White Girls by Hilton Als
White Girls by Hilton Als
Secrets and Leaks: The Dilemma of State Secrecy by Rahul Sagar
Fighting for the Press: The Inside Story of the Pentagon Papers and Other Battles by James C. Goodale
At Berkeley a film directed by Frederick Wiseman
The King’s Pictures: The Formation and Dispersal of the Collections of Charles I and His Courtiers by Francis Haskell, edited and with an introduction by Karen Serres, and a foreword by Nicholas Penny
The War That Ended Peace: The Road to 1914 by Margaret MacMillan
1913: In Search of the World Before the Great War by Charles Emmerson
The Russian Origins of the First World War by Sean McMeekin
July 1914: Countdown to War by Sean McMeekin
The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914 by Christopher Clark
Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes to War by Max Hastings
Twelfth Night a play by William Shakespeare, directed by Tim Carroll and produced by Shakespeare’s Globe, London, at the Belasco Theatre, New York City, November 20, 2013–February 16, 2014
Leaving the Sea by Ben Marcus
Tenth of December by George Saunders
The Unknown Known a film directed by Errol Morris
Known and Unknown: A Memoir by Donald Rumsfeld
By His Own Rules: The Ambitions, Successes, and Ultimate Failures of Donald Rumsfeld by Bradley Graham
The Pure Gold Baby by Margaret Drabble
The Needle’s Eye by Margaret Drabble
The Garrick Year by Margaret Drabble
The Red Queen by Margaret Drabble
The Pattern in the Carpet: A Personal History with Jigsaws by Margaret Drabble
The Sea Lady by Margaret Drabble
The Millstone by Margaret Drabble
John Ashbery is the author of several books of poetry, including Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror (1975), which received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the National Book Award. His first collection, Some Trees (1956), was selected by W. H. Auden for the Yale Younger Poets Series. He has also published art criticism, plays, and a novel. From 1990 until 2008 Ashbery was the Charles P. Stevenson, Jr. Professor of Languages and Literature at Bard College. Ashbery’s most recent collection of poetry is Quick Question. His Collected French Translations will be published in April 2014 in two volumes, one of Prose and one of Poetry.
David Cole is Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center. He is the award-winning 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) He has been awarded an Open Society Foundation Fellowship for 2012–2013 to write his next book, on the role of civil society in enforcing constitutional rights.
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.
Stephen Greenblatt is the author of, among other books, Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare and The Swerve: How the World Became Modern (winner of the National Book Award, the James Russell Lowell Award, and the Pulitzer Prize). He is the John Cogan University Professor of the Humanities at Harvard.
Wyatt Mason is a contributing editor of Harper’s and a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine. He is Senior Fellow of the Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and the Humanities at Bard. He translated Pierre Michon’s Masters and Servants and The Origin of the World. (February 2014)
Arnold Relman is Professor Emeritus of Medicine and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a former Editor in Chief of The New England Journal of Medicine. He is the author of A Second Opinion: Rescuing America’s Health Care. (February 2014)
Jeffrey D. Sachs is Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia. He is the author most recently of The Price of Civilization: Reawakening American Virtue and Prosperity and To Move the World: JFK’s Quest for Peace. (February 2014)