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A Bad Morning at The New York Times

My Times in Black and White: Race and Power at the New York Times

by Gerald M. Boyd, with an afterword by Robin D. Stone


Getting to Know Them

The Social Behavior of Older Animals

by Anne Innis Dagg

Elephants on the Edge: What Animals Teach Us about Humanity

by G.A. Bradshaw

Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals

by Temple Grandin and Catherine Johnson

The Hidden Life of Deer: Lessons from the Natural World

by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas


Thoughts on Autobiography from an Abandoned Autobiography

Not only have I failed to make my young self as interesting as the strangers I have written about, but I have withheld my affection.

Ill Fares the Land

Something is profoundly wrong with the way we live today. For thirty years we have made a virtue out of the pursuit of material self-interest: indeed, this very pursuit now constitutes whatever remains of our sense of collective purpose.

Giving Gogol His Head

The Nose

an opera by Dmitri Shostakovich, directed by William Kentridge

William Kentridge: Five Themes

an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, New York City, February 24–May 17, 2010; the Jeu de Paume, Paris, July 5–September 26, 2010; the Albertina, Vienna, October 30, 2010–January 30, 2011; the Israel Museum, Jerusalem, March 5–May 29, 2011; and the S


‘What Is There to Say?’

Blooms of Darkness

by Aharon Appelfeld, translated from the Hebrew by Jeffrey M. Green


Two Roads to Our Financial Catastrophe

How Markets Fail: The Logic of Economic Calamities

by John Cassidy

I.O.U.: Why Everyone Owes Everyone and No One Can Pay

by John Lanchester


Horse Sense & Heartache

The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis

by Lydia Davis


Israel’s Holy Warriors

Israel and Its Army: From Cohesion to Confusion

by Stuart A. Cohen

Soldiers' Testimonies from Operation Cast Lead, Gaza 2009

by Breaking the Silence

Israel's Religious Right and the Question of Settlements

a report by the International Crisis Group

Israel's Materialist Militarism

by Yagil Levy


The Perils of His Magic Circle

Early Novels and Stories: Bright Center of Heaven; They Came Like Swallows; Stories 1938–1945; The Folded Leaf; Time Will Darken It; Stories 1952–1956; The Writer as Illusionist

by William Maxwell

Later Novels and Stories: The Château; So Long, See You Tomorrow; Stories and Improvisations 1957–1999

by William Maxwell


Taking the Pulse

2010: The Whitney Biennial

an exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, February 25–May 30, 2010.

Skin Fruit: Selections from the Dakis Joannou Collection

an exhibition at the New Museum, New York City, March 3–June 6, 2010.


He Conquered the Conjecture

Perfect Rigor: A Genius and the Mathematical Breakthrough of the Century

by Masha Gessen


The Fires of the Rebel Queen

Lady Jane Grey: A Tudor Mystery

by Eric Ives

Fires of Faith: Catholic England under Mary Tudor

by Eamon Duffy


The Mysterious Mythmaker of New York

Knickerbocker: The Myth Behind New York

by Elizabeth L. Bradley


A Great Russian Writer in the Communist Cauldron

The Foundation Pit

by Andrey Platonov, translated from the Russian by Robert and Elizabeth Chandler and Olga Meerson, and with an afterword by Robert Chandler and Olga Meerson

Soul and Other Stories

by Andrey Platonov, translated from the Russian by Robert and Elizabeth Chandler, with Katia Grigoruk, Angela Livingstone, Olga Meerson, and Eric Naiman, and with an afterword by John Berger


From the Craze of Achilles to the Wisdom of Xenophon

The War That Killed Achilles: The True Story of Homer's Iliad and the Trojan War

by Caroline Alexander

The Landmark Xenophon's Hellenika

edited by Robert B. Strassler, translated from the Greek by John Marincola, and with an introduction by David Thomas


The Fate of Sara and Dara

Censoring an Iranian Love Story

by Shahriar Mandanipour, translated from the Farsi by Sara Khalili


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