New Books, 10/26/18

The Novel of Ferrara: six of Giorgio Bassani’s novels, Within the Walls, The Gold-Rimmed Spectacles, The Garden of the Finzi-Continis, Behind the Door, The Heron, and The Smell of Hay.

Ray Dalio’s new book on Big Debt Crises.

John Julius Norwich’s edited collection from beyond the grave: great writers on great cities.

David Cannadine’s history of Britain in the 19th century, in paperback. Also forthcoming is his edited collection on Winston Churchill as an artist.

An expensive academic biography of José Antonio Primo de Rivera, founder of the Falange Española.

America’s Sherlock Holmes: The Legacy of William Burns.

Richard Davenport-Hines’s big new book, Enemies Within: Communists, the Cambridge Spies and the Making of Modern Britain.

Jünger’s wartime Paris journals.

The complete oral history of Monty Python.

Four young people who escaped the Maoist revolution.

A new edition of Walter Benjamin’s Illuminations and Reflections.

How Aristotle Can Save Your Life!

Another posthumous Le Guin book.

The Candidate: Fear and Loathing on the [Canadian] Campaign Trail.

Henry VIII and the men who made him.

Isaiah Berlin’s personal impressions of eminent people.

Achtung Baby: An American Mom on the German Art of Raising Self-Reliant Children.



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