Matthew Price,"The End was Nigh," The National, 20 August, reviews Richard Overy's The Morbid Age: Britain Between the Wars.
Robert Gellately,"Remembering the Nazi-Soviet Pact After Seventy Years," Huffington Post, 24 August, draws on the author's Lenin, Stalin and Hitler: The Age of Social Catastrophe.
Johann Hari,"Genocide From the Inside," Slate, 24 August, reviews Tracy Kidder's Strength In What Remains, a story of flight from the Rwanda/Burundi holocaust.
Finally, 3 Quarks Daily is accepting nominations for its prize for blogging in philosophy. The winner will be announced on 22 September.