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