By Deanna Raybourn 4 min read
The author of The Treacherous Curse explains how a boom in historical discovery created a craving for all things Egyptian - but at too high a cost.
By Kassia St Clair 5 min read
Kassia St. Clair, author of The Secret Lives of Color, sheds light on the unknown, vivid stories behind some of her all-time favorite colors.
By Keith Rice 8 min read
Egypt, a storied nation spanning two continents, offers much in the way of history, tradition, and culture. Herewith, the best books to understand Egypt.
By Tom Blunt 3 min read
A moment in anti-Semitism is turned into something beautiful, with help from J. K. Rowling. This, Jar-Jar Binks, and more in today's Daily Blunt.
By Matt Staggs 3 min read
Was Athens the greatest civilization on Earth? Maybe. Read through these great books on the ancient world and make your own decision.
By Emily Neuberger 8 min read
We caught up with Rajia Hassib to discuss 9/11, the Egyptian-American experience, and her debut novel, In the Language of Miracles.