Samuel Johnson: A Biography by Peter Martin
Samuel Johnson: Selected Writings edited by Peter Martin
Samuel Johnson: The Struggle by Jeffrey Meyers
Samuel Johnson: A Life by David Nokes
WALL·E a film by Pixar Animation Studios
The Pixar Touch: The Making of a Company by David A. Price
To Infinity and Beyond! The Story of Pixar Animation Studios by Karen Paik, based on research and interviews by Leslie Iwerks, with a foreword by John Lasseter, Steve Jobs, and Ed Catmull
The Art of Pixar Short Films by Amid Amidi, with a foreword by John Lasseter
Art Without Borders: A Philosophical Exploration of Art and Humanity by Ben-Ami Scharfstein
The Art Instinct: Beauty, Pleasure, and Human Evolution by Denis Dutton
We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson, with an introduction by Jonathan Lethem
The Confessions of Edward Day by Valerie Martin
The Drunkard’s Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives by Leonard Mlodinow
Bad Samaritans: The Myth of Free Trade and the Secret History of Capitalism by Ha-Joon Chang
Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford’s Forgotten Jungle City by Greg Grandin
Imperial by William T. Vollmann
Imperial photographs by William T. Vollmann
A Jury of Her Peers: American Women Writers from Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx by Elaine Showalter
Experiments in Ethics by Kwame Anthony Appiah
To Live or to Perish Forever: Two Tumultuous Years in Pakistan by Nicholas Schmidle
Seeds of Terror: How Heroin Is Bankrolling the Taliban and al Qaeda by Gretchen Peters
Margaret Atwood is the author of more than forty books of fiction, poetry, and critical essays, including the 2000 Booker Prize–winning The Blind Assassin; Alias Grace, which won the Giller Prize and the Premio Mondello; The Robber Bride, Cat’s Eye, The Handmaid’s Tale, and The Penelopiad. Her latest work is a book of short stories called Stone Mattress: Nine Tales (2014). Her newest novel, MaddAddam (2013) is the third in a trilogy comprising The Year of the Flood (2009) and the Giller and Booker Prize–nominated Oryx and Crake (2003). Atwood lives in Toronto with the writer Graeme Gibson.
Madison Smartt Bell is Professor of English and Director of the Kratz Center for Creative Writing at Goucher College. His new book, DevilA?s Dream: A Novel About Nathan Bedford Forrest, is forthcoming in November. (October 2009)
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.
David Cole is the Honorable George J. Mitchell Professor in Law and Public Policy at the Georgetown University Law Center. He is the 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).
William Easterly is Professor of Economics at New York University, Co-Director of NYU’s Development Research Institute, and Co-Editor of the Journal of Development Economics. His latest book is The White Man’s Burden: Why the West’s Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good. (November 2010)
Joshua Hammer is a former Newsweek bureau chief and correspondent-at-large in Africa and the Middle East. His forthcoming book is The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World’s Most Precious Manuscripts. (November 2015)
Malise Ruthven is the author of Islam: A Very Short Introduction, Islam in the World: The Divine Supermarket (a study of Christian fundamentalism), A Fury for God: The Islamist Attack on America, A Satanic Affair: Salman Rushdie and the Wrath of Islam, and several other books. His latest book is Encounters with Islam: On Religion, Politics and Modernity.