Contents


Little Private Lives

Nutshell Library by Maurice Sendak

Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

In the Night Kitchen by Maurice Sendak

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl

Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl

The Trumpet of the Swan by E.B. White

Young and Black in America compiled by Rae Pace Alexander

I Was a Black Panther by Chuck Moore

I Never Loved Your Mind by Paul Zindel

Pintermania

The Peopled Wound: The Work of Harold Pinter by Martin Esslin

Harold Pinter: The Poetics of Silence by James R. Hollis

Landscape and Silence by Harold Pinter

Contributors

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.

Nigel Dennis (1912–1989) was an English writer, critic and editor. His books include Boys and Girls Come Out to Play and An Essay on Malta.

Ronald Dworkin (1931–2013) was Professor of Philosophy and Frank Henry Sommer Professor of Law at NYU. His books include Is Democracy Possible Here?, Justice in Robes, Freedom’s Law, and Justice for Hedgehogs. He was the 2007 winner of the Ludvig Holberg International Memorial Prize for “his pioneering scholarly work” of “worldwide impact” and he was recently awarded the Balzan Prize for his “fundamental contributions to Jurisprudence.”


Barbara Ehrenreich’s most recent book, Natural Causes: An Epidemic of Wellness, the Certainty of Dying, and Killing Ourselves to Live Longer, was published in April. With Alissa Quart, she founded and runs the Economic Hardship Reporting Project, a journalism nonprofit that covers income inequality.
 (July 2018)

Jason Epstein, former Editorial Director at Random House, was a founder of The New York Review and of the Library of America. He is the author of Eating: A Memoir. (Dectember 2013)

Alison Lurie is the Frederic J. Whiton Professor of American Literature Emerita at Cornell. She is the author of ten novels, two collections of essays on children’s literature, and the editor of The Oxford Book of Fairy Tales. Her most recent book is Reading for Fun. (March 2017)

Eric L. McKitrick (1920–2002) was a historian of the United States. Educated at Columbia, McKitrick taught at the University of Chicago and Rutgers before returning to Columbia in 1960. He is perhaps best known for Andrew Johnson and Reconstruction; his other works treated slavery and the American South, as well as the history of the American party system.