Mark Wild complicates the conventional account of postwar white flight.
Vincent van Gogh, Still Life With French Novels and Rose, oil on canvas, 1887.
Massive struggle, intense suffering, and abundant joy
Anna Madsen’s theological call for taking a stand
Using case studies, Dána-Ain Davis shows how medical racism hurts black women.
Kiley Reid’s novel about race, class, and good intentions that miss the point
How one youth leader stopped being a chief counselor of fun and discovered something better.
Eamon Duffy’s short biography of the first English saint canonized since the Reformation
Maybe not, say new books by Richard Wrangham and Nicholas Christakis.
How they engaged culture in troubling times
Walter Scheidel’s tour de force of world history is based almost entirely on counterfactuals.
Wright’s rereading of scripture is brilliant. Too bad he’s so disparaging of other viewpoints.
Stephen Fowl’s fresh approach to the study of idolatry
A literary look at the walls that protect us—and keep us captive
A new collection of Doyle’s nonfiction overflows with wonder.
I wish I’d had Mark Charles and Soong-Chan Rah’s book when I was in college.