Death by a Thousand Cuts

Making America Work: Productivity and Responsibility

by James O'Toole

Wolfe in Wolfe’s Clothing

Wolfe, cynically dismissing the ideology of the twentieth-century modernists as a pose, writes about modern architecture as if it were something that had been put on earth simply to irk him, with no social and cultural history. 

From Bauhaus to Our House

by Tom Wolfe

The Triumph of Matthew Arnold

Matthew Arnold: A Life

by Park Honan



by Albert Goldman

Private Elvis

photographs by Rudolf Paulini, edited by Diego Cortez

The Trap of Rearmament

The Baroque Arsenal

by Mary Kaldor

Soviet Military Power

by the US Department of Defense

The East-West Strategic Balance

by T.B. Millar

All Too Real

Work, for the Night Is Coming

by Jared Carter

A Wild Patience Has Taken Me This Far: Poems 1978-1981

by Adrienne Rich

One for the Rose

by Philip Levine

That Old Black and White Magic

Camera Lucida: Reflections on Photography

by Roland Barthes, translated by Richard Howard

Photography in Print: Writings from 1816 to the Present

edited by Vicki Goldberg

Before Photography: Painting and the Invention of Photography

by Peter Galassi

The Work of Atget, Vol. 1: Old France

edited by John Szarkowski, edited by Maria Morris Hambourg

The Autochromes of J.H. Lartigue, 1912-1927

The Photography of Max Yavno

text by Ben Maddow

Feininger's Chicago, 1941

Cole Weston: Eighteen Photographs

foreword by Ben Maddow, introduction by Charis Wilson

American Photographers and the National Parks

by Robert Cahn and Robert Glenn Ketchum

New England Reflections, 1882-1907

photographs by the Howes Brothers, edited by Alan B. Newman, foreword by Richard Wilbur, introduction by Gerald McFarland

Man as Art: New Guinea

photographs by Malcolm Kirk, text by Andrew Strathern

Rajasthan: India's Enchanted Land,

introduction and photographs by Raghubir Singh, foreword by Satyajit Ray

Falkland Road: Prostitutes of Bombay

by Mary Ellen Mark

Nicaragua: June 1978-July 1979

by Susan Meiselas

Visions of China: Photographs by Marc Riboud, 1957-1980

introduction by Orville Schell

The Russians

by Vladimir Sichov

William Klein: Photographs

profile by John Heilpern

Don McCullin: Hearts of Darkness

introduction by John Le Carré

Herbert List: Photographs 1930-1970

by Günter Metken, introduction by Stephen Spender

Robert Rauschenberg Photographs

John Pfahl: Altered Landscapes

Sam Haskins/Photographics

Bill Brandt: Nudes 1945-1980

introduction by Michael Hiley

Hollywood Color Photographs

by John Kobal

A Century of Japanese Photography

by the Japan Photographers Association, introduction by John W. Dower

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One Culture

The Physicists

by C.P. Snow

Washington at War

Washington Despatches 1941-1945: Weekly Political Reports from the British Embassy

edited by H. G. Nicholas, introduction by Isaiah Berlin

Uncle Wiz the Wizard

W.H. Auden: A Biography

by Humphrey Carpenter

The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie

Ladies of the Leisure Class: The Bourgeoises of Northern France in the Nineteenth Century

by Bonnie G. Smith

Empire Building

Revolutionary Empire: The Rise of the English-Speaking Empires from the Fifteenth Century to the 1780s

by Angus Calder

The Clowning Victim

Edith Sitwell: A Unicorn Among Lions

by Victoria Glendinning

Edith Sitwell: A Biography

by Geoffrey Elborn

The Professor Knows

Is There a Text in This Class? The Authority of Interpretive Communities

by Stanley Fish

Short Reviews

Nisa: The Life and Words of a !Kung Woman

by Marjorie Shostak

Science in Traditional China: A Comparative Perspective

by Joseph Needham

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