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Aiming to Please

Brooklyn

by Colm Tóibín


Making It

The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life

by Alice Schroeder

Outliers: The Story of Success

by Malcolm Gladwell

Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else

by Geoff Colvin


The Great de Staël

Madame de Staël: The First Modern Woman

by Francine du Plessix Gray

Mistress to an Age: A Life of Madame de Staël

by J. Christopher Herold

Germaine de Staël & Benjamin Constant: A Dual Biography

by Renee Winegarten

Madame de Staël: The Dangerous Exile

by Angelica Goodden

Corinne, or Italy

by Madame de Staël, translated from the French by Sylvia Raphael


The Weather Makers

A Most Wanted Man

by John le Carré


Why Darwin?

Darwin's Origin of Species: A Biography

by Janet Browne

The Annotated Origin: A Facsimile of the First Edition of On the Origin of Species

by Charles Darwin, annotated by James T. Costa

Why Evolution Is True

by Jerry A. Coyne

It Takes a Genome: How a Clash Between Our Genes and Modern Life Is Making Us Sick

by Greg Gibson


The World We Live In

Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned

by Wells Tower


A Black and Disgraceful Site

Island of Shame: The Secret History of the US Military Base on Diego Garcia

by David Vine


Primitive in Dresden

Brücke: The Birth of Expressionism in Dresden and Berlin, 1905–1913

an exhibition at the Neue Galerie, New York City, February 26–June 29, 2009


The Mystery of Zhou Enlai

Zhou Enlai: The Last Perfect Revolutionary: A Biography

by Gao Wenqian, translated from the Chinese by Peter Rand and Lawrence R. Sullivan


‘The Invader Wore Slippers’

Prague in Danger: The Years of German Occupation, 1939–45: Memories and History, Terror and Resistance, Theater and Jazz, Film and Poetry, Politics and War

by Peter Demetz


Goodbye to the ‘Age of Jackson’?

American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House

by Jon Meacham

Andrew Jackson

by Robert V. Remini

Waking Giant: America in the Age of Jackson

by David S. Reynolds

Throes of Democracy: The American Civil War Era, 1829–1877

by Walter A. McDougall


The War to Begin All Wars

1948: A History of the First Arab-Israeli War

by Benny Morris

Making Israel

edited by Benny Morris

A History of Palestine: From the Ottoman Conquest to the Founding of the State of Israel

by Gudrun Krämer, translated from the German by Graham Harman and Gudrun Krämer


The Failure of the Economy & the Economists

Animal Spirits: How Human Psychology Drives the Economy, and Why It Matters for Global Capitalism

by George A. Akerlof and Robert J. Shiller

The Subprime Solution: How Today's Global Financial Crisis Happened, and What to Do About It

by Robert J. Shiller

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