How to Train Your Yaotlek

A photograph of three books on a table: Camilla Townsend's 'Fifth Sun: A New History of the Aztecs'; Marc David Baer's 'The Ottomans: Khans, Caesars, and Caliphs'; and Arkady Martine's science fiction novel 'A Desolation Called Peace.'

It occurs to me that there may be a theme in my Christmas leisure reading selections.

Here’s hoping you have a peaceful and restful holiday season.