Edmund Wilson: A Biography by Jeffrey Meyers
From the Uncollected Edmund Wilson selected and introduced by Janet Groth, by David Castronovo
Lenin: A New Biography by Dmitri Volkogonov, translated and edited by Harold Shukman
The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson 18541890 edited by Bradford A. Booth, edited by Ernest Mehew
Robert Louis Stevenson: A Biography by Frank McLynn
Fanny Stevenson: A Romance of Destiny by Alexandra Lapierre, translated by Carol Cosman
Two Poems by Joseph Brodsky (poem)
Tom Paine: A Political Life by John Keane
Thomas Paine: Apostle of Freedom by Jack Fruchtman Jr.
Thomas Paine: Collected Writings edited by Eric Foner
This Side of Peace: A Personal Account by Hanan Ashrawi
Arcadia a play by Tom Stoppard, directed by Trevor Nunn
Arcadia by Tom Stoppard
Stories of Scottsboro by James Goodman
Hammer and Hoe: Alabama Communists During the Great Depression by Robin D.G. Kelley
Southern Labor and Black Civil Rights: Organizing Memphis Workers by Michael K. Honey
Speak Now Against the Day: The Generation Before the Civil Rights Movement in the South by John Egerton
The Art of Music and Other Essays (A Travers Chants) by Hector Berlioz, translated and edited by Elizabeth Csicsery-Rónay
How Late it Was, How Late by James Kelman
The Dead School by Patrick McCabe
Walking the Dog and Other Stories by Bernard MacLaverty
Artful Crafts: Ancient Greek Silverware and Pottery by Michael Vickers and David Gill
The Forbidden Best-Sellers of Pre-Revolutionary France by Robert Darnton
The Corpus of Clandestine Literature in France, 1769-1789 by Robert Darnton
Subversive Words: Public Opinion in Eighteenth-Century France by Arlette Farge, translated by Rosemary Morris
The History of Architecture in India: From the Dawn of Civilization to the End of the Raj by Christopher Tadgell
The Royal Palaces of India by George Michell, photographs by Antonio Martinelli
The Life of Graham Greene, Volume II, 1939-1955 by Norman Sherry
Graham Greene: The Man Within by Michael Shelden
Graham Greene: Three Lives by Anthony Mockler
Graham Greene: Friend and Brother by Leopoldo Duran, translated by Euan Cameron
Reflections by Graham Greene, selected and introduced by Judith Adamson
A World of My Own: A Dream Diary by Graham Greene
The Graham Greene Film Reader: Reviews, Essays, Interviews & Film Stories edited by David Parkinson
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.
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).
Jason Epstein launched the trade paperback format in the US in 1952 as a young editor at Doubleday. In 1963 he was a founder of The New York Review and in 1979 cofounder with the late Edmund Wilson of the Library of America. In 2007 he cofounded On Demand Books. Among his many awards are the National Book Award Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, the Lifetime Achievement Award of the National Book Critics Circle, and the Curtis Benjamin Award given by the American Association of Publishers for enriching the world of books. (February 2011)
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.
Sergei Kovalev, a biologist and former political prisoner, is a leading candidate on the Yabloko Party list for the December election to the Russian State Duma. He is President of the Institute for Human Rights and Chairman of the Andrei Sakharov Foundation in Moscow. (November 2007)
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.
D. Kern Holoman is Professor of Music at the University of California, Davis, where he conducts the UCD Symphony. He is editor of The Nineteenth-Century Symphony, to be published next month. (November 1996)
David Lodge is a novelist and critic and Emeritus Professor of English Literature at the University of Birmingham, England. His novels include Changing Places, Small World, Nice Work, Author, Author and A Man of Parts. His most recent works of criticism are Consciousness and the Novel and The Year of Henry James.
George M. Fredrickson is Edgar E. Robinson Professor of US History Emeritus at Stanford. His recent books include Racism: A Short History and Not Just Black and White, a collection co-edited with Nancy Foner.
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.