The Eighth Gothic Tale

Out of Africa a film by Sydney Pollack, screenplay by Kurt Luedtke

Out of Africa and Shadows on the Grass by Isak Dinesen

Seven Gothic Tales by Isak Dinesen

Winter’s Tales by Isak Dinesen

The Angelic Avengers by Isak Dinesen

Last Tales by Isak Dinesen

Anecdotes of Destiny and Ehrengard by Isak Dinesen

Letters from Africa: 1914–1931 by Isak Dinesen, edited for the Rungstedlund Foundation by Frans Lasson, translated by Anne Born

Daguerrotypes and Other Essays by Isak Dinesen, foreword by Hannah Arendt

Isak Dinesen: The Life of a Storyteller by Judith Thurman

West with the Night by Beryl Markham

The Pact: My Friendship with Isak Dinesen by Thorkild Bjornvig, translated by Ingvar Schousboe and William J. Smith

The Flame Trees of Thika by Elspeth Huxley

On the Edge of the Rift: Memories of Kenya by Elspeth Huxley

White Mischief by James Fox

Silence Will Speak: A Study of the Life of Denys Finch Hatton and his Relationship with Karen Blixen by Errol Trzebinski

The Kenya Pioneers by Errol Trzebinski

Longing for Darkness: Kamante’s Tales from Out of Africa quotations from collected by Peter Beard, with original photographs (January 1914–July 1931) and Isak Dinesen

Look Back in Anger

To the Storm: The Odyssey of a Revolutionary Chinese Woman recounted by Yue Daiyun, written by Carolyn Wakeman

After the Nightmare: A Survivor of the Cultural Revolution Reports on China Today by Liang Heng and Judith Shapiro

Warm Winds, Cold Winds: Intellectual Life in China Today by Judith Shapiro and Liang Heng

The Cultural Revolution and Post-Mao Reforms: A Historical Perspective by Tang Tsou

Dr. Right

Home Is Where We Start From: Essays by a Psychoanalyst by D.W. Winnicott, compiled and edited by Clare Winnicott and Ray Shepherd and Madeleine Davis

Holding and Interpretation: Fragment of an Analysis by D.W. Winnicott

Grand Illusions

Makers of Modern Strategy: from Machiavelli to the Nuclear Age edited by Peter Paret, with the collaboration of Gordon A. Craig and Felix Gilbert


Rosemary Dinnage’s books include The Ruffian on the Stair, One to One: Experiences of Psychotherapy, and Annie Besant.

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.”

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.

John K. Fairbank (1907–1991) was an American sinologist. His final book was China: A New History.

Jane Kramer writes for The New Yorker. Her books include Europeans, The Politics of Memory, and most recently, The Reporter’s Kitchen. (July 2018)

Aryeh Neier is President Emeritus of the Open Society Foundations. His most recent book is The International Human Rights Movement: A History. (February 2018)

Leonard Thompson is Charles J. Stillé Professor of History Emeritus at Yale. His books include The Political Mythology of Apartheid and A History of South Africa. (May 1998)

C. Vann Woodward (1908–1999) was a historian of the American South. He taught at Johns Hopkins and at Yale, where he was named the Sterling Professor of History. His books include Mary Chesnut’s Civil War and The Old World’s New World.