Anthill by E.O. Wilson
Anthill by E.O. Wilson
The Ask By Sam Lipsyte
Papi: Uno Scandalo Politico (Papi: A Political Scandal) by Peter Gomez, Marco Lillo, and Marco Travaglio
Il Regalo di Berlusconi (The Gift of Berlusconi) by Peter Gomez and Antonella Mascali
Gradisca, Presidente: Tutta la verità della escort più famosa al mondo (At Your Pleasure, Mr. President: The Whole Truth About the Most Famous Escort in the World) by Patrizia D'Addario, with Maddalena Tulanti
Guzzanti vs Berlusconi by Paolo Guzzanti
Videocracy a film directed by Erik Gandini
The Secret Life of Emily Dickinson by Jerome Charyn
Cheever: A Life by Blake Bailey
Collected Stories and Other Writings by John Cheever
Complete Novels: The Wapshot Chronicle, The Wapshot Scandal, Bullet Park, Falconer, Oh What a Paradise It Seems by John Cheever
Fall River and Other Uncollected Stories by John Cheever, edited by Franklin H. Dennis
Point Omega by Don DeLillo
Investigation into the Office of Legal Counsel’s Memoranda Concerning Issues Relating to the Central Intelligence Agency’s Use of ‘Enhanced Interrogation Techniques’ on Suspected Terrorists a report by the Office of Professional Responsibility, Department of Justice
Memorandum for the Attorney General by Deputy Attorney General David Margolis
Going Dutch: How England Plundered Holland’s Glory by Lisa Jardine
The Complete Lyrics of Johnny Mercer edited by Robert Kimball, Barry Day, Miles Kreuger, and Eric Davis
Freefall: America, Free Markets, and the Sinking of the World Economy by Joseph E. Stiglitz
The Sellout: How Three Decades of Wall Street Greed and Government Mismanagement Destroyed the Global Financial System by Charles Gasparino
Taking Stock: What Has the Troubled Asset Relief Program Achieved? by the Congressional Oversight Panel
Jean-Antoine Houdon: Die Sinnliche Skulptur (Sensuous Sculpture) an exhibition at the Liebieghaus, Frankfurt, October 29, 2009– February 28, 2010; and at the Musée Fabre, Montpellier, March 16–June 27, 2010
Skylark by Dezso Kosztolányi, translated from the Hungarian by Richard Aczel, with an introduction by Péter Esterházy
The Library at Night by Alberto Manguel
A Reader on Reading by Alberto Manguel
The Making of African America: The Four Great Migrations by Ira Berlin
The History of White People by Nell Irvin Painter
True Friendship: Geoffrey Hill, Anthony Hecht, and Robert Lowell Under the Sign of Eliot and Pound by Christopher Ricks
Saint Louis by Jacques Le Goff, translated from the French by Gareth Evan Gollrad
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.
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. His latest novel The Blue Guitar was published in September 2015. As Benjamin Black he has written six crime novels, including Vengeance.
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).
Eamon Duffy is Emeritus Professor of the History of Christianity at the University of Cambridge. His latest book is Saints, Sacrilege and Sedition: Religion and Conflict in the Tudor Reformations. (February 2015)
Deborah Eisenberg is the author of four collections of short stories and a play, Pastorale. She is the winner of the 2000 Rea Award for the Short Story, a Whiting Writers’ Award, a Lannan Foundation Fellowship, and five O. Henry Awards. The Collected Stories of Deborah Eisenberg won the 2011 PEN/Faulkner Award. She lives in New York City.
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.
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, The Immortalization Commission: Science and the Strange Quest to Cheat Death, and The Silence of Animals: On Progress and Other Modern Myths. His latest book is The Soul of the Marionette: A Short Inquiry into Human Freedom.
Jerome Groopman is the Recanati Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Chief of Experimental Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He has published more than 180 scientific articles, is a staff writer at The New Yorker and, most recently, the coauthor with Pamela Hartzband of Your Medical Mind: How to Decide What Is Right for You.
John Gross (1935–2011) was an English editor and critic. From 1974 to 1981, he was editor of The Times Literary Supplement; he also served as senior book editor and critic at The New York Times. His memoir, A Double Thread, was published in 2001.
Jonathan Israel is Modern European History Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study. His latest book is A Revolution of the Mind: Radical Enlightenment and the Intellectual Origins of Modern Democracy. (April 2010)
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.
Adam Kirsch is director of the master’s program in Jewish Studies at Columbia. His new book of poetry, Emblems of the Passing World: Poems After Photographs by August Sander, has just been published. (December 2015)
Jeff Madrick is the director of the Bernard L. Schwartz Rediscovering Government Initiative at the Century Foundation and editor of Challenge Magazine. His new book is Seven Bad Ideas: How Mainstream Economists Damaged America and the World.
Edmund White has written biographies of Jean Genet, Marcel Proust, and Arthur Rimbaud. He has also written several novels; the most recent is Jack Holmes and His Friend: A Novel. He teaches creative writing at Princeton. His latest book, States of Desire Revisited: Travels in Gay America, has just been published.