Wonder Boys?

Darrin McMahon’s ‘Divine Fury: A History of Genius’

Divine Fury: A History of Genius

by Darrin M. McMahon

The Cut of Coco

“I…am an odious person,” Coco Chanel declared. Not many would have begged to differ.

Mademoiselle: Coco Chanel and the Pulse of History

by Rhonda K. Garelick

Muriel Spark, Moral Hypnotist

The Informed Air: Essays

by Muriel Spark, edited and with a preface by Penelope Jardine

Curriculum Vitae: A Volume of Autobiography

by Muriel Spark

The Comforters

by Muriel Spark

Memento Mori

by Muriel Spark

The Bachelors

by Muriel Spark

The Ballad of Peckham Rye

by Muriel Spark

The Driver’s Seat

by Muriel Spark

Territorial Rights

by Muriel Spark

Loitering with Intent

by Muriel Spark

A Far Cry from Kensington

by Muriel Spark

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Fearless Malevich


an exhibition at the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, October 18, 2013–February 2, 2014; the Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany, Bonn, March 8–June 22, 2014; and Tate Modern, London, July 16–October 26, 2014.

Kazimir Malevich and the Russian Avant-Garde: Featuring Selections from the Khardzhiev and Costakis Collections

Catalog of the exhibition at the Stedelijk Museum by Sophie Tates, Karen Kelly, Bart Rutten, and Geurt Imanse

Black Square: Malevich and the Origin of Suprematism

by Aleksandra Shatskikh, translated from the Russian by Marian Schwartz

It’s All for Your Own Good

‘Why Nudge?’ by Cass Sunstein

Why Nudge? The Politics of Libertarian Paternalism

by Cass R. Sunstein

Conspiracy Theories and Other Dangerous Ideas

by Cass R. Sunstein

The Pillars of Arab Despotism

‘The New Arabs’ by Juan Cole and ‘Temptations of Power’ by Shadi Hamid

The New Arabs: How the Millennial Generation Is Changing the Middle East

by Juan Cole

Temptations of Power: Islamists and Illiberal Democracy in a New Middle East

by Shadi Hamid

Heidegger in Black

Heidegger was one of the most influential thinkers of the modern era. He was also a convinced Nazi.

Überlegungen II–VI (Schwarze Hefte 1931–1938) [Reflections II–VI (Black Notebooks 1931–1938)]

by Martin Heidegger, edited by Peter Trawny

Überlegungen VII–XI (Schwarze Hefte 1938/39) [Reflections VII–XI (Black Notebooks 1938/39)]

by Martin Heidegger, edited by Peter Trawny

Überlegungen XII–XV (Schwarze Hefte 1939–1941) [Reflections XII–XV (Black Notebooks 1939–1941)]

by Martin Heidegger, edited by Peter Trawny

Texas: The Southern Baptists in Power

Rough Country: How Texas Became America’s Most Powerful Bible-Belt State

by Robert Wuthnow

How Stoical Was Seneca?

There is something elusive, even a whiff of “spin,” about him

Dying Every Day: Seneca at the Court of Nero

by James Romm

Hardship and Happiness

by Lucius Annaeus Seneca, translated from the Latin by Elaine Fantham, Harry M. Hine, James Ker, and Gareth D. Williams

The Greatest Empire: A Life of Seneca

by Emily Wilson

On America’s Front Lines

Alice Goffman’s ‘On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City’

On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City

by Alice Goffman

The Growth of Incarceration in the United States: Exploring Causes and Consequences

a report by the National Research Council, edited by Jeremy Travis, Bruce Western, and Steve Redburn

‘A New Way of Life’

Self-Help Messiah: Dale Carnegie and Success in Modern America

by Steven Watts

Israel & the US: The Delusions of Our Diplomacy

Of Skeptics, Reproachers, and Embracers

In the Spirit of Maya Lin

Political Emotions: Why Love Matters for Justice

by Martha C. Nussbaum

The Dark Dreams of William Burroughs

Call Me Burroughs: A Life

by Barry Miles

Kill Your Darlings

a film directed by John Krokidas

Listening to Reason

Being Realistic about Reasons

by T.M. Scanlon

What Your Computer Can’t Know

The 4th Revolution: How the Infosphere Is Reshaping Human Reality

by Luciano Floridi

Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies

by Nick Bostrom

Ukraine: What Putin Has Won

Whatever government emerges in the territories controlled by the rebels will be hostile to Kiev and will look to Moscow for its future.

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