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Talking It Up

Conversation: A History of a Declining Art

by Stephen Miller


Founding Mother

Citizen: Jane Addams and the Struggle for Democracy

by Louise W. Knight


Evolving Evolution

From DNA to Diversity: Molecular Genetics and the Evolution of Animal Design

by Sean B. Carroll, Jennifer K. Grenier, and Scott D. Weatherbee

Endless Forms Most Beautiful: The New Science of Evo Devo and the Making of the Animal Kingdom

by Sean B. Carroll

The Plausibility of Life:Resolving Darwin's Dilemma

by Marc W. Kirschner and John C. Gerhart


City Lights

Building Jerusalem:The Rise and Fall of the Victorian City

by Tristram Hunt


The One and Only

A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare: 1599

by James Shapiro

Secret Shakespeare: Studies in Theatre, Religion and Resistance

by Richard Wilson

Shadowplay: The Hidden Beliefs and Coded Politics of William Shakespeare

by Clare Asquith

Shakespeare: The Biography

by Peter Ackroyd

That Man Shakespeare: Icon of Modern Culture

by David Ellis


The Outlaw World

Lawless World: America and the Making and Breaking of Global Rules from FDR's Atlantic Charter to George W. Bush's Illegal War

by Philippe Sands

Lawless World: The Whistle-Blowing Account of How Our Leaders Are Taking the Law into Their Own Hands

by Philippe Sands

War Law: Understanding International Law and Armed Conflict

by Michael Byers

Overthrow: America's Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq

by Stephen Kinzer


History Boy

Untold Stories

by Alan Bennett


The Way We Lived Then

The Last of Her Kind

by Sigrid Nunez


In Samuel Palmer’s Garden

Samuel Palmer, 1805–1881: Vision and Landscape

Catalog of the exhibition by William Vaughan, Elizabeth E. Barker, and Colin Harrison


China: The Shame of the Villages

Revolution, Resistance, and Reform in Village China

by Edward Friedman, Paul G. Pickowicz, and Mark Selden

From Comrade to Citizen: The Struggle for Political Rights in China

by Merle Goldman


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