Der Brand: Deutschland im Bombenkrieg 1940–1945(The Fire: Germany in the Bombing War, 1940–1945) by Jörg Friedrich
Brandstätten: Der Anblick des Bombenkriegs(Scenes of Fire: A View of the Bombing War) by Jörg Friedrich
The Known World by Edward P. Jones
The Ancient Olympics: A History by Nigel Spivey
Games and Sanctuaries in Ancient Greece: Olympia, Delphi, Isthmia, Nemea, Athens by Panos Valavanis
Wrestling with the Ancients: Modern Greek Identity and the Olympics by Alexander Kitroeff
Olympics in Athens, 1896: The Invention of the Modern Olympic Games by Michael Llewellyn Smith
Ancient Greek Athletics by Stephen G. Miller
House of Bush, House of Saud: The Secret Relationship Between the World’s Two Most Powerful Dynasties by Craig Unger
Saudi Arabia and the Politics of Dissent by Mamoun Fandy
Hatred’s Kingdom: How Saudi Arabia Supports the New Global Terrorism by Dore Gold
Inside the Mirage: America’s Fragile Partnership with Saudi Arabia by Thomas Lippman
Sleeping with the Devil: How Washington Sold Our Soul for Saudi Crude by Robert Baer
The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Understanding Saudi Arabia by Colin Wells
Can Saudi Arabia Reform Itself? a report by the International Crisis Group
The Lemon Table by Julian Barnes
The Architecture of Humanism: A Study in the History of Taste by Geoffrey Scott
The Anatomy of Fascism by Robert O. Paxton
A Continent for the Taking: The Tragedy and Hope of Africa by Howard W. French
Where We Stand: Voices of Southern Dissent edited by Anthony Dunbar
Deliberation Day by Bruce Ackerman and James S. Fishkin
Essays of Elia by Charles Lamb, with a foreword by Phillip Lopate
A Double Life: A Biography of Charles and Mary Lamb by Sarah Burton
The Devil Kissed Her: The Story of Mary Lamb by Kathy Watson
Gesammelte Schriften, Vol. 1: Die Religionskritik Spinozas und zugehörige Schriften by Leo Strauss,edited by Heinrich Meier
Gesammelte Schriften, ol. 2: Philosophie und Gesetz— Frühe Schriften by Leo Strauss,edited by Heinrich Meier
Gesammelte Schriften, Vol. 3: Hobbes’ politische Wissenschaft und zugehörige Schriften—Briefe by Leo Strauss, edited by Heinrich Meier
Leo Strauss: The Early Writings (1921–1932) translated from the Germanand edited by Michael Zank
Tussen Athene en Jeruzalem: Filosofie, profetie en politiek in het werk van Leo Strauss by David Janssens
Die Denkbewegung von Leo Strauss: Die Geschichte der Philosophie und die Intentionen des Philosophen by Heinrich Meier
Das theologisch-politische Problem: Zum Thema von Leo Strauss by Heinrich Meier
Leo Strauss: Une biographie intellectuelle by Daniel Tanguay
The Escape from Hunger and Premature Death, 1700–2100:Europe, America, and the Third World by Robert William Fogel
Stanley Hoffmann is Paul and Catherine Buttenwieser University Professor at Harvard. His most recent books are Chaos and Violence: What Globalization, Failed States, and Terrorism Mean for US Foreign Policy and Rousseau and Freedom, coedited with Christie McDonald.
Ian Buruma is the Henry R. Luce Professor at Bard. His books include Murderer in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo Van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance, Taming the Gods: Religion and Democracy on Three Continents, and the novel The China Lover. His book Year Zero: A History of 1945 will be published in September 2013.
Witold Rybczynski is the Meyerson Professor of Urbanism at the University of Pennsylvania, and is the architecture critic for Slate. His book on American building, Last Harvest, was published in 2007.
Neal Ascherson is the author of The Struggles for Poland, The Black Sea, and Stone Voices: The Search for Scotland. He is an Honorary Professor at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London.
George M. Fredrickson is Edgar E. Robinson Professor of US History Emeritus at Stanford. His recent books include Racism: A Short History and Not Just Black and White, a collection co-edited with Nancy Foner.
Stephen Greenblatt is John Cogan University Professor of the Humanities at Harvard. His latest book, The Swerve: How the World Became Modern, received the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction.
Mark Lilla is Professor of the Humanities at Columbia and author of The Reckless Mind: Intellectuals in Politics. His article in the April 25, 2013 issue will appear as the introduction to Against the Current by Isaiah Berlin, to be published in a new edition by Princeton University Press in May 2013.
William H. McNeill is Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Chicago. His most recent books are The Pursuit of Truth: A Historian’s Memoir and Summers Long Ago: On Grandfather’s Farm and in Grandmother’s Kitchen, published by the Berkshire Publishing Group. His most recent publication, as editor, is the second edition of the Encyclopedia of World History.