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The Secret Auden

The poet had a secret life that his closest friends knew little or nothing about

The Scholar Who Shaped History

David Brion Davis’s ‘The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation’

The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation

by David Brion Davis


On ‘Freedom and Security’

When we proceed as if the ends justify the means, we sow mistrust.

The Triumph of Fay Weldon

Kehua!

by Fay Weldon

Praxis

by Fay Weldon

Down Among the Women

by Fay Weldon

Auto da Fay: A Memoir

by Fay Weldon

Splitting

by Fay Weldon

The Bulgari Connection

by Fay Weldon

She May Not Leave

by Fay Weldon

Long Live the King

by Fay Weldon

The New Countess

by Fay Weldon

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The Women at the Top

The rise of upper-middle-class working women, and its implications

The XX Factor: How the Rise of Working Women Has Created a Far Less Equal World

by Alison Wolf


India: You’re Criminal If Gay

A former judge and mother of a gay son on the criminalization of homosexuality

Under the Volcano

Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum

catalog by Paul Roberts of a recent exhibition at the British Museum

Herculaneum: Art of a Buried City

by Maria Paola Guidobaldi and Domenico Esposito, with photographs by Luciano Pedicini, translated from the Italian by Ceil Friedman


Pakistan: The Mess We Can’t Ignore

No Exit from Pakistan: America’s Tortured Relationship with Islamabad

by Daniel S. Markey

The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth

by Mark Mazzetti

Magnificent Delusions: Pakistan, the United States, and an Epic History of Misunderstanding

by Husain Haqqani

The China-Pakistan Axis: Asia’s New Geopolitics

by Andrew Small

Karachi: Ordered Disorder and the Struggle for the City

by Laurent Gayer

The Prisoner

by Omar Shahid Hamid

How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia

by Mohsin Hamid

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How to Destroy Species, Including Us

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

by Elizabeth Kolbert


Imaginary Jews

Anti-Judaism as a constitutive idea and an explanatory force in Western civilization

Anti-Judaism: The Western Tradition

by David Nirenberg


Unfettered Judge Posner

Reflections on Judging

by Richard A. Posner


Queens of the Night

Stranger Magic: Charmed States and the Arabian Nights

by Marina Warner

One Thousand and One Nights

a retelling by Hanan al-Shaykh, with a foreword by Mary Gaitskill


Paddling to Peking

Ping-Pong Diplomacy: The Secret History Behind the Game That Changed the World

by Nicholas Griffin


The Dangers of Democracy

The Confidence Trap: A History of Democracy in Crisis from World War I to the Present

by David Runciman


A Great ‘Prince Igor’

Prince Igor

an opera by Alexander Borodin, directed by Dmitri Tcherniakov


Will Scotland Go Independent?

The changing shape and meaning of nationhood in the 21st century

Scotland’s Future: Your Guide to an Independent Scotland

by the Scottish Government

The Road to Independence?: Scotland in the Balance

by Murray Pittock, with a foreword by Alex Salmond

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