The Outsider by Albert Camus, translated from the French by Sandra Smith
The Outsider by Albert Camus, translated from the French by Sandra Smith
Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution by John Paul Stevens
Why We Build: Power and Desire in Architecture by Rowan Moore
A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race and Human History by Nicholas Wade
On Such a Full Sea by Chang-rae Lee
The Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan, 2001–2014 by Carlotta Gall
The Last Kind Words Saloon by Larry McMurtry
The People’s Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited by Louisa Lim
Tiananmen Exiles: Voices of the Struggle for Democracy in China by Rowena Xiaoqing He
Whistler: A Life for Art’s Sake by Daniel E. Sutherland
An American in London: Whistler and the Thames an exhibition at the Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, October 16, 2013–January 12, 2014; the Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts, February 1–April 13, 2014; and the Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., May 2–August 17, 2014
Darren Waterston: Uncertain Beauty an exhibition at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, Massachusetts, March 8, 2014–February 1, 2015; and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Washington, D.C., July 2015
Can’t and Won’t by Lydia Davis
A Taste for Intrigue: The Multiple Lives of François Mitterrand by Philip Short
Lost for Words by Edward St. Aubyn
John Quincy Adams: American Visionary by Fred Kaplan
Louisa Catherine: The Other Mrs. Adams by Margery M. Heffron, edited by David L. Michelmore
A Traveled First Lady: Writings of Louisa Catherine Adams edited by Margaret A. Hogan and C. James Taylor, with a foreword by Laura Bush
Solo: A James Bond Novel by William Boyd
The Garments of Court and Palace: Machiavelli and the World That He Made by Philip Bobbitt
Before Sunrise a film directed by Richard Linklater
Before Sunset a film directed by Richard Linklater
Before Midnight a film directed by Richard Linklater
From the Land of Green Ghosts: A Burmese Odyssey by Pascal Khoo Thwe
The River of Lost Footsteps: A Personal History of Burma by Thant Myint-U
Golden Parasol: A Daughter’s Memoir of Burma by Wendy Law-Yone
Nor Iron Bars a Cage by Ma Thanegi
Smile as They Bow by Nu Nu Yi, translated from the Burmese by Alfred Birnbaum and Thi Thi Aye
Falling Out of Time by David Grossman
The Bankers’ New Clothes: What’s Wrong with Banking and What to Do About It by Anat Admati and Martin Hellwig
Franco’s Crypt: Spanish Culture and Memory Since 1936 by Jeremy Treglown
In the Shadow of the Shtetl: Small-Town Jewish Life in Soviet Ukraine by Jeffrey Veidlinger
Hill of Destiny by Jean Giono
Harvest by Jean Giono, translated from the French by Henri Fluchère and Geoffrey Myers
To the Slaughterhouse by Jean Giono, translated from the French by Norman Glass
The Malediction by Jean Giono, translated from the French by Peter de Mendelssohn
The Horseman on the Roof by Jean Giono, translated from the French by Jonathan Griffin
Journal—Poèmes—Essais by Jean Giono
Oeuvres romanesque complètes, Vol. 1: Naissance de l’Odyssée, Colline, Un de Baumugnes, Regain, Solitude de la pitié, Le Grand Troupeau by Jean Giono
Oeuvres romanesque complètes, Vol. 2: Jean le Bleu, Le Chant du monde, Que ma joie demeure, Batailles dans la montagne by Jean Giono
Oeuvres romanesque complètes, Vol. 3: Pour saluer Melville, L’Eau vive, Un Roi sans divertissement, Noé, Fragments d’un paradis by Jean Giono
Oeuvres romanesque complètes, Vol. 4: Angelo, Mort d’un personage, Le Hussard sur le toit, Le Bonheur fou by Jean Giono
Oeuvres romanesque complètes, Vol. 5: Les Récits de la demi-brigade, Faust au village, Les Âmes fortes, Les Grands Chemins, Le Moulin de Pologne, L’Homme qui plantait des arbres, Une Aventure ou la foudre et le sommet, Hortense, Le Petit Garçon by Jean Giono
Oeuvres romanesque complètes, Vol. 6: Deux Cavaliers de l’orage, Le Déserteur—Ennemonde et autres caractères, L’Iris de Suse, Récits inachevés: Cœurs, passions, caractères, Caractères, Dragoon, Olympe by Jean Giono
Récits et essais by Jean Giono
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.
Susan Dunn, the Parish Third Century Professor of Humanities at Williams, is the author of Dominion of Memories: Jefferson, Madison, and the Decline of Virginia. Her most recent book is 1940: FDR, Willkie, Lindbergh, Hitler—the Election Amid the Storm. (June 2014)
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.
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)
Anatol Lieven is a Professor in the War Studies Department of King’s College London and a Senior Fellow of the New America Foundation in Washington, D.C. He is the author of Ukraine and Russia: A Fraternal Rivalry.
W.S. Merwin was born in New York City in 1927 and grew up in Union City, New Jersey, and in Scranton, Pennsylvania. From 1949 to 1951 he worked as a tutor in France, Portugal, and Majorca. He has since lived in many parts of the world, most recently on Maui in the Hawaiian Islands. He is the author of many books of poems, prose, and translations and has received both the Pulitzer and the Bollingen Prizes for poetry, among numerous other awards. His new poetry collection is The Moon Before Morning.
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.
Caroline Moorehead is the author most recently of A Train in Winter, the first volume of her trilogy on resistance in World War II. The second volume, Village of Secrets: Defying the Nazis in Vichy France, will be published in October. (June 2014)
Adam Thirlwell is the author of two novels, Politics and The Escape; a novella, Kapow!; an essay-book, The Delighted States, winner of a Somerset Maugham Award; and a compendium of translations edited for McSweeney’s. He has twice been selected as one of Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists. His new novel, Lurid & Cute, will be published in 2015. He is the recipient of the 2015 E.M. Forster Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
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.