Changing My Mind: Occasional Essays by Zadie Smith
Tiepolo Pink by Roberto Calasso, translated from the Italian by Alastair McEwen
Summary Report for Administrative Review by Tish Elliott-Wilkins
Report of Investigation by Brian Burzynski
Sexual Victimization in Juvenile Facilities Reported by Youth, 2008–09 by Allen J. Beck, Paige M. Harrison, and Paul Guerino
Sexual Victimization in State and Federal Prisons Reported by Inmates, 2007 by Allen J. Beck and Paige M. Harrison
Sexual Victimization in Local Jails Reported by Inmates, 2007 by Allen J. Beck and Paige M. Harrison
National Prison Rape Elimination Commission Report
The Art Student’s War by Brad Leithauser
The Other Within: The Marranos: Split Identity and Emerging Modernity by Yirmiyahu Yovel
Las imágenes de la discordia: Política y poética de la imagen sagrada en la España del cuatrocientos by Felipe Pereda
The Philosophical Baby: What Children’s Minds Tell Us About Truth, Love, and the Meaning of Life by Alison Gopnik
The Fires of Vesuvius: Pompeii Lost and Found by Mary Beard
Robert Altman: The Oral Biography by Mitchell Zuckoff
The Vagrants by Yiyun Li
A Thousand Years of Good Prayers by Yiyun Li
Dangerous Games: The Uses and Abuses of History by Margaret MacMillan
The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing edited by Richard Dawkins
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.
Chris Patten is the Chancellor of Oxford University. He served as the Governor of Hong Kong, overseeing its return to China in 1997, and he was one of the United Kingdom’s two members to the European Commission from 1999 to 2004. His most recent book, What Next? Surviving the Twenty-first Century, was published in 2008. (March 2010)
Ingrid D. Rowland is a professor, based in Rome, at the University of Notre Dame School of Architecture. A frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books, she is the author of The Culture of the High Renaissance: Ancients and Moderns in Sixteenth-Century Rome and The Scarith of Scornello: A Tale of Renaissance Forgery. She has also published a translation of Vitruvius’ Ten Books of Architecture and a history of Villa Taverna, the US ambassador’s residence in Rome. Her new book, From Pompeii: The Afterlife of a Roman Town, will be published in spring 2014.
David Kaiser is Chair of the Board of Just Detention International, a health and human rights organization that seeks to end sexual abuse in detention centers. Lovisa Stannow is the Executive Director of Just Detention International. (October 2013)
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.
Bill McKibben is Schumann Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury College, and the author of The End of Nature, Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future, Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet and of the forthcoming Oil and Honey: The Education of an Unlikely Activist.. He is also the founder of 350.org, the global climate campaign that has been actively involved in the fight against natural gas fracking.
Tim Judah has written widely on foreign affairs. He reports on the Balkans for The Economist and its online column Eastern Approaches. He is the author of books about the region and a biography of Abebe Bikila, the first black African to win a gold medal at the Olympics. (May 2012)
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.
David Thomson is film critic at The New Republic and has been a frequent contributor to Sight & Sound, Film Comment, The Guardian, and The Independent. He is the author of A Biographical Dictionary of Film and, most recently, The Big Screen: The Story of the Movies. He has also written several novels, including Suspects and Silver Light.