The Czech playwright's enduring ideas about politics, truth and human nature.
The words of the former president of the Czech Republic resonate with the problems Occupy confronts today.
Intent on blaming the cold war simply on Soviet perfidy, John Lewis Gaddis does a disservice to the subject of his biography—and to his readers.
Laurent Dubois’s Hati: The Aftershocks of History.
How Renaissance painters brought human presence to the fore.
A new history of Europe’s postwar world and its displaced persons.
Why was Baby Doc able to return after decades of exile and evade justice, despite his crimes?
Jenny Martinez and Kathryn Sikkink offer conflicting histories of the ascendency of international courts.
A famous indictment from a century ago aptly describes today’s corrupt legislative body.
Two new biographies differ over the astronomer’s view of the relationship between science and faith.