Camera Work

“To read about Johannes Vermeer and to look at his pictures is sometimes to think you have entered a fairy-tale domain. There’s an Arabian Nights flavor about a painter who leaves so few traces of himself.”

Vermeer and the Delft School

Catalog of the exhibition by Walter Liedtke, with Michiel C. Plomp and Axel Rüger.

Vermeer's Camera: Uncovering the Truth Behind the Masterpieces

Philip Steadman

Vermeer: A View of Delft

Anthony Bailey

The Thinking Man’s Comedy

Bellow, A Biography

James Atlas

The Group

The Metaphysical Club

Louis Menand

Dreaming of Mangoes

The Death of Vishnu

by Manil Suri

‘A Lament in Three Voices’

A Treatise on Poetry

Czeslaw Milosz, translated from the Polish by the author and Robert Hass

Milosz's ABC's

Czeslaw Milosz, translated from the Polish by Madeline Levine

In the Radical Nursery

How I Came Into My Inheritance and Other True Stories

Dorothy Gallagher

The Price of Honor

The Shaping of Southern Culture: Honor, Grace, and War, 1760s–1880s

Bertram Wyatt-Brown

Southern Honor: Ethics and Behavior in the Old South

Bertram Wyatt-Brown

Honor and Slavery

Kenneth S. Greenberg

The Charms of Property

The Mystery of Capital: Why Capitalism Triumphs in the West and Fails Everywhere Else

Hernando de Soto

Bad Guy Number One

Wainewright the Poisoner: The Confessions of Thomas Griffiths Wainewright

Andrew Motion

A Betting Man

Bells Are Ringing

music by Jule Styne, book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, directed by Tina Landau, and starring Faith Prince

Heroes and Victims

Neighbors: The Destruction of the Jewish Community in Jedwabne, Poland

Jan T. Gross

The Fragility of Goodness: Why Bulgaria's Jews Survived the Holocaust

Tzvetan Todorov, translated from the French by Arthur Denner

The Jehovah's Witnesses and the Nazis: Persecution, Deportation, and Murder, 1933–1945

Michel Reynaud and Sylvie Graffard, translated from the French by James A. Moorhouse, with an introduction by Michael Berenbaum

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