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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...