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A Case Against America

‘Who Rules the World?’ by Noam Chomsky

Who Rules the World?

by Noam Chomsky


A Poet Unlike Any Other

Often described as dotty, batty, silly, or odd, Stevie Smith can be celebrated as a major English poet of the 20th century

All the Poems

by Stevie Smith, edited and with an introduction by Will May


When High Technology Meets Immortality

In Zero K Don DeLillo has found the perfect physical repository for his oracular visions

Zero K

by Don DeLillo


Why the Very Poor Have Become Poorer

Deliberate political choices have made extremely poor families worse off than they were in 1969

$2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America

by Kathryn J. Edin and H. Luke Shaefer


All the Songs Are Now Yours

Listeners can now discover all kinds of weird, sublime, or perplexing musical paths

Every Song Ever: Twenty Ways to Listen in an Age of Musical Plenty

by Ben Ratliff


DNA: ‘The Power of the Beautiful Experiment’

A new book tells the story of one of the most transformative periods in the history of science

Life’s Greatest Secret: The Race to Crack the Genetic Code

by Matthew Cobb


Churchill: Great and Mean

No More Champagne: Churchill and His Money

by David Lough

Clementine: The Life of Mrs. Winston Churchill

by Sonia Purnell


The Awful Diseases on the Way

Sonia Shah’s ‘Pandemic: Tracking Contagions from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond’

Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond

by Sonia Shah


Emotional, Operatic Bach

Bach’s Major Vocal Works: Music, Drama, Liturgy

by Markus Rathey


The Wars of Vladimir Putin

The new Russian wars are a Bonapartism without a Napoleon

Pozdrowienia z Noworosji [Greetings from Novorossiya]

by Paweł Pieniążek

Entscheidung in Kiew. Ukrainische Lektionen [Decision in Kiev: Ukrainian Lessons]

by Karl Schlögel

Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible: The Surreal Heart of the New Russia

by Peter Pomerantsev


‘Enthralling & Enraging’

A Gushing Fountain

by Martin Walser, translated from the German by David Dollenmayer

My Marriage

by Jakob Wassermann, translated from the German by Michael Hofmann


After Einstein: The Dark Mysteries

Black Hole: How an Idea Abandoned by Newtonians, Hated by Einstein, and Gambled on by Hawking Became Loved

by Marcia Bartusiak

The Hunt for Vulcan: ...And How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet, Discovered Relativity, and Deciphered the Universe

by Thomas Levenson


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