A Life Worth Living

The Growing Seasons: An American Boyhood Before the War

by Samuel Hynes

The Genius of the Family

Édouard Vuillard

Catalog of the exhibition edited by Guy Cogeval

Goodbye to Berlin

What I Saw: Reports from Berlin, 1920–1933

by Joseph Roth,translated from the German and with an introduction by Michael Hofmann

America and the World

Of Paradise and Power: America and Europe in the New World Order

by Robert Kagan

The Ideas That Conquered the World: Peace, Democracy, and Free Markets in the Twenty-first Century

by Michael Mandelbaum

The End of the American Era: US Foreign Policy and the Geopolitics of the Twenty-first Century

by Charles A. Kupchan

Rethinking Europe's Future

by David P. Calleo

The Future of Freedom: Illiberal Democracy at Home and Abroad

by Fareed Zakaria

Holy Hysteria

“From January until October 1898 a convulsion of anti-Semitism ran through France; no major population center was spared, whether there were Jews living in it or not. There were demonstrations and riots, attacks on synagogues and shops; ‘patriots’ encouraged hotelkeepers to evict Jews from their rooms.”

The Anti-Semitic Moment: A Tour of France in 1898

by Pierre Birnbaum, translated from the French by Jane Marie Todd

The Eyes of Leonardo

Leonardo da Vinci, Master Draftsman

Catalog of the exhibition edited by Carmen C. Bambach

By George

Becoming George: The Life of Mrs. W.B. Yeats

by Ann Saddlemyer

Who Was Jesus?

Excavating Jesus: Beneath the Stones, Behind the Texts

by John Dominic Crossan and Jonathan L. Reed

A Very Popular Penalty

The Death Penalty: An American History

by Stuart Banner

Victoria’s Secrets

The Victorians

by A.N. Wilson

Inventing the Victorians

by Matthew Sweet

Escape Artist

Narrative of the Life of Henry Box Brown

edited and with an introduction by Richard Newman, and with a foreword by Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Spain and the Communists

Spain Betrayed: The Soviet Union in the Spanish Civil War

edited by Ronald Radosh, Mary R. Habeck, and Grigory Sevostianov

The Shogun’s Favorite Brit

Samurai William: The Englishman Who Opened Japan

by Giles Milton

Isn’t It the Truth?

Truth and Truthfulness: An Essay in Genealogy

by Bernard Williams

Americans Abroad

Longitudes and Attitudes: Exploring the World after September 11

by Thomas L. Friedman

Being America: Liberty, Commerce, and Violence in an American World

by Jedediah Purdy

Wise Survivors

Scholem, Arendt, Klemperer: Intimate Chronicles in Turbulent Times

by Steven E. Aschheim

Gershom Scholem: A Life in Letters, 1914–1982

edited and translated from the German by Anthony David Skinner

Portrait of a Princess

Diary of a Djinn

by Gini Alhadeff

His Master’s Voice

The Soundscape of Modernity: Architectural Acoustics and the Culture of Listening in America, 1900–1933

by Emily Thompson

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