Munby, Man of Two Worlds: The Life and Diaries of Arthur J. Munby 1828-1910 by Derek Hudson
The Long Revolution by Edgar Snow
The Morning Deluge: Mao Tsetung and the Chinese Revolution 1893-1954 by Han Suyin
Metternich by Alan Palmer
Dear Henry by Danielle Hunebelle
Kissinger: The Uses of Power by David Landau
We: A Novel of the Future by Yevgeny Zamyatin, translated by Mirra Ginsburg
A Soviet Heretic: Essays by Yevgeny Zamyatin edited and translated by Mirra Ginsburg
Vietnamese Anticolonialism 1885-1925 by David G. Marr
Hô Chi Minh, le Viêtnam, l’Asie by Paul Mus, edited by Annie Nguyen Nguyet Hô
War Comes to Long An: Revolutionary Conflict in a Vietnamese Province by Jeffrey Race
Steps to an Ecology of Mind by Gregory Bateson
House of All Nations by Christina Stead
Chimera by John Barth
The Sunlight Dialogues by John Gardner. originally scheduled for October; now to be published December 6
The Place of Fascism in European History edited by Gilbert Allerdyce
The Scientific Origins of National Socialism by Daniel Gasman
The Decline of the German Mandarins: The German Academic Community, 1890-1933 by Fritz K. Ringer
Hitler: The Man and the Military Leader by Percy Ernst Schramm, translated by Donald S. Detwiler
A History of Modern Germany, 1840-1945 by Hajo Holborn
The German Dictatorship by Karl Dietrich Bracher, translated by Jean Steinberg
Essence of Decision: Explaining the Cuban Missile Crisis by Graham T. Allison
The Cuban Missile Crisis edited with commentary by Robert A. Divine
Cold War and Counter-revolution: The Foreign Policy of John F. Kennedy by Richard J. Walton
The Kennedy Doctrine by Louise Fitzsimons
The Limits of Coercive Diplomacy by Alexander George and David Hall and William Simons
W.H. Auden (1907–1973) was an English poet, playwright, and essayist who lived and worked in the United States for much of the second half of his life. His work, from his early strictly metered verse, and plays written in collaboration with Christopher Isherwood, to his later dense poems and penetrating essays, represents one of the major achievements of twentieth-century literature.
D. W. Harding (1906–1993) was a British psychologist and literary critic. In1933 he joined FR Leavis as an editor of Scrutiny, where much of his literary criticism appeared, but also work, notably on aggression, that led to The Impulse to Dominate and Social Psychology and Individual Values.
V. S. Naipaul was born in Trinidad in 1932 and emigrated to England in 1950, when he won a scholarship to University College, Oxford. He is the author of many novels, including A House for Mr. Biswas, A Bend in the River, and In a Free State, which won the Booker Prize. He has also written several nonfiction works based on his travels, including India: A Million Mutinies Now and Beyond Belief: Islamic Excursions Among the Converted Peoples. He was knighted in 1990 and in 1993 was the first recipient of the David Cohen British Literature Prize.
Philip Roth was born in Newark, New Jersey, which has served as the setting for many of his novels. He won the National Book Award for his first book, Goodbye, Columbus, and for Sabbath’s Theater, the Pulitzer Prize for American Pastoral, and three PEN/Faulkner awards, for Operation Shylock, The Human Stain, and Everyman.
Ronald Steel is Professor of International Relations at the University of Southern California, a recent fellow at the American Academy in Berlin, and the author of biographies of Walter Lippmann and Robert Kennedy.
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.