Generation Kill: Devil Dogs, Iceman, Captain America and the New Face of American War by Evan Wright
The Fall of Baghdad by Jon Lee Anderson
Raphael: From Urbino to Rome Catalog of the exhibition by Hugh Chapman, Tom Henry, and Carol Plazzota, with contributions from Arnold Nesselrath and Nicholas Penny
A Tale of Love and Darkness by Amos Oz, translated from the Hebrew by Nicholas de Lange
I Am Charlotte Simmons by Tom Wolfe
Cary Grant: A Biography by Marc Eliot
Cary Grant: In Name Only by Gary Morecambe and Martin Sterling
Nero’s Deadline (poem)
Villages by John Updike
The Story of Babar by Jean de Brunhoff
The Travels of Babar by Jean de Brunhoff
Babar the King by Jean de Brunhoff
Babar and Zephir by Jean de Brunhoff
Babar’s Picnic by Laurent de Brunhoff
Babar’s Visit to Bird Island by Laurent de Brunhoff
Babar Comes to America by Laurent de Brunhoff
Babar Loses His Crown by Laurent de Brunhoff
Babar Visits Another Planet by Laurent de Brunhoff
Babar and the Wully-Wully by Laurent de Brunhoff
Babar’s Mystery by Laurent de Brunhoff
Babar and the Ghost by Laurent de Brunhoff
Babar’s Little Girl Makes a Friend by Laurent de Brunhoff
Babar’s Battle by Laurent de Brunhoff
The Rescue of Babar by Laurent de Brunhoff
Babar’s Museum of Art by Laurent de Brunhoff
Bonhomme by Laurent de Brunhoff
Animal Land: The Creatures of Children’s Fiction by Margaret Blount
The Empire’s Old Clothes: What the Lone Ranger, Babar, and Other Innocent Heroes Do to Our Minds by Ariel Dorfman
The Art of Babar by Nicholas Fox Weber
Jean and Laurent de Brunhoff: The Legacy of Babar by Ann Meinzen Hildebrand
Should We Burn Babar? Essays on Children’s Literature and the Power of Stories by Herbert Kohl
The Italian Boy: A Tale of Murder and Body Snatching in 1830s London by Sarah Wise
Angels on the Head of a Pin by Yuri Druzhnikov, translated from the Russian by Thomas Moore
Ice (Lyod) by Vladimir Sorokin
The Dialectics of the Transition Period from Nowhere to Nothing (Dialektika Perehodnogo Perioda iz Niotkuda v Nikuda) by Viktor Pelevin
Freedom Rising: Washington in the Civil War by Ernest B. Furgurson
Somerset Maugham: A Life by Jeffrey Meyers
The Jews of Britain, 1656 to 2000 by Todd M. Endelman
A Double Thread: Growing Up English and Jewish in London by John Gross
The Silver Screen by Maureen Howard
Wal-Mart: Template for 21st Century Capitalism? edited by Nelson Lichtenstein
US Productivity Growth, 1995–2000, Section VI: Retail Trade a report by the McKinsey Global Institute
Selling Women Short: The Landmark Battle for Workers’ Rights at Wal-Mart by Liza Featherstone
Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America by Barbara Ehrenreich
Betty Dukes, Patricia Surgeson, Cleo Page et al., Plaintiff, vs. Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Defendant: Declarations in Support of Plaintiffs
Everyday Low Wages: The Hidden Price We All Pay for Wal-Mart a report by the Democratic Staff of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce
Chris Hedges a reporter for The New York Times, was a war correspondent for nearly two decades in Central America, Africa, the Middle East, and the Balkans. He is the author of War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning. His new book, Losing Moses on the Freeway: America’s Broken Covenant with the Ten Commandments, will be published in June 2005. (December 2004)
Ingrid D. Rowland is a professor, based in Rome, at the University of Notre Dame School of Architecture. A frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books, she is the author of The Culture of the High Renaissance: Ancients and Moderns in Sixteenth-Century Rome and The Scarith of Scornello: A Tale of Renaissance Forgery. She has also published a translation of Vitruvius’ Ten Books of Architecture and a history of Villa Taverna, the US ambassador’s residence in Rome.
Daniel Mendelsohn’s reviews and essays on literary and cultural subjects appear frequently in The New York Review of Books and The New Yorker. He is the author, most recently, of the collection Waiting for the Barbarians: Essays from the Classics to Pop Culture, which was a finalist for the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award. His other books include two memoirs, a translation of the complete works of C.P. Cavafy, and a study of Greek tragedy, Gender and the City in Euripides’ Political Plays. He teaches at Bard College.
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.
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.
John Banville was born in Wexford, Ireland in 1945. He is the author of many novels, including The Book of Evidence, The Untouchable, Eclipse, The Sea (winner of the Man Booker Prize), and Ancient Light. As Benjamin Black he has written six crime novels, including Vengeance.
Alison Lurie is a former Professor of English at Cornell. She is the author of two collections of essays on children’s literature, Don’t Tell the Grownups and Boys and Girls Forever, and the editor of The Oxford Book of Fairy Tales. Her most recent novel is Truth and Consequences.
Fiona Maccarthy is the author of biographies of Eric Gill, William Morris, and Lord Byron. Her most recent book, The Last Pre-Raphaelite: Edward Burne-Jones and the Victorian Imagination, was published last year. (April 2013)
Keith Gessen is a founding editor of N+1 and the author of All the Sad Young Literary Men. Among his translations from the Russian are Voices from Chernobyl by Svetlana Alexievich and, with Anna Summers, There Once Lived a Woman Who Tried to Kill Her Neighbor’s Baby: Scary Fairy Tales by Ludmilla Petrushevskaya.
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.
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.
Simon Head is an Associate Fellow at the Rothermere American Institute at Oxford and a Scholar at the Institute for Public Knowledge at New York University. His most recent book is The New Ruthless Economy: Work and Power in the Digital Age. (January 2011)
Lewis Lockwood is Fanny Peabody Research Professor of Music at Harvard. He is the author of Beethoven: The Music and the Life and, most recently, co-editor with Mark Kroll of The Beethoven Violin Sonatas: History, Criticism, Performance. (November 2004)
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.