Laughter in the Dark

Shadows on the Hudson

by Isaac Bashevis Singer, Translated from the Yiddish by Joseph Sherman

Isaac Bashevis Singer: A Life

by Janet Hadda

In the Genetic Toyshop

Clone: The Road to Dolly and the Path Ahead

by Gina Kolata

The Biotech Century: Harnessing the Gene and remaking the World

by Jeremy Rifkin

Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge

by Edward O. Wilson

Varieties of Madness

The Unabomber Manifesto


A Beautiful Mind

by Sylvia Nasar

Drawing Life

by David Gelernter

How Great Art Was Made

Gian Lorenzo Bernini: Sketches in Clay Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts, opened February 28, 1998

an installation from the permanent collection at the Fogg Art

Bernini's Rome: Italian Baroque Terracottas from the State Hermitage, St. Petersburg 1998; Philadelphia Museum of Art, May 16-August 2, 1998

an exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago, February 28-May 3,

From the Sculptor's Hand: Italian Baroque Terracottas from the State Hermitage Museum

catalog of the Chicago exhibition organized by Ian Wardropper

Bernini: Genius of the Baroque

by Charles Avery, special photography by David Finn

Bernini's Scala Regia at the Vatican Palace: Architecture, Sculpture, and Ritual

by T.A. Marder

Italian Baroque Sculpture

by Bruce Boucher

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Algeria: The Horror

The Islamist Challenge in Algeria: A Political History

by Michael Willis

The Agony of Algeria

by Martin Stone

Unbowed: An Algerian Woman Confronts Islamic Fundamentalism

by Khalida Messaoudi, with Elisabeth Schemla, translated by Anne C. Vila

How the West Won

The Wealth and Poverty of Nations: Why Some Are So Rich and Some So Poor

by David S. Landes

Russia’s Dream City

New Atlantis Revisited: Akademgorodok, the Siberian City of Science

by Paul R. Josephson

In the Giving Vein


by Jean Starobinski, translated by Jane Marie Todd

The Midrash Mishmash

The Bible As It Was

by James L. Kugel

Cards of Identity

Possessed by the Past: The Heritage Crusade and the Spoils of History

by David Lowenthal

JQA: For the Defense

John Quincy Adams: A Public Life, a Private Life

by Paul C. Nagel


a film directed by Steven Spielberg, and produced by Steven Spielberg and Debbie Allen and Colin Wilson


an opera, musical score by Anthony Davis, libretto by Thulani Davis

Slouching Toward Dayton

To End a War

by Richard Holbrooke

Sarajevo Daily: A City and Its Newspaper Under Siege

by Tom Gjelten

The Choice: How Clinton Won

by Bob Woodward

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