Fun and Nudity With A Famous Person

Sure, professionally speaking I’m in a lifeboat in the middle of a vast, unforgiving ocean. The ship’s disappeared beneath the waves and I’m not sure they got a message off telling anyone we’re out here. Yes, all that’s true, but at least I got to have a fun, week-long Twitter riff exchange with the author… Continue reading Fun and Nudity With A Famous Person

Review: Ian Kershaw’s To Hell and Back. A New Warning From History

Professor Ian Kershaw, best known for his landmark two-volume biography of Adolf Hitler (titled Hubris and Nemesis) takes on a gargantuan project in To Hell and Back: Europe 1914-1949, a history of the European continent’s 30-year collapse into near self-destruction. A history encompassing the politics, economics, and high and low cultures of nearly two-dozen countries,… Continue reading Review: Ian Kershaw’s To Hell and Back. A New Warning From History