The Gentrification of Crime

Four Novels: Nightfall, Down There, Dark Passage, The Moon in the Gutter by David Goodis

Pop. 1280 by Jim Thompson

The Killer Inside Me by Jim Thompson

A Hell of a Woman by Jim Thompson

The Getaway by Jim Thompson

Glitz by Elmore Leonard

The Hunter (also published as Point Blank)

The Man with the Getaway Face

The Outfit

The Mourner

The Score (to be published in August)

The Jugger

The Seventh

The Handle

The Rare Coin Score

The Green Eagle Score

The Black Ice Score

The Sour Lemon Score

Deadly Edge

Slayground (to be published in August)

Plunder Squad

Butcher’s Moon

Life in the Head

Wolf Solent by John Cowper Powys, with an introduction by Robertson Davies

Weymouth Sands by John Cowper Powys, with an introduction by James Purdy

Calling Dr. Angst

Concrete by Thomas Bernhard, translated by David McLintock

The Inner Man by Martin Walser, translated by Leila Vennewitz

Japan Victorious

Behind the Mask: On Sexual Demons, Sacred Mothers, Transvestites, Gangsters, Drifters and Other Japanese Cultural Heroes by Ian Buruma

Japan in the Passing Lane: An Insider’s Account of Life in A Japanese Auto Factory by Satoshi Kamata, translated and edited by Tatsuru Akimoto, introduction by Ronald Dore

Trade War: Greed, Power, and Industrial Policy on Opposite Sides of the Pacific by Steven Schlossstein

Shadows of the Rising Sun: A Critical View of the “Japanese Miracle” by Jared Taylor

The Management Challenge: Japanese Views edited by Lester C. Thurow

The Japanese Conspiracy: The Plot to Dominate Industry Worldwide
and How to Deal with It
by Marvin J. Wolf


John Bayley is a critic and novelist. His books include Elegy for Iris and The Power of Delight: A Lifetime in Literature.

David Cannadine is the Dodge Professor of History at Princeton.

Irvin Ehrenpreis (1920–1985) was the Linden Kent Memorial Professor of English Literature at the University of Virginia. In 1984 he received the Christian Gauss Award from Phi Beta Kappa for the final volume of his trilogy, Swift: The Man, His Works, and the Age.

D.J. Enright (1920–2002) was a British poet, novelist and critic. He held teaching positions in Egypt, Japan, Thailand, Singapore and the United Kingdom. In 1981 Enright was awarded the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry.

Irving Howe (1920–1993) was an American literary and social critic. His history of Eastern-European Jews in America, World of Our Fathers, won the 1977 National Book Award in History.

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.

Charles Rycroft (1914–1998) was a British psychoanalyst and writer. His books include A Critical Dictionary of Psychoanalysis, Anxiety and Neurosis, The Innocence of Dreams, and Psychoanalysis and Beyond.

Luc Sante’s s new collection of essays, Maybe the People Would Be the Times, will be published in September.
 (April 2020)

Murray Sayle is an Australian journalist long based in Japan. His book The Myth of Hiroshima, on the end of World War II, will be published next year. (December 1997)

Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. (1917–2007) was an American historian and social critic. He served as adviser to Presidents Kennedy and Johnson. His Journals: 1952– 2000 were published in 2007.