Cold Comfort

War of the Worlds

a film directed by Steven Spielberg

The World Is Round

The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century

by Thomas L. Friedman

Child of the Century

Quicksands: A Memoir

by Sybille Bedford

Killing Cures

Madhouse: A Tragic Tale of Megalomania and Modern Medicine

by Andrew Scull

The Lobotomist: A Maverick Medical Genius and His Tragic Quest to Rid the World of Mental Illness

by Jack El-Hai


America's Environmental Report Card: Are We Making the Grade?

by Harvey Blatt

Crimes Against Nature: How George W. Bush and His Corporate Pals Are Plundering the Country and Hijacking Our Democracy

by Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

One with Nineveh: Politics, Consumption, and the Human Future

by Paul R. Ehrlich and Anne H. Ehrlich

Diamond: A Struggle for Environmental Justice in Louisiana's Chemical Corridor

by Steve Lerner

Climate Change: Debating America's Policy Options

by David G. Victor

The Real Environmental Crisis: Why Poverty, Not Affluence, Is the Environment's Number One Enemy

by Jack M. Hollander

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The Solitary Notetaker

Campo Santo

by W.G. Sebald, translated from the German by Anthea Bell


by W.G. Sebald, translated from the German by Michael Hamburger, with lithographs by Jan Peter Tripp

Love’s Wreckage

Ideas of Heaven

by Joan Silber

The New American Century?

The Opportunity: America's Moment to Alter History's Course

by Richard N. Haass

The Dreams of Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright

by Ada Louise Huxtable

The Truth About Jihad

Osama: The Making of a Terrorist

by Jonathan Randal

Globalized Islam: The Search for a New Ummah

by Olivier Roy

The War for Muslim Minds: Islam and the West

by Gilles Kepel,translated from the French by Pascale Ghazaleh

Understanding Terror Networks

by Marc Sageman

Landscapes of the Jihad: Militancy, Morality and Modernity

by Faisal Devji

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