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President Obama & Marilynne Robinson: A Conversation—II

On literature, politics, competition, and the meaning of freedom

A Very Different Paris

The Other Paris

by Luc Sante


Ambush, Night & Day

A Brief History of Seven Killings

by Marlon James


‘His Joy, His Life’

‘Letters to Véra’ by Vladimir Nabokov

Letters to Véra

by Vladimir Nabokov, edited and translated from the Russian by Olga Voronina and Brian Boyd

Nabokov in America: On the Road to Lolita

by Robert Roper


Behind ‘King Lear’: The History Revealed

James Shapiro’s ‘The Year of Lear: Shakespeare in 1606’

The Year of Lear: Shakespeare in 1606

by James Shapiro


Messianic America: Can He Explain it?

American Foreign Policy and Its Thinkers

by Perry Anderson

Worldmaking: The Art and Science of American Diplomacy

by David Milne


Even Worse Than We Thought

‘The Crime and the Silence: Confronting the Massacre of Jews in Wartime Jedwabne’ by Anna Bikont

The Crime and the Silence: Confronting the Massacre of Jews in Wartime Jedwabne

by Anna Bikont, translated from the Polish by Alissa Valles


Empress Theodora, Who Transformed the World

Theodora: Actress, Empress, Saint

by David Potter


The Cure for Corporate Wrongdoing: Class Actions vs. Individual Prosecutions

On the merits and demerits of class action litigation

Entrepreneurial Litigation: Its Rise, Fall, and Future

by John C. Coffee Jr.


The Commander of Civil War History

Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis as Commander in Chief

by James M. McPherson

The War That Forged a Nation: Why the Civil War Still Matters

by James M. McPherson


On Ancestor Apes in Europe

The Real Planet of the Apes: A New Story of Human Origins

by David R. Begun


When Priests Marry

Keeping the Vow: The Untold Story of Married Catholic Priests

by D. Paul Sullins


Medical Research: The Dangers to the Human Subjects

Was the issuance of the Nuremberg Code the end of unethical medical research? Not at all.

The Nuremberg Code

issued by the Nuremberg tribunal in 1947

The Declaration of Helsinki

issued by the World Medical Association in 1964 and revised most recently in 2013

The Ethics Police? The Struggle to Make Human Research Safe

by Robert L. Klitzman


The Weird Art of the Ordinary

All Days Are Night

by Peter Stamm, translated from the German by Michael Hofmann


The Joys of Innovation: For Profit Only

Mass Flourishing: How Grassroots Innovation Created Jobs, Challenge, and Change

by Edmund Phelps


China: Novelists Against the State

Death Fugue

by Sheng Keyi, translated from the Chinese by Shelly Bryant

A Map of Betrayal

by Ha Jin

Kinder Than Solitude

by Yiyun Li

The Dog: Stories

by Jack Livings


Stalin: His Daughter & His Crimes

Stalin’s Daughter: The Extraordinary and Tumultuous Life of Svetlana Alliluyeva

by Rosemary Sullivan

Stalin: New Biography of a Dictator

by Oleg V. Khlevniuk, translated from the Russian by Nora Seligman Favorov


A Hero of the European Mind

Peiresc’s Mediterranean World

by Peter N. Miller


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