In Gibbon’s Shade

Roman Social Relations, 50 BC to AD 284 by Ramsay MacMullen

Christianity in the Roman World by R.A. Markus

Symbols of Church and Kingdom: A Study in Early Syriac Tradition by Robert Murray

The Fall of the Roman Empire: A Reappraisal by Michael Grant

Jung and God

C.G. Jung: Letters Volume 2 1951-1961 selected and edited by Gerhard Adler, in collaboration with Aniela Jaffé, translated by R.F.C. Hull

C.G. Jung: His Myth in Our Time by Marie-Louise von Franz, translated by William H. Kennedy

Jung and the Story of Our Time by Laurens van der Post

Jung on Elementary Psychology: A Discussion Between C.G. Jung and Richard Evans by C.G. Jung and Richard Evans


Rudyard Kipling and His World by Kingsley Amis

Kipling: The Glass, the Shadow and the Fire by Philip Mason

Milking the Elk

America in the Movies by Michael Wood

The Men Who Made the Movies by Richard Schickel

Life Goes to the Movies

The Silent Clowns by Walter Kerr


John Ashbery’s new book of poems, Commotion of the Birds, will be published in November. (August 2016)

John Bayley is a critic and novelist. His books include Elegy for Iris and The Power of Delight: A Lifetime in Literature.

Peter Brown is the Philip and Beulah Rollins Professor of History Emeritus at Princeton. His books include Augustine of Hippo: A Biography and, most recently, Treasure in Heaven: The Holy Poor in Early 
Christianity. (September 2020)

Alexander Cockburn edits the newsletter CounterPunch and writes columns for the Los Angeles Times and The Nation.

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.

Rosemary Dinnage’s books include The Ruffian on the Stair, One to One: Experiences of Psychotherapy, and Annie Besant.

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.

Robert L. Heilbroner (1919–2005) was an American economist. He taught economic history at the New School, where he was appointed Norman Thomas Professor of Economics in 1971.

P.D. Medawar (1915–1987) was a British biologist whose research was fundamental to the development of tissue and organ transplants. Along with Frank Macfarlane Burnet, he was awarded the 1960 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

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.

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