Rodric Braithwaite, Jonathan Steele and Artemy Kalinovsky analyze the forgotten history of Afghan communism and the Soviet occupation.
Norman Davies’s Vanished Kingdoms.
Opposites collapse in the work of the Shaman-Showman of contemporary Italian art.
The use of food as a weapon during World War II.
Dale Carpenter's exceptional account of the history of Lawrence v. Texas.
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.