John Julius Norwich is an earnest and somewhat stiff-backed editor...
Hoover fellow Arnold Beichman examines one of the darker corners of Soviet history, describing how the Communists "annexed the written word--fiction, nonfiction, plays, essays, short stories, everything--to the party apparat."
John Podhoretz on Francis Ford Coppola: A Filmmaker's Life by Michael Schumaker
Henrik Bering on Never Had It So Good: A History of Britain from Suez to the Beatles by Dominic Sandbrook
Henrik Bering on The Sale of the Late King's Goods: Charles I and His Art Collection by Jerry Brotton.
A city in a constant state of becoming
What really happened to Yugoslavia
Disturbing keepsakes of the most inhumane figures in history. By David Jacobs.
The Scheinman collection brings to life the story of how two friends, a white American and a black Kenyan, helped African democracy bloom. By Tom Shachtman.
A secular look at one of the century’s deepest thinkers