The Nobel Peace Prize-winning prime minister has disbanded Africa’s largest political party in an effort to reinvent the country’s politics—but some powerful players stand to lose, and they won’t go quietly.
John Le Carré’s latest protagonist bridges his old and new heroes, contending with the question of loyalty to a liberal society in crisis.
The left’s increasingly ambitious environmental agenda is rethinking the mechanics of the international economy.
Mongolia rocks out while its giant neighbor slumbers.
What it means to brand today’s right-wing leaders with the F-word—and why you probably shouldn’t.
A new book looks at the China challenge for the United States—and China itself.
The Spanish government just moved a step closer to disinterring the remains of Francisco Franco. But as the country heads for yet another election, a new book shows that voters have other priorities.
The battle over the country’s future is being waged one TV screen—and smartphone—at a time.
A new translation of Arthur Koestler’s classic dystopian novel reveals what’s relevant to our age—and what isn’t.
Around the world, political freedom isn’t just slipping away—it’s getting dragged down by fervent enemies.
A newly translated novel portrays the European Union’s search for meaning as a historical reckoning—and a comedy of manners.