In her latest book “The Next Great Migration”, American science journalist Sonia Shah presents an evidenced picture of how migration has always been with us – for the better.
On this day in 1863, a certain French author published his first novel, about three Brits taking a balloon trip over Africa. Jules Verne’s debut was a hit, and guaranteed his legacy.
On the anniversary of Tove Jansson’s first book, “The Moomins and the Great Flood”, we take a look back on her wartime creations and why they continue to resonate.
The love for literature is what has always connected Icelanders. We sometimes claim that everyone on the island is a writer.
In his latest novel “Homeland Elegies”, American playwright and author Ayad Akhtar crafts a tale of the complexities of being a second generation citizen in 21st-century America.
In this extract from Alice Lugen’s “The Dyatlov Pass Tragedy”, the author describes the events leading up to the trip during which a group of young hikers died in mysterious circumstances in Russia’s northern Urals.
Martin Pollack, the author of numerous books that deconstruct Austria’s dark history, talks about his family’s Nazi past, the German minority in Slovenia, and how history is repeating itself.
The investigative journalist Alice Lugen talks about what might have happened in the Dyatlov Pass tragedy, when a group of young hikers died in mysterious circumstances in Russia’s northern Urals.
In his latest book “Humankind: A Hopeful History”, Dutch historian Rutger Bregman deconstructs the idea of humanity as inherently evil to paint a much more optimistic portrait of human nature.
Harlan Coben talks about writing crime during the pandemic, the global reach of Netflix, and the Polish-language adaptation of his novel “The Woods”.