1989: The Struggle to Create Post–Cold War Europe

by Mary Elise Sarotte

Uncivil Society: 1989 and the Implosion of the Communist Establishment

by Stephen Kotkin, with a contributionby Jan T. Gross

Der Vorhang Geht Auf: Das Ende der Diktaturen in Osteuropa

by György Dalos

The Year That Changed the World: The Untold Story Behind the Fall of the Berlin Wall

by Michael Meyer

Histoire secrète de la chutedu mur de Berlin

by Michel Meyer

Revolution 1989: The Fall of the Soviet Empire

by Victor Sebestyen

The Fall of the Berlin Wall: The Revolutionary Legacy of 1989

edited by Jeffrey A. Engel

There Is No Freedom Without Bread! 1989 and the Civil War That Brought Down Communism

by Constantine Pleshakov

Tear Down This Wall: A City, a President, and the Speech That Ended the Cold War

by Romesh Ratnesar

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The Year of the Flood

by Margaret Atwood

The Most Imposing Cantaloupe

Luis Meléndez: Master of the Spanish Still Life

an exhibition at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., May 17–August 23, 2009; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, September 23, 2009–January 3, 2010; and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, January 31–May 9, 2010

The Confessions of Bill

The Clinton Tapes: Wrestling History with the President

by Taylor Branch

How It Must Have Been

Wolf Hall

by Hilary Mantel

Diagnosis: What Doctors Are Missing

Carrying the Heart: Exploring the Worlds Within Us

by F. González-Crussi

The Deadly Dinner Party and Other Medical Detective Stories

by Jonathan A. Edlow, M.D.

Who’s in Big Brother’s Database?

The Secret Sentry: The Untold History of the National Security Agency

by Matthew M. Aid

There Once Was an Artist Called Lear…

Edward Lear in Albania: Journals of a Landscape Painter in the Balkans

by Edward Lear, edited by Bejtullah Destani and Robert Elsie, with a preface by Vivien Noakes

Edward Lear: The Life of a Wanderer

by Vivien Noakes

The Complete Verse and Other Nonsense

by Edward Lear, edited by Vivien Noakes

Nonsense Botany and Nonsense Alphabets

by Edward Lear

Nonsense Songs and Stories

by Edward Lear

Which Way for Hamas?

Inside Hamas: The Untold Story of the Militant Islamic Movement

by Zaki Chehab

Hamas in Politics: Democracy, Religion, Violence

by Jeroen Gunning

Kill Khalid: The Failed Mossad Assassination of Khalid Mishal and the Rise of Hamas

by Paul McGeough

A Very Different Pakistan

In Other Rooms, Other Wonders

by Daniyal Mueenuddin

The Charms of Byzantium

Byzantium Rediscovered

by J.B. Bullen

Hagia Sophia, 1850–1950: Holy Wisdom Modern Monument

by Robert S. Nelson

A Great Conservationist, by Jingo

The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America

by Douglas Brinkley

The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire That Saved America

by Timothy Egan

‘The Master Poet of Democracy’

The Bard: Robert Burns, A Biography

by Robert Crawford

In the Face of Catastrophe: A Surprise

A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster

by Rebecca Solnit

From Amerigo Vespucci to Darryl Zanuck

A New Literary History of America

edited by Greil Marcus and Werner Sollors

They Didn’t Regulate Enough and Still Don’t

Financial Regulatory Reform: A New Foundation: Rebuilding Supervision and Regulation

In Fed We Trust: Ben Bernanke's War on the Great Panic

by David Wessel

House of Cards: A Tale of Hubris and Wretched Excess on Wall Street

by William D. Cohan

A Colossal Failure of Common Sense: The Inside Story of the Collapse of Lehman Brothers

by Lawrence G. McDonald with Patrick Robinson

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