After Great Expectations

The Goldfinch

by Donna Tartt

Can He Save the GOP from Itself?

Joe Scarborough’s ‘The Right Path’

The Right Path: From Ike to Reagan, How Republicans Once Mastered Politics—and Can Again

by Joe Scarborough

Fighting for the Soul of Ukraine

“Revolution!” This is what they are shouting in Kiev.

How Your Data Are Being Deeply Mined

From supermarket loyalty cards to Facebook ads

After You’ve Gone

Death and the Afterlife

by Samuel Scheffler, edited and with an introduction by Niko Kolodny, and with commentaries by Susan Wolf, Harry G. Frankfurt, Seana Valentine Shiffrin, and Niko Kolodny

The Charms of Rex Whistler

In Search of Rex Whistler: His Life and His Work

by Hugh and Mirabel Cecil

Rex Whistler: A Talent Cut Short

an exhibition at the Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum, Salisbury, England, May 24–September 29, 2013

2014: Another Democratic Debacle?

Double Down: Game Change 2012

by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann

The Gamble: Choice and Chance in the 2012 Presidential Election

by John Sides and Lynn Vavreck

The Polarized Public? Why American Government Is So Dysfunctional

by Alan I. Abramowitz

The Fracturing of the American Corporate Elite

by Mark S. Mizruchi

The Almanac of American Politics 2014

by Michael Barone, Chuck McCutcheon, and others

They Covered the Sky, and Then…

Perhaps, in ethical terms, it doesn’t much matter whether overhunting was or was not the sole cause of the passenger pigeon’s extinction. Practically speaking, though, it matters a good deal.

A Feathered River Across the Sky: The Passenger Pigeon’s Flight to Extinction

by Joel Greenberg

Lost Animals: Extinction and the Photographic Record

by Errol Fuller

China: Reeducation Through Horror

The Tragedy of Liberation: A History of the Chinese Revolution, 1945–1957

by Frank Dikötter

The Daggers of Jorge Luis Borges

The writer’s lifelong dialogue with violence

Professor Borges: A Course on English Literature

by Jorge Luis Borges, edited by Martín Arias and Martín Hadis, and translated from the Spanish by Katherine Silver

A Big British Moment

Perilous Question: Reform or Revolution? Britain on the Brink, 1832

by Antonia Fraser

The Beautiful Sounds of Jimi Hendrix

“Hendrix used a range of technological innovations (feedback, sustain, effects pedals) to expand the sound of the guitar, to make it ‘talk’ in ways that it never had.”

Jimi Hendrix: I Hear My Train A Comin’

a film directed by Bob Smeaton

Starting at Zero: His Own Story

by Jimi Hendrix

The Good Way to Do History

The Allure of the Archives

by Arlette Farge, translated from the French by Thomas Scott-Railton, with a foreword by Natalie Zemon Davis

Love in Venice

Deaths in Venice: The Cases of Gustav von Aschenbach

by Philip Kitcher

Inventing the World’s Money

The Battle of Bretton Woods: John Maynard Keynes, Harry Dexter White, and the Making of a New World Order

by Benn Steil

Notes from Underground

Ivan Klíma’s ‘My Crazy Century’

My Crazy Century

by Ivan Klíma, translated from the Czech by Craig Cravens

Donald Rumsfeld Revealed

What did Donald Rumsfeld know?

The Unknown Known

a film directed by Errol Morris

Known and Unknown: A Memoir

by Donald Rumsfeld

By His Own Rules: The Ambitions, Successes, and Ultimate Failures of Donald Rumsfeld

by Bradley Graham

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