Conversations with Wilder by Cameron Crowe
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 and Gene Lyons
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 World
Told 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 and Pascal Griener
Holbein’s Ambassadors Press) by Susan Foister and Ashok Roy and 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. His latest novel The Blue Guitar was published in September 2015. As Benjamin Black he has written six crime novels, including Vengeance.
James Fenton is a British poet and literary critic. From 1994 until 1999, Fenton was Oxford Professor of Poetry; in 2015 he was awarded the PEN Pinter Prize. His latest book is Yellow Tulips: Poems, 1968–2011.
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.
Lorrie Moore is the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English at Vanderbilt University and the author of the story collections Birds of America, Like Life, and Self-Help and the novels Who Will Run the Frog Hospital? and Anagrams. Her most recent collection of stories is Bark.
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.
Darryl Pinckney, a longtime contributor to The New York Review of Books, is the author of a novel, High Cotton, and, in the Alain Locke Lecture Series, Out There: Mavericks of Black Literature. His new novel, Black Deutschland, will be published in February 2016.
George Soros is Chairman of Soros Fund Management LLC and the Open Society Foundations. His essay in this issue is partly drawn from a speech he delivered in November for the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Ukraine Foundation, which promotes democracy and human rights in Ukraine. (December 2015)
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.
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.