Tibor Fischer

Tibor Fischer

The novel in verse is nothing new, but Homer’s Iliad is fast-paced and full of surprises

The five Ancient Greek romances that have made it down to us in their entirety are an enigma

Bitcoin is a fascinating hybrid: part cult, part asset, part business enterprise, part currency, part fad—and it appeals to the best and worst of human nature

Jordan Peterson is erudite and well read but 12 Rules for Life has much of the tenor of a typical self-help book

The little town of Bethlehem has been irrevocably linked with Western visions of the Holy Land, but Nicholas Blincoe shows there is much more to its history

A collection of Martin Amis’s essays caresses the bottom of the barrel

Gertrude Himmelfarb’s essays are impressively erudite and wide-ranging

The irony of Lenin, Victor Sebestyan’s biography reveals, is that he was profoundly bourgeois

Slovenia’s second most famous export, Slavoj Žižek, gets full marks for effort, but his 1970s dialectic seems a bit retro

Lionel Shriver’s latest novel is a a speculative spin on the disintegration of the United States