The Local, Universal Master

Titian: His Life

by Sheila Hale


an exhibition at the Scuderie del Quirinale, Rome, March 5–June 16, 2013

Gambling with Civilization

William Nordhaus’s ‘The Climate Casino’

The Climate Casino: Risk, Uncertainty, and Economics for a Warming World

by William D. Nordhaus

Are We Puppets in a Wired World?

To Save Everything, Click Here: The Folly of Technological Solutionism

by Evgeny Morozov

Hacking the Future: Privacy, Identity and Anonymity on the Web

by Cole Stryker

From Gutenberg to Zuckerberg: What You Really Need to Know About the Internet

by John Naughton

Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die

by Eric Siegel

Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think

by Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier

Status Update: Celebrity, Publicity, and Branding in the Social Media Age

by Alice E. Marwick

Privacy and Big Data: The Players, Regulators and Stakeholders

by Terence Craig and Mary E. Ludloff

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On Reading Proust

Justice Stephen Breyer on Proust, literature, and interpretation.

The Faith of a Hero

Hammarskjöld: A Life

by Roger Lipsey

The Women and the Thrones

Game of Thrones

a television series created by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, based on A Song of Ice and Fire and George R.R. Martin

Dreamsongs, Volume 1

by George R.R. Martin

A Song of Ice and Fire

a fantasy series by George R.R. Martin:

A Game of Thrones

A Clash of Kings

A Storm of Swords

A Feast for Crows

A Dance with Dragons

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Badger, Mole, and Marianne Moore

Linda Leavell’s ‘Holding on Upside Down’

Holding on Upside Down: The Life and Work of Marianne Moore

by Linda Leavell

Camus & Algeria: The Moral Question

Albert Camus’s ‘Algerian Chronicles’

Algerian Chronicles

by Albert Camus, edited and with an introduction by Alice Kaplan, and translated from the French by Arthur Goldhammer

The End of the War on Terror?

Remarks by the President at the National Defense University

May 23, 2013

What Changed When Everything Changed: 9/11 and the Making of National Identity

by Joseph Margulies

Report of the Constitution Project’s Task Force on Detainee Treatment

560 pp.

Let Us Now Praise James Agee

Cotton Tenants: Three Families

by James Agee and Walker Evans, edited by John Summers and with a preface by Adam Haslett

The Crying of September 11

Thomas Pynchon’s ‘Bleeding Edge’

Bleeding Edge

by Thomas Pynchon


Stanley Crouch’s ‘Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker’

Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker

by Stanley Crouch

They’ll Make You a Writer!

The Program Era: Postwar Fiction and the Rise of Creative Writing

by Mark McGurl

How to Deal with the Chinese Police

In the Shadow of the Rising Dragon: Stories of Repression in the New China

edited by Xu Youyu and Hua Ze, translated from the Chinese by Stacy Mosher

Zaoyu jingcha: Zhongguo weiquan diyixian qinli gushi [Encounters with the Chinese Police: Stories of Personal Experience at the First Line of Defense of Chinese Rights]

edited by Xu Youyu and Hua Ze

‘Drifting Off in a World of Their Own’

Balthus: Cats and Girls—Paintings and Provocations

an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, September 25, 2013–January 12, 2014

Patrick White: Within a Budding Grove

On ‘The Hanging Garden’

The Hanging Garden

by Patrick White, with an afterword by David Marr

Syria: Is There a Solution?

The Syria Dilemma

edited by Nader Hashemi and Danny Postel

John Keats Lives!

The Keats Brothers: The Life of John and George

by Denise Gigante

John Keats: A New Life

by Nicholas Roe

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