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Cancer: A Time for Skeptics

‘The Death of Cancer’ by Vincent T. DeVita Jr. and Elizabeth DeVita-Raeburn

The Death of Cancer

by Vincent T. DeVita Jr. and Elizabeth DeVita-Raeburn


Reagan: The Triumph of Tone

Killing Reagan: The Violent Assault That Changed a Presidency

by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard

Ronald Reagan

by Jacob Weisberg


The Dream of White Gold

The White Road: Journey into an Obsession

by Edmund de Waal


The Koch Brothers’ New Brand

Jane Mayer’s ‘Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right’

Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right

by Jane Mayer


France: Is There a Way Out?

Economic stagnation, political paralysis, terrorism, and migrants

The Fierce Courage of Nina Simone

She did not so much interpret songs as take possession of them

What Happened, Miss Simone?

a Netflix documentary film directed by Liz Garbus

What Happened, Miss Simone?: A Biography

by Alan Light


Kicked Out in America!

Matthew Desmond’s ‘Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City’

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

by Matthew Desmond


What’s New About the War?

When Britain Saved the West: The Story of 1940

by Robin Prior

Eisenhower’s Armies: The American–British Alliance During World War II

by Niall Barr

Ardennes 1944: The Battle of the Bulge

by Antony Beevor

Browned Off and Bloody-Minded: The British Soldier Goes to War, 1939–1945

by Alan Allport

Forgotten: The Untold Story of D-Day’s Black Heroes, at Home and at War

by Linda Hervieux

Omaha Beach on D-Day

y Jean-David Morvan and Séverine Tréfouël, with drawings by Dominique Bertail, photographs by Robert Capa, and text by Bernard Lebrun, translated from the French by Edward Gauvin

France 1940: Defending the Republic

by Philip Nord

Eisenhower’s Guerrillas: The Jedburghs, the Maquis, and the Liberation of France

by Benjamin F. Jones

The Rise of Germany, 1939–1941: The War in the West

by James Holland

The Battle for Moscow

by David Stahel

India at War: The Subcontinent and the Second World War

by Yasmin Khan

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Unflinching About Women

A Manual for Cleaning Women: Selected Stories

by Lucia Berlin, edited and with an introduction by Stephen Emerson, and with a foreword by Lydia Davis


Liberal, Harsh Denmark

The open, egalitarian nation has taken one of the hardest lines on refugees

The Universe: ‘The Important Stuff Is Invisible’

Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: The Astounding Interconnectedness of the Universe

by Lisa Randall


China: The Benefits of Persecution?

Mao’s Lost Children: Stories of the Rusticated Youth of China’s Cultural Revolution

edited by Ou Nianzhong and Liang Yongkang, and translated from the Chinese by Laura Maynard


Windows on the Will

Human needs, Schopenhauer thought, are not in their essence complex.

The Polar Express

a film directed by Robert Zemeckis

Anomalisa

a film directed by Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson

On the Suffering of the World

by Arthur Schopenhauer, translated from the German by R.J. Hollingdale

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