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The Daily You: How the New Advertising Industry is Defining Your Identity and Your World

by Joseph Turow,
The Minneapolis Star Tribune, December 27, 2011

The Dovekeepers: A Novel

by Alice Hoffman,
The Jerusalem Post, December 23, 2011

The Swerve: How the World Became Modern

by Stephen Greenblatt,
The San Francisco Chronicle, December 18, 2011

Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero

by Chris Matthews,
Tulsa World, December 18, 2011

Hitler's Hangman: The Life of Heydrich

by Robert Gewarth,
The Jerusalem Post, December 16, 2011

The Death of King Arthur: The Immortal Legend

by Thomas Malory, a Retelling by Peter Ackroyd,
The Boston Globe, December 14, 2011

This is Hermain Cain!: My Journey to the White House

by Herman Cain,
The Florida Courier, December 9, 2011

Lawtalk: The Unknown Stories Behind Familiar Legal Expressions

by James E. Clapp, Elizabeth G. Thornburg, Marc Galanter, and Fred R. Shapiro,
The Huffington Post, December 7, 2011

Losing It: In Which An Aging Professor Laments His Shrinking Brain

by William Ian Miller,
Tulsa World, December 4, 2011

Civilization: The West and the Rest

by Niall Ferguson,
The San Francisco Chronicle, December 4, 2011

Pearl Harbor: FDR Leads the Nation Into War

by Steven M. Gillon,
The Portland Oregonian, November 26, 2011

Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War

by Tony Horwitz,
The Florida Courier, November 24, 2011

Hi, My Name is Jack: One Man's Story of the Tumultuous Road to Sobriety and a Changed Life

by Jack Watts,
(co-authored with Patrick M. Burns)
The Huffington Post, November 21, 2011

The Sense of An Ending

by Julian Barnes,
The Philadelphia Inquirer, November 20, 2011

The Prague Cemetery: A Novel

by Umberto Eco,
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 20, 2011

The Art of Fielding: A Novel

by Chad Harbach,
Tulsa World, November 13, 2011

Confidence Men: Wall Street, Washington, and the Education of a President

by Ron Suskind,
The San Francisco Chronicle, November 13, 2011

On Conan Doyle or, The Whole Art of Storytelling

by Michael Dirda,
The Portland Oregonian, November 12, 2011

Beauty Pays: Why Attractive People Are More Successful

by Daniel S. Hamermesh,
Barron's Financial Weekly, November 7, 2011

Political Evil: What It Is and How to Combat It

by Alan Wolfe,
The San Francisco Chronicle, October 31, 2011

Obama on the Couch: Inside the Mind of the President

by Justin A. Frank,
The San Francisco Chronicle, October 23, 2011

The Myth of Choice: Personal Responsibility in a World of Limits

by Kent Greenfield,
The Portland Oregonian, October 22, 2011

The Arrogant Years: One Girl's Search for Her Lost Youth, from Cairo to Brooklyn

by Lucette Lagnado,
The Jerusalem Post, October 21, 2011

Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President

by Candice Millard,
The Portland Oregonian, October 15, 2011

The Virtues of Our Vices: A Modest Defense of Gossip, Rudeness and Other Bad Habits

by Emrys Westacott,
The Boston Globe, October 14, 2011

The Marriage Plot: A Novel

by Jeffrey Eugenides,
The Philadelphia Inquirer, October 9, 2011

Elizabeth and Hazel: Two Women of Little Rock

by David Margolick,
The Florida Courier, October 7, 2011

How Judaism Became a Religion: An Introduction to Modern Jewish Thought

by Leora Batnitzky,
The Jerusalem Post, October 7, 2011

Remedy and Reaction: The Peculiar American Struggle Over Health Care Reform

by Paul Starr,
The Huffington Post, October 4, 2011

The Age of Deception: Nuclear Diplomacy in Treacherous Times

by Mohamed ElBaradei,
Barron's Financial Weekly, October 3, 2011

Driving Home: An American Journey

by Jonathan Raban,
The Minneapolis Star Tribune, October 1, 2011

Uneducated Guesses: Using Evidence to Uncover Misguided Education Policies

by Howard Wainer,
Tulsa World, September 25, 2011

Virginia Woolf

by Alexandra Harris,
The Minneapolis Star Tribune, September 24, 2011

Emma Goldman: Revolution as a Way of Life

by Vivian Gornick,
The Jerusalem Post, September 23, 2011

Newspaper Titan: The Infamous Life and Monumental Times of Cissy Patterson

by Amanda Smith,
The Minneapolis Star Tribune, September 20, 2011

Absolute Monarchs: A History of the Papacy

by John Julius Norwich,
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 17, 2011

