“House on Endless Waters” is an intensely clever literary construction that never compromises readability.
For Diana Wichtel, facing the past felt superior to running from it.
Though the work of the U.S. Justice Department’s Office of Special Investigations was virtuous, it was the subject of continual controversy.
Survival comes at a steep price: betraying family secrets and stirring anxieties that haven’t yet fully subsided.
Farrow’s book is as riveting as any spy thriller.
This book is a major achievement and an important addition to the literature of the Holocaust.
“Never before had she kept a secret from Yidel; never had she felt so lonely or so powerful.”
This should be required reading in journalism programs for its insights into how reportorial grit and savvy can crack walls of denial
The idea of ritual murder originated with the 12th-century treatise of an English monk, Thomas of Monmouth,
It’s hard to read the story of George Gershwin without feeling a sense of loss.