The Stasi on Our Minds

The Lives of Others

a film directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Das Leben der anderen: Filmbuch

by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

We Are All Romans Now

Art of the Classical World in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Greece, Cyprus, Etruria, Rome

by Carlos A. Picón,Joan R. Mertens, Elizabeth J. Milleker, Christopher S. Lightfoot, and Seán Hemingway, with contributions from Richard De Puma

What’s Wrong with Doctors

How Doctors Think

by Jerome Groopman

The Pleasures of Casanova

History of My Life

by Giacomo Casanova, translated from the French by Willard R. Trask

History of My Life

by Giacomo Casanova, translated from the French by Willard R. Trask, abridged by Peter Washington, with an introduction by John Julius Norwich

Casanova's Women: The Great Seducer and the Women He Loved

by Judith Summers

How Democrats Should Talk

The Greatest Story Ever Sold: The Decline and Fall of Truth from 9/11 to Katrina

by Frank Rich

Words That Work: It's Not What You Say, It's What People Hear

by Dr. Frank Luntz

The Political Brain: The Role of Emotion in Deciding the Fate of the Nation

by Drew Westen

Doggy Affections

The New Yorkers

by Cathleen Schine, with drawings by Leanne Shapton

Stoppard’s Romance

The Coast of Utopia

a trilogy by Tom Stoppard, directed by Jack O'Brien

The Coast of Utopia

by Tom Stoppard

Wretched of the Earth

Poor People

by William T. Vollmann

Understanding Poverty

edited by Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, Roland Bénabou, and Dilip Mookherjee



a film directed by Zack Snyder

India’s Great Tragedy

The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty: Delhi, 1857

by William Dalrymple

‘Bad Behavior’ & Kingsley Amis

The Life of Kingsley Amis

by Zachary Leader

The Reader in the Ring

Tunney: Boxing's Brainiest Champ and His Upset of the Great Jack Dempsey

by Jack Cavanaugh

Ringside: A Treasury of Boxing Reportage

by Budd Schulberg, with an introduction by Hugh McIlvanney

Winning a Gamble with Communism

By Force of Thought: Irregular Memoirs of an Intellectual Journey

by János Kornai

He Changed the New World

Toussaint Louverture: A Biography

by Madison Smartt Bell

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