The Letters of Robert Lowell edited by Saskia Hamilton
The Letters of Robert Lowell edited by Saskia Hamilton
The Scarlet Gang of Asakusa by Yasunari Kawabata, translated from the Japanese by Alisa Freedman, with a foreword and afterword by Donald Richie and illustrations by Ota Saburo
Little Boy: The Arts of Japan’s Exploding Subculture Catalog of the exhibition edited by Murakami Takashi
The Age of Conversation by Benedetta Craveri, translated from the Italian by Teresa Waugh
A Fine Brush on Ivory: An Appreciation of Jane Austen by Richard Jenkyns
Novel Relations: The Transformation of Kinshipin English Literature and Culture, 1748–1818 by Ruth Perry
Jane Austen by Darryl Jones
Searching for Jane Austen by Emily Auerbach
Jane Austen and the Enlightenment by Peter Knox-Shaw
Jane Austen and the Romantic Poets by William Deresiewicz
David Livingstone: Mission and Empire by Andrew Ross
Maps for Lost Lovers by Nadeem Aslam
Jerry Engels by Thomas Rogers
At the Shores by Thomas Rogers
Salonica, City of Ghosts: Christians, Muslims and Jews, 1430–1950 by Mark Mazower
Queen: The Life and Music of Dinah Washington by Nadine Cohodas
From Athens to Auschwitz: The Uses of History by Christian Meier, translated from the German by Deborah Lucas Schneider
The History of Love by Nicole Krauss
Jonathan Raban’s books include Surveillance, My Holy War, Arabia, Old Glory, Hunting Mister Heartbreak, Bad Land, Passage to Juneau, and Waxwings. His most recent book is Driving Home: An American Journey, published in 2011. He is the recipient of the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Heinemann Award of the Royal Society of Literature, the PEN/West Creative Nonfiction Award, the Pacific Northwest Booksellers’ Award, and the Governor’s Award of the State of Washington. He is a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books, The Guardian, and The Independent. He lives in Seattle.
Ian Buruma is the Paul W. Williams Professor of Human Rights and Journalism 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 latest book, Year Zero: A History of 1945 was published in September 2013.
Peter France is Professor Emeritus of French at the University of Edinburgh, the author of Politeness and Its Discontents, and the editor of The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French. (June 2005)
David Gilmour’s books include biographies of Lord Curzon and Rudyard Kipling and The Ruling Caste: Imperial Lives in the Victorian Raj. His most recent work is The Pursuit of Italy: A History of a Land, Its Regions and Their Peoples. (November 2013)
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.
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 and runner-up for the 2013 PEN Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay. 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.
Mark Danner is the author, most recently, of Stripping Bare the Body: Politics Violence War. He is Chancellor’s Professor of English, Journalism and Politics at the University of California at Berkeley and James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs, Politics and the Humanities at Bard College and is currently teaching at Al Quds University in East Jerusalem. His book Torture and the Forever War will be published in the spring of 2013. His writing and other work can be found at markdanner.com.
Lee Siegel is the author of four books, including Against the Machine: How the Web Is Reshaping Culture and Commerce—and Why It Matters and Are You Serious: How to Be True and Get Real in the Age of Silly. He is also the author of the essay “Harvard Is Burning,” just published as an e-book. He has written essays and reviews for many publications, including Harper’s Magazine, The New Republic, The Atlantic Monthly, and The New York Times. In 2002, he received the National Magazine Award for Reviews and Criticism.
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.
Cathleen Schine is the author of several novels, including Rameau’s Niece, The Love Letter, She is Me, The New Yorkers, and The Three Weissmanns of Westport. Her latest novel, Fin & Lady, was published in July 2013. She is a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books.
Richard Crampton is Professor of East European History and Fellow of St. Edmund Hall, Oxford. He is the author of Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century, The Balkans Since the Second World War, and a number of histories of Bulgaria. (June 2005)