The Reich Stuff

Preussen, Deutschland und Europa August–November 1990
an exhibition at the Deutsches Historische Museum, Berlin,

Preussen, Deutschland und Europa
catalog of the exhibition

Bismarck and the Development of Germany, Vol. I: The Period of Unification, 1815–1871 by Otto Pflanze

Bismarck and the Development of Germany, Vol. II: The Period of Consolidation, 1871–1880 by Otto Pflanze

Bismarck and the Development of Germany, Vol. III: The Period of Fortification, 1880–1898 by Otto Pflanze

Bismarck: Das Reich in der Mitte Europas by Ernst Engelberg

The Greatest American Shambles

The Greatest-Ever Bank Robbery: The Collapse of the Savings and Loan Industry by Martin Mayer

Inside Job: The Looting of America’s Savings and Loans by Stephen Pizzo and Mary Fricker and Paul Muolo

Bankers, Builders, Knaves and Thieves: The $300 Million Scam at ESM by Donald L. Maggin

Who Robbed America? A Citizen’s Guide to the S&L Scandal by Michael Waldman, Introduction by Ralph Nader

The Daisy Chain: How Borrowed Billions Sank a Texas S&L by James O'Shea

Overdrawn: The Bailout of American Savings by Michael A. Robinson

The S&L Debacle: Public Policy Lessons for Bank and Thrift Reevaluation by Lawrence J. White

Secrets of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin’s Science by Bernard Cohen

Le Sceptre et la foudre: Franklin à Paris, 1776–1785 by Claude-Anne Lopez

Mon Cher Papa: Franklin and the Ladies of Paris by Claude-Anne Lopez

Becoming Benjamin Franklin: The Autobiography and the Life by Ormond Seavey

The Papers of Benjamin Franklin, Volumes 1–14 edited by Leonard W. Labaree

The Papers of Benjamin Franklin, Volumes 15–26 edited by William B. Wilcox

The Papers of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 27 edited by Claude A. Lopez

The Papers of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 28 edited by Barbara B. Oberg

Benjamin Franklin: His Life As He Wrote It edited by Esmond Wright

Writings by Benjamin Franklin, edited by J.A. Leo Lemay


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.

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.

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.”

Stuart Hampshire (1914–2004) was an English philosopher. He taught at University College London, Princeton, Stanford and Oxford, where he was named Warden of Wadham College. His books include Thought and Action, Spinoza and Justice Is Conflict.

Edmund S. Morgan is Sterling Professor of History Emeritus at Yale. His most recent book is The Genuine Article: A Historian Looks at Early America. (June 2011)

V. S. Naipaul was born in Trinidad in 1932 and emigrated to England in 1950, when he won a scholarship to University College, Oxford. He is the author of many novels, including A House for Mr. Biswas, A Bend in the River, and In a Free State, which won the Booker Prize. He has also written several nonfiction works based on his travels, including India: A Million Mutinies Now and Beyond Belief: Islamic Excursions Among the Converted Peoples. He was knighted in 1990 and in 1993 was the first recipient of the David Cohen British Literature Prize.

Peter B. Reddaway is Professor Emeritus of Professor Emeritus of Political Science and International Affairs at George Washington University.

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)