Book Reviews

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

Visible Man 

An intimate view of a great American writer

by Randall Kenan | Monday, December 02, 2019

The Selected Letters of Ralph Ellison · edited by John F. Callahan and Marc C. Conner

History, Alive and Well 

A writer’s tour of the Soviet world, 30 years after its collapse

by Graeme Wood | Monday, December 02, 2019

Pravda Ha Ha: True Travels to the End of Europe · by Rory MacLean

A Biographer Looks Back

A noted practitioner reveals her tricks of the trade

by Ann Jefferson | Monday, December 02, 2019

Parisian Lives: Samuel Beckett, Simone de Beauvoir, and Me · by Deirdre Bair

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