The Entertainer

Buffalo Bill's America: William Cody and the Wild West Show

by Louis S. Warren

The Colonel and Little Missie: Buffalo Bill, Annie Oakley, and the Beginnings of Superstardom in America

by Larry McMurtry

Buffalo Bill in Bologna: The Americanization of the World,1869–1922

by Robert W. Rydell and Rob Kroes

After the Fall

Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945

by Tony Judt

Liberated Girls

“In Little Women there are four heroines, all different and all imperfect. They struggle to become good, but like most human beings, they never completely succeed. The implication is that it is possible to have serious faults—vanity, anger, impatience, timidity, and selfishness—and still deserve happiness.”

Little Women, Little Men, Jo's Boys

by Louisa May Alcott

The Spirit of Play

Decreation: Poetry, Essays, Opera

by Anne Carson

Glass, Irony and God

by Anne Carson

Eros the Bittersweet

by Anne Carson

Men in the Off Hours

by Anne Carson

Autobiography of Red

by Anne Carson

The Beauty of the Husband: A Fictional Essay in 29 Tangos

by Anne Carson

Plainwater: Essays and Poetry

by Anne Carson

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Portrait of a Monster

Mao: The Unknown Story

by Jung Chang and Jon Halliday

The Mystery of Willi Münzenberg

The Red Millionaire: A Political Biography of Willi Münzenberg, Moscow's Secret Propaganda Tsar in the West

by Sean McMeekin

Double Lives: Stalin, Willi Münzenberg, and the Seduction of the Intellectuals

by Stephen Koch, with an introduction by Sam Tanenhaus

Dangling Men


by Benjamin Kunkel

Playing Music: The Lost Freedom

Performing Music in the Age of Recording

by Robert Philip

The Truth About the Colleges

Privilege: Harvard and the Education of the Ruling Class

by Ross Gregory Douthat

I'm the Teacher, You're the Student: A Semester in the University Classroom

by Patrick Allitt

What the Best College Teachers Do

by Ken Bain

University, Inc.: The Corporate Corruption of American Higher Education

by Jennifer Washburn

The Best 357 Colleges: 2005 Edition

by the Princeton Review

Profiles of American Colleges: 2005

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The Return of the Imperial Hero

Trafalgar: The Men, the Battle, the Storm

by Tim Clayton and Phil Craig

Nelson: The New Letters

edited by Colin White

Seize the Fire: Heroism, Duty, and the Battle of Trafalgar

by Adam Nicolson

Admiral Lord Nelson: Context and Legacy

edited by David Cannadine

A Great Russian Prophet

The Word That Causes Death's Defeat: Poems of Memory

by Anna Akhmatova,translated from the Russian, with an introductory biography, critical essays, and commentary and Nancy K. Anderson

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