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Robert Gottlieb

Robert Gottlieb has been the Editor in Chief of ­Simon and Schuster and of Knopf, and the Editor of The New Yorker. His most recent book is a collection of essays, Near-Death Experiences…and Others. (July 2019)

Ivo Andrić, 1971; photograph by Gilles Peress

Past Master

Bosnian Chronicle

by Ivo Andrić, translated from the Serbo-Croatian by Celia Hawkesworth with Bogdan Rakić

The Bridge on the Drina

by Ivo Andrić, translated from the Serbo-Croatian by Lovett F. Edwards

The Woman from Sarajevo

by Ivo Andrić, translated from the Serbo-Croatian by Joseph Hitrec

The Pasha’s Concubine and Other Tales

by Ivo Andrić, translated from the Serbo-Croatian by Joseph Hitrec

The Slave Girl and Other Stories About Women

by Ivo Andrić, translated from the Serbo-Croatian by John K. Cox and sixteen other translators

The Vizier’s Elephant: Three Novellas

by Ivo Andrić, translated from the Serbo-Croatian by Drenka Willen

The Damned Yard and Other Stories

by Ivo Andrić, translated from the Serbo-Croatian by Celia Hawkesworth

Omer Pasha Latas

by Ivo Andrić, translated from the Serbo-Croatian by Celia Hawkesworth, with an introduction by William T. Vollmann

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July 18, 2019 issue

William Fox with his wife, Eva, and one of his daughters, 1920s

The Least Glamorous Mogul

The Man Who Made the Movies: The Meteoric Rise and Tragic Fall of William Fox

by Vanda Krefft

November 8, 2018 issue

Albert Bierstadt: The Rocky Mountains, Lander’s Peak, 1863

An Irishman in America

Days Without End

by Sebastian Barry

The Whereabouts of Eneas McNulty

by Sebastian Barry

Annie Dunne

by Sebastian Barry

A Long Long Way

by Sebastian Barry

The Secret Scripture

by Sebastian Barry

On Canaan’s Side

by Sebastian Barry

The Temporary Gentleman

by Sebastian Barry

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April 5, 2018 issue

Drawing of Mary Astor by Edward Sorel from Mary Astor’s Purple Diary

Brilliant Mary Astor

Mary Astor’s Purple Diary: The Great American Sex Scandal of 1936

by Edward Sorel

The Purple Diaries: Mary Astor and the Most Sensational Hollywood Scandal of the 1930s

by Joseph Egan

My Story: An Autobiography

by Mary Astor

A Life on Film

by Mary Astor

March 23, 2017 issue

Thomas Wolfe, April 1937; photograph by Carl Van Vechten

‘A Monstrous Prodigy’

Genius

a film directed by Michael Grandage

Father to Daughter: The Family Letters of Maxwell Perkins

by Maxwell Perkins, edited by Louise Perkins King, Ruth King Porter, and Bertha Perkins Frothingham

Look Homeward: A Life of Thomas Wolfe

by David Herbert Donald

Aline: The First Biography of Aline Bernstein, Famed Stage Designer and Mistress of Thomas Wolfe

by Carole Klein

December 8, 2016 issue

Brilliant, Troubled Dorothy Parker

Wit, flair, talent, and near genius for self-destruction

Dorothy Parker: Complete Broadway, 1918–1923

edited by Kevin C. Fitzpatrick

Complete Stories

by Dorothy Parker, edited by Colleen Breese, with an introduction by Regina Barreca

Complete Poems

by Dorothy Parker, edited by Marion Meade

Dorothy Parker: In Her Own Words

edited by Barry Day

Dorothy Parker: What Fresh Hell Is This?

by Marion Meade

The Portable Dorothy Parker

edited and with an introduction by Marion Meade

Constant Reader

by Dorothy Parker

You Might as Well Live: The Life and Times of Dorothy Parker

by John Keats

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April 7, 2016 issue

Sarah Hay and Sascha Radetsky in Flesh and Bone

Dancing in the Dark

Flesh and Bone

a television series created by Moira Walley-Beckett

January 14, 2016 issue

Lady Diana Cooper, May 1960; photograph by Cecil Beaton

Beautiful Diana Cooper

Darling Monster: The Letters of Lady Diana Cooper to Her Son John Julius Norwich, 1939–1952

