Eating Fables

The Carnal Myth A Search into Classical Sensuality by Edward Dahlberg

The Leafless American by Edward Dahlberg, edited with an Introduction by Harold Billings

Edward Dahlberg: American Ishmael of Letters edited with an Introduction by Harold Billings

Trompe l’oeil

Through the Vanishing Point: Space in Poetry and Painting by Marshall McLuhan and Harley Parker

War and Peace in the Global Village by Marshall McLuhan and Quentin Fiore, co-ordinated by Jerome Agel

McLuhan: Pro & Con edited by Raymond Rosenthal

Sense and Nonsense of McLuhan by Sidney Finkelstein


Living and Partly Living by Jiri Mucha

Legends of Our Time by Elie Wiesel

Z by Vassilis Vassilikos

On Not Translating Racine

Racine or The Triumph of Relevance by Odette de Mourgues

The Complete Plays of Jean Racine translated by Samuel Solomon, with an Introduction by Katherine Wheatley


The Blacking Factory and Pennsylvania Gothic by Wilfrid Sheed

Expensive People by Joyce Carol Oates

The Beastly Beatitudes of Balthazar B by J.P. Donleavy

Eva Trout by Elizabeth Bowen


Noel Annan (1916–2000) was a British military intelligence officer and scholar of European history. His works include Leslie Stephen and Our Age, Changing Enemies: The Defeat and Regeneration of Germany, and The Curious Strength of Positivism in English Political Thought.

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.
 (December 2019)

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

Noam Chomsky is an Institute Professor and Professor Emeritus in the Department of Linguistics at MIT.

D. W. Harding (1906–1993) was a British psychologist and literary critic. In1933 he joined FR Leavis as an editor of Scrutiny, where much of his literary criticism appeared, but also work, notably on aggression, that led to The Impulse to Dominate and Social Psychology and Individual Values.

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.

Eugenio Montale was born in Genoa in 1896 and died in 1981. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1975. (November 2004)

I.F. Stone (1907–1989) was an American journalist and publisher whose self-published newsletter, I.F. Stone’s Weekly, challenged the conservatism of American journalism in the midcentury. A Noncomformist History of Our Times (1989) is a six-volume anthology of Stone’s writings.

John Weightman (1915–2004) was a critic and literary scholar. After working as a translator and announcer for the BBC French service, Weightman turned to the study of French literature. He taught at King’s College London and the University of London. His books include The Concept of the Avant-Gardeand The Cat Sat on the Mat: Language and the Absurd.