The Ancient Entertainer

The Man who Invented History: Travels with Herodotus by Justin Marozzi

Amoral Equivalence

Beyond Terror and Martyrdom by Gilles Kepel
The Case Against Israel’s Enemies by Alan Dershowitz

Cycles of Violence

The Armies by Evelio Rosero, translated by Anne McLean

ONLINE ONLY: False Icons

Fidel & Che: A Revolutionary Friendship by Simon Reid-Henry

Box of Tricks

100 Essential Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know by John D. Barrow

Raising the Tone

The Triumph of Music by Tim Blanning

Only One Thing on Their Minds

Sex and Sensuality in the Ancient World by Giulia Sissa

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"