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New York Review of Books,Volume 63, Number 18 November 24, 2016

Jed S. Rakoff

Why You Won’t Get Your Day in Court

Julian Bell

Turner: High Ambition for Deep Truth

Turner: The Extraordinary Life and Momentous Times of J.M.W. Turner by Franny Moyle

J.M.W. Turner: A Life in Art, Vol. 1: Young Mr Turner: The First Forty Years, 1775–1815 by Eric Shanes

Edward Ball

At Last, a Black History Museum

Sue Halpern

Our Driverless Future

Driverless: Intelligent Cars and the Road Ahead by Hod Lipson and Melba Kurman

Christopher Benfey

The Long-Distance Reader

Avid Reader by Robert Gottlieb

Richard Holmes

De Quincey: So Original, So Truly Weird

Guilty Thing: A Life of Thomas De Quincey by Frances Wilson

Malise Ruthven,
Nick Thorpe

On Today’s Refugee Road

John Lanchester

Can We Escape from Time?

Time Travel: A History by James Gleick

William Dalrymple

The Beautiful, Magical World of Rajput Art

Divine Pleasures: Painting from India’s Rajput Courts—The Kronos Collections an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, June 14–September 12, 2016

Poetry and Devotion in Indian Painting: Two Decades of Collecting an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, June 15–December 4, 2016

Ligaya Mishan

A Strange Way to the Promised Land

Here I Am by Jonathan Safran Foer

Fintan O’Toole

Beckett Plays Beckett

The Letters of Samuel Beckett Vol. IV: 1966–1989 edited by George Craig, Martha Dow Fehsenfeld, Dan Gunn, and Lois More Overbeck

April Bernard

Cold Morning (poem)

Steven Mithen

Our 86 Billion Neurons: She Showed It

The Human Advantage: A New Understanding of How Our Brain Became Remarkable by Suzana Herculano-Houzel

Gary Saul Morson

Herzen: The Hero of Skeptical Idealism

The Discovery of Chance: The Life and Thought of Alexander Herzen by Aileen M. Kelly

Perry Link

A Magician of Chinese Poetry

19 Ways of Looking at Wang Wei (with More Ways) by Eliot Weinberger, with an afterword by Octavio Paz

The Ghosts of Birds by Eliot Weinberger

Ahmed Rashid

Seeing the Despair of Jihad

The Terror Years: From al-Qaeda to the Islamic State by Lawrence Wright

Adam Zagajewski,
Clare Cavanagh

Some Advice for the New Government (poem)

Wendy Lesser

The Battles Over Julia Ward Howe

The Civil Wars of Julia Ward Howe by Elaine Showalter

Christopher R. Browning

The Two Different Ways of Looking at Nazi Murder

East West Street: On the Origins of “Genocide” and “Crimes Against Humanity” by Philippe Sands

The Extermination of the European Jews by Christian Gerlach

Tim Parks

Montaigne: What Was Truly Courageous?

William Easterly

The War on Terror vs. the War on Poverty

Ian Buruma

Oscar Wilde’s ‘Living Death’

Inside: Artists and Writers in Reading Prison an exhibition produced by Artangel at Reading Prison, Reading, England, September 4–December 4, 2016

Edmund White

The High Wire of Jean Cocteau

Jean Cocteau: A Life by Claude Arnaud, translated from the French by Lauren Elkin and Charlotte Mandell

Peter Nabokov

Indians, Slaves, and Mass Murder: The Hidden History

The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America by Andrés Reséndez

An American Genocide: The United States and the California Indian Catastrophe, 1846–1873 by Benjamin Madley

URL: https://www.nybooks.com/issues/2016/11/24/

Courtesy: New York Review of Books

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