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Talking to the Editor Behind Back-to-Back Booker Prizes

Peter Blackstock on Shuggie Bain and Editor As Gatekeeper

By Katie Yee  November 24, 2020

The Best Reviewed Books in History and Politics, November Edition

Featuring art thieves, Nazi-resistors, medieval scientists, and more

By Book Marks  November 24, 2020

On the Extravagance of Mark Twain's Family Dishes

Melissa Scholes Young on Humble Beginnings, Thanksgiving, and Leisure Time

By Melissa Scholes Young  November 24, 2020

The Life of Carla Capponi, Nazi-Fighter of Occupied Rome

"Heedless of the flames, she pulled the injured soldier from the burning wreck."

By Victor Failmezger  November 24, 2020

How Come We Don't Have a Philosophy of Wigs?

Luigi Amara on the Curious Place of Hair Pieces in the Age of Enlightenment 

By Luigi Amara  November 24, 2020

Doughnuts or Donuts? Krispy Kreme or Dunkin'? All of the Above?

Josh Clark and Chuck Bryant Embrace a Gluttony of Options

By Josh Clark and Chuck Bryant  November 24, 2020