The Dark Legacy of the Enlightenment

The Image of the Black in Western Art Volume IV: From the American Revolution to World War I, Part 1, Slaves and Liberators by Hugh Honour

The Image of the Black in Western Art Volume IV: From the American Revolution to World War I, Part 2, Black Models and White Myths by Hugh Honour

Inside the Whale

The Essential Gesture: Writing, Politics and Places by Nadine Gordimer, edited and with an introduction by Stephen Clingman

The Novels of Nadine Gordimer: History from the Inside by Stephen R. Clingman

Dangerous Liaisons

Der Teufelspakt: Die deutsch-russischen Beziehungen vom Ersten zum Zweiten Weltkrieg by Sebastian Haffner

The Deadly Embrace: Hitler, Stalin and the Nazi-Soviet Pact, 1939–1941 by Anthony Read and David Fisher

Between Churchill and Stalin: The Soviet Union, Great Britain, and the Origins of the Grand Alliance by Steven Merritt Miner

Desperate Over Drugs

The Pizza Connection: Lawyers, Money, Drugs, Mafia by Shana Alexander

The Cocaine Wars by Paul Eddy, with Hugo Sabogal and Sara Walden

Sealing the Borders: The Effects of Increased Military Participation in Drug Interdiction by Peter Reuter and Gordon Crawford and Jonathan Cave

Kings of Cocaine: Inside the Medellín Cartel
An Astonishing True Story of Murder, Money and International Corruption
by Guy Gugliotta and Jeff Leen

Desperadoes: Latin Drug Lords, US Lawmen, and the War America Can’t Win by Elaine Shannon

White Rabbit: A Doctor’s Story of Her Addiction and Recovery by Martha Morrison MD.

Drug Abuse Prevention: Further Efforts Needed to Identify Programs That Work

The American Disease: Origins of Narcotic Control by David F. Musto MD.

The Ends of Slavery

Narrative of a Five Years Expedition against the Revolted Negroes of Surinam by John Gabriel Stedman. transcribed for the first time from the original 1790 manuscript, edited by Richard Price and Sally Price

The Overthrow of Colonial Slavery, 1776–1848 by Robin Blackburn

The Arrogance of Race: Historical Perspectives on Slavery, Racism, and Social Inequality by George M. Fredrickson


Robert M. Adams (1915-1996) was a founding editor of the Norton Anthology of English Literature. He taught at the University of Wisconsin, Rutgers, Cornell and U.C.L.A. His scholarly interested ranged from Milton to Joyce, and his translations of many classic works of French literature continue to be read to this day.

Neal Ascherson is the author of Black Sea, Stone Voices: The Search for Scotland and the novel Death of the Fronsac. He is an Honorary Professor at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London.
 (December 2019)

Abraham Brumberg (1926–2008) was an essayist, editor and translator. His memoir, Journey Through Vanishing Worlds, was published by New Academia in 2007.

Gordon A. Craig (1913–2005) was a Scottish-American historian of Germany. He taught at both Princeton and Stanford, where he was named the J.E. Wallace Sterling Professor of Humanities in 1979.

David Brion Davis was 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.

Denis Donoghue is Emeritus University Professor of English and American Letters at NYU. (April 2016)

Andrew Hacker teaches political science at Queens College. He is currently working on a book about the Republican Party. (September 2018)

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.

John Kidd is the founding director of the James Joyce Research Centre at Boston University. (September 1997)

Nicholas Lemann is a Professor at the Columbia ­Graduate School of Journalism and a staff writer at The New Yorker. His books include Transaction Man: The Rise of the Deal and the ­Decline of the American Dream and The Big Test: The Secret ­History of the American Meritocracy.
 (February 2020)

Michael Massing, a former executive editor of the Columbia Journalism Review, is the author of Fatal Discord: Erasmus, Luther, and the Fight for the Western Mind. (February 2018)

Roger Shattuck (1923–2005) was an American writer and scholar of French culture. He taught at Harvard, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Virginia, and Boston University, where he was named University Professor. His books includeForbidden Knowledge: From Prometheus to Pornography.

Garry Wills, a journalist and historian, is the author of numerous books, including Nixon Agonistes (1970), Inventing America (1978), Explaining America: The Federalist (1981), and Lincoln at Gettysburg (1993), which won a Pulitzer Prize that year. His most recent book is What the Qur’an Meant: And Why It Matters (2017). (November 2019)