The Origins of the Inquisition in Fifteenth Century Spain by B. Netanyahu
Untitled by Diane Arbus
In Confidence: Moscow’s Ambassador to America’s Six Cold War Presidents by Anatoly Dobrynin
Sense and Sensibility a film directed by Ang Lee, screenplay by Emma Thompson
Persuasion a film directed by Roger Michell, screenplay by Nick Dear
Clueless a film directed by Amy Heckerling, screenplay by Amy Heckerling
Pride and Prejudice 1996 directed by Simon Langton, screenplay by Andrew Davies. produced by BBC Television Arts and Entertainment, January 1416,
The Sense and Sensibility Screenplay and Diaries: Bringing Jane Austen’s Novel to Film by Emma Thompson
The Making of ‘Pride and Prejudice’ by Sue Birtwistle, by Susie Conklin
Land of Opportunity: One Family’s Quest for the American Dream in the Age of Crack by William M. Adler
In Search of Respect: Selling Crack in El Barrio by Philippe Bourgois
Beggars and Thieves: Lives of Urban Street Criminals by Mark S. Fleisher
The American Street Gang: Its Nature, Prevalence, and Control by Malcolm W. Klein
After All by Mary Tyler Moore
Documents Related to the Investigation of Senator Robert Packwood Senate Select Committee on Ethics US Senate 104th Congress, first session
The Packwood Report by the Senate Ethics Counsel on Senator Robert Packwood, Introduction by Helen Dewar
On Grief and Reason: Essays by Joseph Brodsky
Via Funari (poem)
Who Will Feed China? Wake-Up Call for a Small Planet by Lester R. Brown
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.
Janet Malcolm was born in Prague. She was educated at the High School of Music and Art, in New York, and at the University of Michigan. Along with In the Freud Archives, her books include Diana and Nikon: Essays on Photography, Psychoanalysis: The Impossible Profession, The Journalist and the Murderer, The Purloined Clinic: Selected Writings, The Silent Woman: Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes, The Crime of Sheila McGough, and Reading Chekhov: A Critical Journey. She wrote about the trial of Mazoltuv Borukhova, the mother of Michelle, in her book Iphigenia in Forest Hills, just out in paperback. Her collection Forty-One False Starts: Essays on Artists and Writers will be published in the spring of 2013.She lives in New York.
Jack F. Matlock Jr. was US Ambassador to the Soviet Union between 1987 and 1991 and is the author of Autopsy on an Empire. He is George F. Kennan Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. (February 2000)
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.
John Maynard Smith, Professor of Biology at the University of Sussex, is the author of On Evolution, The Evolution of Sex, Evolution and the Theory of Games, and, with Eörs Szathmáry, The Major Transitions in Evolution. (December 2000)
Ronald Steel is Professor of International Relations at the University of Southern California, a recent fellow at the American Academy in Berlin, and the author of biographies of Walter Lippmann and Robert Kennedy.
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.
M. F. Perutz (1914–2002) was an Austrian molecular biologist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1962. He is the author of Is Science Necessary?, Protein Structure, and I Wish I’d Made You Angry Earlier.
Alfred Kazin (1915–1998) was a writer and teacher. Among his books are On Native Grounds, a study of American literature from Howells to Faulkner, and the memoirs A Walker in the Cityand New York Jew. In 1996, he received the first Lifetime Award in Literary Criticism from the Truman Capote Literary Trust.
Robert N. Bellah is Elliott Professor of Sociology Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of many books and coauthor of Habits of the Heart. In 2000 he received the National Humanities Medal from President Clinton. (February 2005)
Natalie Zemon Davis is the Henry Charles Lea Professor of History Emeritus at Princeton and Professor of Medieval Studies at the University of Toronto. She is the author most recently of Trickster Travels: A Sixteenth-Century Muslim Between Worlds. (May 2008)
Katha Pollitt is a poet, essayist, and columnist for The Nation. She is the author of a book of poems, Antarctic Traveller, and two prose collections, Reasonable Creatures: Essays on Women and Feminism and Subject to Debate: Sense and Dissents on Women, Politics, and Culture.