Dos Passos’s epic trilogy still indelibly captures the United States in a moment of centrifugal chaos
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Robinson’s “baggy monster” of a novel offers a daring and kaleidoscopic view of how humanity might actually grapple with impending climate catastrophe.
The question, Milanich argues, is not “Who is the father?” but rather, “Who do we want him to be?”
Huddled Arabs in the Americas: Stacy Fahrenthold on Syrian & Lebanese Migrants in Argentina, Brazil & the US
Fahrenthold’s new book reveals a complex story of global migration and shifting identities and allegiances, as both the Middle East and Latin America were transformed.
A feminist magazine attempts to bury a critical review of an opportunistic, racist, brownface novel. Writer Myriam Gurba tells the story.
Alistair Horne’s book reminds us that political violence thrives on the exclusion of moderates — to everyone’s detriment.
In Monique Quintana’s novella, Death itself feels like a character, always lingering around or communicating with the living.
What do the CIA and Gandhi have in common? Both were advocates of what historian Daniel Immerwahr calls “community development.”