Back to Blood by Tom Wolfe
Back to Blood by Tom Wolfe
Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Avant-Garde an exhibition at Tate Britain, London, September 12, 2012–January 13, 2013; the National Gallery, Washington, D.C., February 17–May 19, 2013; and the State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, June 10–September 30, 2013.
Emancipating Lincoln: The Proclamation in Text, Context, and Memory by Harold Holzer
Lincoln’s Hundred Days: The Emancipation Proclamation and the War for the Union by Louis P. Masur
The Long Road to Antietam: How the Civil War Became a Revolution by Richard Slotkin
Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America’s Most Perilous Year by David Von Drehle
How to Win an Election: An Ancient Guide for Modern Politicians by Quintus Tullius Cicero, translated from the Latin and with an introduction by Philip Freeman
On a Farther Shore: The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson by William Souder
Portrait of a Novel: Henry James and the Making of an American Masterpiece by Michael Gorra
Tombstone: The Great Chinese Famine, 1958–1962 by Yang Jisheng, translated from the Chinese by Stacy Mosher and Guo Jian
The Great Famine in China, 1958–1962: A Documentary History edited by Zhou Xun
Mao’s Great Famine: The History of China’s Most Devastating Catastrophe, 1958–1962 by Frank Dikötter
Mubei: Zhongguo liushi niandai dajihuang jiushi [Tombstone: A True History of the Great Famine in China in the 1960s] by Yang Jisheng
Hungry Ghosts: Mao’s Secret Famine by Jasper Becker
Europe’s Angry Muslims: The Revolt of the Second Generation by Robert S. Leiken
Muslims in Europe: A Report on 11 EU Cities by the Open Society Institute
The Emancipation of Europe’s Muslims: The State’s Role in Minority Integration by Jonathan Laurence
The New Religious Intolerance: Overcoming the Politics of Fear in an Anxious Age by Martha C. Nussbaum
Immigrant Nations by Paul Scheffer, translated from the Dutch by Liz Waters
May We Be Forgiven by A.M. Homes
Collected Papers on Alexander the Great by Ernst Badian
Astray by Emma Donoghue
Thornton Wilder: A Life by Penelope Niven
Quay Brothers: On Deciphering the Pharmacist’s Prescription for Lip-Reading Puppets an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, New York City, August 12, 2012–January 7, 2013
The Moscow Bombings of September 1999: Examinations of Russian Terrorist Attacks at the Onset of Vladimir Putin’s Rule by John B. Dunlop
Anne Applebaum is a columnist for The Washington Post and Slate, and runs the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute. Her most recent book is Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944–1956. (December 2014)
Mary Beard is Professor of Classics at the University of Cambridge. Her Sather Lectures at the University of California, Berkeley, were published in June as Laughter in Ancient Rome: On Joking, Tickling, and Cracking Up. (October 2014)
Robert Brustein is a playwright, director, critic, teacher, founder of the Yale Repertory and American Repertory Theatres, and currently Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Suffolk University. His latest book is Winter Passages. (December 2014)
Mark Danner is the author, most recently, of Stripping Bare the Body: Politics Violence War. He is Chancellor’s Professor of English and Journalism at the University of California at Berkeley and James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs and the Humanities at Bard. His writing and other work can be found at markdanner.com.
Tim Flannery is a founding member of the Climate Council and former Chief Commissioner of the Australian Climate Commission. His most recent book is Among the Islands: Adventures in the Pacific. (August 2014)
Timothy Garton Ash is Professor of European Studies and Isaiah Berlin Professorial Fellow at St. Antony’s College, Oxford, and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford. He currently leads the Free Speech Debate project at Oxford (freespeechdebate.com) and is writing a book about free speech.
Peter Green is Dougherty Centennial Professor Emeritus of Classics at the University of Texas at Austin and Adjunct Professor at the University of Iowa. His most recent book is The Hellenistic Age: A Short History. (April 2014)
Amy Knight is a former Woodrow Wilson fellow. Her books include Who Killed Kirov: The Kremlin’s Greatest Mystery, Spies Without Cloaks: The KGB’s Successors, and How the Cold War Began: The Igor Gouzenko Affair and the Hunt for Soviet Spies.
Janet Malcolm was born in Prague. She was educated at the High School of Music and Art, in New York, and at the University of Michigan. Along with In the Freud Archives, her books include Diana and Nikon: Essays on Photography, Psychoanalysis: The Impossible Profession, The Journalist and the Murderer, The Purloined Clinic: Selected Writings, The Silent Woman: Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes, The Crime of Sheila McGough, and Reading Chekhov: A Critical Journey. She wrote about the trial of Mazoltuv Borukhova, the mother of Michelle, in her book Iphigenia in Forest Hills, just out in paperback. Her collection Forty-One False Starts: Essays on Artists and Writers will be published in the spring of 2013.She lives in New York.
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.
Claire Messud is the author of four novels and a book of novellas. Her novel The Emperor’s Children was long-listed for the Man Booker Prize, and was selected as one of the ten best books of 2006 by The New York Times. Her most recent novel is The Woman Upstairs. She lives with her family in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Jean Strouse is the author of Morgan: American Financier as well as Alice James, which won the Bancroft Prize. Her essays and reviews have appeared in The New York Review of Books, The New Yorker, The New York Times, Newsweek, Architectural Digest, and Slate. She is currently the Sue Ann and John Weinberg Director of the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library.
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.