Lev Myshkin


Mark Mazower: Governing the World


A thought-provoking and eminently readable history of an idea: “governing the world” traced from its visionary roots in the 19th century up to the founding of the UN, the World Bank and the IMF.

Evliya Çelebi: an Ottoman Traveller

Travel Writing

Known variously as a Turkish Pepys, a Muslim Montaigne and an Ottoman Herodotus, 17th century traveller, Evliya Çelebi, recounts his adventures in the 10-volume “Seyahatname” (Book of Travels). A new translation has revived interest in this remarkable man.