Margot Lurie

The Banality of Hannah Arendt

A new biopic is shameless in its boosterism of the author of Eichmann in Jerusalem, whose dubious legacy should be given its proper context

Nourishment by the Gross

Big Brother is Lionel Shriver at her cold-eyed best; a nourishing helping of fearless, humane and sober prose

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"