Love Against All Odds

Just Send Me Word: A True Story of Love and Survival in the Gulag

by Orlando Figes

Swingtime for Obama

The Swing Vote: The Untapped Power of Independents

by Linda Killian

The ‘Stalker’ Game

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl

a video game by GSC Game World

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky

a video game by GSC Game World

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat

a video game by GSC Game World

Surprising Young Lucian

‘Lucian Freud Drawings’ at Acquavella Galleries

Lucian Freud Drawings

an exhibition at Blain/Southern, London, February 17–April 5, 2012, and Acquavella Galleries, New York City, May 1–June 9, 2012

Mothers Beware!

Elisabeth Badinter’s ‘The Conflict: How Modern Motherhood Undermines the Status of Women’

The Conflict: How Modern Motherhood Undermines the Status of Women

by Elisabeth Badinter

Mother Nature: Maternal Instincts and How They Shape the Human Species

by Sarah Blaffer Hrdy

Bringing Up Bébé: One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting

by Pamela Druckerman

Making Babies: Stumbling into Motherhood

by Anne Enright

How Fit Is E.O. Wilson’s Evolution?

The Social Conquest of Earth

by Edward O. Wilson

Bring Up the Bodies

An excerpt from the sequel to ‘Wolf Hall’

The Secret of Good Taste

Neurogastronomy: How the Brain Creates Flavor and Why It Matters

by Gordon M. Shepherd

What Rupert Hath Wrought!

‘Dial M for Murdoch: News Corporation and the Corruption of Britain’

Dial M for Murdoch: News Corporation and the Corruption of Britain

by Tom Watson and Martin Hickman

So Deep in the Dark

Five Noir Novels of the 1940s & 50s: Dark Passage, Nightfall, The Burglar, The Moon in the Gutter, Street of No Return

by David Goodis, edited by Robert Polito

Real Cool

Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein

Roy Lichtenstein: A Retrospective

an exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago, May 23–September 3, 2012; the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., October 14, 2012–January 13, 2013; Tate Modern, London,

Andy Warhol: Fame and Misfortune

an exhibition at the McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, February 1–May 20, 2012

Obama & Health Care: The Straight Story

Remedy and Reaction: The Peculiar American Struggle Over Health Care Reform

by Paul Starr

Inside National Health Reform

by John E. McDonough

Fighting for Our Health: The Epic Battle to Make Health Care a Right in the United States

by Richard Kirsch

Bizarre & Wonderful Strindberg

Strindberg: A Life

by Sue Prideaux

Stalin & Hitler: Mass Murder by Starvation

Anna Reid’s ‘Leningrad: The Epic Siege of World War II, 1941–1944’

Wielki Terror: operacja polska 1937–1938 [The Great Terror: The Polish Operation, 1937–1938]

edited by Jerzy Bednarek and others

Deutsche Besatzungspolitik in Litauen 1941–1944 [German Occupation Policies in Lithuania, 1941–1944]

by Christoph Dieckmann

Leningrad: The Epic Siege of World War II, 1941–1944

by Anna Reid

The Road: Stories, Journalism, and Essays

by Vasily Grossman, edited by Robert Chandler, translated from the Russian by Elizabeth Chandler, Robert Chandler, and Olga Mukovnikova

One Virtue at a Time, Please

Truth, Beauty, and Goodness Reframed: Educating for the Virtues in the Twenty-First Century

by Howard Gardner

Should You Have Been an Abolitionist?

The Abolitionist Imagination

by Andrew Delbanco, with commentaries by John Stauffer, Manisha Sinha, Darryl Pinckney, and Wilfred M. McClay

China: Politics as Warfare

Mao’s Invisible Hand: The Political Foundations of Adaptive Governance in China

edited by Sebastian Heilmann and Elizabeth J. Perry

Mr. Madison’s Weird War

1812: The Navy’s War

by George C. Daughan

James Madison

by Richard Brookhiser

James Madison: Son of Virginia and a Founder of the Nation

by Jeff Broadwater

Mr. and Mrs. Madison’s War: America’s First Couple and the Second War of Independence

by Hugh Howard

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