on Palladio and Palladianism by Rudolf Wittkower; &Inigo Jones: The Theatre of the Stuart Court by Stephen Orgel, Roy Strong

on The Inverted Bell by Joseph N. Riddel

In Praise of Alienation: The Bible and Western Culture

A Letter, 1885 & Eleanor Roosevelt Writes from European Tour, 1918

The Bride’s First Morning Song

A Friendship of Poets: The Statesman and the Soldier

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Joyce Carol Oates is the author of some one hundred books in multiple genres, including the novel Little Bird of Heaven (2009), the story collection Sourland (2010), and the memoir A Widow’s Story (2011), all from Ecco. The 2010 recipient of the Ivan Sandrof Award for Lifetime Achievement of the National Book Critics Circle, Oates is the Roger S. Berlind Distinguished Professor of the Humanities at Princeton University, where she has taught since 1978. Oates’s “Ballerina” appeared in our fortieth-anniversary retrospective (Spring 1986).

The Witch’s Life; Locked Doors; & Snow