Theater of Cruelty

Swedish states of mind

Johannes Anyuru's virtuoso novel asks deeply uncomfortable questions about the effects of counter-terrorism.

Escape and love

"Location, location, location," says the real estate agents. Geography is destiny, historians respond. ”From Exit West

Psychosocial revolutionary

Peter Weiss' political horizon has no topicality. But he was one of the greatest writers of the 1900 century.

Autonomy with Big A

The philosopher Toni Negri defends his earlier views in a thorough chronicle of Italian political history.

To spread power

Vaccaro's social criticism is primarily directed at financial capitalism, which earns one percent at the expense of the other 99.