The Reader by Bernhard Schlink, translated by Carol Brown Janeway
Lincoln Before Washington: New Perspectives on the Illinois Years by Douglas L. Wilson
Herndon’s Informants: Letters, Interviews, and Statements about Abraham Lincoln Edited by Douglas L. Wilson and Rodney O. Davis
Honor’s Voice: The Transformation of Abraham Lincoln by Douglas L. Wilson
Lolita a film directed by Adrian Lyne
God and the American Writer by Alfred Kazin
The Coming American Renaissance: How to Benefit from America’s Economic Resurgence by Michael Moynihan
The Death of Distance: How the Communications Revolution Will Change Our Lives by Frances Cairncross
The Computer Revolution: An Economic Perspective by Daniel E. Sichel
Education for What? The New Office Economy by Anthony P. Carnevale, by Stephen J. Rose
The Factory of Facts by Luc Sante
Endgame: The Betrayal and Fall of Srebrenica, Europe’s Worst Massacre Since World War II by David Rohde
Blood and Vengeance: One Family’s Story of the War in Bosnia by Chuck Sudetic
The Reluctant Superpower: United States’ Policy in Bosnia, 1991-95 by Wayne Bert
Srebrenica: Record of a War Crime by Jan Willem Honig, by Norbert Both
Logavina Street: Life and Death in a Sarajevo Neighborhood by Barbara Demick
The Serbs: History, Myth and the Destruction of Yugoslavia by Tim Judah
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.
D.J. Enright (1920–2002) was a British poet, novelist and critic. He held teaching positions in Egypt, Japan, Thailand, Singapore and the United Kingdom. In 1981 Enright was awarded the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry.
Ronald Steel is Professor of International Relations at the University of Southern California, a recent fellow at the American Academy in Berlin, and the author of biographies of Walter Lippmann and Robert Kennedy.
Jeff Madrick writes an economics column for Harper’s Magazine, is editor of Challenge Magazine, and is director of the Rediscovering Government Initiative at the Roosevelt Institute. His most recent book is Age of Greed: The Triumph of Finance and the Decline of America.
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.
Simon Leys is the pen name of Pierre Ryckmans, who was born in Belgium and settled in Australia in 1970. He taught Chinese literature at the Australian National University and was Professor of Chinese Studies at the University of Sydney from 1987 to 1993. Leys’s writing has appeared in The New York Review of Books, Le Monde, Le Figaro Littéraire, and other periodicals. Among his books are Chinese Shadows, The Death of Napoleon (forthcoming from NYRB Classics), Other People’s Thoughts, and The Wreck of the Batavia & Prosper. In 1996 he delivered the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s Boyer lectures. His many awards include the Prix Renaudot, the Prix Femina, the Prix Guizot, and the Christina Stead Prize for Fiction.
James McPherson is George Henry Davis ’86 Professor of American History Emeritus at Princeton. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1989 for Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era. His most recent book is War on the Waters: The Union and Confederates Navies, 1861-1865.