Not yet, says our critic. But while we wait for the standout still to come, here are a few near misses.
09/08/2011 12:15 pm
From the energy crisis to The Doors, from Hitler’s Germany to Rin Tin Tin, here are the nonfiction titles that have readers buzzing this fall.
09/06/2011 07:05 am
Helen Mirren, in 'The Debt,' plays a Mossad agent who helps kidnap a Nazi war criminal and discovers the dangers of deception.
08/31/2011 11:48 am
The bestselling novel about the Holocaust has been made into a French film and just been released in the US. But does it work as a movie?
08/02/2011 05:07 pm
Whether it's swinging on a pendulum or riding a rocket tricycle, the former MIT professor, now on YouTube, finds different ways to assist students as they study the laws of physics.
07/27/2011 11:00 am
French comedy 'The Names of Love' mixes gravitas and friskiness to the point of becoming annoyingly superficial.
06/24/2011 05:06 pm
Michael Fassbender is magnetic in 'X-Men: First Class,' a leap up from the last 'X-Men' installment.
06/03/2011 12:33 pm
A Serbian judge approved on Friday the extradition of Ratko Mladic, the last of the three most-wanted suspects in the brutal Bosnian war in the 1990s.
05/27/2011 12:19 pm
Obama was no doubt mindful of Jewish voters in giving his Middle East speech. He'll need to work hard to win their backing again in 2012, and many are skeptical of his support for Israel.
05/20/2011 06:25 pm
Not much. A fact check on Huckabee and Romney's outrage, and Netanyahu's mention of a 2004 US 'commitment.'
05/20/2011 11:58 am