Hell of a Fiesta

Venezuela is experiencing a humanitarian crisis of immense proportions.

Surreal Anthropology

Phantom Africa

by Michel Leiris, translated from the French by Brent Hayes Edwards

So Funny You Could Plotz

Jewish Comedy: A Serious History

by Jeremy Dauber

Feeling Jewish (A Book for Just About Anyone)

by Devorah Baum

Ghost Whisperers

‘Sing, Unburied, Sing’ by Jesmyn Ward

Sing, Unburied, Sing

by Jesmyn Ward

Mad As Hell About What?


a play directed by Ivo van Hove, adapted by Lee Hall from the screenplay by Paddy Chayefsky, at the National Theatre, London, November 13, 2017–March 24, 2018

The Impossibility of Being Oscar

He had, throughout his life, talked away too much of his talent.

Oscar Wilde: The Unrepentant Years

by Nicholas Frankel

A Modern Greek Tragedy

‘Adults in the Room: My Battle with the European and American Deep Establishment’ by Yanis Varoufakis

Adults in the Room: My Battle with the European and American Deep Establishment

by Yanis Varoufakis

Far from the Tree

Priest of Nature: The Religious Worlds of Isaac Newton

by Rob Iliffe

In the Cauldron at Midnight

The life and work of the Surrealist artist and writer Leonora Carrington

Farewell to the Muse: Love, War and the Women of Surrealism

by Whitney Chadwick

Down Below

by Leonora Carrington, with an introduction by Marina Warner

The Complete Stories of Leonora Carrington

with an introduction by Kathryn Davis, translated from the French by Kathrine Talbot and from the Spanish by Anthony Kerrigan

Golf and Gold

Japan’s Security Renaissance: New Policies and Politics for the Twenty-First Century

by Andrew L. Oros

The Pivot: The Future of American Statecraft in Asia

by Kurt M. Campbell

Intimate Rivals: Japanese Domestic Politics and a Rising China

by Sheila A. Smith

The Quiet Little Warrior

All the Great Prizes: The Life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt

by John Taliaferro

Lincoln’s Boys: John Hay, John Nicolay, and the War for Lincoln’s Image

by Joshua Zeitz

The Statesman and the Storyteller: John Hay, Mark Twain, and the Rise of American Imperialism

by Mark Zwonitzer

John Hay, Friend of Giants: The Man and Life Connecting Abraham Lincoln, Mark Twain, Henry James, and Theodore Roosevelt

by Philip McFarland

Roth Agonistes

Philip Roth’s ‘Why Write?: Collected Nonfiction 1960–2013’

Why Write?: Collected Nonfiction 1960–2013

by Philip Roth

Midnight’s Child

India Modern: The Paintings of M.F. Husain

an exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago, July 14, 2017—March 4, 2018

Camping with Honest George

On the Museum of the American Revolution

A Glimmer of Justice

‘The International Criminal Court in an Effective Global Justice System’

The International Criminal Court in an Effective Global Justice System

by Linda E. Carter, Mark S. Ellis, and Charles Chernor Jalloh

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