The Last Thing He Wanted by Joan Didion
The Last Thing He Wanted by Joan Didion
His Holiness: John Paul II and the Hidden History of Our Time by Carl Bernstein and Marco Politi
Surviving Picasso a film directed by James Ivory, produced by Ismail Merchant
The Jews: History, Memory and the Present by Pierre Vidal-Naquet, translated and edited by David Ames Curtis
Otto Klemperer: His Life and Times by Peter Heyworth
The New American Ghetto by Camilo José Vergara
H.P. Lovecraft: A Life by S.T. Joshi
The Dunwich Horror and Others selected by August Derleth, with texts edited by S.T. Joshi
At the Mountains of Madness & Other Novels edited by S.T. Joshi
Dagon and Other Macabre Tales edited by S.T. Joshi
Miscellaneous Writings edited by S.T. Joshi
Selected Letters Vol. I: 1911-1924 edited by S.T. Joshi
Selected Letters Vol. II: 1925-1929 edited by S.T. Joshi
Selected Letters Vol. III: 1929-1931 edited by S.T. Joshi
Selected Letters Vol. IV: 1932-1934 edited by S.T. Joshi
Selected Letters Vol. V: 1934-1937 edited by S.T. Joshi
Florence: A Portrait by Michael Levey
The Politics of Memory: Looking for Germany in the New Germany by Jane Kramer
About Schmidt by Louis Begley
First Generations: Women in Colonial America by Carol Berkin
Founding Mothers and Fathers: Gendered Power and the Forming of American Society by Mary Beth Norton
Women Before the Bar: Gender, Law, and Society in Connecticut, 1639-1789 by Cornelia Hughes Dayton
Robert Craft is a conductor and writer. Craft’s close working friendship with Igor Stravinsky is the subject of his memoir, An Improbable Life. In 2002 he was awarded the International Prix du Disque at the Cannes Music Festival.
Benjamin M. Friedman is the William Joseph Maier Professor of Political Economy at Harvard and the author of The Moral Consequences of Economic Growth. He is currently finishing a book on the historical influence of religious thinking on economic thinking. (June 2019)
Elizabeth Hardwick (1916–2007) was born in Lexington, Kentucky, and educated at the University of Kentucky and Columbia University. A recipient of a Gold Medal from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, she is the author of three novels, a biography of Herman Melville, and four collections of essays. She was a co-founder and advisory editor of The New York Review of Books and contributed more than one hundred reviews, articles, reflections, and letters to the magazine. NYRB Classics publishes Sleepless Nights, a novel, and Seduction and Betrayal, a study of women in literature.
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.
Murray Kempton (1917-1997) was a columnist for Newsday, as well as a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books. His books include Rebellions, Perversities, and Main Events and The Briar Patch, as well as Part of Our Time. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1985.
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.
David Rieff is the author of At the Point of a Gun: Democratic Dreams and Armed Intervention and, most recently, The Reproach of Hunger: Food, Justice and Money in the Twenty-First Century. His new book, In Praise of Forgetting: Historical Memory and Its Ironies, will be published in May. (April 2016)
Witold Rybczynski is the Meyerson Professor of Urbanism at the University of Pennsylvania, and is the architecture critic for Slate. His book on American building, Last Harvest, was published in 2007.