Boy’s Life


by Frank Conroy

North Toward Home

by Willie Morris

The Little Foxes Revived

The Little Foxes

by Lillian Hellman, produced by Saint Subber, directed by Mike Nichols

Children in Prison

Village School Downtown

by Peter Schrag

Death at an Early Age: The Destruction of the Hearts and Minds of Negro Children in the Boston Public Schools

by Jonathan Kozol

That Old Identity Game

Robert Browning and His World: The Private Face

by Maisie Ward

The Devil Drives: A Life of Sir Richard Burton

by Fawn M. Brodie

The Witches’ Secrets

Andrew Lang's Color Fairy Tale Books: The Blue Fairy Book; The Red Fairy Book; The Green Fairy Book; The Yellow Fairy Book; The Pink Fairy Book; The Grey Fairy Book; The Violet Fairy Book; The Crimson Fairy Book; and The Brown Fairy Book

edited by Andrew Lang

Gibbon Made Simple

Edward Gibbon, the Historian

by Joseph Ward Swain

The Other Country

The Golden Key

by George MacDonald, illustrated by Maurice Sendak, Afterword by W.H. Auden

System Builders

Traces on the Rhodian Shore: Nature and Culture in Western Thought from Ancient Times to the End of the Eighteenth Century

by Clarence J. Glacken

The Royal Society: Concept and Creation

by Margery Purver

Science in Utopia: A Mighty Design

by Nell Eurich

Subscribe and save 50%!

Read the latest issue as soon as it’s available, and browse our rich archives. You'll have immediate subscriber-only access to over 1,200 issues and 25,000 articles published since 1963.

Subscribe now

Subscribe and save 50%!

Get immediate access to the current issue and over 25,000 articles from the archives, plus the NYR App.

Already a subscriber? Sign in