Mark Lilla

Christophe Delory

Mark Lilla

Mark Lilla is a Professor of Humanities at Columbia and the author, most recently, of The Shipwrecked Mind: On Political Reaction and The Once and Future Liberal.
 (May 2021)

How the French Face Terror

How the French Face Terror

Four recent books show a country going through the classic stages of trauma

Open Letter: On Blasphemy, Islamophobia, and the True Enemies of Free Expression

by Charb, with a foreword by Adam Gopnik

Who Is Charlie?: Xenophobia and the New Middle Class

by Emmanuel Todd, translated from the French by Andrew Brown, with maps and diagrams by Philippe Laforgue

Situation de la France [France’s Situation]

by Pierre Manent

Terreur dans l’Hexagone: Genèse du djihad français [Terror in the Hexagon: The Genesis of French Jihadism]

by Gilles Kepel, with Antoine Jardin

March 24, 2016 issue

The Defense of a Jewish Collaborator

The Defense of a Jewish Collaborator

Claude Lanzmann's 'The Last of the Unjust'

The Last of the Unjust

a film directed by Claude Lanzmann

Terezin: Il ghetto-modello di Eichmann [Theresienstadt: Eichmann’s Model Ghetto]

by Benjamin Murmelstein

“Der Letzte der Ungerechten”: Der “Judenälteste” Benjamin Murmelstein in Filmen 1942–1975 [“The Last of the Unjust”: The “Jewish Head Elder” Benjamin Murmelstein in Films 1942–1975]

edited by Ronny Loewy and Katharina Rauschenberger

December 5, 2013 issue

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