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Lesser Beasts: A Snout-to-Tail History of the Humble Pig
Mark EssigReviewed By:Temma Ehrenfeld
Latest Readings
Clive JamesReviewed By:Thomas Swick
The Barefoot Lawyer: A Blind Man’s Fight for Justice and Freedom in China
Chen GuangchengReviewed By:David Aikman
Emma: A Modern Retelling
Alexander McCall SmithReviewed By:Julianne Dudley
Broadcast Hysteria: Orson Welles’s War of the Worlds and the Art of Fake News
A. Brad SchwartzReviewed By:Robert Nason
Chasing Lost Time: The Life of C. K. Scott Moncrieff: Soldier, Spy, and Translat
Jean FindlayReviewed By:Edwin M. Yoder Jr.
European Intellectual History from Rousseau to Nietzsche
Frank M. Turner, edited by Richard A. LofthouseReviewed By:Lawrence Klepp
Who Freed the Slaves? The Fight Over the Thirteenth Amendment
Leonard L. RichardsReviewed By:Richard Striner
Trieste
Daša DrndićReviewed By:Stephen Schwartz
The Double Life of Fidel Castro: My 17 Years as Personal Bodyguard to El Líder M
Juan Reinaldo Sánchez with Axel GyldénReviewed By:Ronald Radosh
Playing Scared: A History and Memoir of Stage Fright
Sara SolovitchReviewed By:John Check
Young Eliot: From St. Louis to The Waste Land
Robert CrawfordReviewed By:James Matthew Wilson
Dune
Frank HerbertReviewed By:Joseph Bottum
Coined: The Rich Life of Money and How Its History Has Shaped Us
Kabir SehgalReviewed By:Jay Weiser
The Fellowship: The Literary Lives of the Inklings: J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewi
Philip Zaleski and Carol ZaleskiReviewed By:Michael Nelson
The Disinherited: A Story of Family, Love and Betrayal
Robert Sackville-WestReviewed By:Sydney Leach