When Privacy Is Theft

Dave Eggers’s ‘The Circle’

The Circle

by Dave Eggers

Russia: You Are What You Eat

“Recipes range from the dreaded gefilte fish to a particularly fanciful borscht—dishes that coexist only in this book and, so far as I know, at Veselka Cafe in the East Village, for only in these places can a quintessentially Ashkenazi Jewish dish and a quintessentially Ukrainian one be united by their geographic origin rather than forced apart by their ethnic ones.”

Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking: A Memoir of Food and Longing

by Anya von Bremzen

Being Nora Ephron

The Most of Nora Ephron

by Nora Ephron, with an introduction by Robert Gottlieb

The Strange Powers of Norman Mailer

Norman Mailer: A Double Life

by J. Michael Lennon

Mind of an Outlaw: Selected Essays

by Norman Mailer, edited with a preface by Phillip Sipiora, and an introduction by Jonathan Lethem

How to Be an Underdog, and Win

David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants

by Malcolm Gladwell

They Hate the Fed

Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve

a film by Jim Bruce

Arendt & Eichmann: The New Truth

Margarethe von Trotta’s film ‘Hannah Arendt’

Hannah Arendt

a film by Margarethe von Trotta

Hannah Arendt: Ihr Denken veränderte die Welt [Hannah Arendt: Her Thought Changed the World]

edited by Martin Wiebel, with a foreword by Franziska Augstein

Funny, But Serious Too

Traveling Sprinkler

by Nicholson Baker

The Way the World Works: Essays

by Nicholson Baker

House of Holes: A Book of Raunch

by Nicholson Baker

Which India Matters?

An Uncertain Glory: India and Its Contradictions

by Jean Drèze and Amartya Sen

Why Growth Matters: How Economic Growth in India Reduced Poverty and the Lessons for Other Developing Countries

by Jagdish Bhagwati and Arvind Panagariya

Heroines in the Garden

Andrea Barrett’s ‘Archangel’ and Elizabeth Gilbert’s ‘The Signature of All Things’

The Signature of All Things

by Elizabeth Gilbert


by Andrea Barrett

Ronald Dworkin: The Moral Quest

Ronald Dworkin

by Stephen Guest

Dreams of a Different China

Wealth and Power: China’s Long March to the Twenty-First Century

by Orville Schell and John Delury

Stumbling Giant: The Threats to China’s Future

by Timothy Beardson

China’s Silent Army: The Pioneers, Traders, Fixers and Workers Who Are Remaking the World in Beijing’s Image

by Juan Pablo Cardenal and Heriberto Araújo, translated from the Spanish by Catherine Mansfield

Cool War: The Future of Global Competition

by Noah Feldman

The China Choice: Why We Should Share Power

by Hugh White

China Dreams: Twenty Visions of the Future

by William A. Callahan

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A ‘Treacherous’ Art Scene?

Magicians and Charlatans: Essays on Art and Culture

by Jed Perl

The Curse of Afghanistan

Return of a King: The Battle for Afghanistan, 1839–42

by William Dalrymple

The Passions of Bernard Berenson

Bernard Berenson: A Life in the Picture Trade

by Rachel Cohen

Storms Over Byzantium

Margins and Metropolis: Authority Across the Byzantine Empire

by Judith Herrin

Unrivalled Influence: Women and Empire in Byzantium

by Judith Herrin

Pakistan and India: The Nuclear Threat

Confronting the Bomb: Pakistani and Indian Scientists Speak Out

edited by Pervez Hoodbhoy, with a preface by John Polyani

Getting Jews and the Vatican Wrong

Were the Popes Against the Jews?: Tracking the Myths, Confronting the Ideologues

by Justus George Lawler

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