17 May 2019
High culture could not save them
4 May 2019
With material enough for an epic, it attempts too much
1 Feb 2019
Reliving the murder of a British toddler through the testimony of his killers
18 Oct 2018
Dr Hans Asperger consigned dozens of children in Nazi Vienna to certain death, claims a new book.
10 Oct 2018
Even if we do not take Johnson for a guide, we cannot fail to warm to his moral stature.
4 Oct 2018
Why not, if feminism is about justice and equality.
2 May 2018
How about having a dispassionate, fact-based debate?
7 Feb 2018
The murder of Russia's imperial family a century ago was an inevitable tragedy.
13 Nov 2017
An improbable hero of the French resistance.
20 Oct 2017
Growing up Communist in post-war London.
13 Jan 2017
The personal and the political combine in Pasternak's compelling novel of revolutionary and Soviet Russia.
2 Aug 2016
For eight decades persecuted Christians in Russia and Eastern Europe suffered unspeakable hardships
29 Jul 2016
What does abortion do to the hearts and minds of those who regularly carry it out?
18 Jul 2016
The case for faith, by the religion editor of The Times Literary Supplement.
14 Jul 2016
A colourful and compelling narrative of the Russian dynasty.
12 Apr 2016
A new biography leaves important questions about this WWII hero unanswered.
4 Feb 2016
The Pope’s secret war against Hitler.
14 Jan 2016
A wise and entertaining collection of book reviews and essays.
4 Jan 2016
A Polish-Jewish journalist investigates the Jedwabne pogrom of World War II.
13 Aug 2015
A New York Times columnist writes a book about old fashioned virtues.
22 Jul 2015
One of the most courageous, unconventional and holy women of the 20th Century.
13 Jul 2015
How did Svetlana Alliluyeva survive growing up in the monstrous shadow of her father?
13 May 2015
Comparisons with Hitler malign the great French statesman.
8 Apr 2015
National portraits of domestic life, devastation and survival 1900 - 1950.
18 Mar 2015
Few people have known more about how to develop the character of youth than Cardinal Newman.
4 Feb 2015
Perhaps he wants journalists to read it.
13 Jan 2015
A clear prose style, an honest, warm voice are qualities that will always attract readers.
23 Oct 2014
The older generation of Russians suffered terribly after the dissolution of the Soviet Union.
8 Oct 2014
A controversial Harvard psychologist wants people to ... write better.
16 Sep 2014
How an English writer immersed in the gay culture discovered God.
12 Sep 2014
World War II as a campaign against evil by defenders of the good.
3 Sep 2014
Our suggestions for the best in historical fiction.
26 Aug 2014
An affecting memoir by Nelson Mandela's jailer.
17 Jun 2014
A Polish journalist hitchhikes along Russia's remote Kolyma Highway.
11 Jun 2014
MercatorNet contributors talk about books that have changed the way they see the world.
19 Jan 2014
Jonathan Aitken has written a sympathetic but perceptive biography of Margaret Thatcher.
19 Dec 2013
Domestic hardship meant the British writer was 60 before she could launch her career.
13 Dec 2013
What happens after a war is often as painful as the war itself.
29 Nov 2013
The story of a journey from racial hatred to rational love.
15 Nov 2013
The Berlin Wall fell in 1989 but much remains to be understood.
21 Oct 2013
The moving story of a man whose memory was limited to what happened 30 seconds ago.
7 Aug 2013
Teaching your children Shakespeare could be the most rewarding educational experience of their lives.
17 Jul 2013
An arresting account of what happened in Eastern Europe post-World War II, and why the Communist system was bound to fail.
8 Jul 2013
Russia is dying. Its population is shrinking. Its people are drinking themselves to death. Why?
4 Jul 2013
Not just in America, but all over the world, more and more adults are living alone. Should we celebrate their freedom or be dismayed?
25 Jun 2013
In 1900 there were 1.5 million female servants at work in Britain. How did that vanished world work?
2 Apr 2013
"Losers are no less worthy of being remembered than winners," writes a chronicler of the last days of the Russian aristocracy.
14 Jan 2013
The discovery of a cache of letters written from a Soviet gulag is a testimony to love and heroism.
10 Jan 2013
The career of an Edwardian society lady - the first to take a seat in the British parliament - makes entertaining reading.
9 Nov 2012
MercatorNet's book reviewer describes the good death of a dear brother.
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