‘The Margaret Ghost’

The Letters of Margaret Fuller 1817-1850, in six volumes edited by Robert N. Hudspeth

Minerva and the Muse: A Life of Margaret Fuller by Joan Von Mehren

Margaret Fuller: An American Romantic Life, Volume I: The Private Years by Charles Capper

These Sad But Glorious Days: Dispatches from Europe, 1846-1850 by Margaret Fuller, edited by Larry J. Reynolds and Susan Belasco Smith

Margaret Fuller’s New York Journalism: A Biographical Essay and Key Writings edited by Catherine C. Mitchell

The Great Outsider

Theory and Philosophy of Art: Style, Artist, and Society, Selected Papers, Volume IV by Meyer Schapiro

Romanesque Art (Volume I)

Modern Art: 19th & 20th Centuries (Volume II)

Late Antique, Early Christian, and Mediaeval Art (Volume III)

The Riddle of Umberto Eco

The Limits of Interpretation by Umberto Eco

Interpretation and Overinterpretation by Umberto Eco and Richard Rorty and Jonathan Culler and Christine Brooke-Rose, edited by Stefan Collini

Six Walks in the Fictional Woods by Umberto Eco

Apocalypse Postponed by Umberto Eco, translated and edited by Robert Lumley

Misreadings by Umberto Eco, translated by William Weaver

How to Travel with a Salmon & Other Essays by Umberto Eco, translated by William Weaver

Thomas’s Confirmation: The True Story

The Confirmation Mess: Cleaning Up the Federal Appointments Process by Stephen L. Carter

Race-ing Justice, En-gendering Power: Essays on Anita Hill, Clarence Thomas, and the Construction of Social Reality edited and with an introduction by Toni Morrison

Resurrection: The Confirmation of Clarence Thomas by John C. Danforth

Strange Justice: The Selling of Clarence Thomas by Jane Mayer and Jill Abramson


Al Alvarez is the author of Risky Business, a selection of essays, many of which first appeared in The New York Review of Books.

John Banville’s novel Snow will be published in October. (April 2020)

Millicent Bell is Professor of English Emerita at Boston University. She is the author of Meaning in Henry James and the editor of The Cambridge Companion to Edith Wharton. (May 1998)

William Finnegan is a staff writer at The New Yorker. His most recent book, Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life, won the Pulitzer Prize for autobiography. (August 2018)

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.

Willibald Sauerländer is a former Director of the Central Institute for Art History in Munich. His latest book is Manet Paints Monet: A Summer in Argenteuil. (May 2016)

Bernard Williams (1929–2003) was Deutsch Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley, and a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. His books include *Problems of the Self*, *Moral Luck*, *Ethics and the Limits of Philosophy*, and *Truth and Truthfulness*.

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)

Warren Zimmermann, a professor of international diplomacy at Columbia University, was US Ambassador to Yugoslavia from 1989 to 1992. A revised edition of his book, Origins of a Catastrophe:Yugoslavia and Its Destroyers, has just been published in paperback. (June 1999)