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The Fiddler’s Children

The Jewish Century

by Yuri Slezkine


‘A Note of the Miraculous’

Gilead

by Marilynne Robinson


Looking Forward to the Past

The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana

by Umberto Eco, translated from the Italian by Geoffrey Brock


The Cruel Carpenter

Pol Pot: Anatomy of a Nightmare

by Philip Short


Victims on Broadway II

A Streetcar Named Desire

by Tennessee Williams, directed by Edward Hall


He Almost Scooped Darwin

Victorian Sensation: The Extraordinary Publication, Reception, and Secret Authorship of 'Vestiges of the NaturalHistory of Creation'

by James A. Secord


Between Two Worlds

The Orientalist: Solving the Mystery of a Strange and Dangerous Life

by Tom Reiss

The Life of Isamu Noguchi: Journey Without Borders

by Masayo Duus, translated from the Japanese by Peter Duus


Off to a Good Start

The Birth of Europe

by Jacques Le Goff


In Love and War

Rules for Old Men Waiting

by Peter Pouncey


How Things Work

Small Things Considered: Why There Is No Perfect Design

by Henry Petroski

Pushing the Limits: New Adventures in Engineering

by Henry Petroski


A Holiday in Reality

Where Shall I Wander

by John Ashbery


The Anatomy Lesson

The Anatomy of Melancholy

by Robert Burton, with an introduction by William Gass

The Anatomy of Melancholy

by Robert Burton. Text in three volumes edited by Thomas C. Faulkner, Nicolas K. Kiessling, and Rhonda L. Blair, with an introduction by J.B. Bamborough; commentary in three volumes edited by J.B. Bamborough and Martin Dodsworth


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