In the May 28 edition of The Washington Post a report by Maggie Fazzeli Fard on the story of Charity Tilleman-Dick, granddaughter of the Congressman Tom Lantos: "Singing opera with someone else’s lungs"
In the May-25-26 issue of The Wall Street Journal two book reviews.
One by Jeffrey Collins: "Cockpit of the West" ‘The ceaseless efforts by European nations to dominate their rivals shaped the modern world’. The book is "Europe: The Struggle for Supremacy" by Brendan Simms, Basic, $35, 689 pages
The other by Andrew Roberts: "The War Both Sides Wanted" 'No account of the Civil War's causes should omit a pertinent fact: The North and South could hardly wait to tear each other's guts out.' The book is "A Disease in the Public Mind" by Thomas Fleming, Da Capo, $26.99, 354 pages