51 years in a wheelchair, so far

The Vietnam War was an American disaster. Iggy Pop, who performed in Budapest recently, avoided it…

23 September 2019 - 08.09 a.m.

Concise look at a complex history

Andrew Robinson's book covered a whopping four millennia of Indian history in concise fashion when…

18 September 2019 - 12.09 p.m.

They visited, we follow

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

02 September 2019 - 08.09 a.m.

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 a.m.

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 a.m.