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Can He Be Stopped?

The Trump campaign keeps barreling forward

How Shakespeare Lives Now

His plays have left his world, passed into ours, and become part of us

Crackdown in China: Worse and Worse

Xi’s anticorruption campaign has morphed into a mass purge aimed at political rivals

The Big Beat

The Heart

by Maylis de Kerangal, translated from the French by Sam Taylor


Has Obama Upheld the Law?

Charlie Savage’s ‘Power Wars: Inside Obama’s Post-9/11 Presidency’

Power Wars: Inside Obama’s Post-9/11 Presidency

by Charlie Savage


The Classics: A Subtle New View

Classical Literature: An Epic Journey from Homer to Virgil and Beyond

by Richard Jenkyns


Fatal Russian Poison in London: The Report

The Litvinenko Inquiry: Report into the Death of Alexander Litvinenko

by Sir Robert Owen


Fury Over Fracking

The question of whether fracking will exacerbate or ameliorate climate change is complex

Exxon: The Road Not Taken

by Neela Banerjee, John H. Cushman Jr., David Hasemyer, and Lisa Song

The Green and the Black: The Complete Story of the Shale Revolution, the Fight Over Fracking, and the Future of Energy

by Gary Sernovitz


The Enemies of Roger Scruton

Fools, Frauds and Firebrands: Thinkers of the New Left

by Roger Scruton


Tough & Funny Tales

The Making of Zombie Wars

by Aleksandar Hemon


Maggie & the Storm Over Europe

Margaret Thatcher: At Her Zenith: In London, Washington and Moscow

by Charles Moore


A Different Vision of History

The Silk Roads: A New History of the World

by Peter Frankopan


Poet of the Violent and the Chaste

The Collected Poems of John Crowe Ransom

edited by Ben Mazer


What Chance for Afghanistan?

Afghan Modern: The History of a Global Nation

by Robert D. Crews

Afghan History Through Afghan Eyes

edited by Nile Green

The Army of Afghanistan: A Political History of a Fragile Institution

by Antonio Giustozzi


Living Happily Ever After

Tract houses and the growth of the suburbs in postwar America

Houses for a New World: Builders and Buyers in American Suburbs, 1945–1965

by Barbara Miller Lane

Detached America: Building Houses in Postwar Suburbia

by James A. Jacobs


A Revolutionary Discovery in China

A trove of ancient manuscripts is helping to reshape our understanding of China’s past

Buried Ideas: Legends of Abdication and Ideal Government in Early Chinese Bamboo-Slip Manuscripts

by Sarah Allan


The Disaster of Richard Nixon

He seems destined to remain an object of fascination, amazement, scorn, and disgust

Being Nixon: A Man Divided

by Evan Thomas

Fatal Politics: The Nixon Tapes, the Vietnam War, and the Casualties of Reelection

by Ken Hughes

Nixon’s Nuclear Specter: The Secret Alert of 1969, Madman Diplomacy, and the Vietnam War

by William Burr and Jeffrey P. Kimball

One Man Against the World: The Tragedy of Richard Nixon

by Tim Weiner


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