The Father of Us All

Waldo Emerson: A Biography

by Gay Wilson Allen

The Mantle of Munchausen

King of the Confessors

by Thomas Hoving

One Mo’ Time

Pursuits of Happiness: The Hollywood Comedy of Remarriage

by Stanley Cavell

How Not to Crack the Silkwood Case

Who Killed Karen Silkwood?

by Howard Kohn

Neither Here Nor There

Sixty Stories

by Donald Barthelme

The Making of Reaganism

The Hidden Election: Politics and Economics in the 1980 Presidential Campaign

edited by Joel Rogers, edited by Thomas Ferguson

Portrait of an Election: The 1980 Presidential Campaign

by Elizabeth Drew

Now, Voyager

Halfway Around the World: An Improbable Journey

by Gavin Young

Bombs Away

Growing Up Underground

by Jane Alpert

More Kicks than Pricks

Nobody Here But Us Chickens

by Marvin Mudrick

Appalachian Spring

“Like ol’ Uncle Durham uster say—every time a story crosses water it doubled itself.” My own story too has doubled itself: old and young I have seen Old Smoky twice.

Calling Dr. Cooper

The Vital Probe: My Life as a Brain Surgeon

by I.S. Cooper

Guide Rouge

Teachers, Writers, Celebrities: The Intellectuals of Modern France

by Régis Debray, translated by David Macey

The Medici Megalopolis

Public Life in Renaissance Florence

by Richard C. Trexler

The Laboring Classes in Renaissance Florence

by Samuel Kline Cohn Jr

The Building of Renaissance Florence: An Economic and Social History

by Richard A. Goldthwaite

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