Bringing Up Cary

Good Stuff: A Reminiscence of My Father, Cary Grant

by Jennifer Grant

Fooled by Science

David Brooks’s ‘Social Animal’

The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement

by David Brooks

What Were They Thinking?

Obama, the Republicans, and the debt ceiling

The Drama of the World at Night

To Make a World: George Ault and 1940s America

an exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C., March 11–September 5, 2011; the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, October 8–December 31, 2011; and the Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, Georgia, February 18–

How They Made the Empire

The Inner Life of Empires: An Eighteenth-Century History

by Emma Rothschild

How Google Dominates Us

Our attention is what Google sells—concentrated, focused, and crystallized.

In the Plex: How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives

by Steven Levy

I'm Feeling Lucky: The Confessions of Google Employee Number 59

by Douglas Edwards

The Googlization of Everything (and Why We Should Worry)

by Siva Vaidhyanathan

Search & Destroy: Why You Can't Trust Google Inc.

by Scott Cleland with Ira Brodsky

Finish That Homework!

Amy Chua, the Malcolm Gladwell of geopolitics

Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother

by Amy Chua

The Pleasures of Rimbaud


by Arthur Rimbaud, translated from the French and with a preface by John Ashbery

Poems Under Saturn

by Paul Verlaine, translated from the French and with an introduction by Karl Kirchwey

Very Deep in America

On the NBC series ‘Friday Night Lights’

Friday Night Lights, Seasons 1–5

a television series created by Peter Berg

Friday Night Lights

a film directed by Peter Berg

Friday Night Lights: A Town, A Team, and a Dream

by H.G. Bissinger

Triumphant Turkey?

Politically Turkey has changed more in the last ten years than it did in the previous eighty.

Turkey and the Dilemma of EU Accession: When Religion Meets Politics

by Mirela Bogdani

The Mobilization of Political Islam in Turkey

by Banu Eligur

Turkey, Islam, Nationalism, and Modernity: A History, 1789–2007

by Carter Vaughn Findley

Streets of Memory: Landscape, Tolerance, and National Identity in Istanbul

by Amy Mills

The Passionate Storyteller

A Moment in the Sun

by John Sayles

Two Kinds of Magic


a show by Cirque du Soleil, written and directed by François Girard

A Magic Flute

directed by Peter Brook

The Hidden Life of Alfred Kazin

Alfred Kazin's Journals

selected and edited by Richard M. Cook

The Last Shaman

The Chukchi Bible

by Yuri Rytkheu, translated from the Russian by Ilona Yazhbin Chavasse

Fear and Longing and Freud

On Balance

by Adam Phillips

Lopsided India

India: A Portrait

by Patrick French

India Calling: An Intimate Portrait of a Nation's Remaking

by Anand Giridharadas

Sacred Bones & Blood

Christian Materiality: An Essay on Religion in Late Medieval Europe

by Caroline Walker Bynum

Gorgeous Writings of a Wanderer

The Collected Prose, 1948–1998

by Zbigniew Herbert, edited and with an introduction by Alissa Valles, with a preface by Charles Simic, and translated from the Polish by Michael March and Jarosław Anders, John and Bogdana Carpenter, and Alissa Valles

Cooking Up a Storm

A Covert Affair: Julia Child and Paul Child in the OSS

by Jennet Conant

‘Life Is an Ecstasy’

Sex and the River Styx

by Edward Hoagland

The Next Election: The Surprising Reality

Turning out voters in a presidential election rests far more on enthusiasm than money.

Pendulum Swing

edited by Larry J. Sabato

The Audacity to Win: How Obama Won and How We Can Beat the Party of Limbaugh, Beck, and Palin

by David Plouffe

Boiling Mad: Inside Tea Party America

by Kate Zernike

Courage to Stand: An American Story

by Tim Pawlenty

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