Reconsiderations November 2020
A sergeant abroad
On the American socialite and expatriate Stuart Preston.
Sep 17, 2020
Palazzo Bonaparte and the Mother of Kings
On Napoleon’s mother and her life in the Eternal City.
Aug 31, 2020
A review of The Year 1000: When Explorers Connected the World and Globalization Began, by Valerie Hansen.
Notes & Comments September 2020
We welcome Myron Magnet
Introducing our second annual Visiting Critic.
Aug 17, 2020
A review of “God’s Shadow”: Sultan Selim, His Ottoman Empire, and the Making of the Modern World by Alan Mikhail.
Aug 14, 2020
Mules down Malaya
On VJ Day through the eyes of George Macdonald Fraser.
Jun 03, 2020
Fake news on film
On Mr. Jones, Walter Duranty & Soviet Russia.
May 29, 2020
Week in review
On Mozart, Simenon & Sherman.
Features June 2020
Burke & Trump
Remarks by this year’s recipient of the Edmund Burke Award.