Getting to Know You

The New York Times Report from Red China by Tillman Durdin and James Reston and Seymour Topping, with photographs and additional articles by Audrey Topping, edited with an Introduction by Frank Ching

China Returns by Klaus Mehnert

The Revenge of Heaven: Journal of a Young Chinese based on the journal of Ken Ling, with interviews by Dr. Ivan London and Miriam London


Nixon in the White House: The Frustration of Power by Rowland Evans Jr. and Robert D. Novak

The First Two Years of the Nixon Watch by John Osborne


Glory by Vladimir Nabokov, translated by Dimitri Nabokov. in collaboration with the author

The Scorpion God by William Golding

I. F. Stone Reports: Can Russia Change?

A Chronicle of Current Events Republished in English by Amnesty International Publications, Turnagain Lane, Farringdon St., London EC4, England Journal of the Soviet Human Rights Movement

Let History Judge by Roy A. Medvedev

Uncensored Russia: Protest and Dissent in the Soviet Union by Peter Reddaway

De Gaulle Redux

Memoirs of Hope: Renewal and Endeavor by Charles de Gaulle, translated by Terence Kilmartin

Les Chênes qu’on abat… by André Malraux

Auto Didacts

The Road and the Car in American Life by John B. Rae

The Automobile Industry Since 1945 by Lawrence J. White

Blood and Blossoms

The Cultural Life of Modern America by Knut Hamsun, edited and translated by Barbara Gordon Morgridge

Mysteries by Knut Hamsun, translated by Gerry Bothmer

Pan by Knut Hamsun, translated by James W. McFarlane

Victoria by Knut Hamsun, translated by Oliver Stallybrass

Hunger by Knut Hamsun, translated by Robert Bly


D.J. Enright (1920–2002) was a British poet, novelist and critic. He held teaching positions in Egypt, Japan, Thailand, Singapore and the United Kingdom. In 1981 Enright was awarded the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry.

John K. Fairbank (1907–1991) was an American sinologist. His final book was China: A New History.

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.

Stuart Hampshire (1914–2004) was an English philosopher. He taught at University College London, Princeton, Stanford and Oxford, where he was named Warden of Wadham College. His books include Thought and Action, Spinoza and Justice Is Conflict.

Stanley Hoffmann (1928-2015) was the Paul and Catherine Buttenwieser University Professor at Harvard. His most recent books are Chaos and Violence: What Globalization, Failed States, and Terrorism Mean for US Foreign Policy and Rousseau and Freedom, coedited with Christie McDonald.

V.S. Pritchett (1900–1997) was a British essayist, novelist and short story writer. He worked as a foreign correspondent for the The Christian Science Monitorand as a literary critic forNew Statesman. In 1968 Pritchett was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire; he was knighted in 1975. His body of work includes many collections of short stories, in addition to travelogues, reviews, literary biographies and novels.

Emma Rothschild is Director of the Joint Centre for History and Economics at King’s College, Cambridge and Harvard, and Professor of History at Harvard. She is the author of Economic Sentiments: Adam Smith, Condorcet and the Enlightenment.

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.