The Odd Couple

That Sweet Enemy: The French and the British from the Sun King to the Present

by Robert and Isabelle Tombs

Early Christian Impresarios

Christianity and the Transformation of the Book: Origen, Eusebius, and the Library of Caesarea

by Anthony Grafton and Megan Williams

The Monk and the Book: Jerome and the Making of Christian Scholarship

by Megan Hale Williams

Jimmy Carter and Apartheid

Palestine Peace Not Apartheid

by Jimmy Carter

Prisoners: A Muslim and a Jew Across the Middle East Divide

by Jeffrey Goldberg

What Did He Really Think About Race?

The Radical and the Republican: Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, and the Triumph of Antislavery Politics

by James Oakes

The Democratic Eye

A Worldly Country: New Poems

by John Ashbery

Big Gamble in Rwanda

Shake Hands with the Devil: The Failure of Humanity in Rwanda

by Roméo Dallaire, with a foreword by Samantha Power

The Rwanda Crisis: History of a Genocide

by Gérard Prunier

Imagined Olympians: Body Culture and Colonial Representation in Rwanda

by John Bale

Silent Accomplice: The Untold Story of France's Role in Rwandan Genocide

by Andrew Wallis

An Ordinary Man: An Autobiography

by Paul Rusesabagina with Tom Zoellner

‘Words, Words, Words’

The Shakespeare Wars: Clashing Scholars, Public Fiascoes, Palace Coups

by Ron Rosenbaum

Three Ways of Looking at Thomas Eakins

Eakins Revealed: The Secret Life of an American Artist

by Henry Adams

The Revenge of Thomas Eakins

by Sidney D. Kirkpatrick

Portrait: The Life of Thomas Eakins

by William S. McFeely

Disaster: From Suez to Iraq

Ends of British Imperialism: The Scramble for Empire, Suez and Decolonization

by Wm. Roger Louis

The International Struggle over Iraq: Politics in the UN Security Council, 1980–2005

by David M. Malone

The Triumph of Turgenev

Twilight of Love: Travels with Turgenev

by Robert Dessaix

Black Wisdom

All Aunt Hagar's Children

by Edward P. Jones

Scandals of Higher Education

Equity and Excellence in American Higher Education

by William G. Bowen, Martin A. Kurzweil, and Eugene M. Tobin, in collaboration with Susanne C. Pichler

The Price of Admission: How America's Ruling Class Buys Its Way into Elite Colleges—and Who Gets Left Outside the Gates

by Daniel Golden

The Trouble with Diversity: How We Learned to Love Identity and Ignore Inequality

by Walter Benn Michaels

Excellence Without a Soul: How a Great University Forgot Education

by Harry R. Lewis

Our Underachieving Colleges: A Candid Look at How Much Students Learn and Why They Should Be Learning More

by Derek Bok

Powers of the Mind: The Reinvention of Liberal Learning in America

by Donald N. Levine

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