G.M. Trevelyan: A Life in History by David Cannadine
Return to Essentials: Some Reflections of the Present State of Historical Study by G.R. Elton
The City Shaped: Urban Patterns and Meanings Through History by Spiro Kostof
The City Assembled: The Elements of Urban Form Through History by Spiro Kostof
Cities Without Suburbs by David Rusk
II Duce’s Other Woman by Philip V. Cannistraro and Brian R. Sullivan
Judge on Trial by Ivan Klíma, translated by A.G. Brain
Swordfish: A True Story of Ambition, Savagery, and Betrayal by David McClintick
A River Sutra by Gita Mehta
Life’s Dominion: An Argument about Abortion, Euthanasia, and Individual Freedom by Ronald Dworkin
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.
George F. Kennan (1904–2005) was an American diplomat, political scientist and historian. He is best known for his role in shaping US foreign policy during the Cold War and, in particular, for the doctrine of containment. Kennan was Professor Emeritus at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton and served as Ambassador to the USSR in 1952 and as Ambassador to Yugoslavia from 1961 to 1963. His books include At a Century’s Ending and An American Family.
Witold Rybczynski is the Meyerson Professor of Urbanism at the University of Pennsylvania, and is the architecture critic for Slate. His book on American building, Last Harvest, was published in 2007.