They visited, we follow

The concept is simple enough: historian Peter Furtado has compiled various writings through the ages…

02 September 2019 - 08.09 AM

A thrill a page

The editor Paul Duncan is a film historian with literary pedigree, his Taschen books having included…

28 August 2019 - 08.08 AM

Death of an ogre leaves no one sorry

We read somewhere once, and we just wish we could remember where, that the final "Maigret" novels…

21 August 2019 - 08.08 AM

Close-up look at colonial rule

The United Kingdom's still-roiling Brexit controversy, with the referendum's most fervent supporters…

12 August 2019 - 08.08 AM

Another onslaught on Nazi Germany

Previously, Hans Helmut Kirst was the only German novelist known and admired by us as a chronicler…

01 August 2019 - 08.08 AM