Wednesday, November 21, 2018


Book Review | The Shadow Land by Elizabeth Kostova

17:13 23 May
Unraveling Bulgaria’s Dark Past Ballantine Books 2017 / 496 pp. / $28 Bulgaria. How little thought I had ever given to Bulgaria, but here it is in the vivid, fast-paced, fascinating new novel The Shadow Land by Elizabeth Kostova. Author of the best-selling novel The...

From The Editor | May/June 2017

17:49 10 May
Recently I picked up Elie Wiesel’s Somewhere a Master: Hasidic Portraits and Legends from my bookshelf, settled into my reading chair and opened its pages. Elie begins with the story of a young Hasid in great distress and confusion over life. He has tried to...
Kati Marton

Author Interview // Kati Marton

17:46 05 January
Kati Marton’s early life reads like the plot of a John le Carré spy novel. Marton was born in Budapest in the early years of the Cold War to journalists who, at the time, were among the most famous anti-communist dissidents in the world.
Nadine Epstein

From The Editor // November/December 2016

13:34 03 November
his incredibly polarizing presidential campaign and election are finally behind us. To quote from Robert Hunter’s lyrics in the Grateful Dead song “Truckin’,” “…what a long, strange trip it has been.” This was a campaign like no other in my memory. Along with so many...