Setting the record straight about Versailles, Weimar, and Hitler.
Moyshe Kulbak’s Childe Harold.
Not a bad time for an Aryan artist.
Joseph Roth’s journalism.
Winning the War of Words.
The great novelist’s non-fiction work is now in English.
“Life at any time and place, her title and her prose seem to say, is full of sensual beauty.”
Worshipped by his students and vilified by his enemies as the founder of a shadowy neoconservative conspiracy responsible for the 2003 Iraq war, Leo Strauss. . .
Satirist, essayist, poet, converted Jew, Kurt Tucholsky mocked interwar Germany with biting irony and clever wordplay—until committing suicide, first literary and then actual.