Book Reviews

The Noir Forties: The American People from Victory to Cold War

Richard Lingeman. Nation Books, 2012. 420 pages. $29.99.

Dog Company: The Boys of Pointe du Hoc—The Rangers Who Accomplished D-Day’s Toughest Mission and Led the Way across Europe

Patrick K. O’Donnell. Da Capo Press, 2012. 305 pages. $26.00.

A Sovereign Spectacle: Court Theaters of the Eighteenth Century

Susan M. Cole and Erin Doherty. Constellation Productions, 2011. 102 pages. $65.00.

The Revenge of Geography

Robert D. Kaplan. Random House, 2012. 403 pages. $28.00.

How Shakespeare Changed Everything

Stephen Marche. Harper Perennial, 2012. 203 pages. $14.99.

Versions of Antihumanism: Milton and Others

Stanley Fish. Cambridge University Press, 2012. 300 pages. $22.95; $18.00 (paperback).

Ezra Stoller, Photographer

Nina Rappaport and Erica Stoller. Introduction by Andy Grundberg. Contributions by Akiko Busch and John Morris Dixon. Yale University Press, 2012. 288 pages. $65.00.

Games Primates Play: An Undercover Investigation of the Evolution and Economics of Human Relationships

Dario Maestripieri. Basic Books, 2012. 320 pages. $27.00.

The Round House

Louise Erdrich. HarperCollins, 2012. 336 pages. $27.99.

Thomas Becket: Warrior, Priest, Rebel

John Guy. Random House, 2012. 424 pages. $35.00.


Toni Morrison. Alfred A. Knopf, 2012. 145 page. $24.00.

Moral Origins: The Evolution of Virtue, Altruism, and Shame

Christopher Boehm. Basic Books, 2012. 418 pages. $28.99.