A Passage to Pakistan

Pakistan Crisis by David Loshak

Calcutta by Geoffrey Moorhouse

India’s Green Revolution: Economic Gains and Political Costs by Francine R. Frankel

The Government and Politics of India by W.H. Morris-Jones

Soft State by Bernard D. Nossiter

Under Two Masters by N.B. Bonarjee

Who’s Who in China

In Search of Wealth and Power: Yen Fu and the West by Benjamin Schwartz

Hu Shih and the Chinese Renaissance by Jerome Greider

Ting Wen-chiang: Science and China’s New Culture by Charlotte Furth

Kuo Mo-jo: The Early Years by David Roy

Eminent Chinese of the Ch’ing Period by Arthur Hummel

Biographical Dictionary of Republican China, Volume 1: Ai-Ch’u edited by Howard Boorman, edited by Richard Howard

Biographical Dictionary of Republican China, Volume 2: Dalai-Ma edited by Howard Boorman, edited by Richard Howard

Biographical Dictionary of Republican China, Volume 3: Mao-Wu edited by Howard Boorman, edited by Richard Howard

Biographical Dictionary of Republican China, Volume 4: Yang-Bibliography edited by Howard Boorman, edited by Richard Howard

Ku Chieh-kang and China’s New History: Nationalism and the Quest for Alternative Traditions by Laurence A. Schneider

Biographic Dictionary of Chinese Communism, 1921-1965 by Donald Klein and Anne B. Clark

Who’s Who in Communist China compiled by Union Research Institute (Hong Kong)

Art in spite of Polemics

Zinaida Hippius: An Intellectual Profile by Temira Pachmuss

The Life of a Useless Man by Maxim Gorki, translated by Moura Budberg

The Commissariat of Enlightenment: Soviet Organization of Education and the Arts under Lunacharsky by Sheila Fitzpatrick

The White Guard by Mikhail Bulgakov, translated by Michael Glenny, with an Epilogue by Viktor Nekrasov

Out Our Way

9226 Kercheval: The Storefront That Did Not Burn by Nancy Milio

Neighborhood Government: The Local Foundations of Political Life by Milton Kotler


Martin Bernal is Professor Emeritus of Government at Cornell. His controversial study of Ancient Greece, Black Athena, explores the origins of Hellenic culture and, in particular, the influence of Egypt and Phoenicia on the development of Ancient Greece.

Richard Ellmann (1918–1987) was an American critic and biographer. He taught at Northwestern, Oxford and Emory, where he was named Robert W. Professor in 1980. He won the National Book Award for Nonfiction for James Joycein 1959; a revised edition was awarded the James Tate Black Memorial Prize in 1982.

Kenneth Koch (1925–2002) was Professor of English at Columbia. During his lifetime, Koch published at least thirty volumes of poetry and plays. He was also the author of a novel, The Red Robins; two books on teaching poetry writing to children, Wishes, Lies, and Dreams and Rose, Where Did You Get That Red?; and I Never Told Anybody: Teaching Poetry Writing in a Nursing Home.

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.

Wilfrid Sheed (1915–2011) was a British-American novelist and critic.

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.