Only in America

Harp Song for a Radical: The Life and Times of Eugene Victor Debs by Marguerite Young, edited and with an introduction by Charles Ruas

The Real Caravaggio

Caravaggio: A Life by Helen Langdon

M in the UK by Bloomsbury in November, and in the US by Henry Holt in February 2000.) by Peter Robb

Caravaggio: A Passionate Life by Desmond Seward

Caravaggio’s ‘Saint John’ and Masterpieces from the Capitoline Museum in Rome 1999, and the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, July 15-September 12, 1999. an exhibition at the Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, April 20-June 20,, Catalog of the exhibition by Maria Elisa Tittoni and Patrizia Masini and Sergio Guarino

Saints and Sinners: Caravaggio and the Baroque Image February 1-May 24, 1999. an exhibition at the McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, Catalog of the exhibition edited by Mormando Franco

Skin Deep

Making the Body Beautiful: A Cultural History of Aesthetic Surgery by Sander L. Gilman

Survival of the Prettiest: The Science of Beauty by Nancy Etcoff

Our Own Jacobean

Various Voices: Prose, Poetry, Politics by Harold Pinter

Ashes to Ashes a play by Harold Pinter, directed by Karel Reisz. at the Gramercy Theater, New York, January 19-April 25, 1999.

The Hothouse a play by Harold Pinter, directed by Karen Kohlhaas. at the Atlantic Theater, New York, February 25-March 27, 1999.

The Proust Screenplay: Remembrance of Things Past by Harold Pinter

The Camel at the Door

First Childhood by Lord Berners

A Distant Prospect by Lord Berners

Collected Tales and Fantasies by Lord Berners

Lord Berners: The Last Eccentric by Mark Amory

He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands

Inflation, Unemployment, and Monetary Policy by Robert M. Solow and John B. Taylor. The Alvin Hansen Symposium on Public Policy, edited and with an introduction by Benjamin M. Friedman

Central Banking in Theory and Practice by Alan S. Blinder


Roger Alcaly is a hedge fund manager and author of The New Economy. (February 2017)

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.

Gabriele Annan is a book and film critic living in London. (March 2006)

Russell Baker is a former columnist and correspondent for The New York Times and The Baltimore Sun. His books include The Good Times, Growing Up, and Looking Back.
 (November 2016)

Benjamin Demott is Mellon Professor of Humanities Emeritus at Amherst. His most recent book is Junk Politics: The Trashing of the American Mind. (May 2005)

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

Michael Massing, a former executive editor of the Columbia Journalism Review, is the author of Fatal Discord: Erasmus, Luther, and the Fight for the Western Mind. (February 2018)

Marilyn McCully is the editor of Loving Picasso: The Private Journal of Fernande Olivier. (April 2002)

W.S. Merwin was born in New York City in 1927 and grew up in Union City, New Jersey, and in Scranton, Pennsylvania. From 1949 to 1951 he worked as a tutor in France, Portugal, and Majorca. He has since lived in many parts of the world, most recently on Maui in the Hawaiian Islands. He is the author of many books of poems, prose, and translations and has received both the Pulitzer and the Bollingen Prizes for poetry, among numerous other awards. His new poetry collection is The Moon Before Morning.

Fintan O’Toole is a columnist for The Irish Times and Leonard L. Milberg Lecturer in Irish Letters at Princeton. His most recent book is The Politics of Pain: Postwar England and the Rise of Nationalism. (October 2020)

Tim Parks is the author of many novels, translations, and works of nonfiction, most recently Out of My Head: On the Trail of Consciousness and Italian Life: A Modern Fable of Loyalty and Betrayal. (October 2020)

Ingrid D. Rowland is a Professor of History and Classics at the University of Notre Dame’s Rome Global Gateway. Her latest books are The Collector of Lives: Giorgio Vasari and the Invention of Art, cowritten with Noah Charney, and The Divine Spark of Syracuse. (August 2020)

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)

Veton Surroi is the publisher of Koha Ditore, an ethnic Albanian daily paper published in Kosovo. He is also a member of the UN-supervised Kosovo Transitional Council. (October 1999)

Gordon Wood is the Alva O. Way University Professor Emeritus at Brown. His new book, Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, will be published in the fall.
 (May 2017)