Russia Under the Bolshevik Regime by Richard Pipes

Behind the Front Lines of the Civil War: Political Parties and Social Movements in Russia, 1918-1922 by Vladimir N. Brovkin

Agile Among the Tombs

The Road to San Giovanni by Italo Calvino, translated by Tim Parks

Prima che tu dica ‘Pronto’ by Italo Calvino

Six Memos for the Next Millennium by Italo Calvino

Action Painting in Venice

Tintoretto: Tutte le opere Volumes 1 and 2: Le opere sacre e profane Volume 3: I ritratti by Rodolfo Pallucchini and Paola Rossi

Vite dei Tintoretto by Carlo Ridolfi, edited by Antonio Manno

Tintoretto: La Scuola Grande di San Rocco by Giandomenico Romanelli

Le Siècle de Titien: L’âge d’or de la peinture à Venise, édition revue et corrigée 14, 1993 catalog of the exhibition at the Grand Palais, Paris, March 9-June and Michel Laclotte

Tintoretto: Sacre rappresentazioni nelle chiese di Venezia 31, 1994 catalog of the exhibition at San Bartolomeo, Venice, January 15-May

Jacopo Tintoretto: Ritratti March 25-July 10, 1994 catalog of the exhibition at the Galleria dell'Accademia, Venice, and Paola Rossi

Jacopo Tintoretto e i suoi incisori 15-July 10, 1994, catalog of the exhibition at the Palazzo Ducale, Venice, April

Capolavori della pittura veneta dal Castello di Praga 20-September 21, 1994 catalog of the exhibition at the Palazzo Crepadona, Belluno, March

Nixon Redivivus

The Haldeman Diaries: Inside the Nixon White House by H.R. Haldeman, introduction and afterword by Stephen E. Ambrose

Nixon: A Life by Jonathan Aitken

Nixon Reconsidered by Joan Hoff

Watergate by Fred Emery

The Nixon Memo by Marvin Kalb

Beyond Peace by Richard Nixon

His Mystic Way

Amorous Initiation: A Novel of Sacred and Profane Love, An Excerpt from the Memoirs of the Chevalier Waldemar de L

by O.V. de L. Milosz, translated by Belle N. Burke

On the Waterfront

Alongshore by John Stilgoe

The Lure of the Sea: The Discovery of the Seaside in the Western World 1750-1840 by Alain Corbin, translated by Jocelyn Phelps

Waterfronts: Cities Reclaim Their Edge by Ann Breen and Dick Rigby. maps by Diane Charyk Norris and Charles Norris


Joseph Brodsky (1940–1996) was a Russian poet and essayist. Born in Leningrad, Brodsky moved to the United States when he was exiled from Russia in 1972. His poetry collections include A Part of Speech andTo Urania; his essay collections include Less Than One, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award, and Watermark. In 1987, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. He served as US Poet Laureate from 1991 to 1992.

Robert Conquest, a Fellow of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, is the author of The Great Terror. (March 1997)

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.

Joan Didion is the author, most recently, of Blue Nights and The Year of Magical Thinking, among seven other works of nonfiction. Her five novels include A Book of Common Prayer and Democracy.
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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.

P. N. Furbank is the author of nine books, including biographies of Samuel Butler, Italo Svevo, and E.M. Forster.

Richard C. Lewontin is Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology and Professor of Biology at Harvard University. He is the author of The Genetic Basis of Evolutionary Change and Biology as Ideology, and the co-author of The Dialectical Biologist (with Richard Levins) and Not in Our Genes (with Steven Rose and Leon Kamin).

Louis Menand is the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of English at Harvard. His books include The Marketplace of Ideas, American Studies and The Metaphysical Club.

James Merrill (1926–1995) was an American poet whose major work The Changing Light at Sandover describes a series of spirit communications conducted over many years. He won the National Book Award from his collections Nights and Days and Mirabell: Books of Number.

Sherwin B. Nuland is Clinical Professor of Surgery and a Fellow of the Institution for Social and Policy Studies at Yale. He is the author of How We Die, which won the National Book Award in 1994, and Lost in America. (December 2005)

Jonathan Raban’s books include Surveillance, My Holy War, Arabia, Old Glory, Hunting Mister Heartbreak, Bad Land, Passage to Juneau, and Waxwings. His most recent book is Driving Home: An American Journey, published in 2011. He is the recipient of the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Heinemann Award of the Royal Society of Literature, the PEN/West Creative Nonfiction Award, the Pacific Northwest Booksellers’ Award, and the Governor’s Award of the State of Washington. He is a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books, The Guardian, and The Independent. He lives in Seattle.

Felix Rohatyn is an investment banker and has been a governor of the New York Stock Exchange, Chairman of the New York Municipal Assistance Corporation, and US Ambassador to France. (October 2008)

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.

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)

Michael Wood is Professor Emeritus of English and Comparative Literature at Princeton. His most recent book is On Empson.