Book Reviews

From Counterculture to Culture

How a teenage rebel rose to the summit of British literary life

by N. S. Thompson | Monday, May 23, 2022

A Name Not Writ in Water

Revisiting an immortal 19th-century English poet

by A. E. Stallings | Monday, April 25, 2022

Keats: A Brief Life in Nine Poems and One Epitaph · by Lucasta Miller

Arctic Fantasies

The region has long been an object of dreams, desire, and misunderstanding

by Neil Shea | Monday, April 11, 2022

Extreme North: A Cultural History · by Bernd Brunne

Gene Therapy

A writer’s search for herself in the branches of her family tree

by Nancy Isenberg | Monday, March 28, 2022

Making the List

Finding the right page required centuries of experiment

by Charles Trueheart | Monday, March 21, 2022

Index, A History of the: A Bookish Adventure from Medieval Manuscripts to the Digital Age · by Dennis Duncan

From Cold War to Y2K

Looking back on a decade that was often dumb but never dull

by Malcolm Jones | Monday, March 14, 2022

The Nineties: A Book · by Chuck Klosterman

Found in Translation

An Iranian emigrant finds solace in Western literature

by Steven G. Kellman | Monday, March 07, 2022

Read Dangerously: The Subversive Power of Literature in Troubled Times · by Azar Nafisi

Wielders of the Knife

How doctors learned to keep patients alive on the operating table

by Perri Klass | Tuesday, March 01, 2022

Empire of the Scalpel: The History of Surgery · by Ira Rutkow

Surviving the Ebb and Flow

The curious creatures that inhabit the ocean’s edge

by Miranda Weiss | Tuesday, March 01, 2022

Life Between the Tides · by Adam Nicolson

Dollars Versus Degrees

Are business interests alone to blame for global warming?

by Donald Worster | Tuesday, March 01, 2022

Fire and Flood: A People’s History of Climate Change, from 1979 to the Present · by Eugene Linden

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