For God and Country: Faith and Patriotism Under Fire by James Yee with Aimee Molloy
Trumpeter Swan (poem)
Forgotten Empire: The World of Ancient Persia Catalog of the exhibition edited by John Curtis and Nigel Tallis
Fiery Heart: The First Life of Leigh Hunt by Nicholas Roe
The Wit in the Dungeon: The Remarkable Life of Leigh Hunt—Poet, Revolutionary, and the Last of the Romantics by Anthony Holden
The Rebellion of the Beasts, or, The Ass Is Dead! Long Live the Ass!!! by Leigh Hunt, with an introduction by Douglas A. Anderson
Lord Byron’s Life in Italy (Vie de Lord Byron en Italie) by Teresa Guiccioli, translated from the French by Michael Rees and edited by Peter Cochran
Santiago Calatrava: Sculpture into Architecture
Santiago Calatrava: Clay and Paint, Ceramics and Watercolors
Santiago Calatrava: The Complete Works by Alexander Tzonis
Santiago Calatrava: The Bridges by Alexander Tzonis and Rebeca Caso Donadei
Santiago Calatrava: Milwaukee Art Museum, Quadracci Pavilion by Cheryl Kent
Santiago Calatrava: The Athens Olympics by Alexander Tzonis and Rebeca Caso Donadei
Nothing but Victory: The Army of the Tennessee, 1861–1865 by Steven E. Woodworth
Grant and Sherman: The Friendship That Won the Civil War by Charles Bracelen Flood
Prague: The Crown of Bohemia, 1347–1437 Catalog of the exhibitionedited by Barbara Drake Boehm and Jirí Fajt
Redemption: The Life of Henry Roth by Steven G. Kellman
Memento Mori: A Companion to the Most Beautiful Floor in the World by Dane Munro, with photographs by Maurizio Urso
Europe Central by William T. Vollmann
Expelled from Eden: A William T. Vollmann Reader edited by Larry McCaffery and Michael Hemmingson
Voltaire in Exile: The Last Years, 1753–78 by Ian Davidson
Candide, or, Optimism by Voltaire,translated by Peter Constantine, with an introduction by Diane Johnson
Candide, or Optimism by Voltaire,translated by Burton Raffel
Always Magic in the Air: The Bomp and Brilliance of the Brill Building Era by Ken Emerson
In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower by Marcel Proust, translated from the French by James Grieve
American Dream: Three Women, Ten Kids, and a Nation’s Drive to End Welfare by Jason DeParle
Christopher de Bellaigue was born in London in 1971 and has worked as a journalist in the Middle East and South Asia since 1994. His first book, In the Rose Garden of the Martyrs: A Memoir of Iran, was shortlisted for the Royal Society of Literature’s Ondaatje Prize. His latest book is Patriot of Persia: Muhammad Mossadegh and a Tragic Anglo-American Coup. He lives in Tehran with his wife and two children.
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.
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.
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.
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.
André Aciman is the author of the novels Eight White Nights and Call Me by Your Name, the nonfiction works Out of Egypt and False Papers, and is the editor of The Proust Project. He teaches comparative literature at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.
William Pfaff was an editor of the lay-Catholic Commonweal magazine from 1949 to 1955, and remains a contributor. His latest book is The Irony of Manifest Destiny: The Tragedy of America’s Foreign Policy. (May 2013)
Helen Epstein is an independent consultant and writer specializing in public health in developing countries, and an adjunct assistant professor at the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs. She has advised numerous organizations, including the United States Agency for International Development, the World Bank, Human Rights Watch, and UNICEF. She writes frequently for various publications, including The New York Review of Books, The New York Times Magazine, and Granta, and is the author of The Invisible Cure: Why We Are Losing the Fight Against AIDS in Africa.
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).
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.
Freeman Dyson has spent most of his life as a professor of physics at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, taking time off to advise the US government and write books for the general public. He was born in England and worked as a civilian scientist for the Royal Air Force during World War II. He came to Cornell University as a graduate student in 1947 and worked with Hans Bethe and Richard Feynman, producing a user-friendly way to calculate the behavior of atoms and radiation. He also worked on nuclear reactors, solid-state physics, ferromagnetism, astrophysics, and biology, looking for problems where elegant mathematics could be usefully applied.
Dyson’s books include Disturbing the Universe (1979), Weapons and Hope (1984), Infinite in All Directions (1988), Origins of Life (1986, second edition 1999), The Sun, the Genome and the Internet (1999), and A Many-Colored Glass: Reflections on the Place of Life in the Universe (2010). He is a fellow of the American Physical Society, a member of the National Academy of Sciences, and a fellow of the Royal Society of London. In 2000 he was awarded the Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion.
Martin Filler was the longtime architecture critic of House & Garden, until it ceased publication in 2007. He is the co-author, with Olivier Bossiere, of The Vitra Design Museum: Frank Gehry, Architect, and author of Makers of Modern Architecture, which is based on essays from The New York Review. A second volume of his writings on architecture is forthcoming from New York Review Books.