About Town: The New Yorker and the World It Made by Ben Yagodam
Letters from the Editor: The New Yorker’s Harold Ross edited by Thomas Kunkel
Remembering Mr. Shawn’s New Yorker: The Invisible Art of Editing by Ved Mehta
Gone: The Last Days of The New Yorker by Renata Adler
Here But Not Here by Lillian Ross
Here at The New Yorker by Brendan Gill
The Years with Ross by James Thurber
Walker Evans 1-May 14, 2000; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, June 2-September 12, 2000; and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, December 17, 2000-March 11, 2001. an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, February, Catalog of the exhibition by Maria Morris Hambourg, by Jeff L. Rosenheim, by Douglas Eklund, by Mia Fineman
Unclassified: A Walker Evans Anthology by Jeff L. Rosenheim, by Douglas Eklund
Gertrude and Claudius by John Updike
The Real Worlds of Welfare Capitalism by Robert E. Goodin, by Bruce Headey, by Ruud Muffels, by Henk-Jan Dirven
A Gesture Life by Chang-rae Lee
Waiting by Ha Jin
Mozart by Peter Gay
The Life of Mozart by John Rosselli
Mozart in Revolt: Strategies of Resistance, Mischief and Deception by David Schroeder
Mozart: A Cultural Biography by Robert W. Gutman
Reflections on a Ravaged Century by Robert Conquest
Leopardi: A Study in Solitude by Iris Origo
Images and Shadows: Part of a Life by Iris Origo
All’apparir del vero: Vita di Giacomo Leopardi by Rolando Damiani
The Book of Franza and Requiem for Fanny Goldmann by Ingeborg Bachmann, Translated from the German and with an introduction by Peter Filkins
Hitler’s Pope: The Secret History of Pius XII by John Cornwell
The Vatican and the Red Flag: The Struggle for the Soul of Eastern Europe by Jonathan Luxmoore, by Jolanta Babiuch
The Catholic Church and the Holocaust, 1930-1965 by Michael Phayer
Controversial Concordats: The Vatican’s Relations with Napoleon, Mussolini, and Hitler edited by Frank J. Coppa
The Hidden Encyclical of Pius XI edited by Georges Passelecq, and Bernard Suchecky, Translated from the French by Steven Rendall, with an introduction by Garry Wills
Ian Buruma is the Henry R. Luce Professor at Bard. His books include Murderer in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo Van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance, Taming the Gods: Religion and Democracy on Three Continents, and the novel The China Lover. His book Year Zero: A History of 1945 will be published in September 2013.
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.
Tony Judt (1948–2010) was the founder and director of the Remarque Institute at NYU and the author of Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945, Ill Fares the Land, and The Burden of Responsibility: Blum, Camus, Aron, and the French Twentieth Century, among other books.
Joseph Kerman is emeritus professor of music at the University of California, Berkeley. He began writing music criticism for The Hudson Review in the 1950s, and is a longtime contributor to The New York Review of Books and many other journals. His books include Opera as Drama (1956; new and revised edition 1988), The Beethoven Quartets (1967), Contemplating Music (1986), Concerto Conversations (1999), and The Art of Fugue (2005).
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.