‘The Glory of Certain Moments in Life’

All That Is by James Salter

Memorable Days: The Selected Letters of James Salter and Robert Phelps edited by John McIntyre

Life Is Meals: A Food Lover’s Book of Days by James and Kay Salter

There and Then: The Travel Writing of James Salter by James Salter

Is Humbert Humbert Jewish?

The Secret History of Vladimir Nabokov by Andrea Pitzer

The Tragedy of Mister Morn by Vladimir Nabokov, translated from the Russian by Thomas Karshan and Anastasia Tolstoy

Selected Poems by Vladimir Nabokov, translated from the Russian by Dmitri Nabokov, and edited and with an introduction by Thomas Karshan

Stalking Nabokov: Selected Essays by Brian Boyd

How the Case for Austerity Has Crumbled

The Alchemists: Three Central Bankers and a World on Fire by Neil Irwin

Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea by Mark Blyth

The Great Deformation: The Corruption of Capitalism in America by David A. Stockman

Visions of Indian Art

Wonder of the Age: Master Painters of India, 1100–1900 by John Guy and Jorrit Britschgi

Masters of Indian Painting, 1100–1900 edited by Milo C. Beach, Eberhard Fischer, and B.N. Goswamy


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. (April 2016)

Julian Bell is a painter and writer. His latest book is the painting sequence Genesis. (May 2017)

Mischa Berlinski is the author of Fieldwork: A Novel. He lived in Haiti between 2007 and 2011. (June 2013)

Christian Caryl is an editor at The Washington Post‘s Global Opinion section. (January 2017)

Dan Chiasson’s fourth collection of poetry is Bicentennial.
 He teaches at Wellesley. (June 2016)

Roger Cohen is a columnist for The New York Times. His most recent book is the memoir The Girl from Human Street: Ghosts of Memory in a Jewish Family. (May 2016)

William Dalrymple’s books include The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty, Delhi 1857 and Return of a King: The Battle for Afghanistan, 1839–42. He is Codirector of the Jaipur Literature Festival.
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David Brion Davis is Sterling Professor of History Emeritus at Yale and Director Emeritus of Yale’s Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition. He is the author of Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World.

Michael Dirda is a columnist for The Washington Post Book World. His most recent book is Browsings: A Year of Reading, Collecting, and Living with Books.
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Jerzy Ficowski was a Polish poet and scholar who wrote several volumes of poetry, including A Reading of Ashes, as well as a biography of the novelist Bruno Schulz. (June 2013)

Mark Ford’s latest book, Thomas Hardy: Half a Londoner, was published in October. He teaches in the English Department at University College London.
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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. His most recent book is Free Speech: Ten Principles for a Connected World.
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James Gleick’s most recent book is Time Travel: A History. (January 2017)

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, is the coauthor with ­Pamela Hartzband of Your Medical Mind: How to Decide What Is Right for You. (February 2017)

Jennifer Grotz’s most recent book of poems is The Needle. (June 2013)

Hank Heifetz is a poet, novelist, and translator from Spanish, Sanskrit, and Tamil.
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Bill Keller is an Op-Ed columnist for The New York Times, of which he is a former executive editor. He was the Times bureau chief in Johannesburg from 1992 to 1995.
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Enrique Krauze is the author of Redeemers: Ideas and Power in Latin America and Editor-in-Chief of the magazine Letras Libres, published in Mexico City. (April 2015)

Paul Krugman is a columnist for The New York Times and Distinguished Professor of Economics at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2008.
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Joseph Lelyveld’s most recent book is His Final Battle: The Last Months of Franklin Roosevelt.
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Ray Monk is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Southampton. He has written books on Ludwig Wittgenstein and Bertrand Russell. His most recent book is Robert Oppenheimer: A Life Inside the Center. (December 2016)

Andrew O’Hagan’s new novel, The Illuminations, has just been published. (June 2015)

Fintan O’Toole is a columnist with The Irish Times and the Leonard L. Milberg Visiting Lecturer in Irish Letters at Princeton. His book on George Bernard Shaw, Judging Shaw, will be published in the fall. (April 2017)

Piotr Sommer is a Polish poet and translator. (June 2013)

Susan Sontag (1933–2004) was a novelist, playwright, filmmaker, and one of the most influential critics of her generation. Her books include Against Interpretation, On Photography, Illness as Metaphor, and The Volcano Lover.

Jenny Uglow’s most recent book is The Pinecone: The Story of Sarah Losh.
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Christopher de Bellaigue’s latest book, Islamic Enlightenment, will be published in April. (March 2017)