The Real Thing

I Tell My Heart: The Art of Horace Pippin January-April 1994; Art Institute of Chicago, April-July 1994; Cincinnati Art Museum, July 28-October 9, 1994; Baltimore Museum of Art, October 26-December 31, 1994; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, February exhibition at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts,

I Tell My Heart: The Art of Horace Pippin catalog edited by Judith E. Stein

Jacob Lawrence, The Migration Series Birmingham Museum, July 10-September 4, 1994; St. Louis Art Museum, September 30-November 27, 1994; Museum of Modern Art, New York, January 12-April 11, 1995; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, April 25-June 25, 199 exhibition at the Phillips Collection, September 1993-January 1994;

Jacob Lawrence, The Migration Series catalog edited by Elizabeth Hutton Turner

Harriet and the Promised Land by Jacob Lawrence

Jacob Lawrence: Thirty Years of Prints (1963-1993), A Catalogue Raisonné Washington catalog of the exhibition at Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle,, essay by Patricia Hills, edited by Peter Nesbett

A History of African-American Artists From 1792 to the Present by Romare Bearden and Harry Henderson

The Emergence of the African-American Artist: Robert S. Duncanson, 1821-1872 by Joseph D. Ketner

The War Over the Scrolls

A Facsimile Edition of the Dead Sea Scrolls James M. Robinson prepared with an introduction and index by Robert H. Eisenman and

The Dead Sea Scrolls Uncovered: The First Complete Translation and Interpretation of 50 Key Documents Withheld for Over 35 Years by Robert H. Eisenman and Michael Wise

The Dead Sea Scrolls Deception by Michael Baigent and Richard Leigh

Jesus & the Riddle of the Dead Sea Scrolls: Unlocking the Secrets of His Life Story by Barbara Thiering

Understanding the Dead Sea Scrolls: A Reader from the ‘Biblical Archaeology Review’ edited by Hershel Shanks

Responses to 101 Questions on the Dead Sea Scrolls by Joseph A. Fitzmyer S.J.

Great Scott?

Scott Fitzgerald: A Biography by Jeffrey Meyers

F. Scott Fitzgerald: A Life in Letters edited by Matthew J. Bruccoli

The Genius of Blues

Nothing But the Blues: The Music and the Musicians edited by Lawrence Cohn

The Land Where the Blues Began by Alan Lomax

King of the Delta Blues: The Life and Music of Charlie Patton by Stephen Calt and Gayle Wardlow

Searching for Robert Johnson by Peter Guralnick

Love in Vain:A Vision of Robert Johnson by Alan Greenberg


Nicholson Baker’s latest novel, The Anthologist, was published in September 2009. (July 2010)

Shaul Bakhash is Robinson Professor of History at George Mason University and the author of The Reign of the Ayatollahs: Iran and the Islamic Revolution. (September 2005)

Ian Buruma is the author of numerous books, including Murder in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo Van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance, Year Zero: A History of 1945, and, most recently, A Tokyo Romance.

István Deák is Seth Low Professor Emeritus at Columbia. He is the author, with Jan Gross and Tony Judt, of The Politics of Retribution in Europe: World War II and Its Aftermath.

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.”

Ann Hulbert is a Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the author of The Interior Castle: The Art and Life of Jean Stafford. She is currently at work on a book about twentieth-century American child-rearing experts. (June 1998)

Brad Leithauser is a novelist, poet, and essayist. He lives in Massachusetts.

Adrian Lyttelton is a Fellow of the Johns Hopkins ­University Center in Bologna and the author of The Seizure of Power: Fascism in Italy, 1919–1929.
 (December 2019)

W.S. Merwin was born in New York City in 1927 and grew up in Union City, New Jersey, and in Scranton, Pennsylvania. From 1949 to 1951 he worked as a tutor in France, Portugal, and Majorca. He has since lived in many parts of the world, most recently on Maui in the Hawaiian Islands. He is the author of many books of poems, prose, and translations and has received both the Pulitzer and the Bollingen Prizes for poetry, among numerous other awards. His new poetry collection is The Moon Before Morning.

Czeslaw Milosz (1911–2004) was born in Szetejnie, Lithuania. Over the course of his long and prolific career he published works in many genres, including criticism (The Captive Mind), fiction (The Issa Valley), memoir (Native Realm), and poetry (New and Collected Poems, 1931-2001). He was a member of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1980.

Thomas Nagel is University Professor Emeritus at NYU. He is the author of The View From Nowhere, Mortal Questions, and Mind and Cosmos, among other books.
 (March 2019)

Luc Sante’s s new collection of essays, Maybe the People Would Be the Times, will be published in September.
 (April 2020)

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)