Goblin Market

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

a film directed by Peter Jackson

Ghost Town

London: The Biography

by Peter Ackroyd

Lonely in Germany

Flights of Love

by Bernhard Schlink,translated from the Germanby John E. Woods

The Devil and Giacometti

Alberto Giacometti

Catalog of the exhibition edited by Christian Klemm, in collaboration with Carolyn Lanchner, Tobia Bezzola, and Anne Umland

He Who Played the King

The Diaries of Kenneth Tynan

edited by John Lahr

The Trouble with the CIA

Terrorism and US Foreign Policy

by Paul R. Pillar

Bin Laden: The Man Who Declared War on America

by Yossef Bodansky

The New Jackals: Ramzi Yousef, Osama bin Laden and the Future of Terrorism

by Simon Reeve

Dinosaur Crazy

In Terrible Lizard, Deborah Cadbury sets herself the task of explaining how the curious Victorian image of dinosaurs—“Would it not be wonderful to meet a Megalosaurus, forty feet long or so waddling like an elephantine lizard up Holborn Hill?” mused Charles Dickens in Bleak House—came to be.

Terrible Lizard: The First Dinosaur Hunters and the Birth of a New Science

by Deborah Cadbury

Drawing Out Leviathan: Dinosaurs and the Science Wars

by Keith M. Parsons

Walking on Eggs: The Astonishing Discovery of Thousands of Dinosaur Eggs in the Badlands of Patagonia

by Luis M. Chiappe and Lowell Dingus, with illustrations by Nicholas Frankfurt

The Road to Chilecito

by James A. Jensen

Time Traveler: In Search of Dinosaurs and Other Fossils from Montana to Mongolia

by Michael J. Novacek

Dinosaurs of Darkness

by Thomas H. Rich and Patricia Vickers-Rich

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Emily Dickinson’s Secret Lives

My Wars Are Laid Away in Books: The Life of Emily Dickinson

by Alfred Habegger


“She is (to speak historically, and to speak even, say, in a Russian or French or Irish saloon, loudly and unarmed) one of the world’s greatest short-story writers. As the writer Ethan Canin once said, ‘The stories of Alice Munro make everyone else’s look like the work of babies.’”

Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage

by Alice Munro

The Afghan Tragedy

For the rural men who dominated the Taliban, women in Kabul and other Afghan cities, relatively modern Shiite and Persian-speaking minorities, Communists of the past, and foreign aid workers of today were part of the same large, undifferentiated threat to the Pashtun dictatorship that they wished to maintain.

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