A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry
A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry
Lola Montez: A Life by Bruce Seymour
Bettelheim: A Life and a Legacy by Nina Sutton, translated by David Sharp
The Middle East: A Brief History of the Last 2,000 Years by Bernard Lewis
Cultures in Conflict: Christians, Muslims, and Jews in the Age of Discovery by Bernard Lewis
From the Shadows: The Ultimate Insider’s Story of Five Presidents and How They Won the Cold War by Robert M. Gates
The Price of Experience: Money, Power, Image, and Murder in Los Angeles by Randall Sullivan
You’ll Never Make Love in This Town Again Parrent by and Tiffany Robin, Liza, Linda. as told to Jennie Louise Frankel, Terrie Maxine Frankel, and Joanne
Fritz Haber, Chemiker, Nobelpreisträger, Deutscher, Jude: Eine Biografie by Dietrich Stoltzenberg
Der Fall Clara Immerwahr: Leben für eine humane Wissenschaft by Gerit von Leitner
Wystan and Chester: A Personal Memoir of W.H. Auden and Chester Kallman by Thekla Clark, Introduction by James Fenton
Charles and Ray Eames: Designers of the Twentieth Century by Pat Kirkham
Eames House: Charles and Ray Eames by James Steele
Eames House by Marilyn Neuhart, by John Neuhart
The Films of Charles and Ray Eames, Volumes I-IV
The Case for Same-Sex Marriage by William N. Eskridge Jr.
Virtually Normal: An Argument About Homosexuality by Andrew Sullivan
The Size of Thoughts: Essays and Other Lumber by Nicholson Baker
Not Out of Africa: How Afrocentrism Became an Excuse to Teach Myth as History by Mary R. Lefkowitz
Black Athena Revisited edited by Mary R. Lefkowitz, edited by Guy MacLean Rogers
The Western Greeks edited by Giovanni Pugliese Carratelli. Catalog of the exhibition. an exhibition at the Palazzo Grassi, Venice, through December 8.
The Diffusion of Classical Art in Antiquity a Bollingen Series XXXV by John Boardman
William H. Gass is an American novelist, short-story writer, essayist, critic, and emeritus professor of philosophy. His first novel, Omensetter’s Luck, about life in a small town in Ohio in the 1890s, was published in 1966. Since then he has published several more works of fiction, including In the Heart of the Heart of the Country, The Tunnel, and Middle C. He has also published several collections of essays, including Fiction and the Figures of Life, Habitations of the Word, Finding a Form, and Life Sentences. Gass has received many awards and honors, including grants from the Rockefeller and Solomon R. Guggenheim foundations, four Pushcart Prizes, the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters Award for Fiction, the American Book Award, and three National Book Critics Circle Awards for Criticism. In 2000, he was honored with the PEN/Nabokov Lifetime Achievement Award.
Simon Leys is the pen name of Pierre Ryckmans, who was born in Belgium and settled in Australia in 1970. He taught Chinese literature at the Australian National University and was Professor of Chinese Studies at the University of Sydney from 1987 to 1993. Leys’s writing has appeared in The New York Review of Books, Le Monde, Le Figaro Littéraire, and other periodicals. Among his books are Chinese Shadows, The Death of Napoleon (forthcoming from NYRB Classics), Other People’s Thoughts, and The Wreck of the Batavia & Prosper. In 1996 he delivered the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s Boyer lectures. His many awards include the Prix Renaudot, the Prix Femina, the Prix Guizot, and the Christina Stead Prize for Fiction.
Robert Craft is a conductor and writer. Craft’s close working friendship with Igor Stravinsky is the subject of his memoir, An Improbable Life. In 2002 he was awarded the International Prix du Disque at the Cannes Music Festival.
Martin Filler’s latest book, Makers of Modern Architecture, Volume II, has just been published. Filler was born in 1948 and received degrees in art history from Columbia University. He has been a contributor to The New York Review of Books since 1985 and his writing on modern architecture has been published in more than thirty journals, magazines, and newspapers in the US, Europe, and Japan. His first collection of New York Review essays, Makers of Modern Architecture, was published in 2007. Filler is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He and his wife, the architectural historian Rosemarie Haag Bletter, live in New York and Southampton.
Fiona Maccarthy is the author of biographies of Eric Gill, William Morris, and Lord Byron. Her most recent book, The Last Pre-Raphaelite: Edward Burne-Jones and the Victorian Imagination, was published last year. (April 2013)
William H. McNeill is Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Chicago. His most recent books are The Pursuit of Truth: A Historian’s Memoir and Summers Long Ago: On Grandfather’s Farm and in Grandmother’s Kitchen, published by the Berkshire Publishing Group. His most recent publication, as editor, is the second edition of the Encyclopedia of World History.
Thomas Powers is the author of The Man Who Kept the Secrets: Richard Helms and the CIA (1979), Heisenberg’s War: The Secret History of the German Bomb (1993), Intelligence Wars: American Secret History from Hitler to al-Qaeda (2002; revised and expanded edition, 2004), and The Confirmation (2000), a novel. He won a Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting in 1971 and has contributed to The New York Review of Books, The New York Times Book Review, Harper’s, The Nation, The Atlantic, and Rolling Stone. His latest book, The Killing of Crazy Horse, won the 2011 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History. He is currently writing a memoir of his father, who once told him that the last time he met Clare Boothe Luce was in the office of Allen Dulles.
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.
Roger Shattuck (1923–2005) was an American writer and scholar of French culture. He taught at Harvard, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Virginia, and Boston University, where he was named University Professor. His books includeForbidden Knowledge: From Prometheus to Pornography.