The Portable Canterbury

Billy Graham: A Parable of American Righteousness by Marshall Frady

Billy Graham: Evangelist to the World by John Pollock

Angels: God’s Secret Agents by Billy Graham

Dodgson’s Passion

The Letters of Lewis Carroll Vol. I: 1837-1885 Vol. II: 1886-1898 edited by Morton N. Cohen, with the assistance of Roger Lancelyn Green

Lewis Carroll, Photographer of Children: Four Nude Studies by Morton N. Cohen

Voznesensky’s Case

Nostalgia for the Present by Andrei Voznesensky and Vera Dunham, edited by Max Hayward

The Making and Unmaking of a Soviet Writer by Anatoly Gladilin, translated by David Lapeza

Piranesi’s Year

Piranesi Exhibition catalogue by John Wilton-Ely

Piranesi: The Early Architectural Fantasies 1978-October 1, 1978 exhibition at the National Gallery of Art (Washington, DC), June 1,

Giovanni Battista Piranesi: Drawings in the Pierpont Morgan Library by Felice Stampfle

Piranesi: Incisioni, rami, legature, architetturae Exhibition catalogue, Fondazione Giorgio Cini (Venice), edited by Alessandro Bettagno

Disegni di Giambattista Piranesi Exhibition catalogue, Fondazione Giorgio Cini (Venice), edited by Alessandro Bettagno

Piranèse et les français, colloque tenu à la Villa Médicis edited by Georges Brunel

Piranesi by Jonathan Scott

Piranesi by Nicholas Penny

The Mind and Art of Giovanni Battista Piranesi by John Wilton-Ely

Archäologie des Traums: Versuch über Giovanni Battista Piranesi by Norbert Miller

Rome: The Biography of Its Architecture from Bernini to Thorvaldsen by Christian Elling


Neal Ascherson is the author of Black Sea, Stone Voices: The Search for Scotland and the novel Death of the Fronsac. He is an Honorary Professor at the Institute of ­Archaeology, University ­College London. (May 2018)

Joan Didion is the author, most recently, of Blue Nights and The Year of Magical Thinking, among seven other works of nonfiction. Her five novels include A Book of Common Prayer and Democracy.
 (May 2016)

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

Peter Green is Dougherty Centennial Professor Emeritus of Classics at the University of Texas at Austin and Adjunct Professor at the University of Iowa. His books include The Hellenistic Age: A Short History and a translation of the Iliad. His translation of the Odyssey is forthcoming. (October 2017)

Elizabeth Hardwick (1916–2007) was born in Lexington, Kentucky, and educated at the University of Kentucky and Columbia University. A recipient of a Gold Medal from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, she is the author of three novels, a biography of Herman Melville, and four collections of essays. She was a co-founder and advisory editor of The New York Review of Books and contributed more than one hundred reviews, articles, reflections, and letters to the magazine. NYRB Classics publishes Sleepless Nights, a novel, and Seduction and Betrayal, a study of women in literature.

Hugh Honour is the author, with John Fleming, of The Visual Arts: A History, which has recently been published in its sixth expanded edition. (November 2002)

Clive James is the author of many books of criticism, autobiography, fiction, and poetry. Among his books are Cultural Amnesia: Necessary Memories from History and the Arts, The Blaze of Obscurity, and A Point of View.

Frank Kermode (1919–2010) was a British critic and literary theorist. Born on the Isle of Man, he taught at University College London, Cambridge, Columbia and Harvard. Adapted from a series of lectures given at Bryn Mawr College, Kermode’s Sense of An Ending: Studies in the Theory of Fiction remains one of the most influential works of twentieth-century literary criticism.

Karl Miller is a British editor and critic. In 1979 he founded the London Review of Books.

C. Vann Woodward (1908–1999) was a historian of the American South. He taught at Johns Hopkins and at Yale, where he was named the Sterling Professor of History. His books include Mary Chesnut’s Civil War and The Old World’s New World.