Up in the Park

Designing the High Line: Gansevoort Street to 30th Street

edited by Friends of the High Line, with forewords by James Corner and Ricardo Scofidio

When Science & Poetry Were Friends

The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science

by Richard Holmes

Godfather of the Modern?

Cézanne and Beyond

an exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, February 26–May 17, 2009

Cézanne und die Moderne

an exhibition at the Fondation Beyeler, Riehen bei Basel, Switzerland, October 10, 1999–January 9, 2000

Cézanne and the Dawn of Modern Art

an exhibition at the Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany, September 18, 2004–January 16, 2005

Pure Gold

The Golden Legend

a dance piece by Christopher Williams

The News About the Internet

Bloggers on the Bus: How the Internet Changed Politics and the Press

by Eric Boehlert

And Then There's This: How Stories Live and Die in Viral Culture

by Bill Wasik

Rob Browne at Daily Kos:

Juan Cole, Informed Comment:

Brad DeLong, Grasping Reality with Both Hands:

Glenn Greenwald:

Ryan Grim at The Huffington Post:

Joanne Jacobs:

Ron Kampeas, CapitalJ:

Mickey Kaus, kausfiles:

Mark Kleiman, The Reality-Based Community:

Ezra Klein at The Washington Post:

Kevin Pho, KevinMD:

Yves Smith:

Andrew Sullivan, The Daily Dish:

Tanta at CalculatedRISK:

Philip Weiss, Mondoweiss:

Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel at FireDogLake:

Matthew Yglesias:


Talking Points Memo:

"Why Are Bankers Still Being Treated As Beltway Royalty?"

by Arianna Huffington

"The State of the News Media, 2009: An Annual Report on American Journalism"

by the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism

"Newspapers and Thinking the Unthinkable"

by Clay Shirky

Ross Douthat at The New York Times:

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New York: The Prophet

“The war over the monstrous Lower Manhattan Expressway, a projected ten-lane elevated link…connecting the Holland Tunnel to the East River bridges, would be long and painful. Jacobs and the neighborhood coalition prevailed. But the nine-year struggle…convinced Jacobs that if she wanted to write other books she must leave New York.”

Wrestling with Moses: How Jane Jacobs Took on New York's Master Builder and Transformed the American City

by Anthony Flint

Genius of Common Sense: Jane Jacobs and the Story of The Death and Life of Great American Cities

by Glenna Lang and Marjory Wunsch

I Am Not Steve Martin

Out of My Skin

by John Haskell

A Question of Coexistence

The Arts of Intimacy: Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the Making of Castilian Culture

by Jerrilynn D. Dodds

All Can Be Saved: Religious Tolerance and Salvation in the Iberian Atlantic World

by Stuart B. Schwartz

Blundering in the Mideast with Prince Bandar

A World of Trouble: The White House and the Middle East— from the Cold War to the War on Terror

by Patrick Tyler

Sowing Crisis: The Cold War and American Dominance in the Middle East

by Rashid Khalidi

Messing About with ‘The Wind in the Willows’

The Annotated Wind in the Willows

by Kenneth Grahame, edited with a preface and notes by Annie Gauger

The Wind in the Willows: An Annotated Edition

by Kenneth Grahame, edited by Seth Lerer

Bad Bargains for Russian Music

The People's Artist: Prokofiev's Soviet Years

by Simon Morrison

The Danger of Music and Other Anti-Utopian Essays

by Richard Taruskin

On Russian Music

by Richard Taruskin

A Very Chilly Victory

Masters and Commanders: How Four Titans Won the War in the West, 1941–1945

by Andrew Roberts

Knossos: Fakes, Facts, and Mystery

Knossos and the Prophets of Modernism

by Cathy Gere

Oblomov in Dublin

The Complete Novels: At Swim-Two-Birds, The Third Policeman, The Poor Mouth, The Hard Life, The Dalkey Archive

by Flann O'Brien, with an introduction by Keith Donohue

Health Reform: The Fateful Moment

Critical: What We Can Do About the Health-Care Crisis

by Senator Tom Daschle, with Scott S. Greenberger and Jeanne M. Lambrew

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