Peter Brooks

Peter Brooks is the author of Seduced by Story: The Use and Abuse of Narrative. His book-in-progress is Henry James Comes Home: Rediscovering America in the Gilded Age. (March 2024)

The Story of the Story of the Story

The Story of the Story of the Story

The Storyteller Essays

by Walter Benjamin, edited and with an introduction by Samuel Titan and translated from the German by Tess Lewis

January 16, 2020 issue

Noble Memories

Noble Memories

Memoirs from Beyond the Grave: 1768–1800

by François-René de Chateaubriand, translated from the French by Alex Andriesse, with an introduction by Anka Muhlstein

April 19, 2018 issue

Behind the Iron Mask

Behind the Iron Mask

The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo

by Tom Reiss

May 23, 2013 issue

Our Universities: How Bad? How Good?

Our Universities: How Bad? How Good?

Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses

by Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa

Higher Education? How Colleges Are Wasting Our Money and Failing Our Kids—And What We Can Do About It

by Andrew Hacker and Claudia Dreifus

Crisis on Campus: A Bold Plan for Reforming Our Colleges and Universities

by Mark C. Taylor

Not for Profit: Why Democracy Needs the Humanities

by Martha C. Nussbaum

March 24, 2011 issue

Napoleon’s Eye

Napoleon’s Eye

Dominique-Vivant Denon: L'oeil de Napoléon

an exhibition at the Louvre, Paris, October 20, 1999–January 17, 2000

No Tomorrow

by Vivant Denon, translated from the French by Lydia Davis, and with an introduction by Peter Brooks

Inventing the Louvre: Art, Politics, and the Origins of the Modern Museum in Eighteenth-Century Paris

by Andrew McClellan

November 19, 2009 issue

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