Ingrid Rowland's Giordano Bruno rediscovers the Renaissance philosopher and heretic.
William Eskridge's Dishonorable Passions is the first comprehensive history of sodomy law in America.
Two new books explore the states of wonder and mortification evoked by baseball.
A collection of oral histories reveal a new understanding of the modern Chinese experience.
Readers of Fidel Castro's My Life will find explanations of the Cuban Revolution, but no apologies for its suppression of dissent.
Two new anthologies explore the virtues and occasional shortcomings of Bill McKibben's quest for environmental salvation.
The narrative journalism of David Samuels finds conversation, color and conflict in the vortex of American life.
The history of American intelligence-gathering is rife with incompetence, dysfunction and contempt toward legislative oversight.
Francisco Goldman's The Art of Political Murder sparks calls for accountability in Central America's "kingdom of impunity."
The history of Pakistan's border regions remains an unruly captive of the imperial "Great Game."