“I don’t want you to rehabilitate me”—just to give me the last word.
A new biography of the author of A Tomb for Boris Davidovich gives form to the traumas—from the Holocaust to Titoist Communism—that made up his. . .
A new biography of Benjamin Disraeli lays bare the paucity of his achievements while praising his romantic re-imagination of himself, his party, and the nation he led.