Aug 27, 2006 — Charles Johnson is a renowned novelist, essayist and writer of short stories. His novel Middle Passage won the 1990 National Book Award. Lately, his own reading has been directed at an upcoming historical work.
Oct 30, 2005 — Sir Ernst Gombrich wrote A Little History of the World in 1936, in German. The book for young readers was translated into 17 languages. Late in life, Gombrich began an English version. That edition is being published this fall by Yale University Press.