The Producers book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan, music and lyrics by Mel Brooks, directed and choreographed by Susan Stroman
Piranesi and Architectural Fantasy an exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, April 7–September 9, 2001
The Shadow of the Sun Ryszard Kapuscinski, translated from the Polish by Klara Glowczewska
Looking for Lovedu: Days and Nights in Africa Ann Jones
The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Second Edition edited by Stanley Sadie
John Adams David McCullough
Dear Bunny, Dear Volodya: The Nabokov–Wilson Letters, 1940–1971 edited, annotated, and with an introduction by Simon Karlinsky
Nabokov’s Blues: The Scientific Odyssey of a Literary Genius Kurt Johnson and Steve Coates
Nabokov’s Butterflies: Unpublished and Uncollected Writings edited and annotated by Brian Boyd and Robert Michael Pyle, with new translations from the Russian by Dmitri Nabokov
Véra (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov) Stacy Schiff
Technique and Meaning in the Paintings of Paul Gauguin Vojtech Jirat-Wasiutynski and H. Travers Newton Jr.
Van Gogh and Gauguin: The Search for Sacred Art Debora Silverman
The Spirit Archives Will Eisner
Outer Space Spirit: 1952 by Will Eisner, Jules Feiffer, and Wally Wood
A Contract with God and Other Tenement Stories Will Eisner
Life on Another Planet Will Eisner
New York: The Big City Will Eisner
Dropsie Avenue: The Neighborhood Will Eisner
The Building Will Eisner
Invisible People Will Eisner
Minor Miracles Will Eisner
Family Matter Will Eisner
Will Eisner Reader: Seven Graphic Stories by a Comics Master
Body of Secrets: Anatomy of the Ultra-Secret National Security Agency from the Cold War through the Dawn of a New Century James Bamford
Crypto: How the Code Rebels Beat the Government
Saving Privacy in the Digital Age Steven Levy
Of Centaurs and Doves: Guatemala’s Peace Process Susanne Jonas
Los Difíciles Senderos de la Paz en Guatemala Gudrun Molkentin
Memoria Verdad y Esperanza: Version Popular del Informe Guatemala: Nunca Más a report by the Archbishopric of Guatemala
El Guerrillero y el General: Rodrigo Asturias y Julio Balconi Sobre la Guerra y la Paz en Guatemala Dirk Kruijt and Rudie Van Meurs
El Drama de la Pobreza en Guatemala: Sus Rasgos y Efectos Sobre la Sociedad a report by the government of the Republic of Guatemala
No Exit and The Flies Jean-Paul Sartre, translated from the French by Stuart Gilbert
Clotel; or, The President’s Daughter William Wells Brown, with an introduction by Hilton Als
Passing Nella Larsen, with an introduction by Ntozake Shange
The Seduction of Place: The City in the Twenty-First Century Joseph Rykwert
Laws of the Landscape: How Policies Shape Cities in Europe and America Pietro S. Nivola
A Few Corrections Brad Leithauser
Hegel: A Biography Terry Pinkard
The Ecological Risks ofEngineered Crops Jane Rissler and Margaret Mellon
Stolen Harvest: The Hijacking of the Global Food Supply Vandana Shiva
Pandora’s Picnic Basket: The Potential and Hazards of Genetically Modified Foods Alan McHughen
Genetically Modified Pest-Protected Plants: Science and Regulation a report by the Committee on Genetically Modified Pest-Protected Plants, Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, National Research Council
Neal Ascherson is the author of The Struggles for Poland, The Black Sea, and Stone Voices: The Search for Scotland. He is an Honorary Professor at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London.
Robert L. Herbert, after a long career at Yale, is now Andrew W. Mellon Professor Emeritus of Humanities at Mount Holyoke. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society, and has been named Officier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Government. Among his books are Impressionism: Art, Leisure and Parisian Society, Nature’s Workshop: Renoir’s Writings on the Decorative Arts, and Seurat: Drawings and Paintings. His most recent book is Seurat and the Making of La Grande Jatte.
Stephen Kinzer, a former New York Times bureau chief in Nicaragua, is a visiting fellow at the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown. His new book is The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War. (December 2013)
Richard C. Lewontin is Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology and Professor of Biology at Harvard University. He is the author of The Genetic Basis of Evolutionary Change and Biology as Ideology, and the co-author of The Dialectical Biologist (with Richard Levins) and Not in Our Genes (with Steven Rose and Leon Kamin).
Janet Malcolm was born in Prague. She was educated at the High School of Music and Art, in New York, and at the University of Michigan. Along with In the Freud Archives, her books include Diana and Nikon: Essays on Photography, Psychoanalysis: The Impossible Profession, The Journalist and the Murderer, The Purloined Clinic: Selected Writings, The Silent Woman: Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes, The Crime of Sheila McGough, and Reading Chekhov: A Critical Journey. She wrote about the trial of Mazoltuv Borukhova, the mother of Michelle, in her book Iphigenia in Forest Hills, just out in paperback. Her most recent book is Forty-one False Starts: Essays on Artists and Writers. She lives in New York.
Daniel Mendelsohn was born in 1960 and studied classics at the University of Virginia and at Princeton, where he received his doctorate. His essays and reviews appear regularly in The New York Review of Books, The New Yorker, and The New York Times Book Review. His books include The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million; a memoir, The Elusive Embrace; and the collection Waiting for the Barbarians: Essays from the Classics to Pop Culture, published by New York Review Books. He teaches at Bard College.
Thomas Powers is the author of The Man Who Kept the Secrets: Richard Helms and the CIA (1979), Heisenberg’s War: The Secret History of the German Bomb (1993), Intelligence Wars: American Secret History from Hitler to al-Qaeda (2002; revised and expanded edition, 2004), and The Confirmation (2000), a novel. He won a Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting in 1971 and has contributed to The New York Review of Books, The New York Times Book Review, Harper’s, The Nation, The Atlantic, and Rolling Stone. His latest book, The Killing of Crazy Horse, won the 2011 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History. He is currently writing a memoir of his father, who once told him that the last time he met Clare Boothe Luce was in the office of Allen Dulles.
Anthony Quinton (1925–2010) was a British philosopher. Quinton served as president of Trinity College, Oxford and as chairman of the British Library. His works include The Nature of Things, Hume, and From Wodehouse to Wittgenstein.
Witold Rybczynski is the Meyerson Professor of Urbanism at the University of Pennsylvania, and is the architecture critic for Slate. His book on American building, Last Harvest, was published in 2007.
Susan Sontag (1933–2004) was a novelist, playwright, filmmaker, and one of the most influential critics of her generation. Her books include Against Interpretation, On Photography, Illness as Metaphor, and The Volcano Lover.
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.