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OCTOBER 13, 2014 ISSUE / INFIDEL KINGS AND UNHOLY WARRIORSby Brian A. Catlos (Farrar, Straus & Giroux).This compelling account of the Crusades era debunks the clash-of-civilizations paradigm in which the period is typically cast. Through vivid portraits of Christian, Jewish, and Muslim figures, Catlos depicts an era of interfaith coöperation and fluid identities...  Read more in The New Yorker