Lightning Rod

Living History

by Hillary Rodham Clinton

From Heaven to Arcadia


Catalog of the exhibition edited by David Jaffé, with essays by Charles Hope, Jennifer Fletcher, Jill Dunkerton, and Miguel Falomir


Catalog of the exhibition edited by Miguel Falomir, with essays by Charles Hope, Paul Hills, David Rosand, and others

‘In a Mist’

The Complete Okeh and Brunswick Bix Beiderbecke, Frank Trumbauer and Jack Teagarden Sessions, 1924–36

Louis Armstrong: The Complete Hot Five and Hot Seven Recordings


by Frederick Turner

Goodbye, William!

The lie was that electrocution was both painless and swift. In too many cases, it was anything but. Those sentenced to execution often suffered hideously and for long periods. Nonetheless, such was the blind faith in technology that the public continued to disbelieve what many witnesses reported.

Executioner's Current: Thomas Edison, George Westinghouse, and the Invention of the Electric Chair

by Richard Moran

Comics for Grown-Ups

“Joe Sacco, a Malta-born writer and artist who lives in New York, has taken nonfiction comics onto untested ground. He is doing journalism—first-hand depth reporting on hard-news subjects—in ink drawings and word balloons.”

Safe Area Gorazde

by Joe Sacco, with an introduction by Christopher Hitchens


by Joe Sacco, with an introduction by Edward Said

Ghost World

by Daniel Clowes


Diversity in America: Keeping the Government at a Safe Distance

by Peter H. Schuck

Remaking the American Mainstream: Assimilation and Contemporary Immigration

by Richard Alba and Victor Nee

Grutter v. Bollinger

Written opinions by Justices O'Connor, Ginsburg, Scalia,Thomas, Rehnquist, and Kennedy

Gratz v. Bollinger

Written opinions by Justices Rehnquist, O'Connor, Thomas, Breyer, Stevens, Souter, and Ginsburg

Cold Comfort

The King in the Tree

by Steven Millhauser

In Search of Sappho

If Not, Winter: Fragments of Sappho

translated from the Greek by Anne Carson

What’s Not in Your Genes

Nature via Nurture: Genes, Experience, and What Makes Us Human

by Matt Ridley

Dreaming of Corsica

Pascal Paoli: Père de la patrie corse

by Antoine-Marie Graziani

A Very Grand Girl

La Grande Mademoiselle at the Court of France, 1627–1693

by Vincent J. Pitts

Against Marriage: The Correspondence of La Grande Mademoiselle Anne-Marie-Louise d'Orléans

edited and translated from the French by Joan DeJean

The Return of Robert Lowell

Robert Lowell: Collected Poems

edited by Frank Bidart and David Gewanter

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