Shikasta by Doris Lessing
Shikasta by Doris Lessing
The Madwoman in the Attic: The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Imagination by Sandra M. Gilbert and Susan Gubar
The Birds of Paradise and Bower Birds by William T. Cooper and Joseph M. Forshaw
The Herons of the World by James Hancock and Hugh Elliott, paintings by Robert Gillmor and Peter Hayman
Rails of the World by S. Dillon Ripley, paintings by J. Fenwick Lansdowne
Manual of Neo-Tropical Birds, Volume I by Emmett Reid Blake
Eleanora’s Falcon: Adaptations to Prey and Habitat in a Social Raptor by Hartmut Walter
The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds: Eastern Region by John Bull and John Farrand Jr.
Western Region by Miklos D.F. Udvardy
America Revised: History Schoolbooks in the Twentieth Century by Frances FitzGerald
Bernard Berenson: The Making of a Connoisseur by Ernest Samuels
Being Bernard Berenson by Meryle Secrest
Letters by John Barth
Royal Charles: Charles II and the Restoration by Antonia Fraser
Marx and History: From Primitive Society to the Communist Future by D. Ross Gandy
Marx’s Interpretation of History by Melvin Rader
Marx’s Theory of History by William H. Shaw
Karl Marx’s Theory of History: A Defence by G.A. Cohen
Alexander Pope: The Poet in the Poems by Dustin H. Griffin
Alexander Pope and the Arts of Georgian England by Morris R. Brownell
Alexander the Great and the Logistics of the Macedonian Army by Donald W. Engels
Bernard Avishai teaches political economy at Dartmouth College and business at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and is the author of The Tragedy of Zionism, among other books. He was made a Guggenheim fellow in 1987.
Joseph Brodsky (1940–1996) was a Russian poet and essayist. Born in Leningrad, Brodsky moved to the United States when he was exiled from Russia in 1972. His poetry collections include A Part of Speech andTo Urania; his essay collections include Less Than One, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award, and Watermark. In 1987, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. He served as US Poet Laureate from 1991 to 1992.
Ronald Dworkin (1931–2013) was Professor of Philosophy and Frank Henry Sommer Professor of Law at NYU. His books include Is Democracy Possible Here?, Justice in Robes, Freedom’s Law, and Justice for Hedgehogs. He was the 2007 winner of the Ludvig Holberg International Memorial Prize for “his pioneering scholarly work” of “worldwide impact” and he was recently awarded the Balzan Prize for his “fundamental contributions to Jurisprudence.”
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.
Robert Hughes (1938–2012) was an art critic and television writer. In the award-winning documentary series, The Shock of The New, Hughes recounted the development of modern art since the Impressionists; in The Fatal Shore, he explored the history of his native Australia. Hughes’s memoir, Things I Didn’t Know, was published in 2006.
Robert O. Paxton is Mellon Professor Emeritus of Social Science at Columbia and the author of The Anatomy of Fascism, Vichy France, and, with Julie Hessler, Europe in the Twentieth Century, among other works. (December 2018)
J.H. Plumb (1911–2001) was a British historian. He taught at Cambridge and Columbia. Plumb was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 1968 and was knighted in 1982. His works include England in the Eighteenth Century, The Making of a Historian,and The American Experience.
Peter Singer is the Ira W. Decamp Professor of Bioethics at Princeton and Laureate Professor at the University of Melbourne. His books include Animal Liberation, Practical Ethics, The Most Good You Can Do, and, most recently, Famine, Affluence, and Morality. (May 2016)
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.
Gore Vidal (1925–2012) was an American novelist, essayist, and playwright. His many works include the memoirs Point to Point Navigation and Palimpsest, the novels The City and the Pillar, Myra Breckinridge, and Lincoln, and the collection United States: Essays 1952–1992.
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.