A new novel offers a family history of Israel’s former prime minister—and insight into the dangers of any form of nationalism.
A new book gives the backstory of a dysfunctional early response.
When it comes to the mutual relationship, Beijing gets a vote.
A new book explores the historical roots and contemporary fallout of Paul Kagame’s aggressive foreign policy.
HBO’s Victorian fantasy bites off more than it can chew.
“You Will Be Assimilated” represents a worrying strand in analysis.
Japan’s fascination with the true tale of a Black samurai goes back decades.
A new book emphasizes the perils of social media campaigns and the limits of military intervention in saving Nigeria’s Chibok children.
“Weak Strongman” argues that to better understand Russia, we need to move past our fixation with its president.
In a new documentary about mujra dancers, Saad Khan escapes the Western documentary complex to give his subjects the chance to speak in their own words.
A new book argues that Churchill’s famous folly was ultimately about food, fear, and free trade.