When I Was a Young Man by Bob Kerrey
Intimate Enemies: Moral Panics in Contemporary Great Britain by Philip Jenkins
Beyond Tolerance: Child Pornography on the Internet by Philip Jenkins
Pedophiles and Priests: Anatomy of a Contemporary Crisis by Philip Jenkins
Harmful to Minors: The Perils of Protecting Children from Sex by Judith Levine, with a foreword by Dr. Joycelyn M. Elders
Goodbye, Good Men: How Liberals Brought Corruption into the Catholic Church by Michael S. Rose
The Oligarchs: Wealth and Power in the New Russia by David E. Hoffman
Armageddon Averted: The Soviet Collapse, 1970–2000 by Stephen Kotkin
The Courage of Strangers: Coming of Age with the Human Rights Movement by Jeri Laber, with a preface by Václav Havel
Human Rights and the End of Empire: Britain and the Genesis of the European Convention by A.W. Brian Simpson
In Our Own Best Interest: How Defending Human Rights Benefits Us All by William F. Schulz, with a foreword by Mary Robinson
Bad Blood by Lorna Sage
Moments of Truth: Twelve Twentieth-Century Women Writers by Lorna Sage
Look Away! A History of the Confederate States of America by William C. Davis
The South vs. the South: How Anti-Confederate Southerners Shaped the Course of the Civil War by William W. Freehling
Lee and His Army in Confederate History by Gary W. Gallagher
The War Hits Home: The Civil War in Southeastern Virginia by Brian Steel Wills
Flaubert: A Life by Geoffrey Wall
Art on the Line: The Royal Academy Exhibitions at Somerset House, 1780–1836 edited by David H. Solkin
L’incoronazione di Poppea conducted by Christophe Rousset, directed by Pierre Audi
Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria conducted by William Christie, directed by Adrian Noble
Orfeo conducted by Jane Glover, directed by Diane Paulus
Geoffrey O’Brien is Editor in Chief of the Library of America. His recent works include Early Autumn and The Fall of the House of Walworth. His new book Stolen Glimpses, Captive Shadows: Writing on Film 2002–2012 will be published in 2013.
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.
James McPherson is George Henry Davis ’86 Professor of American History Emeritus at Princeton. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1989 for Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era. His most recent book is War on the Waters: The Union and Confederates Navies, 1861-1865.
Roger Shattuck (1923–2005) was an American writer and scholar of French culture. He taught at Harvard, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Virginia, and Boston University, where he was named University Professor. His books includeForbidden Knowledge: From Prometheus to Pornography.
Richard Dorment is the art critic of the Daily Telegraph. Among the exhibitions he has organized is “James McNeill Whistler,” seen at the Tate Gallery, London, the Musée d’Orsay, Paris, and the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. (June 2013)
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).
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.
Benny Morris teaches history at Ben Gurion University in Beer Sheva and is the author of Righteous Victims: A History of the Zionist–Arab Conflict, 1881–2001. His most recent book, The Road to Jerusalem: Glubb Pasha, the Jews and Palestine, is being published in the UK this month. (June 2002)
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.