The Rediscovery of Black Nationalism by Theodore Draper
The Lives of William Benton by Sidney Hyman
Maltaverne by François Mauriac, translated by Jean Stewart
The Driver’s Seat by Muriel Spark
The Manuscripts of Pauline Archange by Marie-Claire Blais, translated by Derek Coltman
The Stunt Man by Paul Brodeur
Play It As It Lays by Joan Didion
Bech: A Book by John Updike
Eric Foner is the DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University. His books include The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery and Battles for Freedom: The Use and Abuse of American History. (December 2017)
Alfred Kazin (1915–1998) was a writer and teacher. Among his books are On Native Grounds, a study of American literature from Howells to Faulkner, and the memoirs A Walker in the Cityand New York Jew. In 1996, he received the first Lifetime Award in Literary Criticism from the Truman Capote Literary Trust.
Jack Richardson (1934–2012) was a playwright, novelist and drama critic. His 1960 play, The Prodigal, a retelling of Euripides’ Orestes, won an Obie Award and a Drama Desk Award. Richardson wrote dramatic criticism for The New York Times, Esquire and Commentary and was a frequent contributor to The Review.