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Wake Up, Europe

Europe is facing a challenge from Russia to its very existence.

Wonder Woman: The Weird, True Story

How the superheroine was a “missing link” in American feminism

The Secret History of Wonder Woman

by Jill Lepore

Wonder Woman Unbound: The Curious History of the World’s Most Famous Heroine

by Tim Hanley


Why Innocent People Plead Guilty

Our criminal justice system is almost exclusively a system of plea bargaining, negotiated behind closed doors and with no judicial oversight

The Worst Railroad Job

The Narrow Road to the Deep North

by Richard Flanagan


The Creepy New Wave of the Internet

The Internet of Things is happening, and happening quickly

The Zero Marginal Cost Society: The Internet of Things, the Collaborative Commons, and the Eclipse of Capitalism

by Jeremy Rifkin

Enchanted Objects: Design, Human Desire, and the Internet of Things

by David Rose

Age of Context: Mobile, Sensors, Data and the Future of Privacy

by Robert Scoble and Shel Israel, with a foreword by Marc Benioff

More Awesome Than Money: Four Boys and Their Heroic Quest to Save Your Privacy from Facebook

by Jim Dwyer


The Myth of Chinese Super Schools

Yong Zhao’s ‘Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon?’

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon? Why China Has the Best (and Worst) Education System in the World

by Yong Zhao


The Connoisseur of the Uncanny

Robert Gober: The Heart Is Not a Metaphor

an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, New York City, October 4, 2014–January 18, 2015


In Love with the Judge

The Children Act

by Ian McEwan


Gaza: The Murderous Melodrama

The summer of Israeli discontent

Gaza: A History

by Jean-Pierre Filiu, translated from the French by John King

Palestine Speaks: Narratives of Life Under Occupation

compiled and edited by Cate Malek and Mateo Hoke

Gaza and Israel: New Obstacles, New Solutions

a report by the International Crisis Group


The Rape of the Narrator

A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing

by Eimear McBride


The Cleverness of Joseph Stalin

Stalin: Volume I: Paradoxes of Power, 1878–1928

by Stephen Kotkin


It’s Time to Live with the Birds

Welcome to Subirdia: Sharing Our Neighborhoods with Wrens, Robins, Woodpeckers, and Other Wildlife

by John M. Marzluff, with illustrations by Jack DeLap


The Mysterious World of the Deaf

Lydia Denworth’s ‘I Can Hear You Whisper: An Intimate Journey Through the Science of Sound and Language’

I Can Hear You Whisper: An Intimate Journey Through the Science of Sound and Language

by Lydia Denworth


The Subtle Minds of Santa Fe

La Grande

by Juan José Saer, translated from the Spanish and with an afterword by Steve Dolph


A Lover’s Quarrel with the World

Jump Soul: New and Selected Poems

by Charlie Smith


Thailand: Beautiful and Bitterly Divided

A fierce and intractable struggle for power

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