Royal Flush

The Commoner

by John Burnham Schwartz

The Uncommon Reader

by Alan Bennett

He Foresaw the End of an Era

The New Paradigm for Financial Markets: The Credit Crisis of 2008 and What It Means

by George Soros

The Patient Talks Back

The Two Kinds of Decay

by Sarah Manguso

My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist’s Personal Journey

by Jill Bolte Taylor

The Thing About Life Is ThatOne Day You’ll Be Dead

by David Shields

Struggle for the Islands

Galápagos: The Islands That Changed the World

by Paul D. Stewart and others

Back to Basics

The Craftsman

by Richard Sennett

Daring and Disturbing

Louise Bourgeois

an exhibition at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, June 27–September 28, 2008;the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, October 26, 2008– January 25, 2009;and the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.,February 26–May 17

Destruction of the Father/Reconstruction of the Father: Writings and Interviews, 1923–1997

by Louise Bourgeois, edited by Marie-Laure Bernadac and Hans-Ulrich Obrist

Louise Bourgeois: Aller-Retour

edited by Gerald Matt and Peter Weiermair

They Soared Above the Din

Lincoln and Douglas: The Debates That Defined America

by Allen C. Guelzo

The Lincoln-Douglas Debates

edited by Rodney O. Davis andDouglas L. Wilson

In Rough Country

Fine Just the Way It Is: Wyoming Stories 3

by Annie Proulx

Close Range: Wyoming Stories

by Annie Proulx

Bad Dirt: Wyoming Stories 2

by Annie Proulx

The Most Evil Emperor

Hitler’s Empire: How the Nazis Ruled Europe

by Mark Mazower

Hitler, the Germans, and the Final Solution

by Ian Kershaw

Laughable and Tragic

The Red Prince: The Secret Lives of a Habsburg Archduke

by Timothy Snyder

The International Crooks Now in Power

McMafia: A Journey Through the Global Criminal Underworld

by Misha Glenny

Merchant of Death: Money, Guns, Planes, and the Man Who Makes War Possible

by Douglas Farah and Stephen Braun

Our Nights Chez Rohmer

The Romance of Astrea and Celadon

a film by Eric Rohmer

What Happened to the American Empire?

On Empire: America, War, and Global Supremacy

by Eric Hobsbawm

Day of Empire: How Hyperpowers Rise to Global Dominance—and Why They Fall

by Amy Chua

The Second World: Empires and Influence in the New Global Order

by Parag Khanna

The Post-American World

by Fareed Zakaria

The Return of History and the End of Dreams

by Robert Kagan

The Torch of Karl Kraus

The Anti-Journalist: Karl Kraus and Jewish Self-Fashioningin Fin-de-Siècle Europe

by Paul Reitter

From a Mansion Near Tora Bora

The Wasted Vigil

by Nadeem Aslam

A New, Political Saint Paul?

What Paul Meant

by Garry Wills

The Political Theology of Paul

by Jacob Taubes, translated from the German by Dana Hollander

The Time That Remains: A Commentary on the Letter to the Romans

by Giorgio Agamben, translated from the Italian by Patricia Dailey

Saint Paul: The Foundation of Universalism

by Alain Badiou, translated from the French by Ray Brassier

Being and Event

by Alain Badiou, translated from the French by Oliver Feltham

The Century

by Alain Badiou, translated from the French with commentary and notes by Alberto Toscano


by Alain Badiou, translated from the French with an introductionby Steve Corcoran

Une querelle avec Alain Badiou, philosophe

by Éric Marty

On Belief

by Slavoj Zizek

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The Egyptian Connection

The Lindisfarne Gospels: Society, Spirituality and the Scribe

by Michelle P. Brown

Ritual and the Rood: Liturgical Images and the Old English Poems of the Dream of the Rood Tradition

by Éamonn Ó Carragáin

Word and Image: An Introduction to Early Medieval Art

by William J. Diebold

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