The Cunning of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon in the 1950s

catalog of the exhibition by Michael Peppiatt

Francis Bacon's Studio

by Margarita Cappock

Francis Bacon: Commitment and Conflict

by Wieland Schmied

Interviews with Francis Bacon

by David Sylvester

Francis Bacon: The Violence of the Real

catalog of the 2006 Düsseldorf exhibition edited by Armin Zweite, with Maria Müller

In Camera: Francis Bacon: Photography, Film and the Practice of Painting

by Martin Harrison

Francis Bacon: Anatomy of an Enigma

by Michael Peppiatt

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The Drama of Sarah Bernhardt

Sarah Bernhardt

by Henry Gidel

Sarah Bernhardt: The Art of High Drama

by Carol Ockman and Kenneth E. Silver

Sarah Bernhardt's First American Theatrical Tour, 1880–1881

by Patricia Marks

My Double Life: The Memoirs of Sarah Bernhardt

translated from the French by Victoria Tietze Larson

Being Divine: A Biography of Sarah Bernhardt

by Ruth Brandon

The Divine Sarah: A Life of Sarah Bernhardt

by Arthur Gold and Robert Fizdale

Dear Sarah Bernhardt

by Françoise Sagan, translated from the French by Sabine Destrée

Sarah Bernhardt

by Philippe Jullian

Sarah Bernhardt and Her World

by Joanna Richardson

Sarah Bernhardt: The Art Within the Legend

by Gerda Taranow

Madame Sarah

by Cornelia Otis Skinner

The Idol of Paris

by Sarah Bernhardt

Les Mémoires de Sarah Barnum

by Marie Colombier, with a preface by Paul Bonnetain

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Temperamental Justice

The Supreme Court: The Personalities and Rivalries that Defined America

by Jeffrey Rosen

Supreme Conflict: The Inside Story of the Struggle for Control of the United States Supreme Court

by Jan Crawford Greenburg

Howling from the Sidelines

John Osborne: The Many Lives of the Angry Young Man

by John Heilpern

Are We Born Moral?

Moral Minds: How Nature Designed Our Universal Sense of Right and Wrong

by Marc D. Hauser

Primates and Philosophers: How Morality Evolved

by Frans de Waal, edited by Stephen Macedo and Josiah Ober

Storms Over the Novel

The Curtain: An Essay in Seven Parts

by Milan Kundera, translated from the French by Linda Asher

Thirteen Ways of Looking at the Novel

by Jane Smiley

The Things That Matter: What Seven Classic Novels Have to Say About the Stages of Life

by Edward Mendelson

How Novels Work

by John Mullan

How to Read a Novel: A User's Guide

by John Sutherland

The Novel, Volume 1: History, Geography and Culture

edited by Franco Moretti

The Novel, Volume 2: Forms and Themes

edited by Franco Moretti

Nation & Novel: The English Novel from Its Origins to the Present Day

by Patrick Parrinder

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Genius in Concrete

Ove Arup: Masterbuilder of the Twentieth Century

by Peter Jones

The Mass Murder They Still Deny

A Shameful Act: The Armenian Genocide and the Question of Turkish Responsibility

by Taner Akçam, translated from the Turkish by Paul Bessemer

Prokofiev Makes His Moves

Sergey Prokofiev: Diaries, 1907–1914: Prodigious Youth

translated from the Russian and annotated by Anthony Phillips, with a preface by Sviatoslav Prokofiev

Sergey Prokofiev: Dnevnik [Diaries] 1907–1933

edited by Sviatoslav Prokofiev

The Dream of Scientific Brotherhood

The Fellowship: Gilbert, Bacon, Harvey, Wren, Newton, and the Story of a Scientific Revolution

by John Gribbin

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