From Reason, a review of You Said What? Lies and Propaganda Throughout History by Bill Fawcett. A review of A History of Histories: Epics, Chronicles, Romances and Inquiries from Herodotus and Thucydides to the 20th century by John Burrow (and more and more and more and more). Noble or savage? The era of the hunter-gatherer was not the social and environmental Eden that some suggest. The promise and politics of the mother tongue: The first chapter from The Horse, the Wheel, and Language: How Bronze-Age Riders from the Eurasian Steppes Shaped the Modern World by David W. Anthony.