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The Triumph of the Hard Right

‘Why the Right Went Wrong: Conservatism—from Goldwater to the Tea Party and Beyond’ by E.J. Dionne Jr.

Why the Right Went Wrong: Conservatism—from Goldwater to the Tea Party and Beyond

by E.J. Dionne Jr.


In the Sculptor’s Studio: Calder & Stella

Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture

Frank Stella: A Retrospective


‘A Very Sadistic Man’

Jonathan Bate’s ‘Ted Hughes: The Unauthorised Life’

Ted Hughes: The Unauthorised Life

by Jonathan Bate


The Collision Sport on Trial

Collisions are the essence of football. They are intended to occur on every play in every game.

Against Football: One Fan’s Reluctant Manifesto

by Steve Almond

The Game’s Not Over: In Defense of Football

by Gregg Easterbrook

Billion-Dollar Ball: A Journey Through the Big-Money Culture of College Football

by Gilbert M. Gaul

League of Denial: The NFL, Concussions, and the Battle for Truth

by Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru

Concussion

a film directed by Peter Landesman

Requiem for a Running Back

a documentary film directed by Rebecca Carpenter

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His Way

Sinatra’s Century: One Hundred Notes on the Man and His World

by David Lehman

Sinatra: The Chairman

by James Kaplan


To Be a Muslim in the West

The Moor’s Account

by Laila Lalami


The Real Legacy of Steve Jobs

Jobs had an abiding belief in freedom—his own.

Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine

a documentary film directed by Alex Gibney

Steve Jobs

a film directed by Danny Boyle

Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader

by Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli


The Anger of Ta-Nehisi Coates

‘Between the World and Me’ and its precursors

Between the World and Me

by Ta-Nehisi Coates


Make Me a Song

The Song Machine: Inside the Hit Factory

by John Seabrook


‘The EU Is on the Verge of Collapse’—An Interview

Kicking a ball uphill so that it keeps rolling back down

Very Big in LA

West of Eden: An American Place

by Jean Stein


Scorched by Murder

Lush Life

by Richard Price

The Whites

by Richard Price writing as Harry Brandt


A Different T.S. Eliot

Three new books make it possible to see more deeply than before into Eliot’s inner life

Young Eliot: From St. Louis to The Waste Land

by Robert Crawford

The Poems of T.S. Eliot, Volume I: Collected and Uncollected Poems

edited by Christopher Ricks and Jim McCue

The Poems of T.S. Eliot, Volume II: Practical Cats and Further Verses

edited by Christopher Ricks and Jim McCue


Troubles at Yale: An Exchange

Freedom of speech and discrimination on university campuses

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