Art Restoration: The Culture, the Business and the Scandal by James Beck, with Michael Daley
The Phantom Empire by Geoffrey O'Brien
Before Night Falls by Reinaldo Arenas, translated by Dolores M. Koch
El Central translated by Anthony Kerrigan
The Ill-fated Peregrinations of Fray Servando translated by Andrew Hurley
Graveyard of the Angels translated by Alfred MacAdam
Old Rosa and The Brightest Star translated by Ann Tashi Slater, translated by Andrew Hurley
The Doorman translated by Dolores M. Koch
Singing From The Well translated by Andrew Hurley
The Palace of the White Skunks translated by Andrew Hurley
Farewell to the Sea translated by Andrew Hurley
Aristide: An Autobiography by Jean-Bertrand Aristide, with Christophe Wargny, translated by Linda M. Maloney
In the Parish of the Poor:Writings From Haiti by Jean-Bertrand Aristide, translated and edited by Amy Wilentz
‘To My Best Friend’: Correspondence between Tchaikovsky and Nadezhda von Meck (1876–1878) translated by Galina von Meck, edited by Edward Garden and Nigel Gotteri, Introduction by Edward Garden
Tchaikovsky: The Final Years (1885–1893) by David Brown
Smilla’s Sense of Snow by Peter Hoeg, translated by Tiina Nunnally
Shame and Necessity by Bernard Williams
Enlightenment and the Shadows of Chance: The Novel and the Culture of Gambling in Eighteenth-Century France by Thomas M. Kavanagh
Contraception and Abortion from the Ancient World to the Renaissance by John M. Riddle
Demography and Roman Society by Tim G. Parkin
Freud’s Russia: National Identity in the Evolution of Psychoanalysis by James L. Rice
Father Knows Best: The Use and Abuse of Power in Freud’s Case of ‘Dora’ by Robin Tolmach Lakoff and James C. Coyne
Seductive Mirage: An Exploration of the Work of Sigmund Freud by Allen Esterson
A Most Dangerous Method: The Story of Jung, Freud, and Sabina Spielrein by John Kerr
Short Cuts directed by Robert Altman, screenplay by Robert Altman and Frank Barhydt, based on the writings of Raymond Carver
Short Cuts: Selected Stories by Raymond Carver
Robert Craft is a conductor and writer. Craft’s close working friendship with Igor Stravinsky is the subject of his memoir, An Improbable Life. In 2002 he was awarded the International Prix du Disque at the Cannes Music Festival.
Mark Danner is Chancellor’s Professor of English and Journalism at the University of California at Berkeley and James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs and the Humanities at Bard. His most recent book is Spiral: Trapped in the Forever War. His work can be found at www .markdanner.com. (March 2017)
Bernard Knox (1914–2010) was an English classicist. He was the first director of Harvard’s Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, DC. Among his many books are The Heroic Temper, The Oldest Dead White European Males, and Backing into the Future: The Classical Tradition and Its Renewal. He is the editor of The Norton Book of Classical Literature and wrote the introductions and notes for Robert Fagles’s translations of the Iliad and the Odyssey.
Michael Meyer (1921-2000) was a translator, novelist, biographer, and playwright, best known for his translations of the works of Ibsen and Strindberg. His biography of Ibsen won the Whitbread Prize for Biography in 1971.
Alastair Reid (1926 -2014) was a poet, prose chronicler, translator, and traveler. Born in Scotland, he came to the United States in the early 1950s, began publishing his poems in The New Yorker in 1951, and for the next fifty-odd years was a traveling correspondent for that magazine. Having lived in both Spain and Latin America for long spells, he was a constant translator of poetry from the Spanish language, in particular the work of Jorge Luis Borges and Pablo Neruda. He published more than forty books, among them two word books for children, Ounce Dice Trice, with drawings by Ben Shahn, and Supposing…, with drawings by Bob Gill, both available from The New York Review Children’s Collection.