A Jew on Horseback

1920 Diary by Isaac Babel, edited and with an introduction and notes by Carol J. Avins, translated by H. T. Willetts

Collected Stories by Isaac Babel, translated by David McDuff

The Lives of Graham Greene

Graham Greene: The Man Within by Michael Shelden

Graham Greene: The Enemy Within by Michael Shelden

The Life of Graham Greene Volume II, 1939–-1955 by Norman Sherry

Graham Greene: Three Lives by Anthony Mockler

Graham Greene: Friend and Brother by Leopoldo Duran, translated by Euan Cameron

The Graham Greene Film Reader: Reviews, Essays, Interviews & Film Stories edited by David Parkinson

We Unhappy Few

The House of Percy: Honor, Melancholy, and Imagination in a Southern Family by Bertram Wyatt-Brown

The Literary Percys: Family History, Gender, and the Southern Imagination by Bertram Wyatt-Brown

Jumping Into the Sea

China Wakes: The Struggle for the Soul of a Rising Power by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

Mandate of Heaven: A New Generation of Entrepreneurs, Dissidents, Bohemians, and Technocrats Lays Claim to China’s Future by Orville Schell

Mysteries of Mondrian

Piet Mondrian: 1872––1944 an exhibition at the Haags Gemeentemuseum, The Hague; The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, June 11–September 4, 1995; and The Museum of Modern Art, New York, October 1, 1995––January 23, 1996

Piet Mondrian catalog of the exhibition by Yve-Alain Bois and Joop Joosten and Angelica Zander Rudenstine and Hans Janssen

Piet Mondrian: The Amsterdam Years by Robert Welsh and Boudewijn Bakker and Marty Bax

Mondrian by John Milner

Mondrian: The Art of Destruction by Carel Blotkamp


Noel Annan (1916–2000) was a British military intelligence officer and scholar of European history. His works include Leslie Stephen and Our Age, Changing Enemies: The Defeat and Regeneration of Germany, and The Curious Strength of Positivism in English Political Thought.

April Bernard’s most recent books are Miss Fuller, a novel, and Brawl & Jag, a collection of poems. (July 2020)

Rosemary Dinnage’s books include The Ruffian on the Stair, One to One: Experiences of Psychotherapy, and Annie Besant.

Umberto Eco is President of the Scuola Superiore di Studi Umanistici at the University of Bologna and author of many books, most recently 
How to Write a Thesis.

John Golding (1929–2012) was a British painter and art historian. He taught at the Courtauld Institute and the Royal College of Art. Among his many books was Cubism: A History and an Analysis, which refuted the notion that Cubism represented a break with the realist tradition. Golding also curated exhibitions on both sides of the Atlantic, including Picasso: Painter/Sculpter and Matisse Picasso.

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.”

Pico Iyer is a Distinguished Presidential Fellow at Chapman University. His books include The Art of Stillness and The Man Within My Head.
 (June 2017)

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.

David Lodge is a novelist and critic and Emeritus Professor of English Literature at the University of Birmingham, England. His novels include Changing Places, Small World, Nice Work, and A Man of Parts. His most recent works of criticism are Consciousness and the Novel and The Year of Henry James.

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)

Peter Partner’s books include Arab Voices and The Pope’s Men: The Papal Service in the Renaissance. His new book, God of Battles: Holy Wars of Christianity and Islam, has been published in the United Kingdom. (February 1998)

Robert Stone was born in Brooklyn in 1937. He is the author of seven novels: A Hall of Mirrors, the National Book Award–winning Dog Soldiers, A Flag for Sunrise, Children of Light, Outerbridge Reach, Damascus Gate, and Bay of Souls. He has also written short stories, essays, and screenplays, and published a short story collection, Bear and His Daughter, which was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. He lives in New York City and in Key West, Florida.

Patricia Storace is the author of Heredity, a volume of poems, Dinner with Persephone, a travel memoir about Greece, and Sugar Cane, a children’s book. She is the author most recently of the novel A Book of Heaven.

 (December 2018)

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.