Racing Against Reality

Falling Man

by Don DeLillo

Lebanon’s Agony

Killing Mr. Lebanon: The Assassination of Rafik Hariri and Its Impact on the Middle East

by Nicholas Blanford

Hezbollah: A Short History

by Augustus Richard Norton

Hizbullah: The Story from Within

by Naim Qassem

Everyday Jihad: The Rise of Militant Islam Among Palestinians in Lebanon

by Bernard Rougier, translated from the French by Pascale Ghazaleh

The Hogarth Show


Catalog of the exhibition by Mark Hallett and Christine Riding

Hogarth, France and British Art: The Rise of the Arts inEighteenth-Century Britain

by Robin Simon

The Family Pinfold

Fathers and Sons: The Autobiography of a Family

by Alexander Waugh

The Dream of Catholic China

Journey to the East: The Jesuit Mission to China, 1579–1724

by Liam Matthew Brockey

We’re Living on Corn!

The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals

by Michael Pollan

Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future

by Bill McKibben

Mr. Casaubon in America

The Collected Works of Eric Voegelin

by Eric Voegelin

The Women and the Gods

Portrait of a Priestess: Women and Ritual in Ancient Greece

by Joan Breton Connelly

‘A New Kind of Mongrel Fiction’


by Michael Ondaatje

Death by the Numbers

The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic—and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World

by Steven Johnson

The Lost Jewish Culture

The Dream of the Poem: Hebrew Poetry from Muslim and Christian Spain, 950–1492

translated, edited, and with an introduction by Peter Cole

Impasse in India

The Clash Within: Democracy, Religious Violence, and India's Future

by Martha C. Nussbaum

In His Nightmare City

The Temptation of the Impossible: Victor Hugo and Les Misérables

by Mario Vargas Llosa, translated from the Spanish by John King

The Artist Historian

Romanesque Architectural Sculpture: The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures

by Meyer Schapiro, edited and with an introduction by Linda Seidel

Reading the Founders’ Minds

Dark Bargain: Slavery, Profits, and the Struggle for the Constitution

by Lawrence Goldstone

American Taxation, American Slavery

by Robin L. Einhorn

Mission to Mao

Nixon and Mao: The Week that Changed the World

by Margaret MacMillan


Release Haleh Esfandiari

The arbitrary detention and confinement of Dr. Haleh Esfandiari, a prominent Iranian-American scholar and the director of the Middle East program at the nonpartisan Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C., is the latest distressing episode in an ongoing crackdown by the Islamic Republic against those who, directly or indirectly, strive to bolster the foundations of civil society and promote human rights in Iran.

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