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
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.
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.
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.
Benjamin M. Friedman is the William Joseph Maier Professor of Political Economy at Harvard. His books include The Moral Consequences of Economic Growth and Day of Reckoning: The Consequences of American Economic Policy Under Reagan and After. (October 2014)
Stephen Greenblatt is Cogan University Professor of the Humanities at Harvard. His most recent books are The Swerve: How the World Became Modern and Shakespeare’s Montaigne. He is the general editor of The Norton Shakespeare.
Stanley Hoffmann (1928-2015) was the 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.
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.
Darryl Pinckney, a longtime contributor to The New York Review of Books, is the author of a novel, High Cotton, and, in the Alain Locke Lecture Series, Out There: Mavericks of Black Literature. His new book is Blackballed: The Black Vote and US Democracy.
Alan Ryan’s On Tocqueville and On Marx were published last year. He is the author of the two-volume work On Politics: A History of Political Thought: From Herodotus to the Present. He is visiting professor of philosophy at Stanford.
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.