Kai Bird's Crossing Mandelbaum Gate is a meditation on the collective failure of Israelis and Palestinians to reconcile their histories of loss and victimhood.
Science can be disproved only by its own criteria; when it comes to mental illness, its own criteria are often insufficient.
In the Falling Snow suggests that Caryl Phillips's considerable talents have further calcified into a mannered style.
Perry Anderson deftly punctures the EU's self-serving myths, but his own pieties make him a better prosecutor than judge.
There's more to the legend of Jane Jacobs than her showdown with Robert Moses.
If love has been exhausted as a literary theme, has it vanished from our experience of life as well?
Sister Ping turned a variety store in New York's Chinatown into a lucrative business by making it a headquarters for human smuggling.
For Peter Maass, oil is not a drug so much as a Pandora's box. Tap a well and base instincts spew.
Against the background of the surge, David Finkel twists the concept of wartime good into a cosmic joke.
Stephen F. Cohen's Soviet Fates and Lost Alternatives surveys a political landscape of reform, struggle and reconciliation.