Vladimir’s Tale

Masha Gessen’s ‘The Man Without a Face’

The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin

by Masha Gessen


‘The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso, and the Parisian Avant-Garde’

The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso, and the Parisian Avant-Garde

an exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, May 21–September 6, 2011; The Grand Palais, Paris, October 3, 2011–January 16, 2012; and Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, February 28–June 3, 2012

Unlikely Collaboration: Gertrude Stein, Bernard Fäy, and the Vichy Dilemma

by Barbara Will

Ida: A Novel

by Gertrude Stein, edited by Logan Esdale

In the Heartland

The Almanac of American Politics 2012

by Michael Barone and Chuck McCutcheon

In the Supreme Shrine

The British Museum’s ‘Hajj: Journey to the Heart of Islam’

Hajj: Journey to the Heart of Islam

an exhibition at the British Museum, London, January 26–April 15, 2012

Storm Over Young Goethe

The new translation of ‘Werther’

The Sufferings of Young Werther

by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, translated from the German by Stanley Corngold

The Sly Survivor

The Lifeboat

by Charlotte Rogan

At Home With Hitler

Eva Braun: Life with Hitler

by Heike B. Görtemaker, translated from the German by Damion Searls

Working in the Dark

Clover Adams: A Gilded and Heartbreaking Life

by Natalie Dykstra

A Life for the Star

The Accidental Feminist: How Elizabeth Taylor Raised Our Consciousness and We Were Too Distracted by Her Beauty to Notice

by M.G. Lord

‘The Paralysis of Stuttering’

Stuttering: An Integrated Approach to Its Nature and Treatment

by Barry Guitar

Stuttering: The Disorder of Many Theories

by Gerald Jonas

Black Swan Green

by David Mitchell

Dead Languages

by David Shields

The King’s Speech: How One Man Saved the British Monarchy

by Mark Logue and Peter Conradi

Foundations of Stuttering

by Marcel E. Wingate


by Marc Shell

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Eisenhower: The White House Years

by Jim Newton

Eisenhower in War and Peace

by Jean Edward Smith

Fantastic, Deadpan & Deadly

The finite and severe art of caricature

Infinite Jest: Caricature and Satire from Leonardo to Levine

by Constance C. McPhee and Nadine M. Orenstein

‘O Rare Ben Jonson’

Ben Jonson: A Life

by Ian Donaldson

What Will It Take to Save the Earth?

The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World

by Daniel Yergin

Sustainable Energy—Without the Hot Air

by David J.C. MacKay

Why Be Good?

On Derek Parfit’s enormous two-volume treatise ‘On What Matters’

On What Matters

by Derek Parfit

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