A new collection of short pieces by the prodigious and wide-ranging critic Luc Sante doubles as a history of Modernism's outlaws.
A modern-day Rip Van Winkle challenges the view that Europeans are too wrapped up in their past to move on.
A "rogue sociologist" gains unprecedented insight on the day-to-day workings of a Chicago gang.
Edmund Wilson's politics have long been criticized, but his views were more nuanced than you might think.
From the archive: A book by a former ICTY official offers a vivid insider's account of realpolitik at the Milosevic trial.
Twelve authors on war and peace, dissent, the environment and the empowerment of the poor provide inspiration to transform the world in 2008.
In the early 1900s Walter Lippman laid the groundrules for public debate in America. Have the US media followed his prescriptions?
A recent collection of essays brings George Orwell into the new millennium.
Nureyev: The Life brings new focus to an iconic figure of modern ballet.
During a Vietnam War protest, Norman Mailer blustered and banged a generation's experience through his prodigious ego.