Cycles of Justification: George Rable’s God’s Almost Chosen Peoples

From Repression, Revolution: The CW’s Riverdale, Season 7

Monsters in the Ruins: Mans Marlind’s The Defeated

Badass Women: Gina Prince-Bythewood’s The Woman King

A Preponderance of Gold: Julian Fellowes’ The Gilded Age

Science versus Ignorance: Clio Barnard’s The Essex Serpent

Fable, Interrupted: Steven Soderbergh’s The Knick

When Losers Write History: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.’s Stony the Road

Alpha to Omega: Roderick Beaton’s The Greeks