It’s All in the Head

Franz Xaver Messerschmidt, 1736–1783: From Neoclassicism to Expressionism

an exhibition at the Neue Galerie, New York City, September 16, 2010–January 10, 2011; and the Musée du Louvre, Paris, January 26–April 25, 2011

On the Moral Brink


by Philip Roth

A Very Superior ‘Chinaman’

Charlie Chan: The Untold Story of the Honorable Detective and His Rendezvous with American History

by Yunte Huang

The War with the Taliban

Afghanistan: A Cultural and Political History

by Thomas Barfield

Save a Penguin If You Can

The Great Penguin Rescue: 40,000 Penguins, a Devastating Oil Spill, and the Inspiring Story of the World's Largest Animal Rescue

by Dyan deNapoli

The Strange Success of Jimmy Carter

White House Diary

by Jimmy Carter

Emerson: The Good Hours

Selected Journals, 1820–1842

by Ralph Waldo Emerson, edited by Lawrence Rosenwald

Selected Journals, 1841–1877

by Ralph Waldo Emerson, edited by Lawrence Rosenwald

The Grandest Duke

Of many artists it can be said that deep cultural currents can be read through their work; much rarer are those who, like Ellington, transformed those currents by their work.

Duke Ellington's America

by Harvey G. Cohen

The Duke Box

Storyville, eight CDs, $79.98

The Alliance that Dared Not Speak Its Name

The Unspoken Alliance: Israel's Secret Relationship with Apartheid South Africa

by Sasha Polakow-Suransky

In Darkest Belarus


by Victor Martinovich

The War We Lost—and Won

The Civil War of 1812: American Citizens, British Subjects, Irish Rebels, and Indian Allies

by Alan Taylor

Sex, Farce & Futility

The Escape

by Adam Thirlwell

Living in India’s Spirit World

Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India

by William Dalrymple

Revisiting Isaac Bashevis Singer

The Magician of Lublin

by Isaac Bashevis Singer, translated from the Yiddish by Elaine Gottlieb and Joseph Singer

The Murderers of Mexico

Atentamente, El Chapo (Sincerely, El Chapo)

by Héctor de Mauleón

La Ruta de Sangre de Beltrán Leyva (The Path of Blood of Beltrán Leyva)

by Héctor de Mauleón

Drug War Zone: Frontline Dispatches from the Streets of El Paso and Juárez

by Howard Campbell

Mafia & Co.: The Criminal Networks in Mexico, Brazil, and Colombia

by Juan Carlos Garzón, translated from the Spanish by Kathy Ogle

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