Comic Genius

The Street of Crocodiles by Bruno Schulz, translated by Celina Wieniewska, with an introduction by Jerzy Ficowski

Three Photos of Colette

The Complete Claudine: “Claudine at School,” “Claudine in Paris,” “Claudine Married,” “Claudine and Annie” by Colette, translated by Antonia White

The Retreat From Love by Colette, translated by Margaret Crosland

Chéri / The Last of Chéri by Colette, translated by Roger Senhouse

The Evening Star by Colette, translated by David Le Vay

The Blue Lantern by Colette, translated by Roger Senhouse

My Mother’s House / Sido by Colette, translated by Una V. Troubridge and Enid McLeod

Break of Day by Colette, translated by Enid McLeod

The Pure and the Impure by Colette, translated by Herma Briffault

Mitsou / Music-Hall Sidelights by Colette, translated by Raymond Postgate and Anne-Marie Callimachi

The Vagabond by Colette, translated by Enid McLeod

A Fine Romance

The Secular Scripture by Northrop Frye

Spiritus Mundi by Northrop Frye

The Uses of Division by John Bayley

The Sovereign Ghost by Denis Donoghue

Short Reviews

The Fox of the North: The Life of Kutuzov
General of War and Peace
by Roger Parkinson

Joseph Smith: The First Mormon by Donna Hill


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

Eric Foner is the DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University. His books include The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery and Battles for Freedom: The Use and Abuse of American History.
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William H. Gass (b. 1924) is an essayist, novelist, and literary critic. He grew up in Ohio and is a former professor of 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). New York Review Books will republish his story collection In the Heart of the Heart of the Country (1968) in 2014. Gass lives with his wife, the architect Mary Gass, in St. Louis.

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.

A.J.P. Taylor (1906–1990) was a British diplomatic historian.

Sheldon S. Wolin is Professor Emeritus of Politics at Princeton.

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