Best and Worst

Dickens: A Biography

by Fred Kaplan

Distinguished Dissident

James J. Gibson and the Psychology of Perception

by Edward S. Reed

The War of Southern Aggression

John C. Calhoun and the Price of Union: A Biography

by John Niven

Secret and Sacred: The Diaries of James Henry Hammond, a Southern Slaveholder

edited by Carol Bleser

Origins of Southern Radicalism: The South Carolina Upcountry, 1800–1860

by Lacy K. Ford Jr.

The Silver Fox

The Master of the Game: Paul Nitze and the Nuclear Peace

by Strobe Talbott

How Rembrandt Made It

Rembrandt's Enterprise: The Studio and the Market

by Svetlana Alpers

A Case of the American Jitters

Last Notes from Home

by Frederick Exley

A Fan's Notes: A Fictional Memoir

by Frederick Exley

Pages from a Cold Island

by Frederick Exley

Rewriting the Iran-Contra Story

Men of Zeal: A Candid Inside Story of the Iran-Contra Hearings

by Senators William S. Cohen and George J. Mitchell

Guts and Glory: The Rise and Fall of Oliver North

by Ben Bradlee Jr.

The Iranian Triangle: The Untold Story of Israel's Role in the Iran-Contra Affair

by Samuel Segev, translated by Haim Watzman

Perilous Statecraft: An Insider's Account of the Iran-Contra Affair

by Michael A. Ledeen

Landslide: The Unmaking of the President, 1984–1988

by Jane Mayer and Doyle McManus

Coriolanus Without Rome


by William Shakespeare, directed by Steven Berkoff


The Myth of Ritual Murder: Jews and Magic in Reformation Germany

by R. Po-chia Hsia

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