Our Game by John le Carré
Our Game by John le Carré
On the Origins of War and the Preservation of Peace by Donald Kagan
The First World War: A Complete History by Martin Gilbert
Victory Must Be Ours: Germany in the Great War, 1914–1918 by Laurence V. Moyer, Introduction by John Keegan
Ovid: The Poems of Exile translated with introduction, notes, and glossary by Peter Green
After Ovid: New Metamorphoses edited by Michael Hofmann, edited by James Lasdun
Waiting for the Dark, Waiting for the Light by Ivan Klíma, translated by Paul Wilson
The Loves of Faustyna by Nina FitzPatrick
Policing Shanghai, 1927–1937 by Frederic Wakeman Jr.
Science in the Bedroom: A History of Sex Research by Vern L. Bullough
The Social Organization of Sexuality: Sexual Practices in the United States by Edward O. Laumann and John H. Gagnon and Robert T. Michael and Stuart Michaels
Sex in America: A Definitive Survey by Robert T. Michael and John H. Gagnon and Edward O. Laumann and Gina Kolata
Laughing in the Dark: From Colored Girl to Woman of Color
A Journey from Prison to Power by Patrice Gaines
Volunteer Slavery: My Authentic Negro Experience by Jill Nelson
Crusade for Justice: The Autobiography of Ida B. Wells
Along This Way: The Autobiography of James Weldon Johnson Introduction by Sondra K. Wilson
In My Place by Charlayne Hunter-Gault
Warriors Don’t Cry by Melba Beals
A Man’s Life: An Autobiography by Roger Wilkins
Children of the Dream: The Psychology of Black Success by Audrey Edwards and Craig K. Polite
The Rage of a Privileged Class: Why Do Prosperous Blacks Still Have the Blues? by Ellis Cose
Out of the Madness: From the Projects to a Life of Hope by Jerrold Ladd
Bourgeois Blues An American Memoir by Jake Lamar
Terrible Honesty: Mongrel Manhattan in the 1920s by Ann Douglas
Breaking the Surface by Greg Louganis and Eric Marcus
Robert M. Adams (1915-1996) was a founding editor of the Norton Anthology of English Literature. He taught at the University of Wisconsin, Rutgers, Cornell and U.C.L.A. His scholarly interested ranged from Milton to Joyce, and his translations of many classic works of French literature continue to be read to this day.
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.
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)
Richard C. Lewontin is Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology and Professor of Biology at Harvard University. He is the author of The Genetic Basis of Evolutionary Change and Biology as Ideology, and the co-author of The Dialectical Biologist (with Richard Levins) and Not in Our Genes (with Steven Rose and Leon Kamin).
Jonathan Miller has directed operas and plays throughout the world, most recently Pelléas and Mélisande at the Metropolitan Opera. His many books include The Body in Question, States of Mind, On Reflection, and Nowhere in Particular. The article that appears in this issue is based on a talk given at the New York Public Library. (May 2000)
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 book is Blackballed: The Black Vote and US Democracy.
Jonathan Raban’s books include Surveillance, My Holy War, Arabia, Old Glory, Hunting Mister Heartbreak, Bad Land, Passage to Juneau, and Waxwings. His most recent book is Driving Home: An American Journey, published in 2011. He is the recipient of the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Heinemann Award of the Royal Society of Literature, the PEN/West Creative Nonfiction Award, the Pacific Northwest Booksellers’ Award, and the Governor’s Award of the State of Washington. He is a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books, The Guardian, and The Independent. He lives in Seattle.