“For a book project about 16th-century polar explorer William Barents, Andrea Pitzer needed to reach the remote Arctic island where he and his men came to grief. She booked passage on an expeditionary boat out of Murmansk, then headed north on a trip marked by unforgettable scenery, unexpected loss, and wild magic that changed her life.”
The president’s executive orders and inflammatory rhetoric follow a predictable path.
The lessons we are drawing from her work may not be the one we most need to learn.
The forgotten history of World War I internment camps, and the story of imprisoned Austrian painter Paul Cohen-Portheim.