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The Case of Yiyun Li

On ‘Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life’ and ‘Where Reasons End’

Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life

by Yiyun Li

Where Reasons End

by Yiyun Li


The Road Taken

‘Shortest Way Home: One Mayor’s Challenge and a Model for America’s Future’ by Pete Buttigieg

Shortest Way Home: One Mayor’s Challenge and a Model for America’s Future

by Pete Buttigieg


The Driest Eye

The pure, entrancing, and alarming voice of Natalia Ginzburg

The Dry Heart

by Natalia Ginzburg, translated from the Italian by Frances Frenaye

Happiness, as Such

by Natalia Ginzburg, translated from the Italian by Minna Zallman Proctor

Family Lexicon

by Natalia Ginzburg, translated from the Italian by Jenny McPhee, with an afterword by Peg Boyers


Now You See Me, Now You Don’t

The Self-Portrait: From Schiele to Beckmann

an exhibition at the Neue Galerie, New York City, February 28–June 24, 2019


The Rules of the Game

The fight for the Democratic presidential nomination

A Universe of One’s Own

‘The Future Is Female!: 25 Classic Science Fiction Stories by Women,’ edited by Lisa Yaszek

The Future Is Female!: 25 Classic Science Fiction Stories by Women, from Pulp Pioneers to Ursula K. Le Guin

edited by Lisa Yaszek


America’s Indefensible Defense Budget

As a democracy, we are on an unusual and risky path.

Past Master

Bosnian Chronicle

by Ivo Andrić, translated from the Serbo-Croatian by Celia Hawkesworth with Bogdan Rakić

The Bridge on the Drina

by Ivo Andrić, translated from the Serbo-Croatian by Lovett F. Edwards

The Woman from Sarajevo

by Ivo Andrić, translated from the Serbo-Croatian by Joseph Hitrec

The Pasha’s Concubine and Other Tales

by Ivo Andrić, translated from the Serbo-Croatian by Joseph Hitrec

The Slave Girl and Other Stories About Women

by Ivo Andrić, translated from the Serbo-Croatian by John K. Cox and sixteen other translators

The Vizier’s Elephant: Three Novellas

by Ivo Andrić, translated from the Serbo-Croatian by Drenka Willen

The Damned Yard and Other Stories

by Ivo Andrić, translated from the Serbo-Croatian by Celia Hawkesworth

Omer Pasha Latas

by Ivo Andrić, translated from the Serbo-Croatian by Celia Hawkesworth, with an introduction by William T. Vollmann

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Our Guide to the Underworld

Underland: A Deep Time Journey

by Robert Macfarlane


‘The Work of Becoming No One’

The Volunteer

by Salvatore Scibona


A Long & Undeclared Emergency

India for the last five years has been in a state of internal siege.

Emergency Chronicles: Indira Gandhi and Democracy’s Turning Point

by Gyan Prakash


Three Novels in Pepper Marinade

The Nocilla Trilogy

by Agustín Fernández Mallo, translated from the Spanish by Thomas Bunstead


Books of the Dead

Oblivion

by Sergei Lebedev, translated from the Russian by Antonina W. Bouis

The Year of the Comet

by Sergei Lebedev, translated from the Russian by Antonina W. Bouis

The Goose Fritz

by Sergei Lebedev, translated from the Russian by Antonina W. Bouis


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