The Powers of Dr. Johnson

Samuel Johnson: A Biography

by Peter Martin

Samuel Johnson: Selected Writings

edited by Peter Martin

Samuel Johnson: The Struggle

by Jeffrey Meyers

Samuel Johnson: A Life

by David Nokes

Pixar Genius


a film by Pixar Animation Studios

The Pixar Touch: The Making of a Company

by David A. Price

To Infinity and Beyond! The Story of Pixar Animation Studios

by Karen Paik, based on research and interviews by Leslie Iwerks, with a foreword by John Lasseter, Steve Jobs, and Ed Catmull

The Art of Pixar Short Films

by Amid Amidi, with a foreword by John Lasseter

Why Art?

Art Without Borders: A Philosophical Exploration of Art and Humanity

by Ben-Ami Scharfstein

The Art Instinct: Beauty, Pleasure, and Human Evolution

by Denis Dutton

The Witchcraft of Shirley Jackson

We Have Always Lived in the Castle

by Shirley Jackson, with an introduction by Jonathan Lethem

The Double Life & Its Dangers

The Confessions of Edward Day

by Valerie Martin

The Anarchy of Success

The Drunkard's Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives

by Leonard Mlodinow

Bad Samaritans: The Myth of Free Trade and the Secret History of Capitalism

by Ha-Joon Chang

The Price of Paradise

Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford's Forgotten Jungle City

by Greg Grandin

Blood on the Border


by William T. Vollmann


photographs by William T. Vollmann

Mary McCarthy’s Room

A Jury of Her Peers: American Women Writers from Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx

by Elaine Showalter

Right and Wrong: Psychologists vs. Philosophers

Experiments in Ethics

by Kwame Anthony Appiah

The Afghanistan Impasse

To Live or to Perish Forever: Two Tumultuous Years in Pakistan

by Nicholas Schmidle

Seeds of Terror: How Heroin Is Bankrolling the Taliban and al Qaeda

by Gretchen Peters

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