Obama: Confessions of the Consultant

Believer: My Forty Years in Politics

by David Axelrod

The Magic of Donatello

“Since the end of classical antiquity nearly a thousand years before, no Italian sculptor had tried anything so bold in the carving of marble sculpture.”

Sculpture in the Age of Donatello: Renaissance Masterpieces from Florence Cathedral

an exhibition at the Museum of Biblical Art, New York City, February 20–June 14, 2015

Serious, Silly, Charming, & Heartless

The Mad Boy, Lord Berners, My Grandmother and Me: An Aristocratic Family, a High-Society Scandal and an Extraordinary Legacy

by Sofka Zinovieff

The Queen on Broadway

Après elle, le déluge

The Audience

a play by Peter Morgan, directed by Stephen Daldry, at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, New York City, March 8–June 28, 2015

Václav Havel: What He Inspired

Havel: A Life

by Michael Žantovský



by Rachel Cusk

Monsters Together

When Stalin and Hitler were allies

The Devils’ Alliance: Hitler’s Pact with Stalin, 1939–1941

by Roger Moorhouse

Blood in the Sky

H Is for Hawk

by Helen Macdonald

A Prodigal Struggle with Demons

Mercy of a Rude Stream: The Complete Novels

by Henry Roth, with an introduction by Joshua Ferris

Did We Lose the War on Poverty?—II

Legacies of the War on Poverty

edited by Martha J. Bailey and Sheldon Danziger

‘A New Way of Writing About Race’

Claudia Rankine’s ‘Citizen’

Citizen: An American Lyric

by Claudia Rankine

Is Reason Enough?

Life After Faith: The Case for Secular Humanism

by Philip Kitcher

Health: The Right Diagnosis and the Wrong Treatment

‘America’s Bitter Pill’ by Steven Brill

America’s Bitter Pill: Money, Politics, Backroom Deals, and the Fight to Fix Our Broken Healthcare System

by Steven Brill

The Pope Who Tried

The Pope and Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe

by David I. Kertzer

It’s Still a Scandal!

The novelosaurus of the future

The Most Dangerous Book: The Battle for James Joyce’s Ulysses

by Kevin Birmingham

The Floating Studio

Manet Paints Monet: A Summer in Argenteuil

by Willibald Sauerländer, translated from the German by David Dollenmayer

The Wonderfully Elusive Chinese Novel

David Tod Roy’s translation of ‘Chin P’ing Mei’

The Plum in the Golden Vase or, Chin P’ing Mei, Vol. 5: The Dissolution

by an unknown author, translated from the Chinese by David Tod Roy

The Master Writer of the City

Joseph Mitchell’s notorious nonfiction inventions revealed a hybrid genre for which he had a singular genius.

Man in Profile: Joseph Mitchell of The New Yorker

by Thomas Kunkel

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