Frederic Raphael

Frederic Raphael

“Before the screening, I made bold to ask the audience not to refrain from laughter. They were nice enough to obey my incitement”

Johanna Hanink’s The Greek Debt asks if we owe the Greeks for the foundations of Western democracy—or do they owe us for their economic mismanagement?

Crofton Black and Edmund Clark’s book Negative Publicity, which tracks Bush-era extraordinary renditions through photographs and redacted documents, is a compound of elegant presentation and rough stuff

Stangneth’s clear-eyed work spells out the genesis and “logic” of Holocaust denial in all its macabre absurdity

Greeks have been fiddling the books ever since Agamemnon. Where else do you find such private generosity and public irresponsibility?

The great French film director’s magnum opus, Shoah, brought home the reality of the Holocaust

Bernhard Schlink’s novel, The Reader, is both artistically and morally fraudulent. The oscar-winning film that sprung from it is no better