A freelance writer on politics and literature based in Vienna. He is the Europe editor for Moment and a frequent contributor to Slate, The Forward and Tablet.
The Austrian writer's enchanting short stories reveal his love of nature in elegantly simple prose
While the Great Powers wrestled over the fate of the Adriatic city-state of Fiume, its residents had their own sense of who they were, argues historian Dominique K. Reill.
In Sylvia Petter’s debut novel All the Beautiful Liars, Katrina Klain arrives in Vienna in search of the lost pieces of her life.
Martyn Rady’s new history of the Habsburgs argues that their empire was undone by the very things that once made it mighty.
A history and a memoir, the Swedish journalist's And in the Vienna Woods the Trees Remain is the story of a family, reconciling the past, and the power of friendship over politics.
Bringing relatives back together accounts for a third of all migration into the European Union. In Austria, the process is becoming ever more restrictive.
Colleagues and opposition politicians defended ORF star journalist and anchor Armin Wolf after a contentious interview with Freedom Party general secr...
In After Europe, Ivan Krastev argues that the refugee crisis is Europe’s gravest threat Europe is in crisis and Ivan Kras...
Edith Sheffer updates the record on the famed Austrian physician to chilling effect As a pioneer of autistic psychopathy, Hans Asperger has a ben...
Cafés and Restaurants
Florentin 1090 joins the growing number of Israeli restaurants, but remains behind the competition. Between Ottolenghi in London, Miznon in Par...
In Yiza the Austrian author Michael Köhlmeier looks at the refugee crisis from a child’s perspective. Michael Köhlmeier’s startling new novella...
Debunking myths of the murder-suicide of Crown Prince Rudolf and his lover You know the story – or, you think you know it. With the scenery coll...
Arthur Schnitzler’s forgotten novella is released in English, in a stylish translation by Alexander Starritt Arthur Schni...
An expat has made a tidy business out of delivering tasty traditional British breakfast sausages to hungry Viennese Richard Holmes had a...
The October independence referendum is rattling Spain and inspiring secessionist movements across Europe. For better and worse, it’s all about the EU ...