David Rieff, a New York–based journalist, is the author of eight books. He is working on a book about the global food crisis.
Margarethe von Trotta’s biopic of Hannah Arendt is a film about ideas that remains intellectually detached from them.
In his memoir, The Patagonian Hare, the Shoah director’s life upstages his masterwork.
To see humanitarianism everywhere is not to see it at all.
Nick Cullather’s The Hungry World teaches us that US agricultural assistance in Asia during the cold war was a Green Counterrevolution.
THE VOICE OF MILITARY FAMILIES
When we put our faith in civil society, we are grasping at