Ants on the Melon by Virginia Hamilton Adair
Journey to Ithaca by Anita Desai
Inventing the AIDS Virus by Peter H. Duesberg
Infectious AIDS: Have We Been Misled? by Peter H. Duesberg
AIDS: Virus- or Drug Induced? edited by Peter H. Duesberg
Kings and Connoisseurs: Collecting Art in Seventeenth-Century Europe by Jonathan Brown
Court, Cloister, and City: The Art and Culture of Central Europe 1450-1800 by Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann
The Last of the Savages by Jay McInerney
The Search for the Perfect Language by Umberto Eco
Brown Leaves (poem)
The Hollow Years: France in the 1930s by Eugen Weber
Shanghai on the Métro: Spies, Intrigue, and the French between the Wars by Michael B. Miller
French Fascism: The Second Wave, 19331939 by Robert Soucy
French Literary Fascism: Nationalism, Anti-Semitism, and the Ideology of Culture by David Carroll
Prison Journal 19401945 by Edouard Daladier
La France à l’heure allemande, 19401944 by Philippe Burrin
Etre juif en France pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale by Renée Poznanski
Paris after the Liberation, 19441949 by Antony Beevor, by Artemis Cooper
The Locust Years: The story of the Fourth French Republic, 19461958 by Frank Giles
Za Gorizontom (Beyond the Horizon) by Gennady Zyuganov
Veru v Rossiyu (I Believe in Russia) by Gennady Zyuganov
Rossiya i Sovremenii Mir (Russia and the Modern World) by Gennady Zyuganov
Preobrazheniye (Transformation) by Andrei Kozyrev
Pico Iyer is a Distinguished Presidential Fellow at Chapman University. He is the author of several books, including Video Night in Kathmandu, The Lady and the Monk, and The Global Soul. He is a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books and other publications and his most recent book is The Man Within My Head.
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.
Richard Dorment is the art critic of the Daily Telegraph. Among the exhibitions he has organized is “James McNeill Whistler,” seen at the Tate Gallery, London, the Musée d’Orsay, Paris, and the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. (June 2013)
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.
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).
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.
John Weightman (1915–2004) was a critic and literary scholar. After working as a translator and announcer for the BBC French service, Weightman turned to the study of French literature. He taught at King’s College London and the University of London. His books include The Concept of the Avant-Gardeand The Cat Sat on the Mat: Language and the Absurd.
Ian Buruma is the Henry R. Luce Professor at Bard. His books include Murderer in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo Van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance, Taming the Gods: Religion and Democracy on Three Continents, and the novel The China Lover. His book Year Zero: A History of 1945 will be published in September 2013.
Gore Vidal (1925–2012) was an American novelist, essayist, and playwright. His many works include the memoirs Point to Point Navigation and Palimpsest, the novels The City and the Pillar, Myra Breckinridge, and Lincoln, and the collection United States: Essays 1952–1992.
Frank Kermode (1919–2010) was a British critic and literary theorist. Born on the Isle of Man, he taught at University College London, Cambridge, Columbia and Harvard. Adapted from a series of lectures given at Bryn Mawr College, Kermode’s Sense of An Ending: Studies in the Theory of Fiction remains one of the most influential works of twentieth-century literary criticism.