What a Beautiful Mess!

Little Failure: A Memoir

by Gary Shteyngart

Iran: A Good Deal Now in Danger

Will Congress scuttle the negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program?

In the Shadow of Sharon

A man of primordial elements—military glory, gluttony, and a Nietzschean will to power

Marijuana: The High and the Low

A New Leaf: The End of Cannabis Prohibition

by Alyson Martin and Nushin Rashidian

Who Was JFK?

Ira Stoll’s ‘JFK, Conservative’

JFK, Conservative

by Ira Stoll

Why Bach Moves Us

John Eliot Gardiner’s ‘Bach: Music in the Castle of Heaven’

Bach: Music in the Castle of Heaven

by John Eliot Gardiner

The Music of Big Questions


by Richard Powers

The TR Show

Doris Kearns Goodwin’s ‘The Bully Pulpit’

The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism

by Doris Kearns Goodwin

Balzac on the Brink

The Human Comedy: Selected Stories

by Honoré de Balzac, edited and with an introduction by Peter Brooks, and translated from the French by Linda Asher, Carol Cosman, and Jordan Stump

On the Road with Heracles

The Discovery of Middle Earth: Mapping the Lost World of the Celts

by Graham Robb

The Art of Janet Malcolm & Emily Dickinson

Janet Malcolm: The Emily Dickinson Series

an exhibition at Lori Bookstein Fine Art, New York City, January 9–February 8, 2014

Dickinson/Walser: Pencil Sketches

an exhibition at the Drawing Center, New York City, November 15, 2013–January 12, 2014

Syria’s Polio Epidemic: The Suppressed Truth

The health catastrophe that has struck Syrian children

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