Farce & Philosophy

Stories & Remarks by Raymond Queneau, with a preface by Michel Leiris, translated and with an introduction by Marc Lowenthal

The Bark Tree[Le Chiendent] by Raymond Queneau, translated from the French by Barbara Wright

Odile by Raymond Queneau,translated from the French by Carol Sanders

Raymond Queneau (1985) by Allen Thiher

Exercises in Style by Raymond Queneau,translated from the French by Barbara Wright

Zazie[Zazie dans le métro] by Raymond Queneau, translated from the French by Barbara Wright

å?uvres complètes, Volume One by Raymond Queneau, edited by Claude Debon

We Always Treat Women Too Well [On est toujours trop bon avec les femmes] by Raymond Queneau. translated from the French by Barbara Wright

The Heroes of Kwangju

Kwangju Diary: Beyond Death, Beyond the Darkness of the Age by Lee Jai-eui, translated from the Korean by Kap Su Seol and Nick Mamatas

The Kwangju Uprising: Eyewitness Press Accounts of Korea’s Tiananmen edited by Henry Scott-Stokesand Lee Jai-eui, with a foreword by President Kim Dae-jung

Star Trek

Cardano’s Cosmos: The Worlds and Works of a Renaissance Astrologer by Anthony Grafton

Giordano Bruno and Renaissance Science by Hilary Gatti

Galileo’s Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love by Dava Sobel

The Sun in the Church: Cathedrals as Solar Observatories by J.L. Heilbron

Intensive Care

The Diagnosis by Alan Lightman

Einstein’s Dreams by Alan Lightman

Good Benito by Alan Lightman

Dance for Two by Alan Lightman

The World Seen and Half-Seen

The Hill Bachelors by William Trevor

Death in Summer (1998) by William Trevor

After Rain (1996) by William Trevor

Excursions in the Real World (1994) by William Trevor

Felicia’s Journey (1994) by William Trevor

The Collected Stories (1993) by William Trevor

Two Lives (1991) by William Trevor

Nights at the Alexandra (1987) by William Trevor

Fools of Fortune (1983) by William Trevor

The Great Narayan

The English Teacher (1945) by R.K. Narayan

Swami and Friends (1935) by R.K. Narayan

The Bachelor of Arts (1937) with an introductionby Graham Greene

The Dark Room (1938) by R.K. Narayan

Mr. Sampath: The Printer of Malgudi (1949) by R.K. Narayan

Waiting for the Mahatma (1955) by R.K. Narayan

The Vendor of Sweets (1967) by R.K. Narayan

The Painter of Signs (1977) by R.K. Narayan

My Dateless Diary: An American Journey (1988) by R.K. Narayan

The Financial Expert (1952) by R.K. Narayan

The Guide (1958) by R.K. Narayan

My Days (1973) by R.K. Narayan

Malgudi Days (1982) by R.K. Narayan


Paul Berman is the author of A Tale of Two Utopias: The Political Journey of the Generation of 1968. (October 2001)

Mark Danner is Chancellor’s Professor of English and Journalism at the University of California at Berkeley and James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs and the Humanities at Bard. His most recent book is Spiral: Trapped in the Forever War. His work can be found at www
 (March 2017)

Denis Donoghue is Emeritus University Professor of English and American Letters at NYU. (April 2016)

Ronald Dworkin (1931–2013) was Professor of Philosophy and Frank Henry Sommer Professor of Law at NYU. His books include Is Democracy Possible Here?, Justice in Robes, Freedom’s Law, and Justice for Hedgehogs. He was the 2007 winner of the Ludvig Holberg International Memorial Prize for “his pioneering scholarly work” of “worldwide impact” and he was recently awarded the Balzan Prize for his “fundamental contributions to Jurisprudence.”

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)

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.

John Leonard writes on books every month for Harper’s and on television every week for New York magazine. (June 2007)

Pankaj Mishra lives in London and India. His books include From the Ruins of Empire: The Revolt Against the West and the Remaking of Asia and Age of Anger: A History of the Present. (July 2019)

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

Alan Ryan was Warden of New College, Oxford, and Professor of Political Thought. He is the author of On Politics, which will be published in paperback in the fall.
(March 2020)

Roger Shattuck (1923–2005) was an American writer and scholar of French culture. He taught at Harvard, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Virginia, and Boston University, where he was named University Professor. His books includeForbidden Knowledge: From Prometheus to Pornography.

Charles Simic has been Poet Laureate of the United States. Come Closer and Listen, his latest book of poems, will be out next year. (August 2018)

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)