Losing America by Robert C. Byrd
Losing America by Robert C. Byrd
Discovering Brazil with Albert Eckhout
Albert Eckhout: A Dutch Artist in Brazil catalog of the exhibition edited by Quentin Buvelot
Absolute Friends by John le Carré
The Little Drummer Girl by John le Carré
Fahrenheit 9/11 a film by Michael Moore
Lincoln at Cooper Union: The Speech That Made Him President by John A. Corry
Lincoln at Cooper Union: The Speech That Made Abraham Lincoln President by Harold Holzer
Why Lincoln Matters Today More Than Ever by Mario M. Cuomo
Lincoln’s Avengers: Justice, Revenge, and Reunion After the Civil War by Elizabeth D. Leonard
The Outlaw Sea: A World of Freedom, Chaos, and Crime by William Langewiesche
Alone! Alone! Lives of Some Outsider Women by Rosemary Dinnage
Lichtenberg and the Little Flower Girl by Gert Hofmann,translated from the German and with an afterword by Michael Hofmann
Corporate Warriors: The Rise of the Privatized Military Industry by P.W. Singer
Enlightenment: Discovering the World in the Eighteenth Century Catalog of the exhibition edited by Kim Sloan
W. H. Auden’s Book of Light Verse
My Life by Bill Clinton
Christian Caryl is a Senior Fellow at the Legatum Institute and the Editor of Foreign Policy’s Democracy Lab website. His book Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century was published in April 2013.
Ronald Dworkin (1931–2013) was Professor of Philosophy and Frank Henry Sommer Professor of Law at NYU. His books include Is Democracy Possible Here?, Justice in Robes, Freedom’s Law, and Justice for Hedgehogs. He was the 2007 winner of the Ludvig Holberg International Memorial Prize for “his pioneering scholarly work” of “worldwide impact” and he was recently awarded the Balzan Prize for his “fundamental contributions to Jurisprudence.”
Hermione Lee is President of Wolfson College, Oxford, and the author of biographies of Willa Cather, Virginia Woolf, and Edith Wharton. Her biography of Penelope Fitzgerald will be published later this year. (July 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.
Edward Mendelson is the Lionel Trilling Professor in the Humanities at Columbia and the literary executor of the estate of W.H. Auden. He is the author of Early Auden, Later Auden, and The Things That Matter. His Lives of the Intellectuals will be published by New York Review Books in 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.
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 has published some twenty collections of poetry, six books of essays, a memoir, and numerous translations. He is the recipient of many awards, including the Pulitzer Prize, the Griffin Prize, and a MacArthur Fellowship. Simic’s recent works include Voice at 3 a.m., a selection of later and new poems; Master of Disguises, new poems; and Confessions of a Poet Laureate, a collection of short essays that was published by New York Review Books as an e-book original. In 2007 Simic was appointed the fifteenth Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress. His New and Selected Poems: 1962–2012 was published in March 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.