New issue received from: THE NEW YORK REVIEW OF BOOKS (vol. LVII, nº3. February 25 – March 10, 2010)

 

Summary of this issue:

*The Last Empress: Madame Chiang Kai-shek and the Birth of Modern China by Hannah Pakulah. Jonathan Spencer

*The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook, A Tale of Sex, Money, Genius, and Betrayal by Ben Mezrich. Stealing MySpace: The Battle to Control the Most Popular Website in America by Julia Angwin. charles petersen

*Iran: The Deadly Game. Nazila Fathi

*Lit: A Memoir by Mary Karr. Francine Prose

*Three More Memoirs. Tony Judt

*The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Mystic of the Atom by Graham Farmelo. Freeman Dyson

*Poem. Mark Ford

*Port-au-Prince: The Moment. Misha Berlinski

*On Isaiah Berlin: Explorer. Nicholas Kristoff

*On Isaiah Berlin: Gossip. charles rosen

*A Fiery Peace in a Cold War: Bernard Schriever and the Ultimate Weapon by Neil Sheehan. Steve Cole

*Chronic City by Jonathan Lethem. charles baxter

*The American Leonardo: A Tale of Obsession, Art and Money by John Brewer. Walter Kaiser

*My Life with the Taliban by Abdul Salam Zaeef, translated from the Pashto and edited by Alex Strick van Linschoten and Felix Kuehn. ahmed rashid

*Corporate Campaign Finance: The “Devastating” Decision. ronald dworkin

*The Google Books Settlement: An Exchange with Roy Blount Jr. and ten others. Robert Darnton

*The Warhol Foundation on Trial: An Exchange with Paul Alexander, Joel Wachs and Michael Findlay. Richard Dorment

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