Fairfield Porter: A Life in Art by Justin Spring
Fairfield Porter: A Life in Art an exhibition at the AXA Gallery, New York, March 23-May 27, 2000
Selections from the Fairfield Porter Papers Institution, New York, March 16-July 10, 2000 an exhibition at the Archives of American Art/Smithsonian
Art in Its Own Terms: Selected Criticism, 1935-1975 (1983) by Fairfield Porter, edited and with an introduction by Rackstraw Downes
Fairfield Porter: An American Classic (1992) by John T. Spike
Fairfield Porter: The Collected Poems, with Selected Drawings (1985) edited by John Yau, by with David Kermani, with an introduction by John Ashbery
Thomas Eakins (1959) by Fairfield Porter
Blonde by Joyce Carol Oates
Sistema Ispravitelno-Trudovikh Lagerei v SSSR, 1923-1960: Spravochnik (The System of Labor Camps in the USSR, 1923-1960: A Guide) edited by N.G. Okhotin, by A.B. Roginsky
Labor Camp Socialism: The Gulag in the Soviet Totalitarian System by Galina Mikhailovna Ivanova
Gulag v Komi Krai (The Gulag in the Komi Region) by N.A. Morozov
Gulag v Karelii (The Gulag in Karelia) edited by Vasily Makurov
Vyatlag by Viktor Berdinskikh
Polyansky ITL (Corrective Labor Camp) Zheleznogorska by S.P. Kuchin
Till My Tale Is Told: Women’s Memoirs of the Gulag edited by Vilensky Simeon
Taking Positions: On the Erotic in Renaissance Culture by Bette Talvacchia
Hypnerotomachia Poliphili: The Strife of Love in a Dream by Francesco Colonna, Translated from the Italian by Joscelyn Godwin
The Nature of Economies by Jane Jacobs
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell
Boss Cupid by Thom Gunn
Johann Sebastian Bach: The Learned Musician by Christoph Wolff
Vertigo by W.G. Sebald, Translated from the German by Michael Hulse
Caribbeana: An Anthology of English Literature of the West Indies, 1657-1777 edited and with an introduction by Thomas W. Krise
Kant and the Platypus: Essays on Language and Cognition by Umberto Eco, Translated from the Italian by Alastair McEwen
Delancey’s Way by James McCourt
Late Antiquity: A Guide to the Postclassical World edited by G.W. Bowersock, by Peter Brown, by Oleg Grabar
Sadik J. Al-Azm is Emeritus Professor of Modern European Philosophy at the University of Damascus. His writings include The Origins of Kant’s Arguments in the Antinomies and The Tabooing Mentality: Salman Rushdie and the Truth of Literature (in Arabic), and the long essay “The Importance of Being Earnest about Salman Rushdie.” (June 2000)
Elizabeth Hardwick (1916-2007) was born in Lexington, Kentucky, and educated at the University of Kentucky and Columbia University. A recipient of a Gold Medal from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, she is the author of three novels, a biography of Herman Melville, and four collections of essays. She was a co-founder and advisory editor of The New York Review of Books and contributed more than one hundred reviews, articles, reflections, and letters to the magazine. NYRB Classics publishes Sleepless Nights, a novel, and Seduction and Betrayal, a study of women in literature.
George M. Fredrickson is Edgar E. Robinson Professor of US History Emeritus at Stanford. His recent books include Racism: A Short History and Not Just Black and White, a collection co-edited with Nancy Foner.
Conor Cruise O’Brien (1917–2009) was an Irish historian and politician. He was elected to the Irish parliament in 1969 and served as a Minister from 1973 until 1977. His works include States of Ireland, The Great Melody and Memoir: My Life and Themes.
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.
Stuart Hampshire (1914–2004) was an English philosopher. He taught at University College London, Princeton, Stanford and Oxford, where he was named Warden of Wadham College. His books include Thought and Action, Spinoza and Justice Is Conflict.
Mark Lilla is Professor of the Humanities at Columbia and author of The Reckless Mind: Intellectuals in Politics. His article in the April 25, 2013 issue will appear as the introduction to Against the Current by Isaiah Berlin, to be published in a new edition by Princeton University Press in May 2013.
Tim Parks, a novelist, essayist, and translator, is Associate Professor of Literature and Translation at IULM University in Milan. His books include Teach Us to Sit Still: A Skeptic’s Search for Health and Healing and The Server.
Luc Sante is the author of Low Life, Evidence, The Factory of Facts, Kill All Your Darlings, and Folk Photography. He has translated Félix Fénéon’s Novels in Three Lines and written the introduction to George Simenon’s The Man Who Watched Trains Go By (both available as NYRB Classics). He is a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books and teaches writing and the history of photography at Bard College.
Ingrid D. Rowland is a professor, based in Rome, at the University of Notre Dame School of Architecture. 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.
Brian Urquhart is a former Undersecretary-General of the United Nations. His books include Hammarskjöld, A Life in Peace and War, and Ralph Bunche: An American Life. His article in this issue draws on his essay in Tyringham Topics. (February 2013)
Derek Walcott is a poet, playwright, essayist, and visual artist. Born in Castries, St. Lucia, he won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1992. His epic poem Omerosis a reworking of the Homeric story and tradition into a journey around the Caribbean and beyond to the American West and London.
Garry Wills is Professor of History Emeritus at Northwestern. His study of Abraham Lincoln, Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1993. His latest book, Why Priests? A Failed Tradition, was published in February 2013.
Michael Scammell is the author of Solzhenitsyn: A Biography and Koestler: The Literary and Political Odyssey of a Twentieth-Century Skeptic. He is Professor Emeritus of Writing and Translation at Columbia. (March 2013)