Witness to Horror

Stripping Bare the Body: Politics Violence War

by Mark Danner

Yesterday’s Man?

Koestler: The Literary and Political Odyssey of a Twentieth-Century Skeptic

by Michael Scammell

The Chess Master and the Computer

Chess Metaphors: Artificial Intelligence and the Human Mind

by Diego Rasskin-Gutman, translated from the Spanish by Deborah Klosky

Gray Magic

Luc Tuymans

an exhibition at the Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, September 17, 2009–January 3, 2010; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, February 6–May 2, 2010; the Dallas Museum of Art, June 6–September 5, 2010; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Oct

The Education of ‘John Coetzee’

Summertime: Fiction

by J.M. Coetzee

Forever Putin?

Bez Putina: Politicheskie Dialogi s Yevgeniem Kiselevym (Without Putin: Political Dialogues with Yevgeny Kiselev)

by Mikhail Kasyanov

Soviet Fates and Lost Alternatives: From Stalinism to the New Cold War

by Stephen F. Cohen

In Love with Andhra

Spring, Heat, Rains: A South Indian Diary

by David Shulman

A Hero of American Justice

Louis D. Brandeis: A Life

by Melvin I. Urofsky

The Conjurer

The Assistant

by Robert Walser, translated from the German by Susan Bernofsky

The Dream Director

The Sun

a film directed by Alexander Sokurov

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