Going Rogue: An American Life by Sarah Palin
Sarah from Alaska: The Sudden Rise and Brutal Education of a New Conservative Superstar by Scott Conroy and Shushannah Walshe
Fly by Wire: The Geese, the Glide, the Miracle on the Hudson by William Langewiesche
Bagatelles pour un massacre [Trifles for a Massacre] by Louis-Ferdinand Céline
L’École des cadavres [The School of Corpses] by Louis-Ferdinand Céline
Les Beaux Draps [A Fine Mess] by Louis-Ferdinand Céline
Normance by Louis-Ferdinand Céline, translated from the French and with an introduction by Marlon Jones
From the House of the Dead an opera by Leoš Janáček, staged by Patrice Chéreau and conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen
Rebirth of a Nation: The Making of Modern America, 1877–1920 by Jackson Lears
The Evolution of God by Robert Wright
Divinely Painted—Andrea del Sarto: The Holy Family in Munich and Paris an exhibition at the Alte Pinakothek, Munich, October 1, 2009–January 6, 2010
Red Riding: 1974, 1980, 1983 adapted by Tony Grisoni and directed by Julian Jarrold, James Marsh, and Anand Tucker
It’s Our Turn to Eat: The Story of a Kenyan Whistle-Blower by Michela Wrong
American Stories: Paintings of Everyday Life, 1765–1915 an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, October 12, 2009–January 24, 2010, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, February 28–May 23, 2010
Selected Poems by Thom Gunn, edited by August Kleinzahler
Selected Poems of Fulke Greville edited and with an introduction by Thom Gunn, and an afterword by Bradin Cormack
At the Barriers: On the Poetry of Thom Gunn edited by Joshua Weiner
Israel and Palestine: Reappraisals, Revisions, Refutations by Avi Shlaim
Generosity: An Enhancement by Richard Powers
Zhivago’s Children: The Last Russian Intelligentsia by Vladislav Zubok
The Atmosphere of Heaven: The Unnatural Experiments of Dr. Beddoes and His Sons of Genius by Mike Jay
David Cole is the National Legal Director of the ACLU and the Honorable George J. Mitchell Professor in Law and Public Policy at the Georgetown University Law Center. His most recent book is Engines of Liberty: How Citizen Movements Succeed. (July 2018)
Robert Darnton’s A Literary Tour de France: The World of Books on the Eve of the French Revolution was published in February. He is the Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor and University Librarian Emeritus at Harvard. (June 2018)
Jeffrey Gettleman is the South Asia bureau chief for The New York Times and the author of Love, Africa: A Memoir of Romance, War, and Survival. He was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 2012 for his reporting from Somalia and Sudan. (December 2017)
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.
Jeff Madrick is the Director of the Bernard L. Schwartz Rediscovering Government Initiative at the Century Foundation and the Editor of Challenge. His most recent book is Seven Bad Ideas: How Mainstream Economists Damaged America and the World. (June 2018)
Geoffrey O’Brien’s books include The Phantom Empire: Movies in the Mind of the 20th Century, Stolen Glimpses, Captive Shadows: Writing on Film, 2002–2012, and, most recently, the poetry collection The Blue Hill. (August 2018)
Jonathan Raban’s books include Surveillance, My Holy War, Arabia, Old Glory, Hunting Mister Heartbreak, Bad Land, Passage to Juneau, and Waxwings. His most recent book is Driving Home: An American Journey, published in 2011. He is the recipient of the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Heinemann Award of the Royal Society of Literature, the PEN/West Creative Nonfiction Award, the Pacific Northwest Booksellers’ Award, and the Governor’s Award of the State of Washington. He is a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books, The Guardian, and The Independent. He lives in Seattle.
James Salter, who died on June 19, was a novelist and short-story writer whose books included A Sport and a Pastime, Light Years, Dusk and Other Stories, and, most recently, All That Is . (August 2015)
Tom Segev is a columnist for Ha’aretz and author of three works on the history of Israel: 1949:The First Israelis, The Seventh Million: The Israelis and the Holocaust, and One Palestine, Complete: Jews and Arabs Under the British Mandate. He lives in Jerusalem. (January 2010)
Rory Stewart is Chairman of the Defence Committee of the House of Commons and the author of The Places in Between, among other books. He was previously the Ryan Professor of Human Rights at the Harvard Kennedy School.
David Thomson is film critic at The New Republic and has been a frequent contributor to Sight & Sound, Film Comment, The Guardian, and The Independent. He is the author of A Biographical Dictionary of Film and, most recently, The Big Screen: The Story of the Movies. He has also written several novels, including Suspects and Silver Light.