A politician who broke the mold (it’s not who you think)
Dave Sim’s comic-book history of anti-Semitism
Moving to Vienna for four months was hard. Living with a former skinhead was even harder.
A new volume of Hannah Arendt’s writing sheds light on the persistence of anti-Semitism
A chess amateur shows how the game has mesmerized through the ages
In The Lost, Daniel Mendelsohn excavates some unsettling truths about brotherhood, betrayal, and the Book of Genesis.
A new biography of Irène Némirovsky reveals an author less saintly than her current readers might like to believe