Book Reviews

The Death of Innocents

A look at the silent suffering of those caught in the crossfire

by Dennis Covington | Monday, September 17, 2018

The Bodies in Person · by Nick McDonell

The Loyal Opposition

A timely new biography of an avatar of courage and bipartisanship

by Richard Moe | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

The Improbable Wendell Willkie · by David Levering Lewis

A Poet in Purgatory 

An inside look at a literary marriage that ended in disaster

by Sandra M. Gilbert | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

The Letters of Sylvia Plath, Volume 2: 1956–1963 · edited by Peter K. Steinberg and Karen V. Kukil

The Runaway Question 

How people fleeing bondage helped transform the nation

by Louis P. Masur | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

The War Before the War · by Andrew Delbanco

The House for the Soul

Investigating the rhythmic beat at the center of our lives

by Raj Telhan | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Heart: A History by Sandeep Jauhar · Ticker: The Quest to Create an Artificial Heart by Mimi Swartz

Lives of the Artists

The vistas and losses of two great English painters

by Meryle Secrest | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Elegy Landscapes: Constable and Turner and the Intimate Sublime · by Stanley Plumly

A Proximity to Greatness 

How a reclusive writer’s work came to be published

by Jerome Charyn | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

After Emily: Two Remarkable Women, and the Legacy of America’s Greatest Poet · by Julie Dobrow

Too Much Information

When flawed algorithms meet naïve expectations

by Howard P. Segal | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

The Efficiency Paradox · by Edward Tenner

Robben Island Days 

A South African leader’s jailhouse correspondence during apartheid

by Douglas Foster | Monday, June 04, 2018

The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela · edited by Sahm Venter

Monstrous Achievement

Two hundred years on, a writer’s cautionary tale still captivates

by Valerie Martin | Monday, June 04, 2018

In Search of Mary Shelley: The Girl Who Wrote Frankenstein · by Fiona Sampson

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