The friendship between Walter Benjamin and Bertolt Brecht was a "conspiratorial rapport".
Maher's Salafi-Jihadism: the History of an Idea draws on research and the author's personal experience to investigate the ideology which drives jihadism.
Siddhartha Mukherjee’s book is a tourist guide to the twenty-first century’s uncharted continent, the human genome.
Although he won three Premier League titles and four FA Cups with Arsenal, Ray Parlour was capped only ten times for England.
The idea of “grit” speaks to our deepest wishes: we all want to believe in our own limitless potential, and that of our children.
The Sunlight Pilgrims by Jenni Fagan reviewed.
Naked Diplomacy: Power and Statecraft in the Digital Age by Tom Fletcher reviewed.
The problem is in the kind of history people are thinking with.
Forest ecology, indigenous culture, sea voyages, Dutch culture, colonial and Maori culture, the logging industry: all these subjects and many more are revealed through the adventures of Proulx’s characters.
It is no accident that women are writing in ever greater numbers about their mental anguish and pain.
The sense of an old order degenerating and a new one not yet born recalls the fin de siècle of 120 years ago.
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