Andrew N. Koss is an associate editor of Mosaic. A PhD in history from Stanford, he recently completed a Mellon postdoctoral fellowship at Colgate University and is writing a book about the Jews of Vilna during World War I.
Defective history and some untenable key distinctions mar a brilliant, necessary, and much-discussed new book.
A new book explains, and over-explains, why ultra-Orthodox authorities resort to Photoshop.
Eyewitness reportage from Poland helps explain the Holocaust better than a shelf of well-researched histories.