The recent LGBTQ film tries to give life to the complications of queer desire. It falters.
A new book compares different countries’ responses to the pandemic, and the conclusions are intriguing.
Ian Morris’s latest pop history looks for the roots of British particularism.
Worryingly, Washington’s concern does not rise to the level of the danger.
A new book tells the forgotten story of migrants stranded in Libya amid United Nations incompetence and Western indifference.
A new book on the documents recovered in the Abbottabad raid reveals an organization far weaker than many believed it to be.
Paul Kennedy made his name bemoaning America’s decline. Now, he highlights a way to reverse it.
A recent book examines the origins and end of an affair between the film industry and the Jewish state.
A sequel to “The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels” doubles down on a flawed defense of oil, gas, and coal.
Europe’s arguments against restitution have ignored the legitimate claims of African scholars and governments for 50 years.
A striking new translation of Chinese fairy tales shows a shared folkloric tradition.
In his new book, the billionaire philanthropist focuses on technical solutions but ignores politics.