Luther: A Life by John M. Todd
Martin Luther: An Illustrated Biography by Peter Manns, translated by Michael Shaw, with an introduction by Jaroslav Pelikan
The Second Life of Art: Selected Essays of Eugenio Montale edited and translated by Jonathan Galassi
Shamans, Mystics and Doctors: A Psychological Inquiry into India and Its Healing Traditions by Sudhir Kakar
Prejudices: A Philosophical Dictionary by Robert Nisbet
Slavery and Social Death: A Comparative Study by Orlando Patterson
Zakhor: Jewish History and Jewish Memory by Yosef Hayim Yerushalmi
The Years of Lyndon Johnson: The Path to Power by Robert A. Caro
Lyndon B. Johnson: A Memoir by George Reedy
The Origins of Autocracy: Ivan the Terrible in Russian History by Alexander Yanov, translated by Stephen Dunn
Harold Bloom’s most recent books are The Anatomy of Influence: Literature as a Way of Life and The Shadow of a Great Rock: A Literary Appreciation of the King James Bible. He teaches at Yale and is at work on a play, To You Whoever You are: A Pageant Celebrating Walt Whitman. (February 2012)
David Brion Davis is Sterling Professor of History Emeritus at Yale and Director Emeritus of Yale’s Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition. He is the author of Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World.
Ian Hacking teaches philosophy at the University of Toronto. From 2000 to 2006 Hacking held the chair of Philosophy and History of Scientific Concepts at the Collège de France. His most recent book is Historical Ontology.
Murray Kempton (1917-1997) was a columnist for Newsday, as well as a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books. His books include Rebellions, Perversities, and Main Events and The Briar Patch, as well as Part of Our Time. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1985.