Deadly Gambits by Strobe Talbott
The Cult of the Prince Consort by Elisabeth Darby and Nicola Smith
Prince Albert: His Life and Work by Hermione Hobhouse
Prince Albert: A Biography by Robert Rhodes James
The Fetishist by Michel Tournier, translated by Barbara Wright
That Old Gang O’ Mine: The Early and Essential S.J. Perelman edited by Richard Marschall
Nothing But Freedom: Emancipation and Its Legacy by Eric Foner
The Roots of Southern Populism: Yeoman Farmers and the Transformation of the Georgia Upcountry, 1850–1890 by Steven Hahn
White Land, Black Labor: Caste and Class in Late Nineteenth-Century Georgia by Charles L. Flynn Jr.
French Gothic Architecture of the 12th and 13th Centuries by Jean Bony
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.”
George M. Fredrickson is Edgar E. Robinson Professor of US History Emeritus at Stanford. His recent books include Racism: A Short History and Not Just Black and White, a collection co-edited with Nancy Foner.
Jane Jacobs’s most recent book is The Nature of Economies. Her essay in this issue is the introduction to the Modern Library edition of Hard Times, which is being published later this month. (July 2001)
John Weightman (1915–2004) was a critic and literary scholar. After working as a translator and announcer for the BBC French service, Weightman turned to the study of French literature. He taught at King’s College London and the University of London. His books include The Concept of the Avant-Gardeand The Cat Sat on the Mat: Language and the Absurd.