The Mystery of Leonardo

Leonardo da Vinci on Painting: A Lost Book (Libro A) reassembled, translated, and edited by Carlo Pedretti, with a Foreword by Sir Kenneth Clark

Leonardo da Vinci and a Memory of His Childhood by Sigmund Freud, translated by Alan Tyson

The Need for Negro Politics

The Seeds of Destruction by Thomas Merton

SNCC: The New Abolitionists by Howard Zinn

My Face Is Black by C. Eric Lincoln

Who Speaks for the South by James McBride Dabbs

Baudelaire as Critic

Baudelaire as a Literary Critic translated and edited by Lois Boe Hyslop and Francis E. Hyslop Jr.

The Painter of Modern Life and Other Essays by Charles Baudelaire, translated and edited by Jonathan Mayne

Being Black

The Importance of Being Black by Frank Moraes

Political Parties in French Speaking West Africa by Ruth Schachter Morgenthau

African Socialism edited by William H. Friedland, edited by Carl G. Rosberg Jr.

The Faces of Spain

The Presence of Spain by James Morris, photographs by Evelyn Hofer

An Explanation of Spain by Eléna de La Souchère


Bernard Bergonzi is Emeritus Professor of English at the University of Warwick.

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)

D.J. Enright (1920–2002) was a British poet, novelist and critic. He held teaching positions in Egypt, Japan, Thailand, Singapore and the United Kingdom. In 1981 Enright was awarded the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry.

Ernst Gombrich (1909–2001) was an Austrian art historian. Born in Vienna, Gombrich studied at the Theresianum and then at the University of Vienna under Julius von Schlosser. After graduating, he worked as a Research Assistant and collaborator with the museum curator and Freudian analyst Ernst Kris. He joined the Warburg Institute in London as a Research Assistant in 1936 and was named Director in 1959. His major works include The Story of Art, Art and Illusion: A Study in the Psychology of Pictorial Representation, Aby Warburg: An Intellectual Biography, The Sense of Order: A Study in the Psychology of Decorative Art.

Stuart Hampshire (1914–2004) was an English philosopher. He taught at University College London, Princeton, Stanford and Oxford, where he was named Warden of Wadham College. His books include Thought and Action, Spinoza and Justice Is Conflict.

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.

Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. (1917–2007) was an American historian and social critic. He served as adviser to Presidents Kennedy and Johnson. His Journals: 1952– 2000 were published in 2007.

Roger Shattuck (1923–2005) was an American writer and scholar of French culture. He taught at Harvard, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Virginia, and Boston University, where he was named University Professor. His books includeForbidden Knowledge: From Prometheus to Pornography.