Who Is John McCain?

Free Ride: John McCain and the Media

by David Brock and Paul Waldman

The Real McCain: Why Conservatives Don't Trust Him—and Why Independents Shouldn't

by Cliff Schecter

McCain: The Myth of a Maverick

by Matt Welch

Mad About the Boy

Alexander the Great: A Life in Legend

by Richard Stoneman

Jihadi Suicide Bombers: The New Wave

Inside the Jihad: My Life with Al Qaeda, A Spy's Story

by Omar Nasiri

Architect of Global Jihad: The Life of al-Qaida Strategist Abu Mus'ab al-Suri

by Brynjar Lia

Jihad in Islamic History: Doctrines and Practice

by Michael Bonner

The Taliban and the Crisis of Afghanistan

edited by Robert D. Crews and Amin Tarzi

Koran, Kalashnikov, and Laptop: The Neo-Taliban Insurgency in Afghanistan

by Antonio Giustozzi

The Five Front War: The Better Way to Fight Global Jihad

by Daniel Byman

Winning the Right War: The Path to Security for America and the World

by Philip H. Gordon

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The Truth Force at the Met


an opera in three acts by Philip Glass, directed by Phelim McDermott, with stage design by Julian Crouch

Satyagraha: M. K. Gandhi in South Africa, 1893-1914

by Constance Dejong and Philip Glass


an opera by Philip Glass, performed by Douglas Perry, Claudia Cummings, Rhonda Liss, Robert McFarland, Scott Reeve, Sheryl Woods, and the New York City Opera and Chorus, conducted by Christopher Keene

Economics: Which Way for Obama?

Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness

by Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein

Flying High with Eero Saarinen

Eero Saarinen: Shaping the Future

an exhibition at the National Building Museum, Washington, D.C.,May 3–August 23, 2008; the Minneapolis Institute of Art and Walker Art Center, September 14, 2008–January 4, 2009; the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University, St. Louis, Missou

Eero Saarinen: Buildings from the Balthazar Korab Archive

edited by David G. De Long and C. Ford Peatross

The Gateway Arch: A Reflection of America

a film directed by Scott Huegerich and Bob Miano, narrated by Kevin Kline

Did Hitler Plan to Kidnap the Pope?

A Special Mission: Hitler's Secret Plot to Seize the Vatican and Kidnap Pope Pius XII

by Dan Kurzman

The Question of Global Warming

A Question of Balance: Weighing the Options on Global Warming Policies

by William Nordhaus

Global Warming: Looking Beyond Kyoto

edited by Ernesto Zedillo

In the Emperor’s Dream House

The Enchantress of Florence

by Salman Rushdie

Idealists on the Run

Lenin's Private War: The Voyage of the Philosophy Steamer and the Exile of the Intelligentsia

by Lesley Chamberlain

New York Everyman

Alfred Kazin: A Biography

by Richard M. Cook

Sentimental Education in Shanghai

Fortress Besieged

by Qian Zhongshu, translated from the Chinese by Jeanne Kelly and Nathan K. Mao, with a foreword by Jonathan Spence

‘A Powerful, Strong Torrent’

Sea Change

by Jorie Graham

The Brits Do It Better

The Cost of Counterterrorism: Power, Politics, and Liberty

by Laura K. Donohue

Executive Measures, Terrorism and National Security: Have the Rules of the Game Changed?

by David Bonner

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