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Lotte in Weimar

Babylon Berlin

a television series created by Tom Tykwer, Achim von Borries, and Hendrik Handloegten, based on the novels by Volker Kutscher, available on Netflix

Babylon Berlin: Book 1 of the Gereon Rath Mystery Series

by Volker Kutscher, translated from the German by Niall Sellar


Crooked Trump?

The investigation of Michael Cohen marks the start of a new phase in the unraveling of Trump’s presidency.


The Tree Whisperers

The Plant Messiah: Adventures in Search of the World’s Rarest Species

by Carlos Magdalena

Wilding: The Return of Nature to a British Farm

by Isabella Tree


Luftmensch in Paris

The Great Nadar: The Man Behind the Camera

by Adam Begley

When I Was a Photographer

by Félix Nadar, translated from the French by Eduardo Cadava and Liana Theodoratou


The Mists of Time

Warlight

by Michael Ondaatje


A Hard Road Home

The films of Chantal Akerman

Chantal Akerman

a series of forty-five films at the Cinémathèque Française, Paris, January 31–March 2, 2018


The Children Strike Back

Hunting the Truth: Memoirs of Beate and Serge Klarsfeld

translated from the French by Sam Taylor


Wakanda Forever!

On Ryan Coogler’s film ‘Black Panther’

Black Panther

a film directed by Ryan Coogler


The Dance Goes On

Hasidism: A New History

by David Biale, David Assaf, Benjamin Brown, Uriel Gellman, Samuel C. Heilman, Moshe Rosman, Gadi Sagiv, and Marcin Wodziński, with an afterword by Arthur Green


Thailand Is Not Lost

Thailand: Shifting Ground Between the US and a Rising China

by Benjamin Zawacki


Letting Their Hair Down

Sex and Secularism

by Joan Wallach Scott

Moral Combat: How Sex Divided American Christians and Fractured American Politics

by R. Marie Griffith


The Curse of Cortés

Matthew Restall’s ‘When Montezuma Met Cortés’

When Montezuma Met Cortés: The True Story of the Meeting That Changed History

by Matthew Restall


The Pleasures of Translation

Sympathy for the Traitor: A Translation Manifesto

by Mark Polizzotti


Filmmaker by Accident

On the Bengali film director Mrinal Sen

Montage: Life. Politics. Cinema.

by Mrinal Sen, with photographs by Subhash Nandy


The Silent Type

The life of Ulysses S. Grant, a nobody who became almost everything

Grant

by Ron Chernow

The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant: The Complete Annotated Edition

edited by John F. Marszalek, with David S. Nolen and Louie P. Gallo


By the Skin of Our Teeth

The Cold War: A World History

by Odd Arne Westad

The Marshall Plan: Dawn of the Cold War

by Benn Steil


Crotch Shots Galore

The life and choreography of Bob Fosse

Big Deal: Bob Fosse and Dance in the American Musical

by Kevin Winkler

All That Jazz: The Life and Times of the Musical “Chicago”

by Ethan Mordden


Freudian Noir

David Bordwell’s ‘Reinventing Hollywood: How 1940s Filmmakers Changed Movie Storytelling’

Reinventing Hollywood: How 1940s Filmmakers Changed Movie Storytelling

by David Bordwell


Big Brother Goes Digital

The new world of workplace surveillance and control

Self-Tracking 

by Gina Neff and Dawn Nafus

Sociometric Badges: State of the Art and Future Applications

by Daniel Olguín Olguín and Alex (Sandy) Pentland

Machine, Platform, Crowd: Harnessing Our Digital Future

by Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson

The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies

by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee

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