Holland Cotter,"In the Gloom, Seeing Rembrandt With New Eyes," NYT, 8 January, looks at the Dutch painter's work when the bottom dropped out of his market.
Michael Dirda reviews Duncan Wu's William Hazlitt: The First Modern Man for the Washington Post, 11 January.
Louis Boyard,"Sociable Darwinists," Washington Post, 11 January, reviews Barry Werth's Banquet at Delmonico's: Great Minds, the Gilded Age, and the Triumph of Evolution in America.
Jack Rosenthal,"The Mogul at Play," NYT, 9 January, reviews Kenneth Whyte's The Uncrowned King: The Sensational Rise of William Randolph Hearst.
David Garrow,"True North," Wilson Quarterly, Winter, reviews Thomas Sugrue's Sweet Land of Liberty: The Forgotten Struggle for Civil Rights in the North.
Mark Falcoff,"Collaborative Artists: The French cultural establishment's inglorious response to Nazi rule," WSJ, 3 January, reviews Frederic Spotts's The Shameful Peace.
Diana Preston,"To the Ramparts!" Washington Post, 11 January, reviews Michael Korda's With Wings Like Eagles: A History of the Battle of Britain.
James Campbell,"Howls," NYT, 9 January, reviews Bill Morgan, ed., The Letters of Allen Ginsberg and Morgan, ed., The Selected Letters of Allen Ginsberg and Gary Snyder.