Conversations with Wilder by Cameron Crowe
Tilman Riemenschneider: Master Sculptor of the Late Middle Ages October 3, 1999-January 9, 2000; and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, February 10-May 14, 2000. Yale University Press) an exhibition at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.,, Catalog of the exhibition by Julien Chapuis
A Vast Conspiracy: The Real Story of the Sex Scandal That Nearly Brought Down a President by Jeffrey Toobin
The Hunting of the President: The Ten-Year Campaign to Destroy Bill and Hillary Clinton by Joe Conason, by Gene Lyons
To Psychoanalysis (poem)
Being Dead by Jim Crace
I May Not Get There With You: The True Martin Luther King, Jr. by Michael Eric Dyson
Biohazard: The Chilling True Story of the Largest Covert Biological Weapons Program in the WorldTold from Inside by the Man Who Ran It by Ken Alibek, with Stephen Handelman
Genes, Peoples, and Languages by Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza, Translated from the Italian by Mark Seielstad
Later Auden by Edward Mendelson
The Dyer’s Hand by W.H. Auden
The English Auden: Poems, Essays, and Dramatic Writings, 1927-1939 by W.H. Auden, edited by Edward Mendelson
W.H. Auden: A Commentary by John Fuller
Prose and Travel Books in Prose and Verse, 1926-1938 by W.H. Auden, edited by Edward Mendelson
The Table Talk of W.H. Auden by Alan Ansen, edited by Nicholas Jenkins
Alexander Hamilton, American by Richard Brookhiser
Republican Empire: Alexander Hamilton on War and Free Government by Karl-Friedrich Walling
A Fatal Friendship: Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr by Arnold A. Rogow
Duel: Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, and the Future of America by Thomas Fleming
Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson: A Study in Character by Roger G. Kennedy
Scandalmonger by William Safire
Passionate Minds: Women Rewriting the World by Claudia Roth Pierpont
Hans Holbein: Portrait of an Unknown Man by Derek Wilson
Hans Holbein by Oskar Bätschmann, by Pascal Griener
Holbein’s Ambassadors Press) by Susan Foister, by Ashok Roy, by Martin Wyld
James Baldwin: Early Novels and Stories edited by Toni Morrison
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.
Antony Beevor is a visiting professor at the School of History, Classics and Archaeology at Birbeck College, University of London, and at the University of Kent. His next book, The Second World War, will be published in June. (April 2012)
Jason Epstein launched the trade paperback format in the US in 1952 as a young editor at Doubleday. In 1963 he was a founder of The New York Review and in 1979 cofounder with the late Edmund Wilson of the Library of America. In 2007 he cofounded On Demand Books. Among his many awards are the National Book Award Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, the Lifetime Achievement Award of the National Book Critics Circle, and the Curtis Benjamin Award given by the American Association of Publishers for enriching the world of books. (February 2011)
Andrew Delbanco is Mendelson Family Chair of American Studies at Columbia. His new books, College: What It Was, Is, and Should Be and The Abolitionist Imagination, will be published in April. (February 2012)
Jack F. Matlock Jr. was US Ambassador to the Soviet Union between 1987 and 1991 and is the author of Autopsy on an Empire. He is George F. Kennan Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. (February 2000)
Richard Dorment is the art critic of the Daily Telegraph. Among the exhibitions he has organized is “James McNeill Whistler,” seen at the Tate Gallery, London, the Musée d’Orsay, Paris, and the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. (June 2013)
Kenneth Koch (1925–2002) was Professor of English at Columbia. During his lifetime, Koch published at least thirty volumes of poetry and plays. He was also the author of a novel, The Red Robins; two books on teaching poetry writing to children, Wishes, Lies, and Dreams and Rose, Where Did You Get That Red?; and I Never Told Anybody: Teaching Poetry Writing in a Nursing Home.
Willibald Sauerländer is a former director of the Central Institute for Art History in Munich. His latest book, Manet malt Monet: Ein Sommer in Argenteuil (Manet Paints Monet: A Summer in Argenteuil), has just been published. David Dollenmayer is Emeritus Professor of German at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He is currently working on a translation of Martin Walser’s novel A Gushing Fountain. (February 2013)
M. F. Perutz (1914–2002) was an Austrian molecular biologist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1962. He is the author of Is Science Necessary?, Protein Structure, and I Wish I’d Made You Angry Earlier.
Tatyana Tolstaya was born in Leningrad in 1951 to an aristocratic family that includes the writers Leo and Alexei Tolstoy. After completing a degree in classics at Leningrad State University, Tolstaya worked for several years at a Moscow publishing house. In the mid-1980s, she began publishing short stories in literary magazines and her first story collection established her as one of the foremost writers of the Gorbachev era. She spent much of the late Eighties and Nineties living in the United States and teaching at several universities. Known for her acerbic essays on contemporary Russian life, Tolstaya has also been the co-host of the Russian cultural interview television program School for Scandal. Both her novel, The Slynx and her collection of stories, White Walls, are published by NYRB Classics.
John Updike (1932–2009) was born in Shillington, Pennsylvania. In 1954 he began to publish in The New Yorker, where he continued to contribute short stories, poems, and criticism until his death. His major work was the set of four novels chronicling the life of Harry “Rabbit: Angstrom, he two of which, Rabbit is Richand Rabbit at Rest, won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. His last books were the novel The Widows of Eastwick and Due Considerations, a collection of his essays and criticism.