Wikipedia: The Missing Manual by John Broughton
His Illegal Self by Peter Carey
The Broad Contemporary Art Museum at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2008
Renzo Piano Museums by Renzo Piano, with an essay by Victoria Newhouse
Collecting Collections: Highlights from the Permanent Collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto by Michael Pollan
The Age of Turbulence: Adventures in a New World by Alan Greenspan
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: A New Verse Translation by Simon Armitage
A Life Decoded: My Genome: My Life by J. Craig Venter
Georges by Alexandre Dumas, translated from the French by Tina A. Kover, edited with an introduction and notes by Werner Sollors, and with a foreword by Jamaica Kincaid
The Last Cavalier: Being the Adventures of Count Sainte-Hermine in the Age of Napoleon by Alexandre Dumas, translated from the French by Lauren Yoder
Age Shock: How Finance Is Failing Us by Robin Blackburn
Working Longer: The Solution to the Retirement Income Challenge by Alicia H. Munnell and Steven A. Sass
The Conservatives Have No Clothes: Why Right-Wing Ideas Keep Failing by Greg Anrig
The Great Risk Shift: The Assault on American Jobs, Families, Health Care, and Retirement and How You Can Fight Back by Jacob S. Hacker
When I’m Sixty-four: The Plot Against Pensions and the Plan to Save Them by Teresa Ghilarducci
The Reserve by Russell Banks
A Slave No More: Two Men Who Escaped to Freedom, Including Their Own Narratives of Emancipation by David W. Blight
Picturing the Bible: The Earliest Christian Art an exhibition at the Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, November 18, 2007–March 30, 2008.
Catalog of the exhibition by Jeffrey Spier, with contributions by Mary Charles-Murray, Johannes G. Deckers, Steven Fine, Robin M. Jensen, and Herbert L. Kessler
Peter Brown is Philip and Beulah Rollins Professor of History Emeritus at Princeton. His most recent book is Through the Eye of a Needle: Wealth, the Fall of Rome, and the Making of Christianity in the West, 350–550 AD. (December 2013)
Martin Filler’s latest book, Makers of Modern Architecture, Volume II, has been long-listed for the 2014 PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay. Filler was born in 1948 and received degrees in art history from Columbia University. He has been a contributor to The New York Review of Books since 1985 and his writing on modern architecture has been published in more than thirty journals, magazines, and newspapers in the US, Europe, and Japan. His first collection of New York Review essays, Makers of Modern Architecture, was published in 2007. Filler is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He and his wife, the architectural historian Rosemarie Haag Bletter, live in New York and Southampton.
Jeff Madrick is Director of the Bernard L. Schwartz Rediscovery Government Initiative at the Century Foundation, Editor of Challenge Magazine, and teaches at the Cooper Union. His forthcoming book is Seven Bad Ideas: How Mainstream Economists Damaged America and the World, to be published in the fall of 2014.
James McPherson is George Henry Davis ’86 Professor of American History Emeritus at Princeton. His books include Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1989, and, most recently, War on the Waters: The Union and Confederate Navies, 1861–1865.
Christopher Ricks teaches at Boston University in the Core Curriculum and the Editorial Institute and is a former president of the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers. From 2004 to 2009 he was Professor of Poetry at the University of Oxford. His recent books include True Friendship: Geoffrey Hill, Anthony Hecht, and Robert Lowell Under the Sign of Eliot and Pound and Decisions and Revisions in T.S. Eliot.
Oliver Sacks is a physician and the author of ten books, the most recent of which is Hallucinations. He is a professor of neurology at NYU School of Medicine and a visiting professor at the University of Warwick.
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.
Jim Walsh is on the faculty of the MIT Security Studies Program and Political Science Department. He was previously Executive Director of the Managing the Atom Project at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. (August 2013)