The Widows of Eastwick

by John Updike

Drug Companies & Doctors: A Story of Corruption

Side Effects: A Prosecutor, a Whistleblower, and a Bestselling Antidepressant on Trial

by Alison Bass

Our Daily Meds: How the Pharmaceutical Companies Transformed Themselves into Slick Marketing Machines and Hooked the Nation on Prescription Drugs

by Melody Petersen

Shyness: How Normal Behavior Became a Sickness

by Christopher Lane

Sacred, Earthy & Sublime

Mantegna, 1431–1506

an exhibition at the Musée du Louvre, Paris, September 26, 2008– January 5, 2009.

Giovanni Bellini

an exhibition at the Scuderie del Quirinale, Rome, September 30, 2008– January 11, 2009

What to Do About the Torturers?

Torture Team: Rumsfeld's Memo and the Betrayal of American Values

by Philippe Sands

The Trial of Donald Rumsfeld: A Prosecution by Book

by Michael Ratner and the Center for Constitutional Rights

Administration of Torture: A Documentary Record from Washington to Abu Ghraib and Beyond

by Jameel Jaffer and Amrit Singh

The Poet and the Wreck

Gerard Manley Hopkins: A Life

by Paul Mariani


by Ron Hansen.

Can You Spare a Dime?

The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World

by Niall Ferguson

Oppie in New York

Doctor Atomic

an opera in two acts by John Adams, libretto by Peter Sellars, directed by Penny Woolcock, with stage design by Julian Crouch

The Iran Mystery Case

Bitter Friends, Bosom Enemies: Iran, the US, and the Twisted Path to Confrontation

by Barbara Slavin

Treacherous Alliance: The Secret Dealings of Israel,Iran, and the United States

by Trita Parsi

Ahmadinejad: The Secret History of Iran's Radical Leader

by Kasra Naji

Reading Khamenei: The World View of Iran's Most Powerful Leader

by Karim Sadjadpour

The Struggle for Iran

by Christopher de Bellaigue

The Ayatollah Begs to Differ: The Paradox of Modern Iran

by Hooman Majd

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Adventures in the Opium Trade

Sea of Poppies

by Amitav Ghosh

How Not to Make Peace in the Middle East

The Much Too Promised Land: America's Elusive Search for Arab–Israeli Peace

by Aaron David Miller

Negotiating Arab–Israeli Peace: American Leadership in the Middle East

by Daniel C. Kurtzer and Scott B. Lasensky

Innocent Abroad: An Intimate Account of American Peace Diplomacy in the Middle East

by Martin Indyk

Capitalist Pastorale

A Girl of the Limberlost

by Gene Stratton-Porter


by Gene Stratton-Porter

The Harvester

by Gene Stratton-Porter

Her Father's Daughter

by Gene Stratton-Porter

The Keeper of the Bees

by Gene Stratton-Porter

Gene Stratton-Porter: Novelist and Naturalist

by Judith Reich Long

The Lady of the Limberlost: The Life and Letters of Gene Stratton-Porter

by Jeannette Porter Meehan

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American Parable

Thomas Chambers: American Marine and Landscape Painter, 1808–1869

an exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, September 27– December 28, 2008; the Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, New York, February 8–April 19, 2009; the American Folk Art Museum, New York City, September 29, 2009–March 7, 2010; and the Indiana Univers

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