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Triumph of the Willing
On the 75th anniversary of Hitler’s defeat, what can William Shirer’s epic history, The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, teach us about today?
A new book captures the enduring allure of swimming pools
Found in Translation
How did a now forgotten masterpiece of American literature become so beloved by Italians?
From Dante to Natalia Ginzburg, the publisher and poet celebrates the glorious literary history of a hurting country
Head in the Clouds
How Charlie Mackesy accidentally wrote a best-seller and became a social-media sensation in his 50s
While the younger of Pieter Bruegel the Elder’s two sons struck out on his own, the older struggled to break free from his father’s shadow