Enchanted & Ominous

Peter Doig

an exhibition at Tate Britain, London, February 5–April 27, 2008; the Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, May 21–September 14, 2008; and the Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, October 9, 2008–January 11, 2009.

Not So Dangerous Liaisons

My Three Fathers: And the Elegant Deceptions of My Mother, Susan Mary Alsop

by William S. Patten

F. Kafka, Everyman

The Tremendous World I Have Inside My Head: Franz Kafka: A Biographical Essay

by Louis Begley

Falling Hawks

Christopher Hitchens and His Critics: Terror, Iraq, and the Left

edited by Simon Cottee and Thomas Cushman, with an afterword by Christopher Hitchens

The Second Plane: September 11: Terror and Boredom

by Martin Amis

In the Night Kitchen


a play by William Shakespeare, directed by Rupert Goold


an opera by Giuseppe Verdi, directed by Adrian Noble

Isn’t It Funny?

Stop Me If You've Heard This: A History and Philosophy of Jokes

by Jim Holt

Looking at Laughter: Humor, Power, and Transgression in Roman Visual Culture, 100 BC–AD 250

by John R. Clarke

Blood Relations

The Plague of Doves

by Louise Erdrich

A Hidden Haitian World

Massacre River

by René Philoctète, translated from the French by Linda Coverdale, with a preface by Edwidge Danticat and an introduction by Lyonel Trouillot

The Farming of Bones

by Edwidge Danticat

Street of Lost Footsteps

by Lyonel Trouillot, translated from the French and with an introduction by Linda Coverdale

Children of Heroes

by Lyonel Trouillot, translated from the French by Linda Coverdale

Anthologie secrète

by Carl Brouard

The Kingdom of This World

by Alejo Carpentier, translated from the French by Harriet de Onìs

Krik? Krak!

by Edwidge Danticat

The Dew Breaker

by Edwidge Danticat

Brother, I'm Dying

by Edwidge Danticat


by Lyonel Trouillot

Thérèse en mille morceaux

by Lyonel Trouillot

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A Tale of Two Empires

Empires of the Atlantic World: Britain and Spain in America, 1492–1830

by J.H. Elliott

The Genius of Péter Nádas

Fire and Knowledge: Fiction and Essays

by Péter Nádas, translated from the Hungarian by Imre Goldstein

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