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The Good Guy

Ronan Farrow’s ‘Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators’

Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators

by Ronan Farrow


Bonn

a poem

Vallotton’s Demons

Félix Vallotton: Painter of Disquiet

an exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, June 30–September 29, 2019; and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, October 29, 2019–January 26, 2020


Do the Democrats Have a Foreign Policy?

To be sure, we badly need to repair the fractures in our democracy, but we will need an actual foreign policy as well.

Learning to Fight

Ben Lerner’s ‘The Topeka School’

The Topeka School

by Ben Lerner


The Key to All Mythologies

Lévi-Strauss: A Biography

by Emmanuelle Loyer, translated from the French by Ninon Vinsonneau and Jonathan Magidoff

Claude Lévi-Strauss: A Critical Study of His Thought

by Maurice Godelier, translated from the French by Nora Scott


‘The Human Mind Was Not Made for War’

Signature Wounds: The Untold Story of the Military’s Mental Health Crisis

by David Kieran


Like You This

The Long Public Life of a Short Private Poem: Reading and Remembering Thomas Wyatt

by Peter Murphy


How ‘Big Law’ Makes Big Money

Katharina Pistor’s ‘The Code of Capital: How the Law Creates Wealth and Inequality’

The Code of Capital: How the Law Creates Wealth and Inequality

by Katharina Pistor


Whose Crusades?

The World of the Crusades: An Illustrated History

by Christopher Tyerman

Crusaders: The Epic History of the Wars for the Holy Lands

by Dan Jones

The Accursed Tower: The Fall of Acre and the End of the Crusades

by Roger Crowley


Romare Bearden: Assembling America

Bearden’s work as an artist and leader shows how the multiplicity of the black experience is central to understanding America.

An American Odyssey: The Life and Work of Romare Bearden

by Mary Schmidt Campbell

The Romare Bearden Reader

edited by Robert G. O’Meally


When Reality Slips

The Man Who Saw Everything

by Deborah Levy


The Middle East: Trump Blunders In

The assassination of Qassim Suleimani has left almost everyone, at home and abroad, confused about President Trump’s policy toward Iran.

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