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Their Faithful Servant

This Long Pursuit: Reflections of a Romantic Biographer

by Richard Holmes


Why We Must Still Defend Free Speech

If we defended speech only when we agreed with it, on what ground would we ask others to tolerate speech they oppose?

Liu Xiaobo’s Last Text

Although barely able to write, he managed to scribble this love note.

Clothes That Don’t Need You

Rei Kawakubo has been working, for decades, at a level that most artists can only fantasize about.

Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between

an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, May 4–September 4, 2017


What Are Impeachable Offenses?

Are impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump warranted?

The Case for Impeachment

by Allan J. Lichtman

Impeachment: A Citizen’s Guide

by Cass R. Sunstein


Legends of the Fall

The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve

by Stephen Greenblatt


Viva Tropicália!

Hélio Oiticica: To Organize Delirium

an exhibition at the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, October 1, 2016–January 2, 2017; the Art Institute of Chicago, February 19–May 7, 2017; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, July 14–October 1, 2017


The Republican Anti-Trump?

The Vanishing American Adult: Our Coming-of-Age Crisis—and How to Rebuild a Culture of Self-Reliance

by Ben Sasse


Gone Fishing

Fishing: How the Sea Fed Civilization

by Brian Fagan

The Doryman’s Reflection: A Fisherman’s Life

by Paul Molyneaux


What Is the Critic’s Job?

Better Living Through Criticism: How to Think About Art, Pleasure, Beauty, and Truth

by A.O. Scott

This Thing We Call Literature

by Arthur Krystal

Mimesis: The Representation of Reality in Western Literature

by Erich Auerbach, translated from the German by Willard R. Trask, with an introduction by Edward W. Said


Brexit’s Irish Question

How do you impose an EU frontier across a small island without utterly unsettling the complex compromises that have ended a thirty-year conflict?

Violence and Creativity

An exceptional translator of Pierre Michon’s work has, at last, appeared

Small Lives

by Pierre Michon, translated from the French by Jody Gladding and Elizabeth Deshays

Rimbaud the Son

by Pierre Michon, translated from the French by Jody Gladding and Elizabeth Deshays

The Eleven

by Pierre Michon, translated from the French by Jody Gladding and Elizabeth Deshays

Masters and Servants

by Pierre Michon, translated from the French, illustrated, and with an introduction by Wyatt Mason

The Origin of the World

by Pierre Michon, translated from the French and with an introduction by Wyatt Mason, afterword by Roger Shattuck

Winter Mythologies and Abbots

by Pierre Michon, translated from the French by Ann Jefferson

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A Gruesome Ghost Dance

Theresienstadt 1941–1945: The Face of a Coerced Community

by H. G. Adler, translated from the German by Belinda Cooper, with an afterword by Jeremy Adler


Shaping Stories to Make Sense of Ourselves

The Burning Girl

by Claire Messud


Soccer’s Culture of Corruption

David Conn’s ‘The Fall of the House of FIFA: The Multimillion-Dollar Corruption at the Heart of Global Soccer’

The Fall of the House of FIFA: The Multimillion-Dollar Corruption at the Heart of Global Soccer

by David Conn


Five Magnificent Years

‘Otis Redding: An Unfinished Life’ by Jonathan Gould

Otis Redding: An Unfinished Life

by Jonathan Gould


Which Jane Austen?

Tinkering with Austen’s image has a long history.

Jane Austen at Home: A Biography

by Lucy Worsley

Teenage Writings

by Jane Austen, edited and with an introduction and notes by Kathryn Sutherland and Freya Johnston

The Making of Jane Austen

by Devoney Looser

Jane Austen, the Secret Radical

by Helena Kelly


Under a Spell

Mystical Symbolism: The Salon de la Rose+Croix in Paris, 1892–1897

an exhibition at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, June 30–October 4, 2017; and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, October 28, 2017–January 7, 2018


‘Everything That Is Alive in Modern Cinema’

Jean Renoir: A Biography

by Pascal Mérigeau, translated from the French by Bruce Benderson, with a foreword by Martin Scorsese


The Poet of Freakiness

Stories, Plays and Other Writings

by Carson McCullers, edited by Carlos L. Dews

Complete Novels

by Carson McCullers, edited by Carlos L. Dews

The Lonely Hunter: A Biography of Carson McCullers

by Virginia Spencer Carr, with a foreword by Tennessee Williams


When Dissent Became Treason

A period of unparalleled censorship, mass imprisonment, and anti-immigrant terror

America and the Great War: A Library of Congress Illustrated History

by Margaret E. Wagner, with an introduction by David M. Kennedy

The Great War

a three-part television series produced by Stephen Ives and Amanda Pollak for PBS’s American Experience

War Against War: The American Fight for Peace, 1914–1918

by Michael Kazin

Spider Web: The Birth of American Anticommunism

by Nick Fischer

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