Tru Confessions

Truman Capote: In Which Various Friends, Enemies, Acquaintances, and Detractors Recall His Turbulent Career

by George Plimpton

Missing Persons

The Commissar Vanishes: The Falsification of Photographs and Art in Stalin's Russia

by David King

Eyewitness to History: The Photographs of Yevgeny Khaldei

with a biographical essay by Alexander Nakhimovsky and Alice Nakhimovsky

Lost Horizons


a film directed by Martin Scorsese

Seven Years in Tibet

a film directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud

The Outsider

Albert Camus: A Life

by Olivier Todd, Translated from the French by Benjamin Ivry


As If: A Crime, a Trial, a Question of Childhood

by Blake Morrison

The Missing

by Andrew O'Hagan

Playboy of the Roman World

The Poet and the Prince: Ovid and Augustan Discourse

by Alessandro Barchiesi

After Ovid: New Metamorphoses

edited by Michael Hoffman and James Lasdun

Tales from Ovid

by Ted Hughes

The Metamorphoses of Ovid

translated freely into verse by David R. Slavitt

High Flier

Burning the Days: Recollection

by James Salter

Object Lessons

A Grand Design: The Art of the Victoria and Albert Museum

an exhibition at the Baltimore Museum of Art, October 12, 1997-January 18, 1998. Following its presentation in Baltimore, A Grand Design will travel to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (February 25-May 17, 1998)

Photography: An Independent Art: Photographs from the Victoria and Albert Museum 1839-1996

by Mark Haworth-Booth

The Mahdi’s Bullet

The Magician's Wife

by Brian Moore

A Finished Woman

The Portrait of Zélide

by Geoffrey Scott, Introduction by Shirley Hazzard, afterword by Richard Dunn

A Language of Their Own

Interntional Silent Film Festival

Pordenone, Italy

On the Brink

'One Hell of a Gamble': Khrushchev, Castro, and Kennedy, 1958-1964

by Aleksandr Fursenko and Timothy Naftali

The Kennedy Tapes: Inside the White House during the Cuban Missile Crisis

edited by Ernest R. May and Philip D. Zelikow

The Other Missiles of October: Eisenhower, Kennedy, and the Jupiters, 1957-1963

by Philip Nash

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