This week's interview
Simon Yarrow recommends the best books on the Saints
Heroes are universal to human culture and, in Christian culture, they manifested themselves as saints. Historian Simon Yarrow recommends the best books to understand the saints, from their widespread appearance in late antiquity to their continuing influence in modern America.
Book of the day
The ISIS Apocalypse: The History, Strategy, and Doomsday Vision of the Islamic State
by William McCants
“The best book on ISIS I’ve read”