The Razor’s Edge

Half a Life

by V.S. Naipaul

The Nervous Republic

Venice: Lion City: The Religion of Empire

by Garry Wills

Myths of Venice: The Figuration of a State

by David Rosand

The Tombs of the Doges of Venice

by Debra Pincus

Founding Father

Adenauer: The Father of the New Germany

by Charles Williams

Wandering Minstrel

Sviatoslav Richter: Notebooks and Conversations

by Bruno Monsaingeon,translated from the French by Stewart Spencer

Richter the Enigma

a film by Bruno Monsaingeon

Carnegie Hall Recital

RCA Red Seal

Ghost Story


by W.G. Sebald, translated from the German by Anthea Bill

Berlin: The Lost Opportunity

City of Architecture, Architecture of the City: Berlin 1900–2000

edited by Thorsten Scheer, Josef Paul Kleihues, and Paul Kahlfeldt

Rebuilding the Reichstag

by Norman Foster

The Reichstag: The Parliament Building by Norman Foster

by Bernhard Schulz

Architektur in Berlin: Jahrbuch 2000

edited by the Architectenkammer, Berlin

Lenin and the ‘Radiant Future’

Lenin: A Biography

by Robert Service

Lenin's Embalmers

by Ilya Zbarsky and Samuel Hutchinson, translated from the French by Barbara Bray

The Unkindest Cut

Castration and the Heavenly Kingdom: A Russian Folktale

by Laura Engelstein

Eunuchs and Castrati

by Piotr O. Scholz

Castration: An Abbreviated History of Western Manhood

by Gary Taylor

Growing Up Among the Elements

Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood

by Oliver Sacks

Odd Man Out

The Heart Beats on the Left

by Oskar Lafontaine, translated from the Germanby Ronald Taylor

The Group

The Gang: Coleridge, the Hutchinsons & the Wordsworths in 1802

by John Worthen

Philosophy for Winners

The Dream of Reason: A History of Western Philosophy from the Greeks to the Renaissance

by Anthony Gottlieb

Long-Distance Runner

Lillian Gish: Her Legend, Her Life

by Charles Affron

Lillian Gish: A Life on Stage and Screen

by Stuart Oderman

The Nestor of the Rockies

Kit Carson and the Indians

by Tom Dunlay

Kit Carson: Indian Fighter or Indian Killer?

edited by R.C. Gordon-McCutchan

Overland with Kit Carson: A Narrative of the Old Spanish Trail in '48

by George Douglas Brewerton

The Labyrinth of Arthur Evans

Motya: Unearthing a Lost Civilization

by Gaia Servadio

Minotaur: Sir Arthur Evans and the Archaeology of the Minoan Myth

by Joseph Alexander MacGillivray

The Black American Tragedy

Richard Wright: The Life and Times

by Hazel Rowley

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