On Thursday 19 February, Richard Sakwa’s Frontline Ukraine was reviewed by Jonathan Steele for the Guardian, and hailed as ‘the best analysis yet in book form of events on the ground in eastern Ukraine as well as in Kiev, Washington, Brussels and Moscow.’ The unfolding crisis in Ukraine has brought the world to the brink …
When hundreds of schoolgirls were abducted by Boko Haram in 2014, the government’s target was not Boko Haram, but those demanding action from the government.
Mike Smith joined a panel of experts to discuss the impact of Boko Haram in the lead up to Nigeria’s general election.
Paul Theroux on a book he wishes he had over 30 years ago.
Happy Birthday to Freya Stark, born on January 31, 1893. In this extract taken from her book The Zodiac Arch, she recounts a hazardous trip across the Atlantic Ocean
In September 1814, European rulers were in the midst of what may well have been the most extravagant celebration in history— the Congress of Vienna.
The ruin has been an emotive and imaginative feature of art since the Renaissance.
The Salt of the Earth, Wim Wenders’ tribute to Sebastião Salgado has been nominated at this year’s Academy Awards.
Following on from last week’s interview with Bahaa Abdelmegid, read an extract from his new novel Temple Bar.
Welcome to the ‘Interzone’
Five women artists from the Southern hemisphere who refuse to stay at home.
What are Russia’s motives and ambitions in annexing Crimea?
Bahaa Abdelmegid shares with us his thoughts about his new novel Temple Bar