Killer Children

Cries Unheard: Why Children Kill: The Story of Mary Bell

by Gitta Sereny

The Russian Sphinx

Russia Under Western Eyes: From the Bronze Horseman to the Lenin Mausoleum

by Martin Malia

Put Out More Flags

Anglomania: A European Love Affair

by Ian Buruma


Single & Single

by John le Carré

The Zincsmith of Genius

Portraits by Ingres: Image of an Epoch 1999; the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., May 23-August 22, 1999; and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, October 5, 1999-January 2, 2000.

an exhibition at the National Gallery, London, January 27-April 25, Catalog of the exhibition edited by Gary Tinterow and Philip Conisbee

Ingres in Fashion: Representations of Dress and Appearance in Ingres's Images of Women

by Aileen Ribeiro


by Georges Vigne


Another World

by Pat Barker

The Courage of the Elementary

Primo Levi: Tragedy of an Optimist

by Myriam Anissimov, Translated from the French by Steve Cox

Mallarmé the Magnificent

Oeuvres complètes, Vol. 1

by Stéphane Mallarmé, edited by Bertrand Marchal

A Spirit of Their Own

Freedom Song

by Amit Chaudhuri


by Mulk Raj Anand

The Quilt and Other Stories

by Ismat Chugtai, Translated from the Urdu by Tahira Naqvi and Syeda S. Hamed

Samskara: A Rite for a Dead Man

by U.R. Anantha Murthy, Translated from the Kannada by A.K. Ramanujan


by Premchand, Translated from the Hindi by Alok Rai

River of Fire

by Qurratulain Hyder, Translated from the Urdu by the author., (to be published in November 1999)

Mirrorwork: Fifty Years of Indian Writing, 1947-1997

edited by Salman Rushdie and Elizabeth West

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Lover of Lost Causes


by Geoffrey Hill

The Triumph of Love

by Geoffrey Hill

Human Rights: The Midlife Crisis

The Evolution of International Human Rights: Visions Seen

by Paul Gordon Lauren

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights: Fifty Years and Beyond

edited by Yael Danieli and Elsa Stamatopoulou and Clarence J. Dias, foreword by Kofi Annan, epilogue by Mary Robinson

NGOs and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: A Curious Grapevine

by William Korey

The East Asian Challenge for Human Rights

edited by Joanne R. Bauer and Daniel A. Bell

Religion and Human Rights: Competing Claims?

edited by Carrie Gustafson and Peter Juviler

In the Lion's Den: A Shocking Account of Persecution and Martyrdom of Christians Today and How We Should Respond

by Nina Shea, foreword by Chuck Colson, afterword by Ravi Zacharius

United States of America: Rights for All

by Amnesty International USA

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights: Origins, Drafting and Intent

by Johannes Morsink

Between Vengeance and Forgiveness: Facing History After Genocide and Mass Violence

by Martha Minow

War Crimes: Brutality, Genocide, Terror, and the Struggle for Justice

by Aryeh Neier

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Infinitesimally Yours

Reasoning with the Infinite: From the Closed World to the Mathematical Universe

by Michel Blay, Translated from the French by M.B. DeBevoise

The First Moderns: Profiles in the Origins of Twentieth-Century Thought

by William R. Everdell

Abraham Robinson: The Creation of Nonstandard Analysis, a Personal and Mathematical Odyssey

by Joseph Warren Dauben

Non-standard Analysis

by Abraham Robinson

The Lost Tycoons

To Be Loved: The Music, the Magic, the Memories of Motown: An Autobiography

by Berry Gordy

Berry, Me, and Motown

by Raynoma Gordy Singleton

An Original Man: The Life and Times of Elijah Muhammad

by Claude Andrew Clegg III.

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