Tony Judt

Thinking the Twentieth Century by Tony Judt, with Timothy Snyder

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June 2012, no. 342

This author, this book, and its composition are all extraordinary. Tony Judt, one of the most distinguished historians of his generation, made his name with studies of French intellectual history, then in 2005 he published his masterwork, Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945. ...

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Ill Fares the Land by Tony Judt & The Memory Chalet by Tony Judt

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March 2011, no. 329

These two books were written in the last stages of a fatal illness. What is remarkable about them is their poise. They show no signs of anguish, anger, or remorse. They remind us of the discipline of a trained and responsible mind, nimble and true to its calling until the end.

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