Degas, Sickert and Toulouse-Lautrec: London and Paris, 1870–1910 Catalog of the exhibition by Anna Gruetzner Robins and Richard Thomson
Walter Sickert: A Life by Matthew Sturgis
Flaubert: A Biography by Frederick Brown
Bouvard and Pécuchet by Gustave Flaubert, translated from the French by Mark Polizzotti, with a preface by Raymond Queneau
Class Matters by correspondents of The New York Times, with an introduction by Bill Keller
Inequality Matters: The Growing Economic Divide in America and Its Poisonous Consequences edited by James Lardner and David A. Smith
The Chosen: The Hidden History of Admission and Exclusion at Harvard, Yale, and Princeton by Jerome Karabel
Forbes 400: The Richest People in America 2005 Edition
Individual Income Tax Returns Internal Revenue Service
Mozart by Julian Rushton
Mozart and His Operas by David Cairns
The Faber Pocket Guide to Mozart by Nicholas Kenyon
The Cambridge Mozart Encyclopedia edited by Cliff Eisen and Simon P. Keefe
Sepharad by Antonio Muñoz Molina, translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden
Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World by David Brion Davis
The Mind of the Master Class: History and Faith in the Southern Slaveholders’ Worldview by Elizabeth Fox-Genovese and Eugene D. Genovese
The Successor by Ismail Kadare, translated from the French of Tedi Papavrami by David Bellos
Spring Flowers, Spring Frost translated from the French of Jusuf Vrioni by David Bellos
The Pyramid translated from the French of Jusuf Vrioni by David Bellos, in consultation with the author
The Three-Arched Bridge translated from the Albanian by John Hodgson
The Palace of Dreams translated from the French of Jusuf Vrioni by Barbara Bray
The Concert translated from the French of Jusuf Vrioni by Barbara Bray
Elegy for Kosovo translated from the Albanian by Peter Constantine
Spying on the Bomb: American Nuclear Intelligence from Nazi Germany to Iran and North Korea by Jeffrey T. Richelson
Public Philosophy: Essays on Morality in Politics by Michael J. Sandel
The Medici Conspiracy: The Illicit Journey of Looted Antiquities, from Italy’s Tomb Raiders to the World’s Greatest Museums by Peter Watson and Cecilia Todeschini
Christian Caryl is a Senior Fellow at the Legatum Institute, the editor of Foreign Policy’s Democracy Lab website, and a fellow at MIT’s Center for International Studies. His latest book is Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century.
George M. Fredrickson is Edgar E. Robinson Professor of US History Emeritus at Stanford. His recent books include Racism: A Short History and Not Just Black and White, a collection co-edited with Nancy Foner.
Daniel Mendelsohn was born in 1960 and studied classics at the University of Virginia and at Princeton, where he received his doctorate. His essays and reviews appear regularly in The New York Review of Books, The New Yorker, and The New York Times Book Review. His books include The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million; a memoir, The Elusive Embrace; and the collection Waiting for the Barbarians: Essays from the Classics to Pop Culture, published by New York Review Books. He teaches at Bard College. His essay in the September 25, 2014 issue will appear as the introduction to a new translation of The Bacchae by Robin Robertson, to be published in September by Ecco.
John Updike (1932–2009) was born in Shillington, Pennsylvania. In 1954 he began to publish in The New Yorker, where he continued to contribute short stories, poems, and criticism until his death. His major work was the set of four novels chronicling the life of Harry “Rabbit: Angstrom, he two of which, Rabbit is Richand Rabbit at Rest, won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. His last books were the novel The Widows of Eastwick and Due Considerations, a collection of his essays and criticism.