Undergrad 'think tank' Cornell in Washington turns 30

Cornell Chronicle, September 16, 2011
The program celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2011. In addition to government and history majors, CIW attracts students in such disciplines as biology and society; industrial and labor relations; economics;... > more

The Chitlin' Circuit and the Road to Rock 'N' Roll

by Preston Lauterbach,
The Florida Courier, September 9, 2011

In My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir

by Dick Cheney with Liz Cheney,
The Huffington Post, September 6, 2011

Pulitzer: A Life in Politics, Print, and Power

by James McGrath Morris,
Reviews in American History, September 1, 2011

The Church of Scientology: A History of a New Religion

by Hugh B. Urban,
The Boston Globe, August 31, 2011

American Dreamers: How the Left Changed a Nation

by Michael Kazin,
The San Francisco Chronicle, August 28, 2011

The Secret Knowledge: On the Dismantling of American Culture

by David Mamet,
The Jerusalem Post, August 19, 2011

The Good School: How Smart Parents Get Their Kids the Education They Deserve

by Peg Tyre,
(co-authored with Patrick M. Burns)
The Huffington Post, August 9, 2011

Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and Making of Modern America

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 7, 2011

Arthur Frommer attends CAU summer program

Cornell University, August 4, 2011
Arthur Frommer, founder of the Frommer's travel guides, attended CAU in August 2011 and described it as "Exhilarating," "An eye-opening experience," and "Among competing vacations, this was one of the... > more

"Why We Need Fulbrights"

(co-authored with David J. Skorton), August 3, 2011

The Talk-Funny Girl

by Roland Merullo,
The Philadelphia Inquirer, July 31, 2011

Pacific Heights

by Paul Harper,
The Portland Oregonian, July 30, 2011

The Mirage Man: Bruce Ivins, The Anthrax Attacks and America's Rush to War

by David Willman,
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 24, 2011

Red Summer: The Summer of 1919 and the Awakening of Black America

by Cameron McWhirter,
The Florida Courier, July 22, 2011

Kosher Chinese: Living, Teaching, and Eating with China's Other Billion

by Michael Levy,
The Jerusalem Post, July 22, 2011

American Emperor: Aaron Burr's Challenge to Jefferson's America

by David O. Stewart,
The Kansas City Star, July 16, 2011

Reckless Endangerment: How Outsized Ambition, Greed, and Corruption Led to Economic Armageddon

by Gretchen Morgenson and Joshua Rosner,
The Australian, July 16, 2011

The Next Convergence: The Future of Economic Growth in a Multispeed World

by Michael Spence,
The Huffington Post, July 12, 2011

David Crockett: The Lion of the West

by Michael Wallis,
Tulsa World, July 10, 2011

The Deal from Hell: How Moguls and Wall Street Plundered Great American Newspapers

by James O'Shea,
The Minneapolis Star Tribune, July 10, 2011

Turn of Mind

The San Francisco Chronicle, July 3, 2011

Witness to an Extreme Century: A Memoir

by Robert Jay Lifton,
The Boston Globe, June 24, 2011

The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris

by David McCullough,
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 19, 2011

La Seduction: How the French Play the Game of Life

by Elaine Sciolino,
The Boston Globe, June 15, 2011

A Wild Surge of Guilty Passion: A Novel

by Ron Hansen,
The San Francisco Chronicle, June 12, 2011

What a Wonderful World: The Magic of Louis Armstrong's Later Years

by Ricky Riccardi,
The Florida Courier, June 9, 2011

Will Rogers: A Political Life

by Richard D. White, Jr.,
Tulsa World, June 5, 2011

"Bad Rap: Public Enemy and Jewish Enmity"

(co-authored with Robert Summers)
Anti-Semitism on the Campus: Past and Present, Eunice Pollack, editor, (Academic Studies Press), 2011

