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Dead or Alive

The killing of Osama bin Laden

No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission That Killed Osama bin Laden

by Mark Owen, with Kevin Maurer


Empathy

Caravaggio: A Life Sacred and Profane

by Andrew Graham-Dixon


‘And the Silken Girls Bringing Sherbet’

The Letters of T.S. Eliot, Volume 1: 1898–1922

edited by Valerie Eliot and Hugh Haughton

The Letters of T.S. Eliot, Volume 2: 1923–1925

edited by Valerie Eliot and Hugh Haughton

The Letters of T.S. Eliot, Volume 3: 1926–1927

edited by Valerie Eliot and John Haffenden


Triumph of a Moral Critic

Waiting for the Barbarians: Essays from the Classics to Pop Culture

by Daniel Mendelsohn


The Strange Victory of Padre Pio

Padre Pio: Miracles and Politics in a Secular Age

by Sergio Luzzatto, translated from the Italian by Frederika Randall


Rebel, Hero, Martyr

The Dream of the Celt

by Mario Vargas Llosa, translated from the Spanish by Edith Grossman


Going Brilliantly Crazy

The Master

a film directed by Paul Thomas Anderson


A Coming Medical Revolution?

The Creative Destruction of Medicine: How the Digital Revolution Will Create Better Health Care

by Eric Topol


A Debacle That Could Have Been Avoided

Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America’s Vietnam

By Fredrik Logevall


Joyce: Heroic, Comic

Dirty, slippery, uproarious, demented, and hysterically funny

James Joyce: A New Biography

by Gordon Bowker


Who Was Mao Zedong?

Mao: The Real Story

by Alexander V. Pantsov with Steven I. Levine


In the New World of Spies

Russian spies, past, present, and future

The Lost Spy: An American in Stalin’s Secret Service

by Andrew Meier

Spies and Commissars: The Early Years of the Russian Revolution

by Robert Service

Stalin’s Romeo Spy: The Remarkable Rise and Fall of the KGB’s Most Daring Operative

by Emil Draitser

Deception: Spies, Lies and How Russia Dupes the West

by Edward Lucas


They Who Would Be Immortal!

The Story of America: Essays on Origins

by Jill Lepore

The Mansion of Happiness: A History of Life and Death

by Jill Lepore


Is There a Good Way to Be Gay?

David M. Halperin’s ‘How To Be Gay’

How To Be Gay

by David M. Halperin


The Religion of Science and Its High Priest

Auguste Comte: An Intellectual Biography

by Mary Pickering


America: The Struggle to Be Reborn

The Republic of Nature: An Environmental History of the United States

by Mark Fiege, with a foreword by William Cronon


The Tragedy of Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Hans von Dohnanyi

Two exceptional men who opposed the Nazis and were murdered by Hitler for it

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