Good Pictures

If the threat of taking boring pix hangs over every photographer of ambition, Diane Arbus was perhaps more conscious of it than any other photographer. 

Diane Arbus Revelations

Catalog of the exhibition by Sandra S. Phillips, Elisabeth Sussman, Doon Arbus, Neil Selkirk, and Jeff L. Rosenheim

Diane Arbus: Family Albums

Catalog of the exhibition by Anthony W. Lee and John Pultz

‘A Great Day in History’

Act of Creation: The Founding of the United Nations

by Stephen C. Schlesinger

A Very Special Relationship

Support Any Friend: Kennedy's Middle East and the Making of the US–Israel Alliance

by Warren Bass

Israel and the Bomb

by Avner Cohen

You Can Go Home Again

Living to Tell the Tale

by Gabriel García Márquez,translated from the Spanish by Edith Grossman

The Antipodes of Glory

The Great Fire

by Shirley Hazzard

The Story of a Bubble

The Fabulous Decade: Macroeconomic Lessons from the 1990s

by Alan S. Blinder and Janet L. Yellen

The Roaring Nineties: A New History of the World's Most Prosperous Decade

by Joseph E. Stiglitz

Roughing It

Summerfolk: A History of the Dacha, 1710–2000

by Stephen Lovell


Natalie Wood: A Life

by Gavin Lambert

Hall of Mirrors

My Life as a Fake

by Peter Carey

In the River of Consciousness

The Principles of Psychology

by William James

Creative Evolution

by Henri Bergson

The Organization of Behavior: A Neuropsychological Theory

by Donald Hebb

Neural Darwinism: The Theory of Neuronal Group Selection

by Gerald M. Edelman

Wider Than the Sky: The Phenomenal Gift of Consciousness

by Gerald M. Edelman

The Physiology of Truth: Neuroscience and Human Knowledge

by Jean-Pierre Changeux

The Astonishing Hypothesis: The Scientific Search for the Soul

by Francis Crick

The Quest for Consciousness: A Neurobiological Approach

by Christof Koch, foreword by Francis Crick.

A Natural History of Vision

by Nicholas J. Wade

See all reviewed works
See less

Subscribe and save 50%!

Read the latest issue as soon as it’s available, and browse our rich archives. You'll have immediate subscriber-only access to over 1,200 issues and 25,000 articles published since 1963.

Subscribe now

Subscribe and save 50%!

Get immediate access to the current issue and over 25,000 articles from the archives, plus the NYR App.

Already a subscriber? Sign in