George Packer's new biography, OUR MAN, draws from Richard Holbrooke’s private diaries and papers to create a nonfiction narrative both intimate and epic.
Marco Abel on German cinema of the political Left after 1968.
How are Germany's government and businesses responding to the effects of automation on the quality and quantity of jobs in the country?
Writer Suki Kim is working on a book about the consequences of war and the future of the divided Koreas.
Steven Klein on the thought of Karl Polanyi and the democratic transformation of the capitalist economy.
Tantyana Gershkovich focuses on Tolstoy's legacy among Russian émigrés in Berlin as they struggled for community.
Marco Able is working on a history of lesser-known political cinema of the German Left.
Laura D’Andrea Tyson asks what the United States can learn from Germany in coping with the automation of work.
Steven Klein asks how contemporary democracy is being affected by both public and private debt.
Historian and New Yorker staff writer Jill Lepore offers a history of the United States through poignant images and entertaining anecdotes.