Giving the Devil His Due

Brecht and Company: Sex, Politics, and the Making of the Modern Drama by John Fuegi

Bertolt Brecht: Journals, 1934–1955 translated by Hugh Rorrison, edited by John Willett

After Brecht by Janelle Reinelt

In Another Country

Fallen Sparrows: The International Brigades in the Spanish Civil War by Michael Jackson

The Odyssey of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade by Peter N. Carroll

Prisoners of the Good Fight: The Spanish Civil War, 1936–1938 by Carl Geiser, preface by Robert G. Colodny

Remembering Spain: Hemingway’s Civil War Eulogy and the Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade edited by Cary Nelson, essays by Milton Wolff and Cary Nelson. includes a tape of Hemingway's recording of the eulogy

Another Hill: An Autobiographical Novel by Milton Wolff

Multicultural Mandarin

A.O. Barnabooth, His Diary by Valery Larbaud, translated by Gilbert Cannan, Introduction by Alan Jenkins

Childish Things by Valery Larbaud, translated by Catherine Wald

Lettres à Adrienne Monnier et à Sylvia Beach, 1919–1933 by Valery Larbaud

The Revenge of the Repressed: Part II

The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse (3rd edition) by Ellen Bass and Laura Davis

The Myth of Repressed Memory: False Memories and Allegations of Sexual Abuse by Elizabeth Loftus and Katherine Ketcham

Making Monsters: False Memories, Psychotherapy, and Sexual Hysteria by Richard Ofshe and Ethan Watters

Victims of Memory: Incest Accusations and Shattered Lives by Mark Pendergrast


Gabriele Annan is a book and film critic living in London. (March 2006)

Frederick C. Crews’s new book, Freud: The Making of an Illusion, will be published in the fall.
 (February 2017)

James Fenton is a British poet and literary critic. From 1994 until 1999, he was Oxford Professor of Poetry; in 2015 he was awarded the PEN Pinter Prize. He is the author of School of Genius: A History of the Royal Academy of Arts and, most recently, Yellow Tulips: Poems, 1968–2011. (May 2020)

Joseph Frank is Professor Emeritus of Slavic and Comparative Literature at Stanford. He is the author of Dostoyevsky: The Mantle of the Prophet, 1871–1881. (June 2008)

Timothy Garton Ash is Professor of European Studies and Isaiah Berlin Professorial Fellow at St. Antony’s College, Oxford, and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford. A new edition of his book The Magic Lantern: The Revolution of ’89 Witnessed in Warsaw, Budapest, Berlin, and Prague will be published this fall.
 (October 2019)

Alfred Kazin (1915–1998) was a writer and teacher. Among his books are On Native Grounds, a study of American literature from Howells to Faulkner, and the memoirs A Walker in the Cityand New York Jew. In 1996, he received the first Lifetime Award in Literary Criticism from the Truman Capote Literary Trust.

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.

Thomas Powers’s books include The Man Who Kept the ­Secrets: Richard Helms and the CIA and Intelligence Wars: American Secret History from Hitler to al-Qaeda. (June 2019)

Ingrid D. Rowland is a Professor of History and Classics at the University of Notre Dame’s Rome Global Gateway. Her latest books are The Collector of Lives: Giorgio Vasari and the Invention of Art, cowritten with Noah Charney, and The Divine Spark of Syracuse. (August 2020)

John Weightman (1915–2004) was a critic and literary scholar. After working as a translator and announcer for the BBC French service, Weightman turned to the study of French literature. He taught at King’s College London and the University of London. His books include The Concept of the Avant-Gardeand The Cat Sat on the Mat: Language and the Absurd.

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

C. Vann Woodward (1908–1999) was a historian of the American South. He taught at Johns Hopkins and at Yale, where he was named the Sterling Professor of History. His books include Mary Chesnut’s Civil War and The Old World’s New World.