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Fool Britannia

From the Brexit referendum onward, Britain’s governing class has embarrassed itself.

Heroic Failure: Brexit and the Politics of Pain

by Fintan O’Toole


Men’s Lib

John Burnside’s ‘On Henry Miller: Or, How to Be an Anarchist’

On Henry Miller: Or, How to Be an Anarchist

by John Burnside


The Fake Threat of Jewish Communism

Paul Hanebrink’s ‘A Specter Haunting Europe’

A Specter Haunting Europe: The Myth of Judeo-Bolshevism

by Paul Hanebrink


Yemen Under Siege

Yemen and the World: Beyond Insecurity

by Laurent Bonnefoy, translated from the French by Cynthia Schoch

Yemen in Crisis: Autocracy, Neo-Liberalism and the Disintegration of a State

by Helen Lackner

Tribes and Politics in Yemen: A History of the Houthi Conflict

by Marieke Brandt


‘Our Bodies Were Born into Hard Labor’

Sarah Smarsh’s ‘Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth’

Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth

by Sarah Smarsh


On the Trail of the Climate

Climate in Motion: Science, Empire, and the Problem of Scale

by Deborah R. Coen

Global Warming and the Sweetness of Life: A Tar Sands Tale

by Matt Hern and Am Johal with Joe Sacco


The Great Assimilationists

Inseparable: The Original Siamese Twins and Their Rendezvous with American History

by Yunte Huang

The Lives of Chang and Eng: Siam’s Twins in Nineteenth-Century America

by Joseph Andrew Orser


Timeless Quickies

The Collected Stories of Diane Williams

with an introduction by Ben Marcus


The Myth of Progress

Seven Types of Atheism

by John Gray


Why Is Medicine So Expensive?

The system of prescription drug pricing is a patchwork product of history, vulnerable to manipulation by the pharmaceutical industry.

Medical Monopoly: Intellectual Property Rights and the Origins of the Modern Pharmaceutical Industry

by Joseph M. Gabriel

Generic: The Unbranding of Modern Medicine

by Jeremy A. Greene

Getting to the Root of High Prescription Drug Prices: Drivers and Potential Solutions

a report by Henry Waxman and others


The Star of the Silken Screen

Warhol was the first artist to grasp the potential for pattern and rhythm released by the screen-print process

Andy Warhol: From A to B and Back Again

an exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, November 12, 2018–March 31, 2019; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, May 18–September 2, 2019; and the Art Institute of Chicago, October 20, 2019–January 26, 2020

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