4 April

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain: In This First Entry of Our New Series, Mark Levin Goes Rafting Down the Mississippi With Huck and Jim
In Search of Lost Time, by Marcel Proust: André Alexis Remembers Things Past
On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin: Michael Ruse Takes a Short Trip Through Our Long Evolution
The Divine Comedy, by Dante: It May Begin in Hell, Alberto Manguel Says, but Dante's Masterpiece Is Finally Entirely Heavenly

Strictly Platonic: The Republic, by Plato: Simon Blackburn Makes the Case

Knightly Virtue: Don Quixote, by Miguel de Cervantes: Edith Grossman Makes the Case

ReJoyce: Ulysses, by James Joyce: Michael Groden Makes the Case

Kapital Crimes: Francis Wheen Makes the Case

Still Good for the Soul: The Confessions of St. Augustine: Randy Boyagoda Makes the Case

Prince Among Men: The Prince, by Niccolo Machiavelli: Michael Ignatieff Makes the Case

Gatsby? It Really Is Great: F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby: William Kowalski Makes the Case

Beneath the Surface: Middlemarch, by George Eliot: Keith Oatley Makes the Case

Health, Wealth and Wisdom: The Wealth of Nations, by Adam Smith: James Buchan Makes the Case

Perchance to Dream...: The Interpretation of Dreams, by Sigmund Freud: Jeffrey Moussaieff Makes the Case

Swift's Satyricon: Gulliver's Travels, by Jonathan Swift: Victoria Glendinning Makes the Case

Macondo Magic: One Hundred Years of Solitude, by Gabriel Garcia Máarquez: Ilan Stavans Makes the Cazes

Madness and Insight: King Lear, by William Shakespeare: A. L. Kennedy Makes the Case

Can and Kant: The Critique of Pure Reason, by Immanuel Kant: Susan Neiman Makes the Case

We're Persuaded: Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen: Joan Thomas Makes the Case

Homer, Sweet Homer: The Iliad and The Odyssey by 'Homer': Mary Beard Makes the Case

Grand and Inquisitive: The Brothers Karamazov, by Fyodor Dostoevsky: Joseph Frank Makes the Case

Time Never Wasted: T. S. Eliot's Collected Poems,1909-1962: Fraser Sutherland Makes the Case

Unsweet and Lo: Lolita, by Vladimir Nabokov: Laura Penny Makes the Case

Words Beyond Worth: The Koran: Mona Siddiqui Makes the Case

In Darkest Dickens: Our Mutual Friend, by Charles Dickens: John Sutherland Makes the Case

The Subject Is Itself: Ficciones, by Jorge Luis Borges: Dennis Duffy Makes the Case  

History's Father: The Histories, by Herodotus: Tom Holland Makes the Case

Tale of a Whale Is a Whale of a Tale: Moby-Dick, by Herman Melville: Adam Sol Makes the Case

Madame Bovary, C'Est Tout le Monde: Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert: Mark Frutkin Makes the Case

A Modernist for the Ages: The Complete Stories, by Franz Kafka: Sam Solecki Makes the Case

A (Very) Good Book: The King James Bible: Donald Harman Akenson Makes the Case.

Principia Mathematica [Dan Falk]

The Collected Poems of W B Yeats [Rex Murphy]

And the World Goes 'Round: Dialogue on the Two Chief Systems of the World, by Galileo Galilei: Dava Sobel Makes the Case

When Thebans Fall Out: The Theban Trilogy by Sophocles [Peter Stothard]

India's Epic: The Mahabharata, Attributed to Vyasa: Wendy Doniger Makes the Case

Go Read Alice, I Think She'll Know: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll: Ian Stewart Makes the Case

On Human (De)nature: The Social Contract, by Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Clifford Orwin Makes the Case

What Did He Know? Plenty: Essays, by Michel de Montaigne: Philippe Desan Makes the Case

A Devil of a Book: Faust, by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe: James M. Skidmore Makes the Case

Outspoken Silence: Silent Spring, by Rachel Carson: Tim Flannery Makes the Case

A Man for All Reasons: An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding: Chris Scott Makes the Case

The Story-Master: Stories of Anton Chekhov: Claire Berlinski Makes the Case

Epic of Epics: War and Peace, by Leo Tolstoy: Donna Tussing Orwin Makes the Case

Feminism's First Manifesto: A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, by Mary Wollstonecraft: Charlotte Gray Makes the Case

Sexy, Salty, Sometimes Sad: The Decameron: Konrad Eisenbichler Makes the Case

Great Play Here: No Waiting: Waiting for Godot,by Samuel Beckett: Keith Garebian Makes the Case

A Japanese Dickens: The Tale of Genji, by Lady Murasaki: Jane Smiley Makes the Case

Most Enlightening: L'Encyclopédie, edited by Denis Diderot and Jean d'Alembert: André Alexis Makes the Case

A Lady for All Seasons: The Portrait of a Lady, by Henry James: Colm Tóibín Makes the Case