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The Plateau by Mag­gie Paxson

The Plateau by Mag­gie Paxson

In a remote pocket of Nazi-held France, ordinary people risked their lives to rescue many hundreds of strangers, mostly Jewish children. Was this a fluke of history, or something more? Anthropologist Maggie Paxson, certainties...

This Tilt­ing World by Colette Fel­lous

This Tilt­ing World by Colette Fel­lous

Translator: Sophie Lewis On the night following the terrorist attack that killed eighty-three tourists on the beach at Sousse, a woman sits facing the sea and writes a complicated love letter to her homeland,...

Courage and Fear by Ola Hnatiuk

Courage and Fear by Ola Hnatiuk

Courage and Fear is a study of a multicultural city in times when all norms collapse. Ola Hnatiuk presents a meticulously documented portrait of Lviv’s ethnically diverse intelligentsia during World War Two. As the...

Love Drones by Noam Dorr

Love Drones by Noam Dorr

In Love Drones, Noam Dorr explores the troubling relationship between our desire for intimacy and the world of military action, state violence, and intelligence surveillance. Born and raised on a kibbutz in Israel, Dorr...