Only in America

Harp Song for a Radical: The Life and Times of Eugene Victor Debs by Marguerite Young, edited and with an introduction by Charles Ruas

The Real Caravaggio

Caravaggio: A Life by Helen Langdon

M in the UK by Bloomsbury in November, and in the US by Henry Holt in February 2000.) by Peter Robb

Caravaggio: A Passionate Life by Desmond Seward

Caravaggio’s ‘Saint John’ and Masterpieces from the Capitoline Museum in Rome 1999, and the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, July 15-September 12, 1999. an exhibition at the Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, April 20-June 20,, Catalog of the exhibition by Maria Elisa Tittoni and Patrizia Masini and Sergio Guarino

Saints and Sinners: Caravaggio and the Baroque Image February 1-May 24, 1999. an exhibition at the McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, Catalog of the exhibition edited by Mormando Franco

Skin Deep

Making the Body Beautiful: A Cultural History of Aesthetic Surgery by Sander L. Gilman

Survival of the Prettiest: The Science of Beauty by Nancy Etcoff

Our Own Jacobean

Various Voices: Prose, Poetry, Politics by Harold Pinter

Ashes to Ashes a play by Harold Pinter, directed by Karel Reisz. at the Gramercy Theater, New York, January 19-April 25, 1999.

The Hothouse a play by Harold Pinter, directed by Karen Kohlhaas. at the Atlantic Theater, New York, February 25-March 27, 1999.

The Proust Screenplay: Remembrance of Things Past by Harold Pinter

The Camel at the Door

First Childhood by Lord Berners

A Distant Prospect by Lord Berners

Collected Tales and Fantasies by Lord Berners

Lord Berners: The Last Eccentric by Mark Amory

He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands

Inflation, Unemployment, and Monetary Policy by Robert M. Solow and John B. Taylor. The Alvin Hansen Symposium on Public Policy, edited and with an introduction by Benjamin M. Friedman

Central Banking in Theory and Practice by Alan S. Blinder


Marilyn McCully is the editor of Loving Picasso: The Private Journal of Fernande Olivier. (April 2002)

W.S. Merwin was born in New York City in 1927 and grew up in Union City, New Jersey, and in Scranton, Pennsylvania. From 1949 to 1951 he worked as a tutor in France, Portugal, and Majorca. He has since lived in many parts of the world, most recently on Maui in the Hawaiian Islands. He is the author of many books of poems, prose, and translations and has received both the Pulitzer and the Bollingen Prizes for poetry, among numerous other awards. His new poetry collection is The Moon Before Morning.

Fintan O’Toole is Literary Editor of The Irish Times and Leonard L. Milberg Visiting Lecturer in Irish Letters at Princeton. His latest book is A History of Ireland in 100 Objects.
 (December 2015)

Tim Parks is Associate Professor of Literature and Translation at IULM University in Milan. He is the author, most recently, of Painting Death and The Novel: A Survival Skill.

Ingrid D. Rowland teaches in Rome for the University of Notre Dame’s Rome Global Gateway. 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. Her latest book is From Pompeii: The Afterlife of a Roman Town.

Patricia Storace is the author of Heredity, a book of poems, Dinner with Persephone, a travel memoir about Greece, and Sugar Cane, a children’s book. Her new novel, A Book of Heaven, was published in February 2014. She lives in New York.

Veton Surroi is the publisher of Koha Ditore, an ethnic Albanian daily paper published in Kosovo. He is also a member of the UN-supervised Kosovo Transitional Council. (October 1999)

Gordon Wood is the Alva O. Way University Professor and Professor of History Emeritus at Brown. In honor of the 250th ­anniversary of the Stamp Act, his two edited volumes of The American Revolution: Writings from the Pamphlet Debate, 1764–1776 will be published this summer, 2015.