Buffalo Bill’s America: William Cody and the Wild West Show by Louis S. Warren
The Colonel and Little Missie: Buffalo Bill, Annie Oakley, and the Beginnings of Superstardom in America by Larry McMurtry
Buffalo Bill in Bologna: The Americanization of the World,1869–1922 by Robert W. Rydell and Rob Kroes
Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945 by Tony Judt
Little Women, Little Men, Jo’s Boys by Louisa May Alcott
Mao: The Unknown Story by Jung Chang and Jon Halliday
Decreation: Poetry, Essays, Opera by Anne Carson
Glass, Irony and God by Anne Carson
Eros the Bittersweet by Anne Carson
Men in the Off Hours by Anne Carson
Autobiography of Red by Anne Carson
The Beauty of the Husband: A Fictional Essay in 29 Tangos by Anne Carson
Plainwater: Essays and Poetry by Anne Carson
The Red Millionaire: A Political Biography of Willi Münzenberg, Moscow’s Secret Propaganda Tsar in the West by Sean McMeekin
Double Lives: Stalin, Willi Münzenberg, and the Seduction of the Intellectuals by Stephen Koch, with an introduction by Sam Tanenhaus
Indecision by Benjamin Kunkel
Performing Music in the Age of Recording by Robert Philip
Privilege: Harvard and the Education of the Ruling Class by Ross Gregory Douthat
I’m the Teacher, You’re the Student: A Semester in the University Classroom by Patrick Allitt
What the Best College Teachers Do by Ken Bain
University, Inc.: The Corporate Corruption of American Higher Education by Jennifer Washburn
The Best 357 Colleges: 2005 Edition by the Princeton Review
Profiles of American Colleges: 2005
Trafalgar: The Men, the Battle, the Storm by Tim Clayton and Phil Craig
Nelson: The New Letters edited by Colin White
Seize the Fire: Heroism, Duty, and the Battle of Trafalgar by Adam Nicolson
Admiral Lord Nelson: Context and Legacy edited by David Cannadine
The Word That Causes Death’s Defeat: Poems of Memory by Anna Akhmatova,translated from the Russian, with an introductory biography, critical essays, and commentary and Nancy K. Anderson
Jeremy Bernstein’s books include Plutonium: A History of the World’s Most Dangerous Element , Nuclear Weapons: What You Need to Know and A Palette of Particles. His latest book is Nuclear Iran (October, 2014).
John Brewer teaches in the Humanities and Social Sciences Division at the California Institute of Technology. He is currently working on a book on Vesuvius in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. (October 2015)
Helen Epstein is a writer specializing in public health and an adjunct professor at Bard College. She has advised numerous organizations, including the United States Agency for International Development, the World Bank, Human Rights Watch, and UNICEF. She is the author of The Invisible Cure: Why We Are Losing the Fight Against AIDS in Africa and has contributed articles to many publications, including The New York Review of Books and The New York Times Magazine. Research for her article in the December 18, 2014 issue was supported by a grant from the Investigative Fund at the Nation Institute.
Timothy Garton Ash is Professor of European Studies and Isaiah Berlin Professorial Fellow at St. Antony’s College, Oxford, and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford. He leads the Free Speech Debate project at Oxford (freespeechdebate.com) and is writing a book about free speech.
Robert Hass is the author of several books of poems, most recently Sun Under Wood. Poet laureate of the United States from 1995 to 1997, he teaches English at the University of California at Berkeley. (November 2005)
Alison Lurie is Frederic J. Whiton Professor of American Literature Emerita at Cornell. She is the author of two collections of essays on children’s literature, Don’t Tell the Grownups and Boys and Girls Forever, and the editor of The Oxford Book of Fairy Tales. Her most recent book is The Language of Houses.
Sherwin B. Nuland is Clinical Professor of Surgery and a Fellow of the Institution for Social and Policy Studies at Yale. He is the author of How We Die, which won the National Book Award in 1994, and Lost in America. (December 2005)
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.
Charles Simic is a poet, essayist, and translator. He is the recipient of many awards, including the Pulitzer Prize, the Griffin Prize, and a MacArthur Fellowship. In 2007 Simic was appointed the fifteenth Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress. The Lunatic, his new volume of poetry, and The Life of Images, a book of his selected prose, were published in April.