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
Simon Leys is the pen name of the literary critic, essayist, historical novelist, and eminent sinologist Pierre Ryckmans. Born in Belgium in 1935, he settled in Australia in 1970 and was a professor of Chinese studies at the University of Sydney from 1987 to 1993. His works include Chinese Shadows (1977), The Death of Napoleon (1991), a new translation of the Analects of Confucius (1997), and The Angel and the Octopus (1999). A fellow of the Australian Academy of Humanities and a member of the Académie Royale de Littérature Française (Belgium), he was awarded the Prix mondial Cino del Duca in 2004.
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 was the longtime architecture critic of House & Garden, until it ceased publication in 2007. He is the co-author, with Olivier Bossiere, of The Vitra Design Museum: Frank Gehry, Architect, and author of Makers of Modern Architecture, which is based on essays from The New York Review. A second volume of his writings on architecture is forthcoming from New York Review Books.
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.