A newly translated novel portrays the European Union’s search for meaning as a historical reckoning—and a comedy of manners.
China and the United States have drastically different visions for autonomous transportation.
David Shulman’s diaries of resisting the Israeli occupation show the limits of activism in the face of rampant dispossession and despair.
Hotel Mumbai is a tale of courage. It is also a worrying reminder of India’s security flaws.
A glitz and glam song competition turns political.
Jia Zhangke’s "Ash Is Purest White," socially critical yet officially sanctioned, strikes a middle path for Chinese cinema.
Alfonso Cuarón’s masterpiece may be Oscar worthy, but it fails to address the problems of Latin American households.
Benjamin Netanyahu’s government has tried to keep the Islamist group in check, but the situation in Gaza is as unstable as ever.
1,200 newly translated poems from Bertolt Brecht offer an unexpected survival guide for difficult times.