Nadia Murad’s “The Last Girl” describes a Yazidi woman’s kidnapping by Islamist militants.
The essays in “Winter” have a characteristically Scandinavian focus on darkness, snow, quiet, emptiness and depression.
In childhood, the historian and novelist was a “voracious, excitable, starry-eyed” reader. He still is.
Among the myriad English-language travel blogs, you’re likely to come across two specific words of German origin. The first, more common word is “wanderlust.” Though the German origins of the word are more concerned specifically with...Show More Summary
This is a difficult book to grade. I finished it because I wanted to see what happened. At the same time, I was easily distracted while reading because I got bored being told everything. I was curious about the rules of the magic and...Show More Summary
The revolting food served by Eleanor Roosevelt not only depressed her husband but scandalised all Washington, according to Laura Shapiro
We bled so much when the tiger leeches dropped off us, the camp looked like a bombsite’, says the explorer Robin Hanbury-Tenison
Both Ireland’s Troubles and the anxieties of a 25-year-old anorexic unfold over a single day in Turning for Home
The bloodbath involving former friends and neighbours in the East European border town in 1941 makes this atrocity especially shocking, says Omer Bartov
Fiona Sampson traces Mary’s life from unmarried teenage mother to the author of one of the most enduring of all horror stories
Though women had for centuries nursed and cooked for British sailors, it wasn’t until 1917 that they were officially recruited by the Royal Navy
Her thoughtful Go Went Gone sees the plight of refugees through the imaginative eyes of a retired academic in Berlin
A new collection of essays by people linked to the student protests at Columbia University offers a fresh view of the uprising, nearly 50 years later.
Endeavor Content has acquired the rights to Michael Wolff’s No. 1 best-selling book. But no TV network or film studio is attached to the project.
PBS has enlisted the help of several celebrities to determine “The Great American Read” in an upcoming competition series, the network announced Wednesday. The network's eight-part show will begin with a two-hour special on May 22. Throughout the series, stars such as Gayle King, Lauren Graham...
In “Why Liberalism Failed,” Patrick J. Deneen argues that mere tinkering will not address profound discontent with the political establishment.
Drawing on her experience as a child who felt self-conscious about her dark skin, the actress hopes to help other kids reimagine what is beautiful.
Happy Wednesday! There are no Star Wars links this time, I promise! No guarantees for next week though. We hope you enjoyed the long weekend and are ready to get through the rest of the week. Power through! You got this! … Bawdy Bookworms...Show More Summary
Historian and author Mark A. Lause contends the cowboys of the mythic American West were more diverse—and downtrodden—than we realize. The post The American West was even wilder than we think appeared first on Macleans.ca.