‘What Price Glory?’

Lake Views: This World and the Universe

by Steven Weinberg

‘The Strange, the Crazed, the Queer’

A Streetcar Named Desire

by Tennessee Williams, directed by Liv Ullmann and performed by the Sydney Theatre Company

The Glass Menagerie

by Tennessee Williams, directed by Gordon Edelstein

The Food Movement, Rising

Everything I Want to Do Is Illegal: War Stories from the Local Food Front

by Joel Salatin

All You Can Eat: How Hungry Is America?

by Joel Berg

Eating Animals

by Jonathan Safran Foer

Terra Madre: Forging a New Global Network of Sustainable Food Communities

by Carlo Petrini, with a foreword by Alice Waters

The Taste for Civilization: Food, Politics, and Civil Society

by Janet A. Flammang

Wake Up and Dream

Eight White Nights

by André Aciman

At the Heart of the Crash

The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine

by Michael Lewis

The Beauty of a Debacle


by August Strindberg, a production by the Donmar Warehouse, London, directed by Alan Rickman

How to Understand the Dreyfus Affair

“The Dreyfus Affair demonstrates the fragility of reason, of the rights of man, and indeed of civilized values when a nation feels itself under threat from an external or internal enemy.”

Why the Dreyfus Affair Matters

by Louis Begley

For the Soul of France: Culture Wars in the Age of Dreyfus

by Frederick Brown

Dreyfus: Politics, Emotion, and the Scandal of the Century

by Ruth Harris

Who Was Charles Dickens?

Charles Dickens

by Michael Slater

Charles Dickens: His Tragedy and Triumph

by Edgar Johnson

Dickens and Women

by Michael Slater

Dickens: A Biography

by Fred Kaplan


by Peter Ackroyd

The Invisible Woman: The Story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens

by Claire Tomalin

The Life of Charles Dickens

by John Forster

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A Supreme Difference

American Original: The Life and Constitution of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

by Joan Biskupic

John Paul Stevens: An Independent Life

by Bill Barnhart and Gene Schlickman

Can We Judge General von Hammerstein?

The Silences of Hammerstein: A German Story

by Hans Magnus Enzensberger, translated from the German by Martin Chalmers

Not Rembrandt, But…

Jan Lievens: A Dutch Master Rediscovered

a recent exhibition at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; the Milwaukee Art Museum; and the Rembrandthuis, Amsterdam

Mac Bundy Said He Was ‘All Wrong’

Lessons in Disaster: McGeorge Bundy and the Path to War in Vietnam

by Gordon M. Goldstein

Was Washington ‘Mad for Glory’?

An Artist in Treason: The Extraordinary Double Life of General James Wilkinson

by Andro Linklater

The Ascent of George Washington: The Hidden Political Genius of an American Icon

by John Ferling

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