Nancy Churnin’s picture-book biographies for children span time and space.
Photograph by Guytano Magno/Hill Museum & Manuscript Library/Saint John’s University
A globe-trotting monk with the Benedictine “survival gene” seeks out treasured manuscripts.
Recent books with Harvard connections
Paintings courtesy of the White House Historical Association
Lincoln Caplan reviews Noah Feldman’s The Three Lives of James Madison: Genius, Partisan, President
Photograph by Michael B. Priest
Dara Horn breathes life into classical Jewish sources.
Photograph by iStock Images
A doctor’s take on the destruction of medicine
Photograph courtesy of the MIT Museum
Parents and superkids, then and now
Photograph by Robert Adam Mayer
Fred Moten’s subversive black-studies scholarship