Knife Song Korea by Richard SelzerJune 6, 2020
On arriving at his small and isolated army base in Korea, Sloane is met by Larry...
A New Look at Rome’s Rousing Middle AgesJune 6, 2020
When its doors first opened in 1734, the Capitoline Museum, which stands upon the hilltop that...
A Conversation with Author and McSweeney’s Editor Paul CollinsJune 6, 2020
"I think most scholars tend to trust the First Folio more than anything else, not because...
Nina Simone: The Biography by David Brun-LambertJune 6, 2020
The granddaughter of slaves on both parents’ sides of the family, Simone’s stardom coincided with the...
Rain Gods By James Lee BurkeJune 5, 2020
Burke’s life has provided ample experience to draw from for his mysteries that feature world-wise and...
Francis Alÿs: Fabiola at the National Portrait Gallery, LondonJune 5, 2020
Perhaps what fascinated him about these portraits was that they show this urge to create and...
Waiting for the Etonians by Nick CohenJune 5, 2020
Nick Cohen is undoubtedly one of Britain’s finest living polemicists, and Waiting for the Etonians will...
The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work by Alain de BottonJune 5, 2020
The concept of Pleasures and Sorrows is a good one. De Botton sets out on a...
The Bolter by Frances OsborneJune 5, 2020
She introduces a woman who may have upset those around her by her promiscuity, even nymphomania,...
The Attack on the Liberty: The Untold Story of Israel’s Deadly 1967 Assault on a U.S. Spy Ship by James ScottJune 4, 2020
The book reveals for the first time the extent of the outrage and widespread disbelief of...