How Republicans Became Anti-Choice

These days, the litmus test for Republican politicians and judges is opposition to abortion. This was not always the case.

Reversing Roe

a documentary film directed and produced by Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg

Fighting to Vote

‘The Embattled Vote in America: From the Founding to the Present’ by Allan J. Lichtman

The Embattled Vote in America: From the Founding to the Present

by Allan J. Lichtman

A Bosch for Us Now

Into Words: The Selected Writings of Carroll Dunham

edited and with a foreword by Paul Chan, and an introduction by Scott Rothkopf

Carroll Dunham: Wrestlers

catalog of an exhibition at Blum and Poe, Los Angeles, April 28–June 17, 2017, with an essay by Alexi Worth

Carroll Dunham

an exhibition at the Gladstone Gallery, New York City, April 20–June 22, 2018

Who Will Speak for the Democrats?

Nancy Pelosi seems confident that she can overcome the resistance and keep her unruly party in line as she has done in the past.

‘Inventing New Ways to Be’

Adrienne Rich’s books reveal an astonishing power not only to capture the shifting spirit of the times but to anticipate the dilemmas of the future

Selected Poems, 1950–2012

by Adrienne Rich, edited by Albert Gelpi, Barbara Charlesworth Gelpi, and Brett C. Millier

Essential Essays: Culture, Politics, and the Art of Poetry

by Adrienne Rich, edited by Sandra M. Gilbert

The American Revolutions

These Truths: A History of the United States

by Jill Lepore

Waking the Dead

The Occupation Trilogy: La Place de L’Étoile, The Night Watch, Ring Roads

by Patrick Modiano, translated from the French by Caroline Hillier, Patricia Wolf, and Frank Wynne

Missing Person

by Patrick Modiano, translated from the French by Daniel Weissbort

Such Fine Boys

by Patrick Modiano, translated from the French by Mark Polizzotti

Sundays in August

by Patrick Modiano, translated from the French by Damion Searls

Pedigree: A Memoir

by Patrick Modiano, translated from the French by Mark Polizzotti

Dora Bruder

by Patrick Modiano, translated from the French by Joanna Kilmartin

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The Concrete Jungle

Evolution is still happening, sometimes briskly, and in response to the single greatest agent of environmental change on the planet: us.

Darwin Comes to Town: How the Urban Jungle Drives Evolution

by Menno Schilthuizen

No Heroes Here

Fear: Trump in the White House

by Bob Woodward

At the Border of Memory and Truth

Maybe Esther: A Family Story

by Katja Petrowskaja, translated from the German by Shelley Frisch

A Very Winning Loser

The Improbable Wendell Willkie: The Businessman Who Saved the Republican Party and His Country, and Conceived a New World Order

by David Levering Lewis

In Search of the True Dao

Dream Trippers: Global Daoism and the Predicament of Modern Spirituality

by David A. Palmer and Elijah Siegler

China’s Green Religion: Daoism and the Quest for a Sustainable Future

by James Miller

Taking Back Philosophy: A Multicultural Manifesto

by Bryan W. Van Norden

The Least Glamorous Mogul

The Man Who Made the Movies: The Meteoric Rise and Tragic Fall of William Fox

by Vanda Krefft

MLK: What We Lost

Figures like Martin Luther King, Harriet Tubman, and Rosa Parks have now become “safe” in ways they never were when they were operating at the height of their powers.

To the Promised Land: Martin Luther King and the Fight for Economic Justice

by Michael K. Honey

Redemption: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Last 31 Hours

by Joseph Rosenbloom

The Heavens Might Crack: The Death and Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

by Jason Sokol

The Seminarian: Martin Luther King Jr. Comes of Age

by Patrick Parr

To Shape a New World: Essays on the Political Philosophy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

edited by Tommie Shelby and Brandon M. Terry

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