World War II
Two new important histories look at Hitler’s fascination with Islam and Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey
New novels answer Irving Howe’s question: Can we accept aesthetic pleasure in a book about the Shoah?
Visiting Warsaw with my uncle, I saw a different part of WWII history
Philosopher Bettina Stangneth’s brilliant, newly translated study of the origins of evil shows why radicals like ISIS act like Nazis
The Austrian writer presented an ideal of what Europe might have been and might one day be
Historian Alon Confino traces a source of today’s global anti-Semitism to the ethical revolution triggered by Kristallnacht