The Plot Against America by Philip Roth
The Plot Against America by Philip Roth
Just Enough Liebling: Classic Work by the Legendary New Yorker Writer by A.J. Liebling, with an introduction by David Remnick
The Telephone Booth Indian by A.J. Liebling, with an introduction by Luc Sante
Between Meals: An Appetite for Paris by A.J. Liebling, with an introduction by James Salter
The Sweet Science by A.J. Liebling, with a foreword by Robert Anasi
Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found by Suketu Mehta
The Finishing School by Muriel Spark
Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson by Geoffrey C. Ward
Arguing About War by Michael Walzer
Vanity Fair a film directed by Mira Nair
Scientific Integrity in Policymaking: An Investigation into the Bush Administration’s Misuse of Science a report by the Union of Concerned Scientists
The Great Betrayal: Fraud in Science by Horace Freeland Judson
Author, Author by David Lodge
Mastery, Tyranny, and Desire: Thomas Thistlewood and His Slaves in the Anglo-Jamaican World by Trevor Burnard
Landon Carter’s Uneasy Kingdom: Revolution and Rebellion on a Virginia Plantation by Rhys Isaac
The Rare and the Beautiful: The Art, Loves, and Lives of the Garman Sisters by Cressida Connolly
The Intruders: Unreasonable Searches and Seizures from King John to John Ashcroft by Samuel Dash
The Naked Crowd: Reclaiming Security and Freedom in an Anxious Age by Jeffrey Rosen
David Cole is the Honorable George J. Mitchell Professor in Law and Public Policy at the Georgetown University Law Center. He is the author of several books, including The Torture Memos: Rationalizing the Unthinkable (2009), Less Safe, Less Free: Why America Is Losing the War on Terror (with Jules Lobel, 2007) and Enemy Aliens: Double Standards and Constitutional Freedoms in the War on Terrorism (2003).
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.
John Lanchester is the author of five books including, most recently, I.O.U.: Why Everyone Owes Everyone and No One Can Pay. In 2008 he received the E.M. Forster Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. (December 2011)
Richard C. Lewontin is Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology and Professor of Biology at Harvard University. He is the author of The Genetic Basis of Evolutionary Change and Biology as Ideology, and the co-author of The Dialectical Biologist (with Richard Levins) and Not in Our Genes (with Steven Rose and Leon Kamin).
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.
Samantha Power is the Anna Lindh Professor of the Practice of Global Leadership at Harvard’s Kennedy School. Her latest book, Chasing the Flame: Sergio Vieira de Mello and the Fight to Save the World, was published in February. (August 2008)
John Updike (1932–2009) was born in Shillington, Pennsylvania. In 1954 he began to publish in The New Yorker, where he continued to contribute short stories, poems, and criticism until his death. His major work was the set of four novels chronicling the life of Harry “Rabbit: Angstrom, he two of which, Rabbit is Richand Rabbit at Rest, won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. His last books were the novel The Widows of Eastwick and Due Considerations, a collection of his essays and criticism.
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.