The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring a film directed by Peter Jackson
London: The Biography by Peter Ackroyd
Flights of Love by Bernhard Schlink,translated from the Germanby John E. Woods
Alberto Giacometti Catalog of the exhibition edited by Christian Klemm, in collaboration with Carolyn Lanchner, Tobia Bezzola, and Anne Umland
The Diaries of Kenneth Tynan edited by John Lahr
Terrorism and US Foreign Policy by Paul R. Pillar
Bin Laden: The Man Who Declared War on America by Yossef Bodansky
The New Jackals: Ramzi Yousef, Osama bin Laden and the Future of Terrorism by Simon Reeve
Terrible Lizard: The First Dinosaur Hunters and the Birth of a New Science by Deborah Cadbury
Drawing Out Leviathan: Dinosaurs and the Science Wars by Keith M. Parsons
Walking on Eggs: The Astonishing Discovery of Thousands of Dinosaur Eggs in the Badlands of Patagonia by Luis M. Chiappe and Lowell Dingus, with illustrations by Nicholas Frankfurt
The Road to Chilecito by James A. Jensen
Time Traveler: In Search of Dinosaurs and Other Fossils from Montana to Mongolia by Michael J. Novacek
Dinosaurs of Darkness by Thomas H. Rich and Patricia Vickers-Rich
My Wars Are Laid Away in Books: The Life of Emily Dickinson by Alfred Habegger
Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage by Alice Munro
Ian Buruma is the Paul W. Williams Professor of Human Rights and Journalism 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 latest book, Year Zero: A History of 1945 was published in September 2013.
Avishai Margalit is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is the winner of the 2012 Philosophical Book Award (Hannover) for his most recent book, On Compromise and Rotten Compromises.
Tim Judah has written widely on foreign affairs. He reports on the Balkans for The Economist and its online column Eastern Approaches. He is the author of books about the region and a biography of Abebe Bikila, the first black African to win a gold medal at the Olympics. (May 2012)
Pico Iyer is a Distinguished Presidential Fellow at Chapman University. He is the author of several books, including Video Night in Kathmandu, The Lady and the Monk, and The Global Soul. He is a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books and other publications and his most recent book is The Man Within My Head.
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.
Kanan Makiya was born in Baghdad and teaches at Brandeis. His books include Republic of Fear: The Politics of Modern Iraq, Cruelty and Silence: War, Tyranny, Uprising, and the Arab World, and, most recently, The Rock: A Tale of Seventh-Century Jerusalem. (January 2002)
Lorrie Moore is the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English at Vanderbilt University and the author of the story collections Birds of America, Like Life, and Self-Help and the novels Who Will Run the Frog Hospital? and Anagrams. Her new collection of stories, Bark, will be published at the end of February 2014.
Pankaj Mishra lives in London and India. He is the author of The Romantics, winner of the Los Angeles Times’s Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, and An End to Suffering: The Buddha in the World. He is a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books and The Guardian. Mishra’s recent books include Temptations of the West: How to Be Modern in India, Pakistan, Tibet, and Beyond and From the Ruins of Empire: The Intellectuals Who Remade Asia.
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.