Manhattan Phoenix

By Daniel S. Levy

Manhattan Phoenix

This problematic history portrays Gotham as hell in more ways than one.

Cleopatra’s Daughter: From Roman Prisoner to African Queen

How a once-overshadowed girl became an admired ruler.

Bruno Schulz: An Artist, a Murder, and the Hijacking of History

A gut-churning account of a visionary lost to the Holocaust.


By Sarah Weinman


A page-turning saga of true crime and false narratives.

The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny and Murder

A rollicking yarn with more swells and dips than the ocean itself.

Empireland: How Imperialism Has Shaped Modern Britain

A clear-eyed moral reckoning from across the Pond.