war

Thank You For Your Service

by David Finkel

The true story of soldiers as they return home from Baghdad’s front-lines and struggle to reintegrate—into their family lives and American society.

nasty women

Nasty Women

by Samhita Mukhopadhyay and Kate Harding

When 53% of white women voted for Donald Trump and 94% of black women voted for Hillary Clinton, how can women unite in Trump’s America?

damascus

A Disappearance in Damascus

by Deborah Campbell

In the midst of an international crisis, journalist Deborah Campbell finds herself swept up in the mysterious disappearance of Ahlam, her guide and friend.

conservation

White Man’s Game

by Stephanie Hanes

A probing examination of Western conservation efforts in Africa, where our feel-good stories belie a troubling reality.

putin

Rarely does a political leader get a shot at greatness. Far rarer is a second chance — but the current impasse may provide Putin with just that.

rosh hashanah

Every Fall, as I review the melodies of the high holidays, I am reminded that I first learned to lead Rosh Hashanah prayers while walking in Manhattan.

literature

The World Broke In Two

by Bill Goldstein

A revelatory narrative of the intersecting lives and works of revered authors Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, E. M. Forster and D. H. Lawrence during 1922.