The Greeks and Greek Love: A Bold New Exploration of the Ancient World by James Davidson
Images of Ancient Greek Pederasty: Boys Were Their Gods by Andrew Lear and Eva Cantarella
The Death of Conservatism by Sam Tanenhaus
Eyes on the Horizon: Serving on the Front Lines of National Security by General Richard B. Myers, USAF (Ret.), with Malcolm McConnell
James Ensor an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, June 28–September 21, 2009, and at the Musée d'Orsay, Paris, October 20, 2009–February 4, 2010
Between Street and Mirror: The Drawings of James Ensor edited by Catherine de Zegher
Why This World: A Biography of Clarice Lispector by Benjamin Moser
Near to the Wild Heart translated from the Portuguese by Giovanni Pontiero
Selected Crônicas translated from the Portuguese by Giovanni Pontiero
Family Ties translated from the Portuguese by Giovanni Pontiero
The Apple in the Dark translated from the Portuguese and with an introduction by Gregory Rabassa
The Passion According to G.H. translated from the Portuguese by Ronald W. Sousa
The Hour of the Star translated from the Portuguese by Giovanni Pontiero
Closer to the Wild Heart: Essays on Clarice Lispector edited by Cláudia Pazos Alonso and Claire Williams
Reading with Clarice Lispector by Hélène Cixous, edited, translated from the French, and with an introduction by Verena Andermatt Conley
Byron in Love: A Short Daring Life by Edna O'Brien
Africa’s World War: Congo, the Rwandan Genocide, and the Making of a Continental Catastrophe by Gérard Prunier
The Dynamics of Violence in Central Africa by René Lemarchand
The Congo Wars: Conflict, Myth and Reality by Thomas Turner
The New Acropolis Museum edited by Bernard Tschumi Architects, with contributions by Dimitrios Pandermalis, Yannis Aesopos, Bernard Tschumi, and Joel Rutten
Bernard Tschumi by Gilles de Bure, translated from the French by Gammon Sharply, English adaptation by Jasmine Benyamin and Lisa Palmer
Jean Tschumi: Architecture at Full Scale by Jacques Gubler, translated from the French by Jasmine Benyamin
La Traviata an opera by Giuseppe Verdi, directed by Jonathan Miller
The Golden Frogs of Panama (poem)
A. Lincoln: A Biography by Ronald C. White Jr.
Abraham Lincoln: A Life by Michael Burlingame
Lincoln: The Biography of a Writer by Fred Kaplan
Mrs. Lincoln: A Life by Catherine Clinton
Midnight Convoy and Other Stories by S. Yizhar, translated from the Hebrew by Misha Louvish and others, with an introduction by Dan Miron
Preliminaries by S. Yizhar, translated from the Hebrew by Nicholas de Lange, with an introduction by Dan Miron
Khirbet Khizeh by S. Yizhar, translated from the Hebrew by Nicholas de Lange and Yaacob Dweck, with an afterword by David Shulman
Global Catastrophes and Trends: The Next Fifty Years by Vaclav Smil
Inherent Vice by Thomas Pynchon
The Decline and Fall of the British Empire, 1781–1997 by Piers Brendon
American Radical: The Life and Times of I.F. Stone by D.D. Guttenplan
God’s Architect: Pugin and the Building of Romantic Britain by Rosemary Hill
Fear of Knowledge: Against Relativism and Constructivism by Paul A. Boghossian
Avishai Margalit is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is the winner of the 2012 Philosophical Book Award (Hannover) for his most recent book, On Compromise and Rotten Compromises.
Joel E. Cohen, the Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of Populations at Rockefeller and Columbia, is the co-editor and co-author most recently of International Perspectives on the Goals of Universal Basic and Secondary Education. (April 2012)
Roderick Macfarquhar is Leroy B. Williams Research Professor of History and Political Science at Harvard. His most recent book is the edited volume The Politics of China: Sixty Years of the People’s Republic of China. (April 2013)
Fiona Maccarthy is the author of biographies of Eric Gill, William Morris, and Lord Byron. Her most recent book, The Last Pre-Raphaelite: Edward Burne-Jones and the Victorian Imagination, was published last year. (April 2013)
Geoffrey O’Brien is Editor in Chief of the Library of America. His recent works include Early Autumn and The Fall of the House of Walworth. His new book Stolen Glimpses, Captive Shadows: Writing on Film 2002–2012 will be published in 2013.
James McPherson is George Henry Davis ’86 Professor of American History Emeritus at Princeton. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1989 for Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era. His most recent book is War on the Waters: The Union and Confederates Navies, 1861-1865.
Howard W. French is an associate professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and was for many years a New York Times correspondent. His most recent book is A Continent for the Taking: The Tragedy and Hope of Africa. (December 2010)
Oliver Sacks is a physician and the author of ten books, including The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Awakenings, An Anthropologist on Mars, and Musicophilia. He lives in New York City, where he is a professor of neurology at the NYU School of Medicine. His latest book, Hallucinations, was published in November 2012.
Martin Filler was the longtime architecture critic of House & Garden, until it ceased publication in 2007. He is the co-author, with Olivier Bossiere, of The Vitra Design Museum: Frank Gehry, Architect, and author of Makers of Modern Architecture, which is based on essays from The New York Review. A second volume of his writings on architecture is forthcoming from New York Review Books.
Ronald Dworkin (1931–2013) was Professor of Philosophy and Frank Henry Sommer Professor of Law at NYU. His books include Is Democracy Possible Here?, Justice in Robes, Freedom’s Law, and Justice for Hedgehogs. He was the 2007 winner of the Ludvig Holberg International Memorial Prize for “his pioneering scholarly work” of “worldwide impact” and he was recently awarded the Balzan Prize for his “fundamental contributions to Jurisprudence.”
Harold Bloom’s most recent books are The Anatomy of Influence: Literature as a Way of Life and The Shadow of a Great Rock: A Literary Appreciation of the King James Bible. He teaches at Yale and is at work on a play, To You Whoever You are: A Pageant Celebrating Walt Whitman. (February 2012)
Garry Wills is Professor of History Emeritus at Northwestern. His study of Abraham Lincoln, Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1993. His latest book, Why Priests? A Failed Tradition, was published in February 2013.
Tony Judt (1948–2010) was the founder and director of the Remarque Institute at NYU and the author of Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945, Ill Fares the Land, and The Burden of Responsibility: Blum, Camus, Aron, and the French Twentieth Century, among other books.
G.W. Bowersock is Professor Emeritus of Ancient History at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. His latest book, The Throne of Adulis: Red Sea Wars on the Eve of Islam, was published in April. (May 2013)