The Performer

Theodore Rex

by Edmund Morris

Theodore Roosevelt

by Louis Auchincloss

The Selected Letters of Theodore Roosevelt

edited by H.W. Brands

The Blood Lust of Identity

In the Name of Identity: Violence and the Need to Belong

by Amin Maalouf, translated from the French by Barbara Bray

Irish on the Inside: In Search of the Soul of Irish America

by Tom Hayden

The Master of the Blur

Gerhard Richter: Forty Years of Painting

Catalog of the exhibition by Robert Storr

Gerhard Richter: October 18, 1977

by Robert Storr

The Daily Practice of Painting

by Gerhard Richter

Party Line

Economic Report of the President together with The Annual Report of the Council of Economic Advisers

by The Council Of Economic Advisors

The Dangers of Innocence


by Ian McEwan

Tyrants on the Take

Jihad: The Rise of Militant Islam in Central Asia

by Ahmed Rashid

Kazakhstan: Unfulfilled Promise

by Martha Brill Olcott

Guns in the Family

Blood-Dark Track: A Family History

by Joseph O'Neill

Nudes Without Desire

Earthly Bodies: Irving Penn's Nudes, 1949–50

Catalog of the exhibition by Maria Morris Hambourg

Dancer: Photographs of Alexandra Beller by Irving Penn

Catalog of the exhibition with an introduction by Anne Wilkes Tucker and an essay by Sylvia Wolf

Why Did the Vikings Vanish?

Vikings: The North Atlantic Saga

by William W. Fitzhugh and Elisabeth I. Ward

The Poet’s Eye

George Romney, 1734–1802

Catalog of the exhibition by Alex Kidson

Those Delightful Regions of Imagination: Essays on George Romney

edited by Alex Kidson

A Family Affair

The Brother: The Untold Story of Atomic Spy David Greenglass and How He Sent His Sister, Ethel Rosenberg, to the Electric Chair

by Sam Roberts

The Man Behind the Rosenbergs

by Alexander Feklisov and Sergei Kostin

Divine, Superfluous Beauty

The Selected Poetry of Robinson Jeffers

edited by Tim Hunt

The Collected Poetry of Robinson Jeffers,Volume Five: Textual Evidence and Commentary

edited by Tim Hunt

Too Many Choices?

The Other Boston Busing Story: What's Won and Lost Across the Boundary Line

by Susan E. Eaton

Kingdom of Children: Culture and Controversy in the Homeschooling Movement

by Mitchell L. Stevens

Surviving for Art

The Author of Himself: The Life of Marcel Reich-Ranicki

by Marcel Reich-Ranicki, translated from the German by Ewald Osers

The Hard Hitter

The Complete Works of Isaac Babel

edited by Nathalie Babel, translated from the Russian by Peter Constantine, with an introduction by Cynthia Ozick

How Are Women Doing?

Beggars and Choosers: How the Politics of Choice Shapes Adoption, Abortion, and Welfare in the United States

by Rickie Solinger

Roe v. Wade: The Abortion Rights Controversy in American History

by N.E.H. Hull and Peter Charles Hoffer

Out of Wedlock: Causes and Consequences of Nonmarital Fertility

edited by Lawrence L. Wu and Barbara Wolfe

The War Against Boys: How Misguided Feminism Is Harming Our Young Men

by Christina Hoff Sommers

The Frailty Myth: Redefining the Physical Potential of Women and Girls

by Colette Dowling


Hamlet in Purgatory

by Stephen Greenblatt

In the Stream of Consciousness

Consciousness and the World

by Brian O'Shaughnessy

The Greek Way

Big Love

by Charles L. Mee

The House of the Prophet

Martin Luther King Jr. was the galvanizing voice of the civil rights struggle, an uncompromising, complicated figure who soared in the pulpit.

Martin Luther King Jr.

by Marshall Frady

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