The Body and the Blood: The Middle East’s Vanishing Christians and the Possibility for Peace by Charles M. Sennott
Art of the First Cities: The Third Millennium BC from the Mediterranean to the Indus Catalog of the exhibition edited by Joan Aruz with Ronald Wallenfels
Personality by Andrew O'Hagan
All the Shah’s Men: An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror by Stephen Kinzer
The Art of Burning Bridges: A Life of John O’Hara by Geoffrey Wolff
Lowly Origin: Where, When and Why Our Ancestors First Stood Up by Jonathan Kingdon
The Speciation of Modern Homo sapiens edited by Tim Crow
The Journey of Man: A Genetic Odyssey by Spencer Wells
The Poetry of Pablo Neruda edited and with an introduction by Ilan Stavans
The Culture of Control: Crime and Social Order in Contemporary Society by David Garland
Arshile Gorky: His Life and Work by Hayden Herrera
Mortals by Norman Rush
Water Wars: Drought, Flood, Folly, and the Politics of Thirst by Diane Raines Ward
Water Follies: Groundwater Pumping and the Fate of America’s Fresh Waters by Robert Glennon
Plan B: Rescuing a Planet Under Stressand a Civilization in Trouble by Lester R. Brown
Feltrinelli by Carlo Feltrinelli, translated from the Italian by Alastair McEwan
Fateless by Imre Kertész, translated from the Hungarian by Christopher C. Wilson and Katharina M. Wilson
Poems, 1968–1998 by Paul Muldoon
Moy Sand and Gravel by Paul Muldoon
D.H. Lawrence: A Biography by Jeffrey Meyers
The Letters of D.H. Lawrence: Volume 8 edited by James T. Boulton
The Cambridge Companion to D.H. Lawrence edited by Anne Fernihough
The Complete Critical Guide to D.H. Lawrence by Fiona Becket
Out of Sheer Rage: Wrestling with D.H. Lawrence by Geoff Dyer
Body of Truth: D.H. Lawrence: The Nomadic Years, 1919–1930 by Philip Callow
Living at the Edge: A Biography of D.H. Lawrence and Frieda von Richthofen by Michael Squires and Lynn K. Talbot
The Road to Home: My Life and Times by Vartan Gregorian
De l’Iliade by Rachel Bespaloff
On the Iliad by Rachel Bespaloff, translated from the Frenchby Mary McCarthy, with an introduction by Hermann Broch
Lettres à Jean Wahl, 1937–1947 by Rachel Bespaloff, edited by Monique Jutrin
The Iliad or The Poem of Force by Simone Weil, translated from the French by Mary McCarthy
Ian Buruma is the author of The Missionary and the Libertine: Love and War in East and West (1996), Murder in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo Van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance (2006), Year Zero: A History of 1945 (2013), and Theater of Cruelty: Art, Film, and the Shadows of War (2014), winner of the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay. He is the Paul W. Williams Professor of Human Rights and Journalism at Bard and a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books, The New Yorker, and The New York Times, among other publications. His new book, Their Promised Land: My Grandparents in Love and War, will be published in January 2016.
Lewis B. Cullman is a retired business owner and philanthropist who serves on many not-for-profit boards and is Chairman of Chess in the Schools. He is the author of Can’t Take It With You—The Art of Making and Giving Money. (September 2014)
William Dalrymple’s books include The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty, Delhi 1857 and Return of a King: The Battle for Afghanistan, 1839–42. He is codirector of the Jaipur Literature Festival. (June 2015)
Mark Danner is Chancellor’s Professor of English and Journalism at the University of California at Berkeley and James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs and the Humanities at Bard. His forthcoming book is Spiral: Trapped in the Forever War. His writing and other work can be found at markdanner.com.
James Fenton is a British poet and literary critic. From 1994 until 1999, Fenton was Oxford Professor of Poetry; in 2015 he was awarded the PEN Pinter Prize. His latest book is Yellow Tulips: Poems, 1968–2011.
Timothy Garton Ash is Professor of European Studies and Isaiah Berlin Professorial Fellow at St. Antony’s College, Oxford, and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford. He leads the Free Speech Debate project at Oxford (freespeechdebate.com) and is writing a book about free speech.
John Golding (1929–2012) was a British painter and art historian. He taught at the Courtauld Institute and the Royal College of Art. Among his many books was Cubism: A History and an Analysis, which refuted the notion that Cubism represented a break with the realist tradition. Golding also curated exhibitions on both sides of the Atlantic, including Picasso: Painter/Sculpter and Matisse Picasso.
Seamus Heaney’s first poetry collection, Death of a Naturalist, appeared forty years ago. Since then he has published poetry, criticism, and translations that have established him as one of the leading poets of his generation. In 1995 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Bill McKibben is Schumann Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury College, and the author of The End of Nature, Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future, Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet and, most recently, of Oil and Honey: The Education of an Unlikely Activist. He is also the founder of 350.org, the global climate campaign that has been actively involved in the fight against natural gas fracking.
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.
Jonathan Raban’s books include Surveillance, My Holy War, Arabia, Old Glory, Hunting Mister Heartbreak, Bad Land, Passage to Juneau, and Waxwings. His most recent book is Driving Home: An American Journey, published in 2011. He is the recipient of the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Heinemann Award of the Royal Society of Literature, the PEN/West Creative Nonfiction Award, the Pacific Northwest Booksellers’ Award, and the Governor’s Award of the State of Washington. He is a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books, The Guardian, and The Independent. He lives in Seattle.
Charles Simic is a poet, essayist, and translator. He is the recipient of many awards, including the Pulitzer Prize, the Griffin Prize, and a MacArthur Fellowship. In 2007 Simic was appointed the fifteenth Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress. The Lunatic, his new volume of poetry, and The Life of Images, a book of his selected prose, were published in April.
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.