Jim Sterba’s ‘Nature Wars: The Incredible Story of How Wildlife Comebacks Turned Backyards into Battlegrounds’

Nature Wars: The Incredible Story of How Wildlife Comebacks Turned Backyards into Battlegrounds

by Jim Sterba

The ‘Stoned Gallantry’ of Leonard Cohen

Cohen’s songs mix the sleazy and the sacred in ways that break down both categories.

I’m Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen

by Sylvie Simmons

Cherry-Picking Our History

Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick’s ‘Untold History of the United States’

The Untold History of the United States

a book and television series by Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick

The Genius of the Other Daumier

“Monsieur Daumier, Ihre Serie Ist Reizvoll!” Die Stiftung Kames [“Monsieur Daumier, Your Series Is Delightful!” The Kames Collection]

an exhibition at the Staatliche Graphische Sammlung München in the Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, December 6, 2012–February 17, 2013

Double Agents in Love

Is madness times two ever sexy? The problem with ‘Homeland’


a television series created by Alex Gansa

Glories of Classicism

The Classical Tradition is a low-cost Wunderkammer, a vast cabinet of curiosities.

The Classical Tradition

edited by Anthony Grafton, Glenn W. Most, and Salvatore Settis

How to Die in Massachusetts

Death with Dignity Act gains traction

The Empires of Elliott

History in the Making

by J.H. Elliott

Germany: Surviving the Whispers

The Life of Objects

by Susanna Moore

A Passion for Jungle People and Birdsong

The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?

by Jared Diamond

My Father Murray Urquhart

In 1925, when I was six, my father rode away on his bicycle and never came home again.

How Politics Are Haunted by the Past

On Politics: A History of Political Thought Book One: Herodotus to Machiavelli Book Two: Hobbes to the Present

by Alan Ryan

The Making of Modern Liberalism

by Alan Ryan

Will Geography Decide Our Destiny?

The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate

by Robert D. Kaplan

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