J’Accuse: The Dark Side of Nice by Graham Greene
Monsignor Quixote by Graham Greene
The Purple Decades: A Reader by Tom Wolfe
The Muslim Discovery of Europe by Bernard Lewis
The Samurai by Shusaku Endo, translated by Van C. Gessel
Painting in Cinquecento Venice: Titian, Veronese, Tintoretto by David Rosand
Fragile Freedoms: Human Rights and Dissent in Canada by Thomas R. Berger
Portrait of Canada by June Callwood
Entertaining Satan: Witchcraft and the Culture of Early New England by John Putnam Demos
The Torch in My Ear by Elias Canetti, translated by Joachim Neugroschel
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)
Theodore H. Draper (1912–2006) was an American historian. Educated at City College, he wrote influential studies of the American Communist Party, the Cuban Revolution and the Iran-Contra Affair. Draper was a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the 1990 recipient of the Herbert Feis Award from the American Historical Association.
Jonathan Raban’s books include Surveillance, My Holy War, Arabia, Old Glory, Hunting Mister Heartbreak, Bad Land, Passage to Juneau, and Waxwings. His most recent book is Driving Home: An American Journey, published in 2011. He is the recipient of the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Heinemann Award of the Royal Society of Literature, the PEN/West Creative Nonfiction Award, the Pacific Northwest Booksellers’ Award, and the Governor’s Award of the State of Washington. He is a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books, The Guardian, and The Independent. He lives in Seattle.