Shadows on the Hudson by Isaac Bashevis Singer, Translated from the Yiddish by Joseph Sherman
Isaac Bashevis Singer: A Life by Janet Hadda
Two Poems (poem)
Clone: The Road to Dolly and the Path Ahead by Gina Kolata
The Biotech Century: Harnessing the Gene and remaking the World by Jeremy Rifkin
Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge by Edward O. Wilson
The Unabomber Manifesto "FC."
A Beautiful Mind by Sylvia Nasar
Drawing Life by David Gelernter
Gian Lorenzo Bernini: Sketches in Clay Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts, opened February 28, 1998 an installation from the permanent collection at the Fogg Art
Bernini’s Rome: Italian Baroque Terracottas from the State Hermitage, St. Petersburg 1998; Philadelphia Museum of Art, May 16-August 2, 1998 an exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago, February 28-May 3,
From the Sculptor’s Hand: Italian Baroque Terracottas from the State Hermitage Museum catalog of the Chicago exhibition organized by Ian Wardropper
Bernini: Genius of the Baroque by Charles Avery, special photography by David Finn
Bernini’s Scala Regia at the Vatican Palace: Architecture, Sculpture, and Ritual by T.A. Marder
Italian Baroque Sculpture by Bruce Boucher
The Islamist Challenge in Algeria: A Political History by Michael Willis
The Agony of Algeria by Martin Stone
Unbowed: An Algerian Woman Confronts Islamic Fundamentalism by Khalida Messaoudi, with Elisabeth Schemla, translated by Anne C. Vila
The Wealth and Poverty of Nations: Why Some Are So Rich and Some So Poor by David S. Landes
New Atlantis Revisited: Akademgorodok, the Siberian City of Science by Paul R. Josephson
Largesse by Jean Starobinski, translated by Jane Marie Todd
Feeding the Fire (poem)
The Bible As It Was by James L. Kugel
Possessed by the Past: The Heritage Crusade and the Spoils of History by David Lowenthal
John Quincy Adams: A Public Life, a Private Life by Paul C. Nagel
Amistad a film directed by Steven Spielberg, and produced by Steven Spielberg, by Debbie Allen, by Colin Wilson
Amistad an opera, musical score by Anthony Davis, libretto by Thulani Davis
To End a War by Richard Holbrooke
Sarajevo Daily: A City and Its Newspaper Under Siege by Tom Gjelten
The Choice: How Clinton Won by Bob Woodward
John Ashbery is the author of several books of poetry, including Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror (1975), which received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the National Book Award. His first collection, Some Trees (1956), was selected by W. H. Auden for the Yale Younger Poets Series. He has also published art criticism, plays, and a novel. From 1990 until 2008 Ashbery was the Charles P. Stevenson, Jr. Professor of Languages and Literature at Bard College.
Lawrence E. Walsh, formerly a federal judge in the Southern District of New York and a Deputy Attorney General of the US, has been president of the American Bar Association and was independent counsel during the Iran–contra affair. He is the author of Firewall: The Iran—Contra Conspiracy and Cover-up. (March 1998)
Ernst Gombrich (1909–2001) was an Austrian art historian. Born in Vienna, Gombrich studied at the Theresianum and then at the University of Vienna under Julius von Schlosser. After graduating, he worked as a Research Assistant and collaborator with the museum curator and Freudian analyst Ernst Kris. He joined the Warburg Institute in London as a Research Assistant in 1936 and was named Director in 1959. His major works include The Story of Art, Art and Illusion: A Study in the Psychology of Pictorial Representation, Aby Warburg: An Intellectual Biography, The Sense of Order: A Study in the Psychology of Decorative Art.
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.
Mark Danner is the author, most recently, of Stripping Bare the Body: Politics Violence War. He is Chancellor’s Professor of English, Journalism and Politics at the University of California at Berkeley and James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs, Politics and the Humanities at Bard College and is currently teaching at Al Quds University in East Jerusalem. His book Torture and the Forever War will be published in the spring of 2013. His writing and other work can be found at markdanner.com.
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.
Eric L. McKitrick (1920–2002) was a historian of the United States. Educated at Columbia, McKitrick taught at the University of Chicago and Rutgers before returning to Columbia in 1960. He is perhaps best known for Andrew Johnson and Reconstruction; his other works treated slavery and the American South, as well as the history of the American party system.
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.