What's so funny about backstabbing, brutality and mass murder? Quite a lot.
A new work addresses the long-neglected mass politicide of communists in Indonesia.
Ex-fascist diplomat Curzio Malaparte's masterpiece blends the real, the improbable, and the impossible in Soviet Russia.
How one people’s “independence” became another’s catastrophe.
A new history of the revolutionary criminals who rejected any possibility of revolution coming from the degraded masses—and turned their revolt into an individualistic one.