Hilton and Love

White Girls

by Hilton Als

The Three Leakers and What to Do About Them

Snowden, Manning, and Assange

Secrets and Leaks: The Dilemma of State Secrecy

by Rahul Sagar

Fighting for the Press: The Inside Story of the Pentagon Papers and Other Battles

by James C. Goodale

Wondrous, Fragile, Tedious Berkeley

At Berkeley

a film directed by Frederick Wiseman

England: How the Masterpieces Came and Went

The King’s Pictures: The Formation and Dispersal of the Collections of Charles I and His Courtiers

by Francis Haskell, edited and with an introduction by Karen Serres, and a foreword by Nicholas Penny

‘The Greatest Catastrophe the World Has Seen’

Did the peacebreakers of 1914 “sleepwalk” into hostilities?

The War That Ended Peace: The Road to 1914

by Margaret MacMillan

1913: In Search of the World Before the Great War

by Charles Emmerson

The Russian Origins of the First World War

by Sean McMeekin

July 1914: Countdown to War

by Sean McMeekin

The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914

by Christopher Clark

Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes to War

by Max Hastings

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Shakespeare: A Brilliant Night in New York

Twelfth Night

a play by William Shakespeare, directed by Tim Carroll and produced by Shakespeare’s Globe, London, at the Belasco Theatre, New York City, November 20, 2013–February 16, 2014

Cool, Clinical, and Outrageous

Leaving the Sea

by Ben Marcus

On Breaking One’s Neck

A doctor’s near-death experience and what it reveals about the US medical care system

Make This Not True

Tenth of December

by George Saunders

Rumsfeld: Why We Live in His Ruins

Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, who had insisted that he would gather all control in his hands, refused to understand what was happening in Iraq.

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

Margaret Drabble: In Defiance of Time

A writer whose puzzles start with the frame

The Pure Gold Baby

by Margaret Drabble

The Needle’s Eye

by Margaret Drabble

The Garrick Year

by Margaret Drabble

The Red Queen

by Margaret Drabble

The Pattern in the Carpet: A Personal History with Jigsaws

by Margaret Drabble

The Sea Lady

by Margaret Drabble

The Millstone

by Margaret Drabble

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