When Joan Ullyot, a physician and an accomplished runner, published her book “Women’s Running” in 1976, she took on a daunting set of traditional ideas that boiled down to one
The title of Rebecca Donner’s astonishing new book is a line by Goethe, from a volume of his poems that had been smuggled into the cell of Mildred Harnack —
Mr. Calasso — once described by the Paris Review as “a literary institution of one” — was the author of a shelf full of books that contained a breadth of
By Don Heinrich TolzmannSpecial to NKyTribune Part 75 of our series, “Resilience and Renaissance: Newport, Kentucky, 1795-2020.” The Salem Methodist Episcopal Church at Eighth and York Streets in Newport was the home
Every year when Rebecca Donner visited her great-grandmother’s home in Chevy Chase, Md., she and her brother would stand against the kitchen wall to have their heights marked in pencil.
The ObserverWG SebaldRevealed: the secret trauma that inspired German literary giantWG Sebald’s writing on the Holocaust was driven by the anger and distress he felt over his father’s service in
A politician hoping to replace Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel late this year has apologised for committing plagiarism in a 2009 book. Armin Laschet, the CDU nominee to succeed Merkel, admitted that
Colombia’s Gulf of Morrosquillo is home to thousands of mangroves. Their roots arc downward into salty seawater while their limbs climb upward — a mesmerizing entanglement of branches and leaves. About
When Edmund Schechter, a Viennese Jew who fled the Nazis, arrived in postwar Germany in 1945, he encountered a “wasteland”—not just physically, he said, but “psychologically.” All newspapers had ceased publication.
After implementing a measured lockdown strategy during the pandemic’s first wave, Germany emerged relatively unscathed but later struggled. The German government responded with more lockdowns, which were finally lifted this