The Many Arts of Elizabeth Bishop

Exchanging Hats: Paintings by Elizabeth Bishop, edited by William Benton

Becoming a Poet: Elizabeth Bishop with Marianne Moore and Robert Lowell by David Kalstone, edited by Robert Hemenway, afterword by James Merrill

One Art: Letters by Elizabeth Bishop, selected and edited by Robert Giroux

Elizabeth Bishop: Life and the Memory of It by Brett C. Millier

How Eliot Became Eliot

Inventions of the March Hare: Poems 1909-1917 by T.S. Eliot, edited by Christopher Ricks

The Waste Land, the 75th anniversary edition by T.S. Eliot, with an afterword by Christopher Ricks

The Enemy of Liberalism

The Concept of the Political by Carl Schmitt, translated and introduced by George Schwab, with a new foreword by Tracy B. Strong

The Leviathan in the State Theory of Thomas Hobbes: Meaning and Failure of a Political Symbol by Carl Schmitt, translated by George Schwab, translated by Erna Hilfstein

Roman Catholicism and Political Form by Carl Schmitt, translated by G.L. Ulmen

Glossarium: Aufzeichnungen der Jahre 1947-1951 by Carl Schmitt, edited by Eberhard Freiherr von Medem

Staat, Grossraum, Nomos: Arbeiten aus den Jahren 1916-1969 by Carl Schmitt, edited by Günther Maschke

Der Fall Carl Schmitt: Sein Aufstieg zum “Kronjuristen des Dritten Reiches” by Andreas Koenen

Carl Schmitt and Leo Strauss: The Hidden Dialogue by Heinrich Meier, translated by J. Harvey Lomax, foreword by Joseph Cropsey

Die Lehre Carl Schmitts: Vier Kapitel zur Unterscheidung Politischer Theologie und Politischer Philosophie by Heinrich Meier

Der Katechon: Zu Carl Schmitts fundamentalistischer Kritik der Zeit by Günter Meuter

Carl Schmitt: Eine Biographie by Paul Noack

Die eigentlich katholische Verschärfung: Konfession, Theologie und Politik im Werk Carl Schmitts edited by Bernd Wacker

The Drama of Ralph Ellison

Flying Home and Other Stories by Ralph Ellison, edited with an introduction by John F. Callahan

The Collected Essays of Ralph Ellison edited with an introduction by John F. Callahan, preface by Saul Bellow


John Bayley is a critic and novelist. His books include Elegy for Iris and The Power of Delight: A Lifetime in Literature.

Andrew Delbanco is Alexander Hamilton Professor of American Studies at Columbia and President of the Teagle Foundation. His most recent book is The War Before the War: Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for America’s Soul from the Revolution to the Civil War. (January 2019)

R. J. W. Evans is a Fellow of Oriel College and Regius Professor of History Emeritus at Oxford. He is the author of Austria, Hungary, and the Habsburgs: Central Europe, 
c. 1683–1867, among other books.
 (June 2020)

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)

Frank Kermode (1919–2010) was a British critic and literary theorist. Born on the Isle of Man, he taught at University College London, Cambridge, Columbia and Harvard. Adapted from a series of lectures given at Bryn Mawr College, Kermode’s Sense of An Ending: Studies in the Theory of Fiction remains one of the most influential works of twentieth-century literary criticism.

Mark Lilla is Professor of Humanities at Columbia. He is the author of The Shipwrecked Mind: On Political Reaction and, most recently, The Once and Future Liberal: After Identity Politics.
 Visit (December 2018)

Fiona MacCarthy’s most recent book is The Last Pre-Raphaelite: Edward Burne-Jones and the Victorian Imagination. (February 2017)

Elizabeth Marshall Thomas’s most recent books are The Hidden Life of Dogs, Certain Poor Shepherds, and The Tribe of Tiger: Cats and Their Culture.

William H. McNeill is Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Chicago. His most recent books are The Pursuit of Truth: A Historian’s Memoir and Summers Long Ago: On Grandfather’s Farm and in Grandmother’s Kitchen, published by the Berkshire Publishing Group. His most recent publication, as editor, is the second edition of the Encyclopedia of World History.

Louis Menand is the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of English at Harvard. His books include The Marketplace of Ideas, American Studies and The Metaphysical Club.

Czeslaw Milosz (1911–2004) was born in Szetejnie, Lithuania. Over the course of his long and prolific career he published works in many genres, including criticism (The Captive Mind), fiction (The Issa Valley), memoir (Native Realm), and poetry (New and Collected Poems, 1931-2001). He was a member of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1980.

Darryl Pinckney’s most recent book is Busted in New York and Other Essays. (March 2020)

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.

John R. Searle is the Slusser Professor of Philosophy at 
the University of California, Berkeley. His most recent book is ­Making the Social World.
 (October 2014)

Kathleen M. Sullivan was until recently the Dean of Stanford Law School, where she has returned to the faculty as the Stanley Morrison Professor of Law. (September 2004)