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Coming Attractions

Nicholson Baker’s ‘House of Holes’

House of Holes: A Book of Raunch

by Nicholson Baker


Republican Days of Wrath

Demonic: How the Liberal Mob Is Endangering America

by Ann Coulter

Red Army: The Radical Network that Must Be Defeated to Save America

by Aaron Klein and Brenda J. Elliott


Libya: How They Did It

As in Iraq, the aftermath looks like a harder task than the rapid military campaign

Styron’s Choice

Reading My Father: A Memoir

by Alexandra Styron

The Suicide Run: Five Tales of the Marine Corps

by William Styron


Oddly Brilliant Beginnings

Lyonel Feininger: At the Edge of the World

an exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, June 30–October 16, 2011, and the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, January 20–May 13, 2012

Lyonel Feininger: Photographs, 1928–1939

an exhibition at the Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin, February 26–May 15, 2011, the Pinakotek der Moderne, Munich, June 2–July 17, 2011, the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, October 25, 2011–March 11, 2012, and the Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge,

Lyonel Feininger: Drawings and Watercolors from the Julia Feininger Estate

an exhibition at Moeller Fine Art, New York City, June 27–October 15, 2011


School ‘Reform’: A Failing Grade

How a small group of extremely wealthy men captured national education policy

Class Warfare: Inside the Fight to Fix America's Schools

by Steven Brill

As Bad as They Say? Three Decades of Teaching in the Bronx

by Janet Grossbach Mayer


The Cure!

Teach Us to Sit Still: A Skeptic's Search for Health and Healing

by Tim Parks


What Happened at the Macondo Well?

Drowning in Oil: BP and the Reckless Pursuit of Profit

by Loren C. Steffy

A Hole at the Bottom of the Sea: The Race to Kill the BP Oil Gusher

by Joel Achenbach

Fire on the Horizon: The Untold Story of the Gulf Oil Disaster

by John Konrad and Tom Shroder

Deep Water: The Gulf Oil Disaster and the Future of Offshore Drilling

a report to the President by the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling


The Outline of H.G. Wells

A Man of Parts

by David Lodge


‘The Mother of Us All’

Heat Wave: The Life and Career of Ethel Waters

by Donald Bogle

His Eye Is on the Sparrow

by Ethel Waters, with Charles Samuels, and with a new preface by Donald Bogle


Predators and Robots at War

Wired for War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the Twenty-first Century

by P.W. Singer

Predator: The Remote-Control Air War over Iraq and Afghanistan: A Pilot's Story

by Lieutenant Colonel Matt J. Martin with Charles W. Sasser


A One-Sided Crush

The Forster–Cavafy Letters: Friends at a Slight Angle

edited and annotated by Peter Jeffreys

Selected Prose Works

by C.P. Cavafy, translated from the Greek and annotated by Peter Jeffreys


The Naumburg Masters

Der Naumburger Meister: Bildhauer und Architekt im Europa der Kathedralen [The Naumburg Master: Sculptor and Architect in the Europe of Cathedrals]

an exhibition at the Schlösschen am Markt, the cathedral, and other locations in Naumburg, Germany, June 29–November 2, 2011


The Angry Genius of Les Murray

Taller When Prone: Poems

by Les Murray

Killing the Black Dog: A Memoir of Depression

by Les Murray


The Royal Shakespeare Company on Park Avenue

Julius Caesar, King Lear, The Winter's Tale

by William Shakespeare, performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company


The Two Conversions of Malcolm X

Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention

by Manning Marable


The Mysterious Powers of the Word

Life Times: Stories, 1952–2007

by Nadine Gordimer

Telling Times: Writing and Living, 1954–2008

by Nadine Gordimer


The Road to the Tower

My New American Life

by Francine Prose


Why They Get Pakistan Wrong

Only 12 percent of Pakistanis have a favorable opinion of the US. Why might this be the case?

The Scorpion's Tail: The Relentless Rise of Islamic Militants in Pakistan—and How It Threatens America

by Zahid Hussain

Pakistan: A Hard Country

by Anatol Lieven


Physician, Heal Thyself: Part I

Genius on the Edge: The Bizarre Double Life of Dr. William Stewart Halsted

by Gerald Imber

An Anatomy of Addiction: Sigmund Freud, William Halsted, and the Miracle Drug Cocaine

by Howard Markel


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