Tenements, Towers & Trash

The exact history of the egg cream is of some debate, but the most popular claim is that it was created in the 1890s by Louis Auster… More

Incognegro

In the early 20th century White went undercover, posing as a white man in the deep south to investigate lynchings. More

The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye

A fictional comic book artist in Singapore creates a satirical comic about Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew and the battle for freedom of expression. More

Operation Ajax

This week, an excerpt from the graphic novel Operation Ajax about the 1953 CIA coup in Iran that remade the Middle East. More

The Arab of the Future

The French bestseller details the author's childhood in rural France, Libya, and Syria, in the shadows of three dictators—Muammar Gaddafi, Hafez al-Assad, and his own father. More

Ann Tenna

We feature an excerpt by Marissa Acocella Marchetto, a cartoonist for The New Yorker, from her upcoming graphic novel Ann Tenna, set in the bizarre world of New York-based… More