Ingres: 1780–1867 Catalog of the exhibition by Vincent Pomarède, Stéphane Guégan, Louis-Antoine Prat, and Éric Bertin
Ingres and His Critics by Andrew Carrington Shelton
Terrorist by John Updike
The Weather Makers: How Man Is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth by Tim Flannery
Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change by Elizabeth Kolbert
An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It by Al Gore
An Inconvenient Truth a film directed by Davis Guggenheim
Political Ideas in the Romantic Age: Their Rise and Influence on Modern Thought by Isaiah Berlin, edited by Henry Hardy, with an introduction by Joshua L. Cherniss
Unfinished Dialogue by Isaiah Berlin and Beata Polanowska-Sygulska, with a foreword by Henry Hardy
Russia, Poland and Marxism: Isaiah Berlin to Andrzej Walicki, 1962–1996
Samuel Beckett: The Grove Centenary Edition edited by Paul Auster, with introductions by Colm Tóibìn, Salman Rushdie, Edward Albee, and J.M. Coetzee
How It Was: A Memoir of Samuel Beckett by Anne Atik
Beckett Remembering, Remembering Beckett: A Centenary Celebration edited by James and Elizabeth Knowlson
Beckett After Beckett edited by S.E. Gontarski and Anthony Uhlmann
Dancing in the Dark by Caryl Phillips
Suite Française by Irène Némirovsky, translated from the French by Sandra Smith
Simón Bolìvar: A Life by John Lynch
Absurdistan by Gary Shteyngart
Before the Next Attack: Preserving Civil Liberties in an Age of Terrorism by Bruce Ackerman
Swithering by Robin Robertson
Slow Air by Robin Robertson
A Painted Field by Robin Robertson
Antonello da Messina Catalog of the exhibition by Mauro Lucco, with essays by Dominique Thiébaut, Till-Holger Borchert, and others
Antonello da Messina e la pittura del ‘400 in Sicilia by Giorgio Vigni and Giovanni Carandente
Antonello da Messina by Alessandro Marabottini and Fiorella Sricchia Santoro
Antonello da Messina, Sicily’s Renaissance Master by Gioacchino Barbera, with contributions by Keith Christiansen and Andrea Bayer
1945: The War That Never Ended by Gregor Dallas
Among Empires: American Ascendancy and Its Predecessors by Charles S. Maier
Tim Parks, a novelist, essayist, and translator, is Associate Professor of Literature and Translation at IULM University in Milan. His books include Teach Us to Sit Still: A Skeptic’s Search for Health and Healing and The Server.
Joan Acocella is a staff writer for The New Yorker. She is the author of Mark Morris, Creating Hysteria: Women and Multiple Personality Disorder, and Willa Cather and the Politics of Criticism. She also edited the recent, unexpurgated Diary of Vaslav Nijinsky. Her article in the May 23, 2013 issue is adapted from her introduction to a new edition of Isadora Duncan’s My Life, published in May 2013 by Liveright.
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.
Christian Caryl is a Senior Fellow at the Legatum Institute and the Editor of Foreign Policy’s Democracy Lab website. His book Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century was published in April 2013.
David Cole is Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center. He is the award-winning author of several books, including The Torture Memos: Rationalizing the Unthinkable (2009), Less Safe, Less Free: Why America Is Losing the War on Terror (with Jules Lobel, 2007) and Enemy Aliens: Double Standards and Constitutional Freedoms in the War on Terrorism (2003) He has been awarded an Open Society Foundation Fellowship for 2012–2013 to write his next book, on the role of civil society in enforcing constitutional rights.
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.
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.
Jonathan Raban’s books include Surveillance, My Holy War, Arabia, Old Glory, Hunting Mister Heartbreak, Bad Land, Passage to Juneau, and Waxwings. 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.
Robert Skidelsky is Emeritus Professor of Political Economy at Warwick University, England. His latest book is Keynes: The Return of the Master. Felix Martin, an economist at Thames River Capital LLP, worked at the World Bank for two stretches between 1998 and 2008. He was formerly an executive board member and analyst at the European Stability Initiative. www.skidelskyr.com. (April 2011)