A Mighty Wind

How Narendra Modi and the BJP swept into power in India

How the BJP Wins: Inside India’s Greatest Election Machine

by Prashant Jha

When Crime Pays: Money and Muscle in Indian Politics

by Milan Vaishnav

Wilder and Wilder

‘Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder’ by Caroline Fraser

Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder

by Caroline Fraser

Trump’s Inquisitor

Jeff Sessions has abandoned the Justice Department’s responsibility to defend and enforce civil rights, access to the ballot, and equal treatment

The Question of Hamlet

No generation is comfortable with its predecessor’s take on the play

Hamlet and the Vision of Darkness

by Rhodri Lewis

The Mouse That Roared

Clement Attlee: The Man Who Made Modern Britain

by John Bew

My Dear Boy

The Sparsholt Affair

by Alan Hollinghurst

From Moscow with Love

Red at Heart: How Chinese Communists Fell in Love with the Russian Revolution

by Elizabeth McGuire

A Deep Dark Place


by Sigrid Rausing

Stray Dog

On the photography of Moriyama Daidō

Daidō Moriyama: Record

edited by Mark Holborn

Provoke: Between Protest and Performance—Photography in Japan 1960/1975

edited by Diane Dufour and Matthew S. Witkovsky, with Duncan Forbes and Walter Moser

Daido Tokyo

by Daidō Moriyama

The Revolution That Wasn’t

Ukrainians are demoralized by the weak economy and frustrated by the president’s failure to address systemic corruption

The Ukrainian Night: An Intimate History of Revolution

by Marci Shore

Near Abroad: Putin, the West, and the Contest over Ukraine and the Caucasus

by Gerard Toal

Noble Memories

Memoirs from Beyond the Grave: 1768–1800

by François-René de Chateaubriand, translated from the French by Alex Andriesse, with an introduction by Anka Muhlstein

The War Without End

Directorate S: The CIA and America’s Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan

by Steve Coll

Superman in Tweeds

Judging Shaw: The Radicalism of GBS

by Fintan O’Toole

The Smartphone War

The war in Syria has occurred at a time when the first response of many caught up in a crisis is to get out their phones and start filming.

No Turning Back: Life, Loss, and Hope in Wartime Syria

by Rania Abouzeid

Brothers of the Gun: A Memoir of the Syrian War

by Marwan Hisham and Molly Crabapple

Journalism in Times of War

edited by Awad Joumaa and Khaled Ramadan

Becoming the Story: War Correspondents since 9/11

by Lindsay Palmer

Shades of Death

The Largesse of the Sea Maiden

by Denis Johnson

Black Pictures

The pioneers of African-American cinema

Pioneers of African-American Cinema

directed by Richard Norman, Richard Maurice, Spencer Williams, and Oscar Micheaux; curated and including essays by Charles Musser and Jacqueline Najuma Stewart

Quantum’s Leaping Lizards

What Is Real?: The Unfinished Quest for the Meaning of Quantum Physics

by Adam Becker

A Born-Again Jew

Confessions of an Old Jewish Painter

by R.B. Kitaj, with a preface by David Hockney, edited and with an epilogue by Eckhart J. Gillen

The Man Who Wanted Everything

The life of Jann Wenner and ‘Rolling Stone’

Sticky Fingers: The Life and Times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine

by Joe Hagan

More Equal Than Others

‘One Another’s Equals: The Basis of Human Equality’ by Jeremy Waldron

One Another’s Equals: The Basis of Human Equality

by Jeremy Waldron

A History of Denial

‘Empires in the Sun: The Struggle for the Mastery of Africa’ by Lawrence James

Empires in the Sun: The Struggle for the Mastery of Africa

by Lawrence James

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