A picture book in the tradition of “The Little Prince” delivers minimalist philosophical lessons on power.
The first volume of a new history of modern Europe covers two world wars and the troubled years between them.
Dark matter, according to Lisa Randall, may be responsible for the extinction of dinosaurs and the subsequent rise of mammals.
Pankaj Mishra and Alice Gregory discuss the fate of the public intellectual in an age of specialization.
Qiu Xiaolong adapted two of the dramas from his novels
Whitmarsh argues that atheism isn’t a product of the modern age but reaches back to early Western intellectual tradition in the ancient Greek world.
He may no longer be a member of the "Dead Poets Society," but actor Ethan Hawke is visiting bookstores to sign his own prose.