Life at the Top: Toby Wilkinson’s The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt

For Want of an Heir: Ancient Roman Fertility Theory and its Consequences

Lesser than the Sum of its Parts: Dominic Lieven’s In the Shadow of the Gods

New from the Old: Paul Quigley’s Shifting Grounds

Losing the War for Purity? Amy Werbel’s Lust on Trial

The Historical Middle Earth: The Architecture of Kings (and their Stand-ins)

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

Book Club: Empire of Guns, by Priya Satia

Mountains or Molehills? Duane Roller’s Empire of the Black Sea