By Tom Blunt 6 min read
Also in your Signature Need-to-Know: The Oscar Wilde of YouTube, the death of the Great Barrier Reef, and one of George Orwell's rejection letters.
By Lorraine Berry 10 min read
Charles Dickens championed the individual and disdained the crowd. Lorraine Berry explores this dynamic in light of his book Hard Times.
By Ingrid Rossellini 10 min read
In this excerpt, adapted from Know Thyself, Ingrid Rossellini considers the components that made up Plato's ideal society, and Aristotle's influence on him.
By Nathan Gelgud 3 min read
An accessible philosopher even if you don't read philosophy, Slavoj Žižek's writing post-2008 recession predicted America's current political reality.
By Signature 12 min read
Spanning cookbooks, journals, novels, and more, these books will make great gifts for everyone you hold dear this holiday season.