The Rise and Fall of the Czech Rebellion

The Seventh Night by Ladislav Mnacko

The Czech Black Book Sciences compiled by the Historical Section of the Czechoslovak Academy of, edited by Robert Littell

The Voices by Joseph Wechsberg

Prague’s Two Hundred Days by Harry Schwartz

Prague Spring: A Report on Czechoslovakia 1968 by Z.A.B. Zeman

Plan and Market Under Socialism by Ota Sik


Secondary Worlds by W.H. Auden

Collected Longer Poems by W.H. Auden

Letters From Iceland by W.H. Auden and Louis MacNeice

Völuspá: The Song of the Sybil translated by Paul B. Taylor, translated by W.H. Auden

Quest for the Necessary: W. H. Auden and the Dilemma of Divided Consciousness by Herbert Greenberg

Auden’s Poetry by Justin Replogle

Farmers in Arms

Captain Swing by Rudé George and E.J. Hobsbawm

William Cobbett, His Thought and His Times by John W. Osborne

The English Jacobins by Carl B. Cone


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)

Denis Donoghue is Emeritus University Professor of English and American Letters at NYU. (April 2016)

Edgar Z. Friedenberg (1927-2000) was an American social critic and scholar of education. His books include Coming of Age in America and Growth and Acquiescence.

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.

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.

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.

Virgil Thomson (1896–1989) was a composer and critic. He collaborated extensively with Gertrude Stein, who wrote the libretti for his operas Four Saints in Three Actsand The Mother of Us All. In 1988 he was awarded the National Medal of Arts.

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