Tapestry in the Renaissance: Art and Magnificence Catalog of the exhibition by Thomas P. Campbell and others
The Darkness and the Light by Anthony Hecht
Sakharov: A Biography by Richard Lourie
Schnitzler’s Century: The Making of Middle- Class Culture, 1815–1914 by Peter Gay
How Democratic Is the American Constitution? by Robert A. Dahl
On Two Wings: Humble Faith and Common Sense at the American Founding by Michael Novak
James Madison by Garry Wills
Without End: New and Selected Poems by Adam Zagajewski,translated from the Polish by Clare Cavanagh, Renata Gorczynski, Benjamin Ivry, and C.K. Williams
Another Beauty by Adam Zagajewski,translated from the Polish by Clare Cavanagh
Science, Truth, and Democracy by Philip Kitcher
Science, Money, and Politics:Political Triumph and Ethical Erosion by Daniel S. Greenberg
Our Posthuman Future: Consequences of the Biotechnology Revolution by Francis Fukuyama
Darlington’s Fall by Brad Leithauser
Stolen Lives: Twenty Years in a Desert Jail by Malika Oufkir, with Michèle Fitoussi, translated from the French by Ros Schwartz
Irish Classics by Declan Kiberd
Poetry & Posterity by Edna Longley
The Horned Man by James Lasdun
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.
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.
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).
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. His new poetry collection is The Moon Before Morning.
Adam Zagajewski is a Polish poet and the author of twelve volumes of verse, seven of which have been translated into English. His new book, Slight Exaggeration: An Essay, was published in April. (May 2017)