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A Very Grim Forecast

On climate change, we’re running out of options, and we’re running out of decades.

Global Warming of 1.5°C: An IPCC Special Report

by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change


Restoring Morocco’s Past

The Hospital: A Tale in Black and White

by Ahmed Bouanani, translated from the French by Lara Vergnaud, with an introduction by Anna Della Subin

The Shutters

by Ahmed Bouanani, translated from the French by Emma Ramadan


Romanticism’s Unruly Hero

Delacroix’s art remains a gorgeous enigma.

Delacroix

an exhibition at the Musée du Louvre, Paris, March 29–July 23, 2018; and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, September 17, 2018–January 6, 2019

Devotion to Drawing: The Karen B. Cohen Collection of Eugène Delacroix

an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, July 17–November 12, 2018


The Sins of Celibacy

The modern Catholic Church has failed to grasp what its founders understood quite well.

Survivor

A Star Is Born

a film directed by Bradley Cooper


The Elusive Artificial Heart

Ticker: The Quest to Create an Artificial Heart

by Mimi Swartz

Artificial Hearts: The Allure and Ambivalence of a Controversial Medical Technology

by Shelley McKellar


Songs of Experience

Your Duck Is My Duck: Stories

by Deborah Eisenberg


‘Brown’: Without Deliberate Speed

A Girl Stands at the Door: The Generation of Young Women Who Desegregated America’s Schools

by Rachel Devlin

The Schoolhouse Gate: Public Education, the Supreme Court, and the Battle for the American Mind

by Justin Driver

The Lost Education of Horace Tate: Uncovering the Hidden Heroes Who Fought for Justice in Schools

by Vanessa Siddle Walker


Stepping Out of Byron’s Shadow

In Byron’s Wake: The Turbulent Lives of Byron’s Wife and Daughter: Annabella Milbanke and Ada Lovelace

by Miranda Seymour

Ada Lovelace: The Making of a Computer Scientist

by Christopher Hollings, Ursula Martin, and Adrian Rice


Captain Pakistan’s Wild Ride

Reham Khan

by Reham Khan

Reimagining Pakistan: Transforming a Dysfunctional Nuclear State

by Husain Haqqani


What Can’t Be Forgotten

The Polish Boxer

by Eduardo Halfon, translated from the Spanish by Daniel Hahn, Ollie Brock, Lisa Dillman, Thomas Bunstead, and Anne McLean

Monastery

by Eduardo Halfon, translated from the Spanish by Lisa Dillman and Daniel Hahn

Mourning

by Eduardo Halfon, translated from the Spanish by Lisa Dillman and Daniel Hahn


Hail to the Chief

Without Precedent: John Marshall and His Times

by Joel Richard Paul


Writing as Fast as Reality

A master craftsperson, Ali Smith seems to be completely liberated from ideas of what a novelist should be or do.

Winter

by Ali Smith

Autumn

by Ali Smith


‘This Is a Reality, Not a Threat’

Predicting future wars—both who will fight them and how they will be fought—has always been a hit-and-miss affair.

The Future of War: A History

by Lawrence Freedman

Future War: Preparing for the New Global Battlefield

by Robert H. Latiff


In Search of Britannia

The Debatable Land: The Lost World Between Scotland and England

by Graham Robb


China’s Lower Depths

Dead Souls

a film by Wang Bing


The Crash That Failed

Adam Tooze’s ‘Crashed: How a Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World’

Crashed: How a Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World

by Adam Tooze

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