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‘Something Wonderful Out of Almost Nothing’

The psychological insight of Maurice Sendak

Getting Away with It

How did Wall Street come to dominate Obama’s economic policy so completely?

The Escape Artists: How Obama’s Team Fumbled the Recovery

by Noam Scheiber

Pity the Billionaire: The Hard-Times Swindle and the Unlikely Comeback of the Right

by Thomas Frank

The Age of Austerity: How Scarcity Will Remake American Politics

by Thomas Byrne Edsall


Victory!

The Barnes Foundation: Masterworks

by Judith F. Dolkart, Martha Lucy, and Derek Gillman

Renoir in the Barnes Foundation

by Martha Lucy and John House

The Architecture of the Barnes Foundation: Gallery in a Garden, Garden in a Gallery

by Tod Williams, Billie Tsien, and Kenneth Frampton

The Barnes Foundation: Two Buildings, One Mission

by David B. Brownlee


The Violent Visions of Slavoj Žižek

A thinker whose formless radicalism is ideally suited to a culture transfixed by the spectacle of its own fragility

Less Than Nothing: Hegel and the Shadow of Dialectical Materialism

by Slavoj Žižek

Living in the End Times

by Slavoj Žižek


Burmese Days

Burma is a changed country, but the story is a long way from over

The Lady and the Peacock: The Life of Aung San Suu Kyi

by Peter Popham

Where China Meets India: Burma and the New Crossroads of Asia

by Thant Myint-U


Brute Force…Humanism

John Irving’s ‘In One Person’

In One Person

by John Irving


Obama and Terror: The Hovering Questions

Has the president been any better than Bush on civil liberties and the rule of law?

Kill or Capture: The War on Terror and the Soul of the Obama Presidency

by Daniel Klaidman

Power and Constraint: The Accountable Presidency after 9/11

by Jack Goldsmith


In Mitt Romney’s Schoolroom

A Chance for Every Child: Mitt Romney’s Plan for Restoring the Promise of American Education

a white paper by the Romney campaign, with a foreword by Jeb Bush


A Master of the In-Between World

We Others: New and Selected Stories

by Steven Millhauser


The Weird Truth About Texas

As Texas Goes...: How the Lone Star State Hijacked the American Agenda

by Gail Collins


In the Lost World of East Prussia

Forgotten Land: Journeys among the Ghosts of East Prussia

by Max Egremont


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