Cole Porter: A Biography by William McBrien
Cole Porter: A Biography by William McBrien
Communication from the Office of the Independent Counsel, Kenneth W. Starr: Appendices to the Referral to the United States House of Representatives pursuant to Title 28, United States Code, å¤595(c), Parts 1 and 2 Submitted by the Office of the Independent Counsel
And the Horse He Rode In On: The People v. Kenneth Starr by James Carville
The Clinton Enigma: A Four-and-a-Half-Minute Speech Reveals This President’s Entire Life by David Maraniss
A Collector’s Cabinet 17-November 1, 1998. exhibition at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., May, Catalog of the exhibition byWheelock, Arthur K. Jr.
Wonders and the Order of Nature, 1150-1750 by Lorraine Daston, by Katharine Park
Special Cases: Natural Anomalies and Historical Monsters by Rosamond Purcell
The Nurture Assumption: Why Children Turn Out the Way They Do by Judith Rich Harris, with a foreword by Steven Pinker
The Last Resort by Alison Lurie
Park City: New and Selected Stories by Ann Beattie
A Patchwork Planet by Anne Tyler
I Married a Communist by Philip Roth
Mistler’s Exit by Louis Begley
Europa by Tim Parks
Hope and Challenge: The Iranian President Speaks by Mohammad Khatami, edited by Parviz Morewedge, by Kent P. Jackson, translated by Alidad Mafinezam
Bim-e Mowj [Fear of the Wave] by Mohammad Khatami
Az Donya-ye Shahr ta Shahr-e Donya: Sayri dar Andisheh-ye Siyasi-ye Gharb [From the World of the City to the City of the World: A Survey of Western Political Thought] by Mohammad Khatami
How the Canyon Became Grand: A Short History by Stephen J. Pyne
The History of Landmines by Mike Croll
Ronald Dworkin (1931–2013) was Professor of Philosophy and Frank Henry Sommer Professor of Law at NYU. His books include Is Democracy Possible Here?, Justice in Robes, Freedom’s Law, and Justice for Hedgehogs. He was the 2007 winner of the Ludvig Holberg International Memorial Prize for “his pioneering scholarly work” of “worldwide impact” and he was recently awarded the Balzan Prize for his “fundamental contributions to Jurisprudence.”
Timothy Garton Ash is Professor of European Studies and Isaiah Berlin Professorial Fellow at St. Antony’s College, Oxford, and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford. He has just published, with Edward Mortimer and Kerem Öktem, Freedom in Diversity: Ten Lessons for Public Policy from Britain, Canada, France, Germany and the United States.
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.
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. As Benjamin Black he has written six crime novels, including Vengeance.
James Lasdun was born in London and now lives in upstate New York. He has published three books of poetry—A Jump Start, Woman Police Officer in Elevator, and Landscape with Chainsaw—and three collections of short stories, most recently Besieged (Selected Stories), of which the title story was made into a film by Bernardo Bertolucci.
James Merrill (1926–1995) was an American poet whose major work The Changing Light at Sandover describes a series of spirit communications conducted over many years. He won the National Book Award from his collections Nights and Days and Mirabell: Books of Number.
Howard Gardner teaches psychology at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. His most recent book, with Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi and William Damon, is Good Work: When Excellence and Ethics Meet. (April 2002)
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.