MM—Personal: From the Private Archive of Marilyn Monroe

edited by Lois Banner, with photographs by Mark Anderson

Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters

by Marilyn Monroe, edited by Stanley Buchthal and Bernard Comment

The Life and Opinions of Maf the Dog, and of His Friend Marilyn Monroe

by Andrew O'Hagan

How We Know

The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood

by James Gleick

The Real Reagan

My Father at 100

by Ron Reagan

The Bobby Fischer Defense

“Occasionally I felt as though I were playing a one-sided match against a phantasm. Nobody knew where Fischer was, or if he, still the most famous chess player in the world at the time, was out there plotting a comeback.”

Endgame: Bobby Fischer's Remarkable Rise and Fall—from America's Brightest Prodigy to the Edge of Madness

by Frank Brady

Gossart: The Glow of Inspiration

Man, Myth, and Sensual Pleasures: Jan Gossart's Renaissance

an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, October 5, 2010–January 17, 2011; and the National Gallery, London, February 23–May 30, 2011

Good Losers

Liberty's Exiles: American Loyalists in the Revolutionary World

by Maya Jasanoff

The Camera at Ringside

The Fighter

a film directed by David O. Russell

Prisoner of the Taliban

A Rope and a Prayer: A Kidnapping from Two Sides

by David Rohde and Kristen Mulvihill

High on the Stones


by Keith Richards, with James Fox

Invisible Black America

The Presumption of Guilt: The Arrest of Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Race, Class, and Crime in America

by Charles J. Ogletree Jr.

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

by Michelle Alexander

Revolution Without Violence?

Civil Resistance and Power Politics: The Experience of Non-violent Action from Gandhi to the Present

edited by Adam Roberts and Timothy Garton Ash

Facts Are Subversive: Political Writing from a Decade Without a Name

by Timothy Garton Ash

The Thrill of Unfamiliar Voices

Twigs and Knucklebones

by Sarah Lindsay

A Most Marvelous Piece of Luck

by Greg Williamson

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