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The Two Faces of American Education

The competing visions of Diane Ravitch and Michelle Rhee

Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America’s Public Schools

by Diane Ravitch

Radical: Fighting to Put Students First

by Michelle Rhee


A Magus of the North

The quicksilver, playful, surreal work of Sjón

The Blue Fox

by Sjón, translated from the Icelandic by Victoria Cribb

From the Mouth of the Whale

by Sjón, translated from the Icelandic by Victoria Cribb

The Whispering Muse

by Sjón, translated from the Icelandic by Victoria Cribb


Unlike Others

Raising Henry: A Memoir of Motherhood, Disability, and Discovery

by Rachel Adams


The Splendid Monstress

Wilton Barnhardt’s ‘Lookaway, Lookaway’

Lookaway, Lookaway

by Wilton Barnhardt


Oh, What a Lovely War!

Year Zero: A History of 1945

by Ian Buruma


‘The Greatest Intellectual Diary of Italian Literature’

Zibaldone

by Giacomo Leopardi, edited by Michael Caesar and Franco D’Intino, translated from the Italian by Kathleen Baldwin, Richard Dixon, David Gibbons, Ann Goldstein, Gerard Slowey, Martin Thom, and Pamela Williams


The Coach

Dancing on Water: A Life in Ballet, from the Kirov to the ABT

by Elena Tchernichova, with Joel Lobenthal


Relicts of a Catholic Renaissance

Suitable Accommodations: An Autobiographical Story of Family Life: The Letters of J.F. Powers, 1942–1963

edited by Katherine A. Powers


On Your Own in Russia

The Black Russian

by Vladimir Alexandrov


The Founding Birdman

Alexander Wilson: The Scot Who Founded American Ornithology

by Edward H. Burtt Jr. and William E. Davis Jr.


America’s Best Unknown Writer

The letters of William Gaddis

The Letters of William Gaddis

edited by Steven Moore, with an afterword by Sarah Gaddis


Our Steamboat Imperialism

River of Dark Dreams: Slavery and Empire in the Cotton Kingdom

by Walter Johnson


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