New issue received from: THE NEW YORK REVIEW OF BOOKS (vol. LVII, nº5. March 25-April 7, 2010)

Summary of this issue:

*At the Tea Party. Jonathan Rabban

*On JD Salinger. Michael Greenberg

*Avatar a film directed by James Cameron. Daniel Mendelson

*Crossings. Tony Judt

*Vicent van Gogh: The Letters: The Complete Illustrated and Annotated Edition edited by Leo Jansen, Hans Luijten, and Nienke Bakker. Richard Dorment

*The Real Van Gogh: The Artist and His Letters an exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts, London. Richard Dorment

*Catalog of the exhibition edited by Ann Dumas, Leo Jansen, Hans Luijten, and Nienke Bakker. Richard Dorment

* Avigdor Lieberman: "I'ma Realist". Joshua Hammer

*The Three Weissmanns of Westport by Cathleen Schine. Alison Lury

*The Life You Can Save: Acting Now to End World Poverty by Peter Singer. Peter Singer Under Fire: The Moral Iconoclast Faces His Critics edited by Jeffrey A. Schaler. Thomas Nagel

*The Hakawati by Rabih Alameddine. The Cockroach by Rawi Hage. Colm Toibin

*Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815 by Gordon S. Wood. Susan Dunn

*Poem. Gunter Eich

*Something Incredibly Wonderful Happens: Frank Oppenheimer and the World He Made Up by KC Cole, with a foreword by Murray Gell-Mann. Timothy Ferris

*Gogol Haunts the New Ukraine. Timothy Snyder

*National Prison Rape Elimination Commission Report by the National Prison Rape Elimination Commission. David Kaiser and Lovisa Stannow

*The Secret Wife of Louis XIV: Françoise d'Aubigné, Madame de Maintenon by Veronica Buckley. Benedetta Craveri

*Getting Off Track: How Government Actions and Interventions Caused, Prolonged, and Worsened the Financial Crisis by John B. Taylor. roger alkaly

*The Fundamental Principles of Financial Regulation by Markus Brunnermeier, Andrew Crockett, Charles Goodhart, Avinash D. Persaud, and Hyun Shin. roger alkaly

*Letters from: Malcolm Gluck, Freeman Dyson, J. Hoberman, Paul R. Goldin, and Jason Epstein

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