Two new biographies differ over the astronomer’s view of the relationship between science and faith.
A novelist’s grim portrait of Central Europe between the wars.
A Q&A with Frank Bardacke, whose new book Trampling Out the Vintage complicates the legend and legacy of Cesar Chavez.
Obama and America's hundred-year struggle over healthcare reform.
The Complete Jean Vigo, Travis Wilkerson’s An Injury to One.
There’s more to American nonprofits than the success of wealthy donors and their large foundations.
Most people caught up in the Algerian War left no accounts of it at all.
Instead of a new era of democracy, disarmament and interdependence, we have had unchecked militarism and economic crisis.
Twenty years later, questions endure about how and why the nation abruptly dissolved.
Ever since 1991, Russians have been looking to the Soviet past for comfort and pride.