Herman Melville by Elizabeth Hardwick
Herman Melville by Elizabeth Hardwick
Groucho: The Life and Times of Julius Henry Marx by Stefan Kanfer
The Essential Groucho: Writings by, for, and about Groucho Marx edited by Stefan Kanfer
Monkey Business: The Lives and Legends of the Marx Brothers by Simon Louvish
America’s Forgotten Majority: Why the White Working Class Still Matters by Ruy Teixeira and Joel Rogers
Government Works: Why Americans Need the Feds by Milton J. Esman
The Selling of ‘Free Trade’: NAFTA, Washington, and the Subversion of American Democracy by John R. MacArthur
Democracy Derailed: Initiative Campaigns and the Power of Money by David S. Broder
The New Prince: Machiavelli Updated for the Twenty-First Century by Dick Morris
Beowulf: A New Verse Translation by Seamus Heaney
Beowulf: A New Verse Translation by R.M. Liuzza
The Toughest Indian in the World by Sherman Alexie
Tate Modern: The Handbook edited by Iwona Blazwick and Simon Wilson
Representing Britain 1500-2000: 100 Works from Tate Collections by Martin Myrone
Sunshine a film directed by István Szabó
Harry Partch by Bob Gilmore
Enclosure 3: Harry Partch edited and with an essay by Philip Blackburn
Bitter Music: Collected Journals, Essays, Introductions, and Librettos by Harry Partch, edited and with an introduction by Thomas McGeary
Genesis of a Music by Harry Partch
Lifting the Fog of War by Admiral Bill Owens, with Ed Offley
Private Warriors by Ken Silverstein
Fire in the East: The Rise of Asian Military Power and the Second Nuclear Age by Paul Bracken
Total War 2006: The Future History of Global Conflict by Simon Pearson
Gulf War Air Power Survey by Eliot Cohen. others.
Iraq and the War of Sanctions: Conventional Threats and Weapons of Mass Destruction by Anthony H. Cordesman
Serving the Word: Literalism in America from the Pulpit to the Bench by Vincent Crapanzano
Ian Buruma is the author of The Missionary and the Libertine: Love and War in East and West (1996), Murder in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo Van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance (2006), Year Zero: A History of 1945 (2013), and Theater of Cruelty: Art, Film, and the Shadows of War (2014), winner of the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay. He is the Paul W. Williams Professor of Human Rights and Journalism at Bard and a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books, The New Yorker, and The New York Times, among other publications. His new book, Their Promised Land: My Grandparents in Love and War, will be published in January 2016.
Helen Epstein is a writer specializing in public health and an adjunct professor at Bard College. She has advised numerous organizations, including the United States Agency for International Development, the World Bank, Human Rights Watch, and UNICEF. She is the author of The Invisible Cure: Why We Are Losing the Fight Against AIDS in Africa and has contributed articles to many publications, including The New York Review of Books and The New York Times Magazine. Her research for the article in the November 5, 2015 issue was supported by the Open Society Foundations.
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.
Frank Kermode (1919–2010) was a British critic and literary theorist. Born on the Isle of Man, he taught at University College London, Cambridge, Columbia and Harvard. Adapted from a series of lectures given at Bryn Mawr College, Kermode’s Sense of An Ending: Studies in the Theory of Fiction remains one of the most influential works of twentieth-century literary criticism.
Amartya Sen is Thomas W. Lamont University Professor at Harvard. He received the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1998. His latest book is An Uncertain Glory: India and Its Contradictions, cowritten with Jean Drèze. (August 2015)