The unflinching fiction of Ludmilla Petrushevskaya.
Elizabeth Fenn, the Mandans and a renaissance in historical writing.
The life and unvarnished style of Barbara Stanwyck.
The brilliant Oscar-nominated film The Act of Killing depicts the horrifying mass murder in Indonesia in the 1960s—but the US was no mere observer.
The tangled web of affairs, accusations and legal battles that defined Woody Allen and Mia Farrow’s relationship unfolded over three decades.
The story of contemporary Israel as written by Max Blumenthal is not easy to read.
Ambitious beneath his pose of indolence, James McNeill Whistler was the most contradictory of artists.
MoMA’s new expansion plans represent avant-gardism at its most deracinated.
Are we all Westeros now?