Safety Last

Thinking About Crime by James Q. Wilson

New York Cops Talk Back by Nicholas Alex

Police: Streetcorner Politicians by William Ker Muir Jr.

The Growth of Crime: The International Experience by Leon Radzinowicz and Joan King

Officer Down, Code Three 60176) by Pierce R. Brooks


Rebecca West: A Celebration selected from her writings by her publishers with her help, with a critical introduction by Samuel Hynes

Carter and Arms: No Sale

The Arms Bazaar: From Lebanon to Lockheed by Anthony Sampson

Foreign Defense Sales and Grants, Fiscal Years 1973-1975; Labor and Material Requirements of Defense/International Economic Affairs prepared by the US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics

Report to Congress on Arms Transfer Policy from the US Senate, Committee on Foreign Relations prepared by the US Department of State, limited supply available

The Emergence of American Women

The Bonds of Womanhood: “Woman’s Sphere” in New England, 1780-1835 by Nancy F. Cott

The Feminization of American Culture by Ann Douglas

Perish the Thought: Intellectual Women in Romantic America, 1830-1860 by Susan Phinney Conrad

Dimity Convictions: The American Woman in the Nineteenth Century by Barbara Welter

Women and Equality: Changing Patterns in American Culture by William H. Chafe

The Sex Radicals: Free Love in High Victorian America by Hal D. Sears

We Were There: The Story of Working Women in America by Barbara Mayer Wertheimer

Seven Women: Portraits from the American Radical Tradition by Judith Nies

The Female Experience: An American Documentary by Gerda Lerner


Denis Donoghue is Emeritus University Professor of English and American Letters at NYU. (April 2016)

John Kenneth Galbraith (1908–2006) was a Canadian economist and politician. He taught at Princeton and Harvard. His works include The Affluent Society, The Age of Uncertainty and Economics and the Public Purpose. Galbraith’s many honors include the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Lomonosov Gold Medal, the Order of Canada, and the Padma Vibhushan, India’s second highest civilian award.

Martin Garbus is an attorney who has represented Andrei Sakharov, Václav Havel, the African National Congress and Nelson Mandela, Amnesty International, and the ACLU in issues involving free speech and human rights. (December 2016)

Andrew Hacker teaches political science at Queens College. He is currently working on a book about the Republican Party. (September 2018)

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

Conor Cruise O’Brien (1917–2009) was an Irish historian and politician. He was elected to the Irish parliament in 1969 and served as a Minister from 1973 until 1977. His works include States of Ireland, The Great Melody and Memoir: My Life and Themes.

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.

Lawrence Stone (1919–1999) was an English historian. He taught British history at Oxford and Princeton.

Robert Towers (1923–1995) was an American critic and novelist. Born in Virginia, Towers was educated at Princeton and served for two years as Vice Counsel at the American Consulate General in Calcutta before dedicating himself to literary studies. He taught English literature and creative writing at Princeton, Queens College and Columbia.

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