Big Mack

Charles Rennie Mackintosh 1996-February 16, 1997; The Art Institute of Chicago, March 29-June 22; and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, August 3-October 12 (previously at the Glasgow Museums, McLellan Galleries, May 25-September 30, 1996) Exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, November 19,

Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928) by Charlotte Fiell and Peter Fiell

Charles Rennie Mackintosh catalog of the exhibition,, edited by Wendy Kaplan

Mackintosh’s Masterwork: Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Glasgow School of Art by William Buchanan and James Macaulay and Andrew MacMillan and George Rawson and Peter Trowles, foreword by Eckart Muthesius

Working Girl

Evita a film directed by Alan Parker, with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Tim Rice

The Making of Evita by Alan Parker, with an introduction by Madonna

Santa Evita by Tomás Eloy Martínez, translated by Helen Lane

Eva Perón by Alicia Dujovne Ortiz, translated by Shawn Fields

Evita: In My Own Words translated by Laura Dail

Endangered Environmentalists

The Last Harvest: The Genetic Gamble That Threatens to Destroy American Agriculture by Paul Raeburn

Our Children’s Toxic Legacy: How Science and Law Fail to Protect Us from Pesticides by Wargo John

Noah’s Choice: The Future of Endangered Species by Charles C. Mann and Mark L. Plummer

Losing Ground: American Environmentalism at the Close of the Twentieth Century by Mark Dowie


John Banville was born in Wexford, Ireland in 1945. He is the author of many novels, including The Book of Evidence, The Untouchable, Eclipse, The Sea (winner of the Man Booker Prize), and Ancient Light. His latest novel ­The Blue Guitar was published in September 2015. As Benjamin Black he has written six crime novels, including Vengeance.

David Brion Davis is Sterling Professor of History Emeritus at Yale and Director Emeritus of Yale’s Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition. He is the author of Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World.

Martin Filler’s latest book, Makers of Modern Architecture, Volume II, has been long-listed for the 2014 PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay. 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.

Christopher Hitchens (1949–2011) was a British-American journalist and social critic. Known for his confrontational style and contrarian views on a range of social issues, Hitchens was a frequent contributor to The Nation, The Atlantic, The Times Literary Supplement and Vanity Fair. Hitchens recounts his struggle with esophageal cancer in Mortality, which was published in 2012.

Aileen Kelly is a Fellow of King’s College, Cambridge. Her books include Toward Another Shore: Russian Thinkers Between Necessity and Chance.