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The Worst of Times?

A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous Fourteenth Century

by Barbara W. Tuchman


Blue Sheep Zen

The Snow Leopard

by Peter Matthiessen

Mountain Monarchs: Wild Sheep and Goats of the Himalaya

by George B. Schaller


Before Her Time

Stories

by Doris Lessing


The Mess of Things

France 1848-1945 Volume I: Ambition, Love and Politics Volume II: Intellect, Taste and Anxiety

by Theodore Zeldin

The End of French Predominance in Europe: The Financial Crisis of 1924 and the Adoption of the Dawes Plan

by Stephen A. Schuker


Jerry for President?

Brown

by Orville Schell

Jerry Brown: The Philosopher-Prince

by Robert Pack

Jerry Brown: The Man on the White Horse

by J.D. Lorenz

Jerry Brown: In a Plain Brown Wrapper

by John C. Bollens and G. Robert Williams


Heroes in Nature

A Species of Eternity

by Joseph Kastner


Theater of Cruelty

To Dance

by Valery Panov and George Feifer


Lost Generation

The Children Are Dying

by Ned O'Gorman


The Mozart of Psychology

Mind in Society: The Development of Higher Psychological Processes

by L.S. Vygotsky, edited by Michael Cole and Vera John-Steiner and Sylvia Scribner and Ellen Souberman

The Psychology of Art

by L.S. Vygotsky

Soviet Developmental Psychology: An Anthology

edited by Michael Cole


Boys Will Beat Boys

The Old School Tie: The Phenomenon of the English Public School

by Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy


Mysteries of Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May: A Modern Biography of Louisa May Alcott

by Martha Saxton

Work: A Story of Experience

by Louisa May Alcott, edited with an introduction by Sarah Elbert


Why Men Do Not Revolt

Injustice: The Social Bases of Obedience and Revolt

by Barrington Moore Jr.


Sour Notes

A Concise History of Avant-Garde Music: From Debussy to Boulez

by Paul Griffiths


Short Reviews

Acting Out: Coping with Big City Schools

by Roland Betts

Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons

by Gerald Durrell

Spooks: The Haunting of America
The Private Use of Secret Agents

by Jim Hougan

Leon Trotsky

by Irving Howe

The Year of the Ant

by George Ordish

The History of Australia: The Twentieth Century, 1901-1975

by Russel Ward

Sun, Moon and Standing Stones

by John Edwin Wood

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