edited by John Julius Norwich

Trying to Please: A Memoir

by John Julius Norwich

Autobiography: The Rainbow Comes and Goes, The Light of Common Day, Trumpets from the Steep

by Diana Cooper

Old Men Forget

by Duff Cooper

The Duff Cooper Diaries

edited and with an introduction by John Julius Norwich

A Durable Fire: The Letters of Duff and Diana Cooper, 1913–1950

edited by Artemis Cooper

Diana Cooper

by Philip Ziegler

Duff Cooper: The Authorized Biography

by John Charmley

Letters of Conrad Russell, 1897–1947

edited by Georgiana Blakiston

The Letters of Evelyn Waugh and Diana Cooper

edited by Artemis Cooper

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June 4, 2015 issue

Leonardo Di Caprio and Kate Winslet in Titanic, 1997

Back from Heaven—The Science

Erasing Death: The Science That Is Rewriting the Boundaries Between Life and Death

by Sam Parnia with Josh Young

The Spiritual Doorway in the Brain: A Neurologist’s Search for the God Experience

by Kevin Nelson

Life After Death: The Evidence

by Dinesh D’Souza

Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon’s Journey into the Afterlife

by Eban Alexander

Heaven Is for Real: A Little Boy’s Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back

by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent

Life After Life: The Investigation of a Phenomenon—Survival of Bodily Death

by Raymond A. Moody Jr., with a preface by Melvin Morse and a foreword by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

Embraced by the Light

by Betty J. Eadie with Curtis Taylor

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November 6, 2014 issue

Greg Kinnear as Todd Burpo and Connor Corum as his son Colton in Heaven Is for Real, the film adaptation of Burpo’s memoir about his son’s near-death experience

To Heaven and Back!

The literature of near-death experiences

Heaven Is for Real: A Little Boy’s Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back

by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent

Life After Life: The Investigation of a Phenomenon—Survival of Bodily Death

by Raymond A. Moody Jr., with a preface by Melvin Morse and a foreword by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

Paranormal: My Life in Pursuit of the Afterlife

by Raymond Moody and Paul Perry

On Death and Dying: What the Dying Have to Teach Doctors, Nurses, Clergy, and Their Own Families

by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

On Life After Death

by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, with a foreword by Caroline Myss

Evidence of the Afterlife: The Science of Near-Death Experiences

by Jeffrey Long with Paul Perry

Memories, Dreams, Reflections

by Carl Jung, edited by Aniela Jaffé and translated from the German by Richard and Clara Winston

Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon’s Journey into the Afterlife

by Eben Alexander

A Vision from Heaven (The Risen Christ)

by Mary Stephens Landoll

Revealing Heaven: An Eyewitness Account

by Kat Kerr, with a foreword by Scribe Angels and illustrations by Walter Reynolds

90 Minutes in Heaven: A True Story of Death and Life

by Don Piper with Cecil Murphey

Waking Up in Heaven: A True Story of Brokenness, Heaven, and Life Again

by Crystal McVea and Alex Tresniowski, with a foreword by Laura Schroff

Embraced by the Light

by Betty J. Eadie with Curtis Taylor

I Knew Their Hearts

by Jeff Olsen

Cold Noses at the Pearly Gates: A Book of Hope for Those Who Have Lost a Pet

by Gary Kurz

Wagging Tails in Heaven: The Gift of Our Pets’ Everlasting Love

by Gary Kurz

Furry Friends Forevermore: A Heavenly Reunion with Your Pet

by Gary Kurz

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October 23, 2014 issue

Elena Tchernichova with a Vaganova Institute classmate, Leningrad, circa 1958

The Coach

Dancing on Water: A Life in Ballet, from the Kirov to the ABT

by Elena Tchernichova, with Joel Lobenthal

October 10, 2013 issue

Janis Joplin and the music mogul Clive Davis at a party celebrating the signing of her band to Columbia Records, New York City, 1968

At the Top of Pop

The Soundtrack of My Life

by Clive Davis, with Anthony DeCurtis

Hitmaker

by Tommy Mottola

June 20, 2013 issue

Ethel Waters, 1926

‘The Mother of Us All’

Heat Wave: The Life and Career of Ethel Waters

by Donald Bogle

His Eye Is on the Sparrow

by Ethel Waters, with Charles Samuels, and with a new preface by Donald Bogle

September 29, 2011 issue

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