The Struggle for Light

Memoirs by Andrei Sakharov, translated by Richard Lourie

Gorki, Moskva, Dalye Vezde (Gorky, Moscow, and Beyond) by Andrei Sakharov

Trevoga i Nadezhda (Alarm and Hope) by Andrei Sakharov

High on Science

A Very Decided Preference: Life with Peter Medawar by Jean Medawar

The Threat and the Glory: Reflections on Science and Scientists by P.B. Medawar, edited and introduced by David Pyke, foreword by Lewis Thomas

Peter Brian Medawar: 28 February 1915–2 October 1987 by N.A Mitchison F.R.S.

Invisible Cities

Architectural Drawings of the Russian Avant-Garde 28–September 4, 1990 an exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art, New York June

Architectural Drawings of the Russian Avant-Garde catalog of the exhibition by Catherine Cooke

The New Canadas

Continental Divide: The Values and Institutions of the United States and Canada by Seymour Martin Lipset

North American Cultures: Values and Institutions in Canada and the United States by Seymour Martin Lipset

The War That Will Not End

Flashbacks: On Returning to Vietnam by Morley Safer

Lost Victory: A Firsthand Account of America’s Sixteen-Year Involvement in Vietnam by William Colby and James McCarger

Slow Burn: The Rise and Bitter Fall of American Intelligence in Vietnam by Orrin DeForest and David Chanoff

The Limits of Air Power: The American Bombing of North Vietnam by Mark Clodfelter

As I Saw It by Dean Rusk as told to Richard Rusk, edited by Daniel S. Papp

Tears Before the Rain: An Oral History of the Last Days of the Fall of Vietnam by Larry Engelmann

Hearts of Sorrow: Vietnamese-American Lives by James M. Freeman

Vietnam: ‘Renovation’ (Doi Moi), The Law and Human Rights in the 1980s Amnesty International


Jonathan Aaron’s new collection of poems, Journey to the Lost City, has just been published. (August 2006)

Elena Bonner, the widow of Andrei Sakharov, is a longtime human rights activist and the Chair of the Andrei Sakharov Foundation in Moscow. (March 2001)

Antonina W. Bouis translates works of fiction and nonfiction from the Russian, among her most recent translations are Edvard Radzinsky’s Alexander II: The Last Great Tsar and Marina Goldovskaya’s Woman with a Movie Camera.

Theodore H. Draper (1912–2006) was an American historian. Educated at City College, he wrote influential studies of the American Communist Party, the Cuban Revolution and the Iran-Contra Affair. Draper was a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the 1990 recipient of the Herbert Feis Award from the American Historical Association.

R. J. W. Evans is a Fellow of Oriel College and Regius Professor of History Emeritus at Oxford. He is the author of Austria, Hungary, and the Habsburgs: Central Europe, 
c. 1683–1867, among other books.
 (June 2020)

Timothy Garton Ash is Professor of European Studies and Isaiah Berlin Professorial Fellow at St. Antony’s College, Oxford, and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford. A new edition of his book The Magic Lantern: The Revolution of ’89 Witnessed in Warsaw, Budapest, Berlin, and Prague will be published this fall.
 (October 2019)

Francis Haskell (1928-2000) was an English art historian. His works include Patrons and Painters: Art and Society in Baroque Italyand History and its Images: Art and the Interpretation of the Past. Haskell taught at Oxford.

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.

Jonathan Mirsky is a historian of China. He was formerly the East Asia Editor of The Times of London and China Correspondent for The Observer.
 (December 2016)

M. F. Perutz (1914–2002) was an Austrian molecular biologist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1962. He is the author of Is Science Necessary?, Protein Structure, and I Wish I’d Made You Angry Earlier.

David Remnick is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Lenin’s Tomb, The Devil Problem and Other True Stories, and Resurrection. He is the editor of The New Yorker.

Patricia Storace is the author of Heredity, a volume of poems, Dinner with Persephone, a travel memoir about Greece, and Sugar Cane, a children’s book. She is the author most recently of the novel A Book of Heaven.

 (December 2018)

Robert Towers (1923–1995) was an American critic and novelist. Born in Virginia, Towers was educated at Princeton and served for two years as Vice Counsel at the American Consulate General in Calcutta before dedicating himself to literary studies. He taught English literature and creative writing at Princeton, Queens College and Columbia.

John Updike (1932–2009) was born in Shillington, Pennsylvania. In 1954 he began to publish in The New Yorker, where he continued to contribute short stories, poems, and criticism until his death. His major work was the set of four novels chronicling the life of Harry “Rabbit” Angstrom, two of which, Rabbit is Rich and Rabbit at Rest, won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. His last books were the novel The Widows of Eastwick and Due Considerations, a collection of his essays and criticism.

Helen Vendler is the Arthur Kingsley Porter University Professor Emerita in the Department of English at Harvard. Her latest book is The Ocean, the Bird, and the Scholar, a collection of essays. (December 2019)