Juan Pujol, who never fought on the front lines, is not a Stephen Ambrose–style war hero. He was, at his core, a con man.
Consider the Fork is a wide-ranging historical road map of the influence of culture on cuisine.
Throughout the 1920s, the national capital became a by-word for artistic experimentation, and hedonism of every variety.
Merry sweeps aside his best ideas with a torrent of clipped anecdotes, capsule critiques, and synoptic renderings.
A sentimental attachment to the idea of “the Londoner” gets the better of these historians.
As "part-returnee and part-tourist" Noo Saro-Wiwa chronicles Nigeria's path to globalism.
John Dramani Mahama, whose memoir My First Coup d’Etat shows an uncommon literary ambition, in late July became the new president of Ghana.
Alexander Tsesis's loving history of the Declaration of Independence is profoundly Lincolnian in story and premise.
Antony Beevor’s forte as a military historian is that he manifests such a wide range of historical sympathy and historical imagination. But none of it
The old regime of broadcast journalism is now passing, or has passed. The average age of a TV network news viewer is over sixty. We are now about two