She Had It All

Little Women A film directed by Gillian Armstrong

Little Women, or Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy Holt, Knopf, Little, Brown, Macmillan, Oxford University Press, Penguin, Puffin, Random House, Scholastic, Simon and, Schuster, and Viking Penguin by Louisa May Alcott

Little Women by Laurie Lawlor, based on the screenplay by Robin Swicord, from the novel by Lousia May Alcott

Good Sports & Bad

Ball Four by Jim Bouton, edited by Leonard Schecter

My Life in Baseball: The True Record by Ty Cobb and Al Stump

Cobb: A Biography by Al Stump, foreword by Jimmie Reese

Cobb A film written and directed by Ron Shelton

Matty: An American Hero, Christy Mathewson and the New York Giants by Ray Robinson

Hitter: The Life and Turmoils of Ted Williams by Ed Linn

‘I Ain’t An Athlete, Lady…’: My Well-Rounded Life and Times by John Kruk and Paul Hagen

Don’t Look Back: Satchel Paige in the Shadows of Baseball by Mark Ribowsky

The Catcher Was a Spy: The Mysterious Life of Moe Berg by Nicholas Dawidoff

The Meaning of Nolan Ryan by Nick Trujillo

The Fixers

The Republic of Letters: The Correspondence between Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, 1776–1826 edited by James Morton Smith

The Shadow War

Basta! Land and the Zapatista Rebellion in Chiapas by George Collier and Elizabeth Lowery Quaratiello, foreword by Peter Rosset

Rebellion from the Roots: Indian Uprising in Chiapas by John Ross

EZLN: Documentos y comunicados A collection of the writings of Subcomandante Marcos


J.M. Coetzee is Professorial Research Fellow at the University of Adelaide. He is the author of seventeen works of fiction, as well as ­numerous works of criticism and translation. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2003. (September 2019)

Stephen Jay Gould (1941–2002) was an American geologist, biologist and historian of science. He taught at Harvard, where he was named Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology, and at NYU. His last book was Punctuated Equilibrium.

Alma Guillermoprieto, who writes regularly for The New York Review about Latin America, is the author of Dancing with Cuba: A Memoir of the Revolution, among other books. (June 2019)

Václav Havel (1936–2011) was the last president of Czechoslovakia and the first president of the Czech Republic. Havel was one of the six signers of the statement “Tibet: The Peace of the Graveyard.”

Richard Jenkyns, a Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall, is Professor of the Classical Tradition at Oxford. His most recent book is Virgil’s Experience.(November 2001)

Alison Lurie is the Frederic J. Whiton Professor of American Literature Emerita at Cornell. She is the author of ten novels, two collections of essays on children’s literature, and the editor of The Oxford Book of Fairy Tales. Her most recent book is Reading for Fun. (March 2017)

John Maynard Smith, Professor of Biology at the University of Sussex, is the author of On Evolution, The Evolution of Sex, Evolution and the Theory of Games, and, with Eörs Szathmáry, The Major Transitions in Evolution. (December 2000)

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)

David Remnick is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Lenin’s Tomb, The Devil Problem and Other True Stories, and Resurrection. He is the editor of The New Yorker.

Paul Wilson’s translation of Bohumil Hrabal’s early stories, Mr. Kafka and Other Tales from the Time of the Cult, is published this month. (November 2015)