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Nonfiction: Cyberwarfare — the Latest Technology of Destruction

THE PERFECT WEAPONWar, Sabotage, and Fear in the Cyber AgeBy David E. Sanger357 pp. Crown. $28. New technologies of destruction have appeared throughout history, from...

Nonfiction: How Did the Nazis Gain Power in Germany?

THE DEATH OF DEMOCRACYHitler’s Rise to Power and the Downfall of the Weimar RepublicBy Benjamin Carter HettIllustrated. 280 pp. Henry Holt & Company. $30. We...

Nonfiction: Seymour M. Hersh — the Journalist as Lone Wolf

REPORTERA MemoirBy Seymour M. HershIllustrated. 355 pp. Alfred A. Knopf. $27.95. The lone wolf — in journalism, as in nature — is a rare creature....

Feature: The Strange Case of the Missing Joyce Scholar

I asked him that afternoon, one more time, about the perfect “Ulysses.” It always seems so close. Back in the 1960s, again in 1980s....

The Best of Anthony Bourdain

Advertisement What to read, what to watch and what to listen to by and about the chef, TV host and author who...

Why Cooks Loved Anthony Bourdain

OAKLAND, Calif. — I was introduced to Anthony Bourdain in 1999, at dinner at the home of the author Paula Wolfert. Not him, exactly,...

Nonfiction: How Christians Destroyed the Ancient World

Still, contrary to Nixey, there was not utter but rather partial destruction of the classical world. The vigorous debates in Byzantine cultures about whether,...

Profile: How to Catch a Killer in China: Another Chinese Crime...

He began to write in earnest in 2003 during the SARS crisis, when millions of people were effectively quarantined by the viral outbreak; hundreds...

73 Books to Read While the Sun Is Out and the...

Some people say that summer reading — whether poolside or briskly air-conditioned — means big, unwieldy books, too heavy to lug farther than from...

Germaine Greer Says Rape Is Often ‘Bad Sex,’ and Calls for...

LONDON — The Australian author and academic Germaine Greer, one of the most contrarian voices on feminism, stirred a furor this week by dismissing...

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