Water and Power: The Conflict Over Los Angeles’ Water Supply in the Owens Valley by William L. Kahrl

The California Water Atlas California) edited by William L. Kahrl

Ultra Ultra Secrets

British Intelligence in the Second World War: Its Influence on Strategy and Operations by F.H. Hinsley and E.E. Thomas and C.F.G. Ransom and R.C. Knight

Sacred Space

The New Oxford Book of Christian Verse chosen and edited by Donald Davie

The Poems of William Cowper edited by John D. Baird, edited by Charles Ryskamp

The Letters and Prose Writings of William Cowper edited by James King, edited by Charles Ryskamp

Body, Mind, and Machine

Mind in Science: A History of Explanations in Psychology and Physics by Richard L. Gregory

The Question of Animal Awareness: Evolutionary Continuity of Mental Experience by Donald R. Griffin

The Universe Within: A New Science Explores the Human Mind by Morton Hunt

The Enlightened Machine: An Analytical Introduction to Neuropsychology by Daniel N. Robinson


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Arthur Hertzberg (1921–2006) was a Conservative rabbi, scholar and activist. His books include The French Enlightenment and the Jews: The Origins of Modern Anti-Semitism and The Zionist Idea.

David Joravsky is Professor Emeritus of History at Northwestern. His books include The Lysenko Affairand Russian Psychology: A Critical History.

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.

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Ronald Steel is Professor of International Relations at the University of Southern California, a recent fellow at the American Academy in Berlin, and the author of biographies of Walter Lippmann and Robert Kennedy.

Henri Zerner, Professor of History of Art and Architecture at Harvard, is the author of Renaissance Art in France: The Invention of Classicism and Écrire l’histoire de l’art: Figures d’une discipline.