Made in the USA

American Visions Time, Inc., in association with Thirteen/WNET, PBS by Robert Hughes. an eight-part television documentary produced by BBC Television and

American Visions: The Epic History of Art in America by Robert Hughes

Free Spirit

The Sense of Reality: Studies in Ideas and Their History by Sir Isaiah Berlin, edited by Henry Hardy, with an introduction by Patrick Gardiner

The Imperfect Spy

Man Without A Face: The Autobiography of Communism’s Greatest Spymaster by Markus Wolf

Die Troika (The Troika) by Markus Wolf. (out of print)

In eigenem Auftrag (On My Own Orders) by Markus Wolf. (out of print)

Geheimnisse der russischen Küche (Secrets of Russian Cuisine) by Markus Wolf

Markus Wolf: ‘Ich bin kein Spion’ (Markus Wolf: ‘I Am Not a Spy’) by Irene Runge and Uwe Stelbrink. (out of print)

Spymaster: The Real-Life Karla, His Moles, and the East German Secret Police by Leslie Colitt

Wolfs West-Spione (Wolf’s West-Spies) by Peter Richter and Klaus Rösler

At Pharaoh’s Court

Egypt’s Road to Jerusalem: A Diplomat’s Story of the Struggle for Peace in the Middle East by Boutros Boutros-Ghali

Conservatives, Nice and Nasty

Growing Up Republican: Christie Whitman: The Politics of Character by Patricia Beard

Christine Todd Whitman: The Making of a National Political Player by Art Weissman

Memories of Hell

Facing the Extreme: Moral Life in the Concentration Camps by Tzvetan Todorov, translated by Arthur Denner, translated by Abigail Pollak

Am I a Murderer? Testament of a Jewish Ghetto Policeman by Calel Perechodnik, edited and translated by Frank Fox

Auschwitz and After by Charlotte Delbo, translated by Rosette C. Lamont, with an introduction by Lawrence L. Langer

Death Comes in Yellow: Skarzysko-Kamienna Slave Labor Camp by Felicja Karay, translated by Sara Kitai

The Order of Terror: The Concentration Camp by Wolfgang Sofsky, translated by William Templer

The Diary of Dawid Sierakowiak: Five Notebooks from the Lódz Ghetto edited by Alan Adelson, translated by Kamil Turowski

Did the Children Cry? Hitler’s War Against Jewish and Polish Children, 1939-1945 by Richard C. Lukas

Is the Holocaust Unique? Perspectives on Comparative Genocide edited with an introduction by Alan S. Rosenbaum, with a foreword by Israel W. Charny

Trap with a Green Fence: Survival in Treblinka by Richard Glazar, translated by Roslyn Theobald, foreword by Wolfgang Benz


John Gross (1935–2011) was an English editor and critic. From 1974 to 1981, he was editor of The Times Literary Supplement; he also served as senior book editor and critic at The New York Times. His memoir, A Double Thread, was published in 2001.

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.

Mary Lefkowitz is Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities at Wellesley College. Her books include Not Out of Africa and Black Athena Revisited, which she edited with Guy Rogers. (June 1997)

Jeff Madrick is the director of the Bernard L. Schwartz Re­discovering Government Initiative at the Century Foundation and editor of Challenge Magazine. His new book is Seven Bad Ideas: How Mainstream Economists Damaged America and the World.

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)

Louis Menand is the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of English at Harvard. His books include The Marketplace of Ideas, American Studies and The Metaphysical Club.

Alan Ryan’s On Tocqueville and On Marx were published last year. He is the author of the two-volume work On Politics: A History of Political Thought: From Herodotus to the Present. He is visiting professor of philosophy at Stanford.

Amartya Sen is Thomas W. Lamont University Professor at Harvard. He received the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1998. His latest book is An Uncertain Glory: India and Its Contradictions, cowritten with Jean Drèze. (August 2015)