August 01, 2023

Andrew Nagorski's SAVING FREUD, about Sigmund Freud's last minute escape to London following Hitler's annexation of Austria, and of the extraordinary group of friends who made it possible, optioned to Fuzzy Door Entertainment, by Erica Spellman Silverman at Trident Media Group on behalf of...

July 31, 2023

Paperback of the week
Saving Freud by Andrew Nagorski
Icon Books £10.99
This is the astonishing story of Sigmund Freud’s escape from Vienna after the Germans rolled into Austria in 1938 and began to round up Jewish people like him. Freud’s dithering in the face of danger is...

June 27, 2023

After a 15-year hiatus away from the big screen, the greatest adventurer of all time — Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford still cracking the whip at 80) — is once again on the trail of an ancient artifact with supernatural properties in Dial of Destiny.

The first Indy outing produced by Disney...

June 14, 2023

Few of the following qualify as “beach reading”; they all qualify as good reading.

In graduate school, I was informed that there was no such thing as “biblical theology,” only textual analysis. Bishop Robert Barron demonstrates what nonsense that was, and is, in The Great Story of Israel...

May 20, 2023

Book description
World War II historian Andrew Nagorski recounts Adolf Hitler’s rise to and consolidation of power, drawing on countless firsthand reports, letters, and diaries that narrate the creation of the Third Reich.

“Hitlerland is a bit of a guilty pleasure. Reading about the...

May 01, 2023

Arrest of reporter Evan Gershkovich is a sign of fraying ties between the Russian government and foreign correspondents

Four weeks after Russia’s arrest of Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich, Moscow has taken aim at other American reporters working in the country, the latest...

April 04, 2023

by Jon Allsop

In the early nineteen eighties, Andrew Nagorski, then Moscow bureau chief for Newsweek, traveled to report from Vologda, a city in a famed dairy region that was struggling with local supply. Nagorski had to register his trip with the authorities,...

April 03, 2023

Last week, the news broke that Russia had arrested a credentialed Wall Street Journal reporter and charged him with spying. Former US journalist Andrew Nagorski was expelled from Russia in 1982 when the Soviet government became angry with his reporting. He joins Boyd to discuss his case vs. Evan...

March 31, 2023

‘Once They Put Spying on the Table, There’s No Wiggle Room.’

An American journalist who was expelled from the Soviet Union explains why the arrest of a Wall Street Journal reporter in Moscow bodes ill for relations with the Kremlin.

he news that another American had been arrested...