The Unanswered Question


a play by Michael Frayn, directed by Michael Blakemore, opened April 11, 2000.

The Making of Mr. Putin

First Person: An Astonishingly Frank Self-Portrait

by Russia's President Vladimir Putin, with Nataliya Gevorkyan, Natalya Timakova, Andrei Kolesnikov, Translated from the Russian by Catherine A. Fitzpatrick. The Russian original, Ot pervovo litsa, is available on the website

Dreams of the Body

Necklines: The Art of Jacques-Louis David After the Terror

by Ewa Lajer-Burcharth

Bloom’s Gift


by Saul Bellow

The Vatican Regrets

Memory and Reconciliation: The Church and the Faults of the Past for the Doctrine of the Faith, December 1999

by Rev. Christopher Begg, Msgr. Bruno Forte, Rev. Sebastian Karotemprel S.D.B., Msgr. Roland Minnerath, Rev. Thomas Norris, Rev. Rafael Salazar Cárdenas M.Sp.S., Msgr. Anton Strukelj. Issued from the Vatican by Cardinal Ratzinger of the Congregation. Avai

All in the Family

Five Sisters: The Langhornes of Virginia

by James Fox

A Tale of Two Countries

Le Mariage

by Diane Johnson

Cookie Pioneers

Something in the Soil

by Patricia Nelson Limerick

Texas History Movies

text by John Rosenfield Jr., illustrations by Jack Patton

Messages & Silence

Fasting, Feasting

by Anita Desai

Diamond Dust

by Anita Desai

An Autopsy of Dr. Osler

William Osler: A Life in Medicine

by Michael Bliss

The Man Who Would Be Good

The Letters of Rudyard Kipling, Volume 4: 1911-19

edited by Thomas Pinney

Tea with Okakura

For Kakuzo Okakura, Japanese art was a vital national tradition, where roots needed cultivating in order to keep the living tree healthy.

Okakura Tenshin and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston October 23, 1999-March 26, 2000.

an exhibition at Nagoya/Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Nagoya, Japan,, Catalog of the exhibition edited by Saeko Yamawaki and Nobuko Sakamoto and Makiko Yamada and Hitomi Sato

The Book of Tea

by Kakuzo Okakura

Acquaintance of the Earth

Hard Green: Saving the Environment from the Environmentalists: A Conservative Manifesto

by Peter Huber

Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution

by Paul Hawken and Amory Lovins and L. Hunter Lovins

Not-So-Great Expectations

Angela's Ashes: A Memoir

by Frank McCourt

'Tis: A Memoir

by Frank McCourt

All Souls: A Family Story from Southie

by Michael Patrick MacDonald

The Never-Ending War

Argument Without End: In Search of Answers to the Vietnam Tragedy

by Robert S. McNamara and James G. Blight and Robert K. Brigham and Thomas J. Biersteker and Herbert Y. Schandler

Reporting Vietnam, Part One: American Journalism 1959-1969; Part Two: American Journalism 1969-1975

two volumes

American Tragedy: Kennedy, Johnson, and the Origins of the Vietnam War

by David Kaiser

Guerrilla Diplomacy: The NLF's Foreign Relations and the Viet Nam War

by Robert K. Brigham

Choosing War: The Lost Chance for Peace and the Escalation of War in Vietnam

by Fredrik Logevall

Dragon Ascending: Vietnam and the Vietnamese

by Henry Kamm

The Secret War Against Hanoi: Kennedy's and Johnson's Use of Spies, Saboteurs, and Covert Warriors in North Vietnam

by Richard H. Shultz Jr.

In the Jaws of History

by Bui Diem, with David Chanoff

A Better War: The Unexamined Victories and Final Tragedy of America's Last Years in Vietnam

by Lewis Sorley

Vietnam, the Necessary War: A Reinterpretation of America's Most Disastrous Military Conflict

by Michael Lind

America's War in Vietnam: A Short Narrative History

by Larry H. Addington

Memories of a Pure Spring

by Duong Thu Huong, Translated from the Vietnamese by Nina McPherson and Phan Huy Duong

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