Sacred Trash: The Lost and Found World of the Cairo Geniza

by Adina Hoffman and Peter Cole,
The San Francisco Chronicle, May 29, 2011

To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918

by Adam Hochschild,
The Portland Oregonian, May 27, 2011

Tangled Webs: How False Statements are Undermining America: From Martha Stewart to Bernie Madoff

by James B. Stewart,
The Minneapolis Star Tribune, May 22, 2011

In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin

by Erik Larson,
The San Francisco Chronicle, May 15, 2011

Voices from Iraq: A People's History, 2003-2009

by Mark Kukis,
The Minneapolis Star Tribune, May 15, 2011

The Pale King: An Unfinished Novel

by David Foster Wallace,
The Jerusalem Post, May 13, 2011

Solomon: The Lure of Wisdom

by Steven Weitzman,
The Forward, May 6, 2011

The Great Night

by Chris Adrian,
The San Francisco Chronicle, May 1, 2011

The Savage City: Race, Murder, and a Generation on the Edge

by T. J. English,
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 1, 2011

Reading My Father

by Alexandra Styron,
NPR, April 28, 2011

The Company We Keep: A Husband-and-Wife True-Life Spy Story

by Robert Baer and Dayna Baer,
The Jerusalem Post, April 15, 2011

A Reason to Believe: Lessons from an Improbable Life

by Deval Patrick,
The Huffington Post, April 14, 2011

"I'm Not a Candidate, But I Play One on TV"

(co-authored with Robert J. Spitzer)
The Huffington Post, April 11, 2011

The Long Road Home: The Aftermath of the Second World War

by Ben Shephard,
Tulsa World, April 3, 2011

Raceball: How the Major Leagues Colonized the Black and Latin Game

by Rob Ruck,
The Florida Courier, April 1, 2011

While Mortals Sleep

by Kurt Vonnegut,
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 20, 2011

Late for Tea at the Deer Palace: The Lost Dreams of my Iraqi Family

by Tamara Chalabi,
The Jerusalem Post, March 18, 2011

O: A Presidential Novel

by Anonymous,
The Florida Courier, March 17, 2011

Mad as Hell: The Crisis of the 1970s and the Rise of the Populist Right

by Dominic Sandbrook,
Tulsa World, March 13, 2011

Branch Rickey

by Jimmy Breslin,
The Minneapolis Star Tribune, March 11, 2011

Arrival City: How the Largest Migration in History is Reshaping our World

by Doug Saunders,
The Huffington Post, March 11, 2011

Romanov Riches: Russian Writers and Artists Under the Tsars

by Solomon Volkov,
The Boston Globe, March 10, 2011

The Bitter Waters of Medicine Creek: A Tragic Clash Between White and Native America

by Richard Kluger,
The Minneapolis Star Tribune, March 6, 2011

Wild Bill Donovan: The Spymaster Who Created the OSS and Modern American Espionage

by Douglas Waller,
The Portland Oregonian, March 5, 2011

Axis Sally: The American Voice of Nazi Germany

by Richard Lucas,
The Jerusalem Post, March 4, 2011

How the End Begins: The Road to a Nuclear World War III

by Ron Rosenbaum,
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 27, 2011

Known and Unknown: A Memoir

by Donald Rumsfeld,
The Huffington Post, February 21, 2011

Why Leaders Lie: The Truth About Lying in International Politics

by John J. Mearsheimer,
Tulsa World, February 20, 2011

"In Life, As in Baseball, It's Good to Hit All the Bases"

The Post-Standard, February 20, 2011

My Father's Fortune: A Life

by Michael Frayn,
The Boston Globe, February 13, 2011

Doonesbury and the Art of G. B. Trudeau

by Brian Walker,
The Australian, February 5, 2011

The New Lombard Street: How the Fed Became the Dealer of Last Resort

by Perry Mehrling,
Tulsa World, January 30, 2011

The Quiet World: Saving Alaska's Wilderness Kingdom 1879-1960

by Douglas Brinkley,
The Minneapolis Star Tribune, January 30, 2011

J. D. Salinger: A Life

by Kenneth Slawenski,
(co-authored with Patrick M. Burns)
The Portland Oregonian, January 22, 2011

The Long Divergence: How Islamic Law Held Back the Middle East

by Timur Kuran,
The Jerusalem Post, January 14, 2011

New Essays in American Jewish History

by Pamela S. Nadell, Jonathan D. Sarna and Lance J. Sussman (editors),
The Forward, January 14, 2011

Thinking About Leadership

by Nannerl O. Keohane,
The Huffington Post, January 5, 2011

Monsoon: The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power

by Robert D. Kaplan,
Tulsa World, January 2, 2011

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