Correggio by David Ekserdjian
Correggio’s Frescoes in Parma Cathedral by Carolyn Smyth
A History of US by Joy Hakim
Build Our Nation
Our United States
United States: Adventures in Time and Space
The Dear Past (1994) by Janet Lewis
The Wife of Martin Guerre (1941) by Janet Lewis
Goodbye, Son (1943) by Janet Lewis
The Invasion (1932) by Janet Lewis
The Trial of Soren Qvist (1947) by Janet Lewis
The Ghost of Monsieur Scarron (1959) by Janet Lewis
One Nation, After All by Alan Wolfe
Someone Else’s House: America’s Unfinished Struggle for Integration by Tamar Jacoby
Reaching Beyond Race by Paul M. Sniderman, by Edward G. Carmines
Portrait of American Jews: The Last Half of the 20th Century by Samuel C. Heilman
Roberts vs. Texaco: A True Story of Race and Corporate America by Bari-Ellen Roberts, with Jack E. White
Freedomland by Richard Price
The Swiss, the Gold, and the Dead: How Swiss Bankers Helped Finance the Nazi War Machine by Jean Ziegler
Hitler’s Silent Partners: Swiss Banks, Nazi Gold, and the Pursuit of Justice by Isabel Vincent
Hitler’s Secret Bankers: The Myth of Swiss Neutrality During the Holocaust by Adam LeBor
Movements of Nazi Gold: Uncovering the Trail by Sidney Zabludoff
Horace in English edited by D.S. Carne-Ross, by Kenneth Haynes, with an introduction by D.S. Carne-Ross
The Odes of Horace bilingual edition, translation by Ferry David
The Slave Trade: The Story of the Atlantic Slave Trade, 1440-1870 by Hugh Thomas
The Making of New World Slavery: From the Baroque to the Modern, 1492-1800 by Robin Blackburn
The Limits of Hope: An Adoptive Mother’s Story by Ann Kimble Loux
A Matter of Interpretation: Federal Courts and the Law by Antonin Scalia, with commentary by Amy Gutmann editor, by Gordon S. Wood, by Laurence H. Tribe, by Mary Ann Glendon, by Ronald Dworkin
Paradise by Toni Morrison
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.
Ann Hulbert is a Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the author of The Interior Castle: The Art and Life of Jean Stafford. She is currently at work on a book about twentieth-century American child-rearing experts. (June 1998)
Luc Sante is the author of Low Life, Evidence, The Factory of Facts, Kill All Your Darlings, and Folk Photography. He has translated Félix Fénéon’s Novels in Three Lines and written the introduction to George Simenon’s The Man Who Watched Trains Go By (both available as NYRB Classics). He is a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books and teaches writing and the history of photography at Bard College.
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.
Ingrid D. Rowland is a professor, based in Rome, at the University of Notre Dame School of Architecture. A frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books, she is the author of The Culture of the High Renaissance: Ancients and Moderns in Sixteenth-Century Rome and The Scarith of Scornello: A Tale of Renaissance Forgery. She has also published a translation of Vitruvius’ Ten Books of Architecture and a history of Villa Taverna, the US ambassador’s residence in Rome.
Robert Stone was born in Brooklyn in 1937. He is the author of seven novels: A Hall of Mirrors, the National Book Award–winning Dog Soldiers, A Flag for Sunrise, Children of Light, Outerbridge Reach, Damascus Gate, and Bay of Souls. He has also written short stories, essays, and screenplays, and published a short story collection, Bear and His Daughter, which was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. He lives in New York City and in Key West, Florida.
Bernard Knox (1914–2010) was an English classicist. He was the first director of Harvard’s Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, DC. Among his many books are The Heroic Temper, The Oldest Dead White European Males, and Backing into the Future: The Classical Tradition and Its Renewal. He is the editor of The Norton Book of Classical Literature and wrote the introductions and notes for Robert Fagles’s translations of the Iliad and the Odyssey.
Larry McMurtry lives in Archer City, Texas. His novels include The Last Picture Show, Terms of Endearment, Lonesome Dove (winner of the 1986 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction), Folly and Gloryand Rhino Ranch. His nonfiction works include a biography of Crazy Horse, Walter Benjamin at the Dairy Queen, Paradise, Sacagawea’s Nickname: Essays on the American West and, most recently, Custer.
V. S. Naipaul was born in Trinidad in 1932 and emigrated to England in 1950, when he won a scholarship to University College, Oxford. He is the author of many novels, including A House for Mr. Biswas, A Bend in the River, and In a Free State, which won the Booker Prize. He has also written several nonfiction works based on his travels, including India: A Million Mutinies Now and Beyond Belief: Islamic Excursions Among the Converted Peoples. He was knighted in 1990 and in 1993 was the first recipient of the David Cohen British Literature Prize.