The Anatomy of Mind

Freud and His Followers by Paul Roazen

Freud: A Collection of Critical Essays edited by Richard Wollheim

Tribute to Freud by HD

Social Amnesia: A Critique of Conformist Psychology from Adler to Laing by Russell Jacoby

Bloomsbury Variations

The Bloomsbury Group: A Collection of Memoirs, Commentary, and Criticism edited by S.P. Rosenbaum

The Loving Friends: A Portrait of Bloomsbury by David Gadd

Personal Record, 1920-1972 by Gerald Brenan

In the Literary Jungle

A Homemade World: The American Modernist Writers by Hugh Kenner

In Radical Pursuit: Critical Essays and Lectures by W.D. Snodgrass

A Map of Misreading by Harold Bloom

Jumbo History

Passages from Antiquity to Feudalism by Perry Anderson

Lineages of the Absolutist State by Perry Anderson

The Modern World-System: Capitalist Agriculture and the Origins of the European World-Economy in the Sixteenth Century by Immanuel Wallerstein

Short Reviews

Phenomenology and Art by José Ortega y Gasset, translated by Philip W. Silver

Russia Under the Old Regime by Richard Pipes


Robert Craft is a conductor and writer. Craft’s close working friendship with Igor Stravinsky is the subject of his memoir, An Improbable Life. In 2002 he was awarded the International Prix du Disque at the Cannes Music Festival.

Irvin Ehrenpreis (1920–1985) was the Linden Kent Memorial Professor of English Literature at the University of Virginia. In 1984 he received the Christian Gauss Award from Phi Beta Kappa for the final volume of his trilogy, Swift: The Man, His Works, and the Age.

William H. Gass (1924–2017) was an essayist, novelist, and literary critic. He grew up in Ohio and taught philosophy at Washington University. Among his books are six works of fiction and nine books of essays, including Tests of Time (2002), A Temple of Texts (2006), and Life Sentences (2012).

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.

Kenneth Maxwell , the founder of the Brazil Studies Program at 
Harvard’s David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, is currently 
a weekly columnist for the Brazilian newspaper Folha de São Paulo.
 (August 2015)

Robert Mazzocco (1932–2017) was an American poet and critic.

Keith Thomas is an Honorary Fellow of All Souls ­College, Oxford. His latest book is In Pursuit of Civility: Manners and Civilization in Early Modern England. (January 2019)

Lionel Trilling (1905-1975) was an American literary critic, author, and University Professor at Columbia University. Among the most influential of his many works are two collections of essays, The Liberal Imagination and The Opposing Self; a critical study of E.M. Forster; and one novel, The Middle of the Journey.

Michael Wood is Professor Emeritus of English and Comparative Literature at Princeton. His most recent book is On Empson.