Anna Heyward

Anna Heyward is an arts and politics journalist and an editor, living in the United States.

Anna Heyward reviews 'HHhH' by Laurent Binet

September 2012, no. 344 28 August 2012
What we need from history is a sense of narrative. The masses of statistics, dates, artefacts, and voices are nonsensical without it. Laurent Binet’s HHhH, winner of the 2010 Prix Goncourt du Premier Roman and the 2011 Prix des Lecteurs du Livre de Poche, is a loving tribute to the Czech resistance, and to all who resisted the Nazification of Europe in the first few terrifying years of the 1940s ... (read more)