Life with Picasso by Françoise Gilot and Carlton Lake
Life with Picasso by Françoise Gilot and Carlton Lake
A Little Learning by Evelyn Waugh
The Key to My Heart: A Comedy in Three Parts by V.S. Pritchett
Stations by Burt Blechman
The Old Glory by Robert Lowell, directed by Jonathan Miller
Tomb Sculpture by Erwin Panofsky, edited by H.W. Janson
Wally the Wordworm by Clifton Fadiman
The Untold Adventures of Santa Claus by Ogden Nash
How to Catch a Crocodile by Robert Pack
How the Whale Became by Ted Hughes
Squawky by Stephen Potter
Tom and Tabby by John Symonds
Elisabeth the Cow Ghost by William Pène du Bois
The Young Man Who Wouldn’t Hoe Corn by Eric von Schmidt
The King Who Loved Candy by Peter Hughes
Meeting with a Stranger by Duane Bradley
The Takula Tree by Elizabeth P. Fleming
Children of Africa by Louise A. Stinetorf
The Letter on the Tree by Natalie Savage Carlson
A Day Without Wind by William Mayne
The Coriander by Eilis Dillon
The Alley by Eleanor Estes
Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh
I Go by Sea, I Go by Land by P.L. Travers
Knights Beseiged by Nancy Faulkner
Save the Khan by B. Bartos-Höppner
The Burning of Njal by Henry Treece
The Book of Three by Lloyd Alexander
To Catch a Spy by Amelia Elizabeth Walden
The Machine in the Garden: Technology and the Pastoral by Leo Marx
The Wizard of Oz and Who He Was edited with two introductory essays by Martin Gardner and Russell B. Nye
Sir Lewis Namier and John Brooke by Charles Townshend
The Inner Room by Vera Randal
World Communism by Richard Lowenthal
Last Exit To Brooklyn by Hubert Selby Jr.
Nova Express by William S. Burroughs
The Invention of Morel (and other stories from La Trama Celeste) by Adolfo Bioy Casares
Us He Devours by James B. Hall
The Fatal Gift of Beauty: The Final Years of Byron and Shelley by A.B.C. Whipple
Art Nocturne: The Art of James McNeill Whistler by Denys Sutton
Lautrec by Lautrec by P. Huisman and M.G. Dortu
The Art and Thought of Michelangelo by Charles de Tolnay, translated by Nan Buranelli
A Concise History of Modern Sculpture by Herbert Read
The Life of Drama by Eric Bentley
My Voyage Around the World by Francesco Carletti, translated by Herbert Weinstock
Elizabethan Privateering by K.R. Andrews
Janet Adam Smith (1905–1999) was a Scottish writer and critic. Educated at Oxford, she worked as an editor at a number of literary publications, including The Listener, The Criterion and New Statesman. She also edited the Faber Book of Modern Verse and its companion volume, the Faber Book of Children’s Verse. An accomplished mountaineer, Smith wrote about her adventures in Mountain Holidays; her other books include Life Among the Scots and John Buchnan and His World.
Robert M. Adams (1915-1996) was a founding editor of the Norton Anthology of English Literature. He taught at the University of Wisconsin, Rutgers, Cornell and U.C.L.A. His scholarly interested ranged from Milton to Joyce, and his translations of many classic works of French literature continue to be read to this day.
J. H. Elliott is Regius Professor Emeritus of Modern History at Oxford. His books include Empires of the Atlantic World: Britain and Spain in America, 1492–1830 and, most recently, Scots and Catalans: Union and Disunion. (November 2019)
Paul Goodman (1911–1972) was an American social critic, psychologist, poet, novelist, and anarchist. His writings appeared in Politics, Partisan Review, The New Republic, Commentary, The New Leader, Dissent, and The New York Review of Books. He published several well-regarded books in a variety of fields—including city planning, Gestalt therapy, literary criticism, and politics—before Growing Up Absurd, cancelled by its original publisher and turned down by a number of other presses, was brought out by Random House in 1960.
John Gross (1935–2011) was an English editor and critic. From 1974 to 1981, he was editor of The Times Literary Supplement; he also served as senior book editor and critic at The New York Times. His memoir, A Double Thread, was published in 2001.
Francis Haskell (1928-2000) was an English art historian. His works include Patrons and Painters: Art and Society in Baroque Italyand History and its Images: Art and the Interpretation of the Past. Haskell taught at Oxford.
Frank Kermode (1919–2010) was a British critic and literary theorist. Born on the Isle of Man, he taught at University College London, Cambridge, Columbia and Harvard. Adapted from a series of lectures given at Bryn Mawr College, Kermode’s Sense of An Ending: Studies in the Theory of Fiction remains one of the most influential works of twentieth-century literary criticism.
James Merrill (1926–1995) was an American poet whose major work The Changing Light at Sandover describes a series of spirit communications conducted over many years. He won the National Book Award from his collections Nights and Days and Mirabell: Books of Number.
Hans J. Morgenthau (1904–1980) was a legal scholar and theorist of international relations. Educated in Germany and Switzerland, Morgenthau taught for many years at the University of Chicago; later in life, he moved to The New School and The City University of New York. His books include In Defense of The National Interest, Politics Among Nations, and The Purpose of American Politics.
J.H. Plumb (1911–2001) was a British historian. He taught at Cambridge and Columbia. Plumb was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 1968 and was knighted in 1982. His works include England in the Eighteenth Century, The Making of a Historian,and The American Experience.
Gore Vidal (1925–2012) was an American novelist, essayist, and playwright. His many works include the memoirs Point to Point Navigation and Palimpsest, the novels The City and the Pillar, Myra Breckinridge, and Lincoln, and the collection United States: Essays 1952–1992.