Pushkin’s Button by Serena Vitale, Translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein and Jon Rothschild
The Crime of Sheila McGough by Janet Malcolm
The Picasso Papers by Rosalind E. Krauss
A Rage to Live: A Biography of Richard and Isabel Burton by Mary S. Lovell
Rigoberta Menchú and the Story of All Poor Guatemalans by David Stoll
I, Rigoberta Menchú: An Indian Woman in Guatemala edited and introduced by Elisabeth Burgos-Debray, translated by Ann Wright
The Age of Spiritual Machines: When Computers Exceed Human Intelligence by Ray Kurzweil
The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Variorum Edition edited by R.W. Franklin
Open Me Carefully: Emily Dickinson’s Intimate Letters to Susan Huntington Dickinson edited by Ellen Louise Hart and Martha Nell Smith
The Emily Dickinson Handbook edited by Gudrun Grabher and Roland Hagenbüchle and Cristanne Miller
High Peaks, Pure Earth: Collected Writings on Tibetan History and Culture by Hugh Richardson, edited with an introduction by Michael Aris
The Old Regime and the Revolution, Volume 1 by Alexis de Tocqueville, edited by François Furet and Françoise Mélonio, translated by Alan S Kahan
Goodness Beyond Virtue: Jacobins During the French Revolution by Patrice Higonnet
Hungary’s Admiral on Horseback: Miklós Horthy, 1918-1944 by Thomas Sakmyster
The Sociology of Philosophies: A Global Theory of Intellectual Change by Randall Collins
Singing into the Piano by Ted Mooney
This Blessed Plot: Britain and Europe from Churchill to Blair by Hugo Young. To be published in May.
Redrawing the Map of Europe by Michael Emerson
Ian Buruma has been a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books since 1985 and the magazine’s editor since September 2017. From 2003 to 2017 he was professor of human rights, democracy and journalism at Bard College. Buruma was born in 1951 in The Hague, Holland. He was educated at Leyden University, where he studied Chinese literature and history, and at Nihon University College of Arts, in Tokyo, where he studied cinema. Living in Japan from 1975 to 1981, Buruma worked as a film reviewer, photographer, and documentary filmmaker. In the 1980s, Buruma was based in Hong Kong, where he edited the cultural section of the Far Eastern Economic Review, and from where he later travelled all over Asia as a freelance writer. Buruma was a fellow of the Wissenschaftskolleg in Berlin in 1991, and a fellow of the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington DC in 1999. He is a fellow of the European Council of Foreign Relations and a board member of Human Rights in China. In 2008, Buruma won the Erasmus Prize for “exceptional contributions to culture society, or social sciences in Europe.” Buruma has written seventeen books, including The Wages of Guilt (1995), Murder in Amsterdam (2006), Year Zero (2013), and Theater of Cruelty (2014). He has won several prizes for his books, including the LA Times Book Prize for Murder in Amsterdam, and PEN-Diamonstein Spielvogel award for the art of the essay for Theater of Cruelty.
Anthony Quinton (1925–2010) was a British philosopher. Quinton served as president of Trinity College, Oxford and as chairman of the British Library. His works include The Nature of Things, Hume, and From Wodehouse to Wittgenstein.