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March 22, 2014

Nonfiction

The Last Empire: The Final Days of the Soviet Union by Serhii Plokhy

The Impossible Exile: Stefan Zweig at the End of the World by George Prochnik

Fractured Times: Culture and Society in the Twentieth Century by Eric Hobsbawm

An Uncanny Era: Conversations between Václav Havel and Adam Michnik by Elzbieta Matynia

The Trouble with History: Morality, Revolution, and Counterrevolution (Politics and Culture) by Adam Michnik

Embattled Saints: My Year with the Sufis of Afghanistan by Kenneth P. Lizzio

Sierra Leone: A Political History by David Harris

Banking on the Body: The Market in Blood, Milk, and Sperm in Modern America by Kara W. Swanson

Black Life in Old New Orleans by Keith Medley

Good Catholics: The Battle over Abortion in the Catholic Church by Patricia Miller

Posthuman Life: Philosophy at the Edge of the Human by David Roden

Blood: A Critique of Christianity (Religion, Culture, and Public Life) by Gil Anidjar

The Essential Ellen Willis by Ellen Willis

Ghosts of My Life: Writings on Depression, Hauntology and Lost Futures by Mark Fisher

Personal Impressions by Isaiah Berlin

Why Not Capitalism? by Jason Brennan

The Philosophy of Creativity: New Essays by Elliot Samuel Paul and Scott Barry Kaufman

Letter by Letter: A History of the Written Word by Matthew Battles

Fifty Shades of Feminism by Lisa Appignanesi, Rachel Holmes and Susie Orbach

A Semite: A Memoir of Algeria by Denis Guenoun

The Tolerance Trap: How God, Genes, and Good Intentions are Sabotaging Gay Equality by Suzanna Danuta Walters

Resisting Work: The Corporatization of Life and Its Discontents by Peter Fleming

Unlearning with Hannah Arendt by Marie Luise Knott

Gondola by Donna Leon

Another Great Day at Sea: Life Aboard the USS George H.W. Bush by Geoff Dyer

Friday Was the Bomb: Five Years in the Middle East by Nathan Deuel

Only the Longest Threads by Tasneem Zehra Husain



Posted by Jessa Crispin at 12:43 PM

March 12, 2014

Fiction

Fortunes of War: The Levant Trilogy (New York Review Books Classics) by Manning, Olivia
How's the Pain? by Garnier, Pascal
White Man/Yellow Man: Two Novellas by Shusaku Endo
A Sentimental Novel (French Literature Series) by Alain Robbe
The Use of Man (New York Review Books Classics) by Tisma, Aleksandar
The Cloud of Unknowing by Mimi Lipson
Painkillers by Simon Ings
The Iraqi Nights (New Directions Paperbook) by Dunya Mikhail
Running Through Beijing by Xu Zechen
Dreaming for Freud: A Novel by Kohler, Sheila
Sixteen Small Deaths: A Collection of Stories by Christopher J. Dwyer
The Invisible Book: A Novel by Sergei Dovlatov
Inside Madeleine by Bomer, Paula
The Three Kingdoms, Volume 1: The Sacred Oath: A New Translation of China's Most Celebrated Classic by Luo Guanzhong
Gladyss of the Hunt by Arthur Nersesian
Never Love a Gambler (New Directions Paperbook) by Keith Ridgway
Irregular Verbs by Johnson, Matthew
Anatomy of a Girl Gang by Little, Ashley
Nicola, Milan (Semiotext(e) / Native Agents) by Lodovico Pignatti Morano
Stealth (New Directions Paperbook) by Sonallah Ibrahim
Chewing gum by Mansour Bushnaf
Sworn Virgin by Dones, Elvira
Why I Killed My Best Friend by Amanda Michalopoulou
The Last Illusion by Khakpour, Porochista
Next Life Might Be Kinder by Norman, Howard
The Girl in the Road: A Novel by Byrne, Monica
The Man with the Compound Eyes: A Novel by Ming-Yi, Wu
Here in Our Auschwitz and Other Stories (The Margellos World Republic of Letters) by Tadeusz Borowski
The Wall: And Other Stories by Jurek Becker
Ludwig's Room (Seagull Books - The German List) by Alois Hotschnig
Diary of the Fall by Laub, David

Posted by Jessa Crispin at 4:47 PM