America’s Sweetheart

The Way Things Ought To Be by Rush Limbaugh

See, I Told You So by Rush H. Limbaugh III

Rush! by Michael Arkush

The Rush Limbaugh Story: Talent on Loan from God
An Unauthorized Biography
by Paul D. Colford

Pioneers of Paranoia

Peter Porcupine in America: Pamphlets on Republicanism and Revolution by William Cobbett

The Key of Liberty: The Life and Democratic Writings of William Manning, ‘A Laborer,’ 1747-1814 Wilentz. edited by Michael Merrill, edited by Sean Wilentz

The Bottom of the Well

Gender Politics in Modern China: Writing and Feminism edited by Tani E. Barlow

Engendering China: Women, Culture, and the State edited by Christine K. Gilmartin, edited by Gail Hershatter, edited by Lisa Rofel, edited by Tyrene White

Greens in America

The House of Life: Rachel Carson at Work, with Selections from Her Writings by Paul Brooks

Silent Spring by Rachel Carson

Forcing the Spring: The Transformation of the American Environmental Movement by Robert Gottlieb

The Green Crusade: Rethinking the Roots of Environmentalism by Charles T. Rubin

The Green Revolution: The American Environmental Movement, 1962-1992 by Kirkpatrick Sale

A Fierce Green Fire: The American Environmental Movement by Philip Shabecoff

Coyotes and Town Dogs: Earth First! and the Environmental Movement by Susan Zakin


John Bayley is a critic and novelist. His books include Elegy for Iris and The Power of Delight: A Lifetime in Literature.

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.

Jack Flam is Distinguished Professor of Art History at Brooklyn College and at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. His new book, Matisse and Picasso: The Story of Their Rivalry and Friendship, has just been published. (March 2003)

Jasper Griffin is Emeritus Professor of Classical Literature and a Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford. His books include Homer on Life and Death.

Tony Judt (1948–2010) was the founder and director of the Remarque Institute at NYU and the author of Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945, Ill Fares the Land, and The Burden of Responsibility: Blum, Camus, Aron, and the French Twentieth Century, among other books.

Joseph Kerman is emeritus professor of music at the University of California, Berkeley. He began writing music criticism for The Hudson Review in the 1950s, and is a longtime contributor to The New York Review of Books and many other journals. His books include Opera as Drama (1956; new and revised edition 1988), The Beethoven Quartets (1967), Contemplating Music (1986), Concerto Conversations (1999), and The Art of Fugue (2005).

Daniel J. Kevles is Professor of History Emeritus at Yale, a visiting scholar at NYU Law School, and a sometime lecturer at the Columbia School of Journalism. His works include The Physicists, In the Name of Eugenics, and, most recently, Heirloom Fruits of America: Selections from the USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection.
 (July 2020)

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.

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.

Jonathan Mirsky is a historian of China. He was formerly the East Asia Editor of The Times of London and China Correspondent for The Observer.
 (December 2016)

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)