Remarkable Trees of the World by Thomas Pakenham
Grazing Ecology and Forest History by F. W. M. Vera
The Lost World of the Moa: Prehistoric Life of New Zealand by Trevor H. Worthy and Richard N. Holdaway, with principal photography by Rod Morris
Gum: The Story of Eucalypts and Their Champions by Ashley Hay
The Spooky Art: Some Thoughts on Writing by Norman Mailer
A Life of Privilege, Mostly by Gardner Botsford
The Hours a film directed by Stephen Daldry, based on the novel by Michael Cunningham, with a screenplay by David Hare
The Big Show in Bololand: The American Relief Expedition to Soviet Russia in the Famine of 1921 by Bertrand M. Patenaude
K: The Art of Love by Hong Ying, translated from the Chinese by Nicky Harman and Henry Zhao
One Man’s Bible by Gao Xingjian, translated from the Chinese by Mabel Lee
The Crazed by Ha Jin
The Spirit of Capitalism: Nationalism and Economic Growth by Liah Greenfeld
Lectures on Economic Growth by Robert E. Lucas Jr.
Defeated Flesh: Medicine, Welfare, and Warfare in the Making of Modern France by Bertrand Taithe
Art, War and Revolution in France, 1870–1871: Myth, Reportage and Reality by John Milner
Paris in Despair: Art and Everyday Life under Siege (1870–71) by Hollis Clayson
The Ethics of Memory by Avishai Margalit
Bring Out Your Dead: The Past as Revelation by Anthony Grafton
Haiti’s Predatory Republic: The Unending Transition to Democracy by Roger Fatton Jr.
Kwame Anthony Appiah teaches philosophy at New York University. His new book, The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity, based on his 2017 BBC Reith Lectures, will be published in August. (February 2018)
Tim Flannery is the author of Chasing Kangaroos: A Continent, a Scientist, and a Search for the World’s Most Extraordinary Creature and, most recently, Atmosphere of Hope: Searching for Solutions to the Climate Crisis. (December 2017)
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.
Larry McMurtry lives in Archer City, Texas. His novels include The Last Picture Show, Terms of Endearment, Lonesome Dove (winner of the 1986 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction), Folly and Gloryand Rhino Ranch. His nonfiction works include a biography of Crazy Horse, Walter Benjamin at the Dairy Queen, Paradise, Sacagawea’s Nickname: Essays on the American West and, most recently, Custer.
Frank Rich is a writer-at-large for New York magazine. His books include Ghost Light, a memoir, and The Greatest Story Ever Sold: The Decline and Fall of Truth in Bush’s America. He is an Executive Producer of the HBO series Veep.
Robert Skidelsky is Emeritus Professor of Political Economy at Warwick University, England. His latest book is How Much Is Enough?: Money and the Good Life with Edward Skidelsky. He is the author of a three-volume biography of John Maynard Keynes. (April 2014)
Joseph E.Stiglitz received the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2001. He is Professor of Economics and Finance at Columbia. The author of Globalization and Its Discontents, he has been Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of the World Bank and Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers. (March 2003)
Michael Walzer is Professor Emeritus in the School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton and co-editor emeritus of Dissent. His new book, A Foreign Policy for the Left, will be published in the fall. (May 2017)