Was classical Athens a democracy? If not, do some of its undemocratic ways continue to shape so-called democracies in the 21st century?
“Five shining stars of fun!”
Robert Gleason’s new book, The Evil That Men Do, is a jumble of confusing ideas.
Salvador Dali wasn’t the founder of Surrealism, the cultural movement that spread from Europe to the Americas in the 20thcentury. Andre Breton was the founding father.
A shrewd observer of our national character, the late Tom Wolfe tapped extravagant stories drawn from real life and refined them in the fires of his imagination.