President Obama & Marilynne Robinson: A Conversation in Iowa

“You have to assume that basically people want to do the right thing”

America’s Green Giant

Frederick Law Olmsted’s revolutionary vision of the public park

Frederick Law Olmsted: Writings on Landscape, Culture, and Society

edited by Charles E. Beveridge

The Papers of Frederick Law Olmsted, Volume IX: The Last Great Projects, 1890–1895

edited by David Schuyler, Gregory Kaliss, and Jeffrey Schlossberg

Frederick Law Olmsted: Plans and Views of Public Parks

edited by Charles E. Beveridge, Lauren Meier, and Irene Mills

Very Improbable Candidates

Outsider in the White House

by Bernie Sanders with Huck Gutman, and with an afterword by John Nichols

Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story

by Ben Carson, M.D., with Cecil Murphy

Rising to the Challenge: My Leadership Journey

by Carly Fiorina

Who Was Saint Paul?

The most enigmatic and controversial figure in the early history of Christianity

St. Paul: The Apostle We Love to Hate

by Karen Armstrong

Who Made Early Christianity?: The Jewish Lives of the Apostle Paul

by John G. Gager

Paul’s Summons to Messianic Life: Political Theology and the Coming Awakening

by L.L. Welborn

Nietzsche Versus Paul

by Abed Azzam

Free Speech, Big Money, Bad Elections

How the super-rich control the political agenda

Madison’s Music: On Reading the First Amendment

by Burt Neuborne

A Girl, a Horse, a Trap

The Mare

by Mary Gaitskill

The Mystery of Primo Levi

His work squares up to human identity crushed and corrupted by unspeakable evil

The Complete Works of Primo Levi

edited by Ann Goldstein, with an introduction by Toni Morrison, and translated from the Italian by Stuart Woolf, Ann Goldstein, Jenny McPhee, Nathaniel Rich, Alessandra Bastagli, Francesco Bastagli, Antony Shugaar, Jonathan Galassi, Anne Milano Appel, and Michael F. Moore

Betrayal in Burma

The Rebel of Rangoon: A Tale of Defiance and Deliverance in Burma

by Delphine Schrank

The Most Dysfunctional Family We Know


by Aeschylus, adapted and directed by Robert Icke


by Aeschylus, adapted by Rory Mullarkey, directed by Adele Thomas

Kundera: Looking for the Joke

The Festival of Insignificance

by Milan Kundera, translated from the French by Linda Asher

A Doctor’s Body Language

Adventures in Human Being: A Grand Tour from the Cranium to the Calcaneum

by Gavin Francis

Facing Napoleon’s Own EU

In These Times: Living in Britain Through Napoleon’s Wars, 1793–1815

by Jenny Uglow

Pamuk: Under the Spell of Istanbul

A Strangeness in My Mind

by Orhan Pamuk, translated from the Turkish by Ekin Oklap

Are We ‘Exceptionally Rapacious Primates’?

The Soul of the Marionette: A Short Inquiry into Human Freedom

by John Gray

The Age of Acquiescence: The Life and Death of American Resistance to Organized Wealth and Power

by Steve Fraser

The Strange Politics of Saving the Children

A Mighty Purpose: How Jim Grant Sold the World on Saving Its Children

by Adam Fifield

Subscribe and save 50%!

Read the latest issue as soon as it’s available, and browse our rich archives. You'll have immediate subscriber-only access to over 1,200 issues and 25,000 articles published since 1963.

Subscribe now

Subscribe and save 50%!

Get immediate access to the current issue and over 25,000 articles from the archives, plus the NYR App.

Already a subscriber? Sign in