbread Book of the Year award; Dr Johnson & Mr Savage, which won the 1993 James Tait Black Prize; and Coleridge: Darker Reflections, which won the 1990 Duff Cooper Prize and Heinemann Award. His other works include Footsteps (1985) and Sidetracks (2000). He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and was awarded the Order of the British Empire in 1992. He is also a professor of biographical studies at the University of East Anglia. He lives in London and Norwich with the novelist Rose Tremain.
Sidney Morgenbesser (1921–2004) was a philosopher. Educated at CUNY, The Jewish Theological Seminary and The University of Pennsylvania, Morgenbesser taught at Columbia, where he was named John Dewey Professor of Philosophy.
V. S. Naipaul was born in Trinidad in 1932 and emigrated to England in 1950, when he won a scholarship to University College, Oxford. He is the author of many novels, including A House for Mr. Biswas, A Bend in the River, and In a Free State, which won the Booker Prize. He has also written several nonfiction works based on his travels, including India: A Million Mutinies Now and Beyond Belief: Islamic Excursions Among the Converted Peoples. He was knighted in 1990 and in 1993 was the first recipient of the David Cohen British Literature Prize.
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.
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.
Brian Urquhart is a former Undersecretary-General of the United Nations. His books include Hammarskjöld, A Life in Peace and War, and Ralph Bunche: An American Life. His article in this issue draws on his essay in Tyringham Topics. (February 2013)