Inquisition in Eden by Alvah Bessie

Fear on Trial by John Henry Faulk

Only You, Dick Daring by Merle Miller and Evan Rhodes

Equal Time by Newton Minow

New American Fiction

Roar Lion Roar by Irving Faust

The Edge of the Woods by Heather Ross Miller

A House on the Sound by Kathrin Perutz

P. S. Wilkinson by C.D.B. Bryan

Yarborough by B.H. Friedman

A Confederate General from Big Sur by Richard Brautigan

Mixed Company

Hands Up! by Edward Dorn

Destinations Companion volume edited by Wilmer F. Lucas Jr.

Country Without Maps by Jean Garrigue

A Roof of Tiger Lilies by Donald Hall

A Time of Bees by Mona Van Duyn

An Existential Nerve Cell by Richard F. Henchey

America’s Heroic Moment

Meriwether Lewis: A Biography by George Dillon

The Journals of Lewis and Clark edited by Bernard DeVoto

Letters of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, with Related Documents 1783-1854 edited by Donald Jackson

Pieter Geyl

The Netherlands in the Seventeenth Century by Pieter Geyl

History of the Low Countries: Episodes and Problems by Pieter Geyl

The Arts of Japan

Japan, a History in Art by Bradley Smith

Japanese Buddhist Prints by Mosaku Ishida, translated by Charles S. Terry

The Traditional Arts of Japan by H. Batterson Boger


Neal Ascherson is the author of Black Sea, Stone Voices: The Search for Scotland and the novel Death of the Fronsac. He is an Honorary Professor at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London.
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Geoffrey Barraclough (1908–1984) was a British historian.

Marius Bewley (1916–1973) was a British-American literary critic. Educated at Cambridge, Bewley taught English literature at Rutgers and was an advisory editor atThe Hudson Review.

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.

Murray Kempton (1917-1997) was a columnist for Newsday, as well as a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books. His books include Rebellions, Perversities, and Main Events and The Briar Patch, as well as Part of Our Time. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1985.

Walter Laqueur is a historian of Europe and the Middle East. He has taught at Brandeis, Georgetown, Harvard, Johns Hopkins and the University of Chicago.

Robert Lowell (1917–1977) was twice awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. Life Studies, For the Union Dead, and The Dolphin are among his many volumes of verse. He was a co-founder of and contributor to The New York Review of Books.

Martin Malia is Professor of History Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author, most recently, of Russia Under Western Eyes, from the Bronze Horseman to the Lenin Mausoleum. (November 2001)

Robert Mazzocco (1932–2017) was an American poet and critic.

Philip Rahv (1908–1973) was an American literary critic. Rahv was a founding editor of Partisan Review. His works include Image and Idea and Literature and the Sixth Sense.

Lawrence Stone (1919–1999) was an English historian. He taught British history at Oxford and Princeton.

Sheldon S. Wolin is Professor Emeritus of Politics at Princeton.