Imperial Grunts: The American Military on the Ground by Robert D. Kaplan
The Case for Goliath: How America Acts as the World’s Government in the 21st Century by Michael Mandelbaum
Fra Angelico Catalog of the exhibition by Laurence Kanter and Pia Palladino, with contributions by Magnolia Scudieri, Carl Brandon Strehlke, Victor M. Schmidt, and Anneke de Vries
The World on Sunday: Graphic Art in Joseph Pulitzer’s Newspaper (1898–1911) by Nicholson Baker and Margaret Brentano
Thin Ice: Unlocking the Secrets of Climate in the World’s Highest Mountains by Mark Bowen
Dancing at the Dead Sea: Tracking the World’s Environmental Hotspots by Alanna Mitchell
Beyond Glory: Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling, and a World on the Brink by David Margolick
Polish Memories by Witold Gombrowicz, translated from the Polish by Bill Johnston
Bacacay by Witold Gombrowicz, translated from the Polishby Bill Johnston
Ferdydurke by Witold Gombrowicz, translated from the Polishby Danuta Borchardt, with a foreword by Susan Sontag
Cosmos by Witold Gombrowicz, translated from the Polish by Danuta Borchardt
A Guide to Philosophy in Six Hours and Fifteen Minutes by Witold Gombrowicz, translated from the Polish by Benjamin Ivry
The World of Witold Gombrowicz,1904–1969 by Vincent Girond
Mirror to America: The Autobiography of John Hope Franklin by John Hope Franklin
Pagan Litany (poem)
Edmund Wilson: A Life in Literature by Lewis M. Dabney
The Kurds in Turkey: EU Accession and Human Rights by Kerim Yildiz, with a foreword by Noam Chomsky
Spoils of War: The Human Cost of America’s Arms Trade by John Tirman
The Turks Today by Andrew Mango
Voices from the Front: Turkish Soldiers on the War with the Kurdish Guerrillas by Nadire Mater, translated from the Turkish by Ayse Gul Altinay, with a foreword by Cynthia Enloe
The Moral Consequences of Economic Growth by Benjamin M. Friedman
Veronica by Mary Gaitskill
Russia! Nine Hundred Years of Masterpieces and Master Collections Catalog of the exhibition by Gerold Vzdornov, Sergei Androsov, and others
Russia! Catalogue of the Exhibition
Meghan O’Rourke is the culture editor of Slate and a poetry editor of The Paris Review. She is the recipient of the 2005 Union League and Civic Arts Foundation Prize for poetry, awarded by Poetry magazine.
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.
Charles Simic is a poet, essayist, and translator. He has published some twenty collections of poetry, six books of essays, a memoir, and numerous translations. He is the recipient of many awards, including the Pulitzer Prize, the Griffin Prize, and a MacArthur Fellowship. Simic’s recent works include Voice at 3 a.m., a selection of later and new poems; Master of Disguises, new poems; and Confessions of a Poet Laureate, a collection of short essays that was published by New York Review Books as an e-book original. In 2007 Simic was appointed the fifteenth Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress. His New and Selected Poems: 1962–2012 was published in March 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.
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.
Jeff Madrick writes an economics column for Harper’s Magazine, is editor of Challenge Magazine, and is director of the Rediscovering Government Initiative at the Roosevelt Institute. His most recent book is Age of Greed: The Triumph of Finance and the Decline of America.
Joseph Kerman is emeritus professor of music at the University of California, Berkeley. He began writing music criticism for The Hudson Review in the 1950s, and is a longtime contributor to The New York Review of Books and many other journals. His books include Opera as Drama (1956; new and revised edition 1988), The Beethoven Quartets (1967), Contemplating Music (1986), Concerto Conversations (1999), and The Art of Fugue (2005).
Jamey Gambrell is a writer on Russian art and culture. Her translations include Marina Tsvetaeva’s Earthly Signs: Moscow Diaries, 1917–1922, a volume of Aleksandr Rodchenko’s writings, Experiments for the Future; and Tatyana Tolstaya’s novel, The Slynx. Her translation of Vladimir Sorokin’s Day of the Oprichnik will be published in 2011.
Adam Hochschild has written for The New Yorker, Harper’s Magazine, The New York Review of Books, and The Nation. His books include King Leopold’s Ghost and, most recently, To End All Wars. He teaches at the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley.
Bill McKibben is Schumann Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury College, and the author of The End of Nature, Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future, Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet and of the forthcoming Oil and Honey: The Education of an Unlikely Activist.. He is also the founder of 350.org, the global climate campaign that has been actively involved in the fight against natural gas fracking.
John Gray is Emeritus Professor of European Thought at the London School of Economics. Among his recent books are Straw Dogs: Thoughts on Humans and Other Animals, False Dawn: The Delusions of Global Capitalism, Heresies: Against Progress and Other Illusions, and The Immortalization Commission: Science and the Strange Quest to Cheat Death. His latest book, The Silence of Animals: On Progress and Other Modern Myths, will be published in June 2013.