Books

One of Liberalism's Greatest Defenders Doesn't Deserve His Obscurity
The pathos of Stefan Zweig and his overdue revival
August 09, 2014

Stefan Zweig is much more than "the Pepsi of Austrian of writing."

Dylan Thomas Is The Quintessential Poet for Adolescence
But that's not all he was
August 08, 2014

A new biography busts the myths around the Welsh poet

The Japanese Literature Trend That's Half Cupcake, Half Decapitation
August 05, 2014

A new novel shows the darker side of cute.

Knopf Book Designer Hates the Classic 'Great Gatsby' Cover
In an interview, Peter Mendulsund explains why some covers work and others fail
August 04, 2014

He explains why some covers succeed and others fail. 

Hillary Clinton's Crystal Ball
How "Hard Choices" predicts her presidential campaign
August 03, 2014

How "Hard Choices" hints at Hillary's presidential campaign

The Rise and Fall of a Radical Journalist
History handed Alexander Cockburn a great opportunity, but he blew it
August 01, 2014

History handed Alexander Cockburn a great opportunity, but he blew it.

The Man Who Corporatized Our National Museums
How J. Carter Brown transformed the American art world
August 01, 2014

How J. Carter Brown transformed the American art world.

Is Modern Culture Making Us Crazier?
The science behind America's deepening disturbance
July 31, 2014

The science behind America's deepening disturbance.

Was Louis XVI Overthrown by Ideas?
July 31, 2014

Jonathan Israel and Lynn Hunt's debate Hunt's revent review of his Revolutionary Ideas.

How Ronald Reagan Rode America's Delusions to the White House
Reviewing Rick Perlstein's 'The Invisible Bridge'
July 30, 2014

Did Ronald Reagan unite the nation by dividing it? 

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