Book Reviews

Feminism's First Think Tank

The very different women of the Radcliffe Institute’s inaugural class

by Sandra M. Gilbert | Wednesday, May 27, 2020

The Equivalents: A Story of Art, Female Friendship, and Liberation in the 1960s · Maggie Doherty

The Beauty of Fluid Motion

How the future became fashionable

by Virginia Postrel | Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Jet Age Aesthetic: The Glamour of Media in Motion · by Vanessa R. Schwartz

Farm to Fable

How a now-forgotten writer changed American agriculture

by Tim Carman | Monday, May 11, 2020

The Planter of Modern Life: Louis Bromfield and the Seeds of a Food Revolution · by Stephen Heyman

War by Other Means 

Subverting governments with lies is nothing new

by James Gibney | Monday, March 02, 2020

Active Measures: The Secret History of Disinformation and Political Warfare · by Thomas Rid

Image Was Everything

A new biography of the seminal pop artist of the 20th century

by Meryle Secrest | Monday, March 02, 2020

Warhol · by Blake Gopnik

Not Quite Forgotten 

The unheralded success ofa fine American novelist

by Steven G. Kellman | Monday, March 02, 2020

Child of Light: A Biography of Robert Stone · by Madison Smartt Bell

Making Their Voices Heard

The story behind passage of the 19th Amendment

by Nancy Isenberg | Monday, March 02, 2020

Suffrage: Women’s Long Battle for the Vote · by Ellen Carol DuBois

Poet of the Newsroom 

A journalist with the unteachable gift of making you read on

by Henry Allen | Monday, March 02, 2020

Final Draft: The Collected Work of David Carr · edited by Jill Rooney Carr

Heaven and the Heretic 

A brilliant scientist whose life is a cautionary tale

by Sam Kean | Monday, March 02, 2020

Galileo and the Science Deniers · by Mario Livio

Glamour and Violence

A group portrait of the brutal Belle Époque

by Anka Muhlstein | Monday, March 02, 2020

The Man in the Red Coat · by Julian Barnes

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