For a television show that ended nearly 20 years ago, ‘Seinfeld’ still looms large in America’s cultural imagination. Jennifer Keishin Armstrong’s book, ‘Seinfeldia,’ tells of its history and meaning.
In his new book ‘The Art of Being Free,’ James Poulos puts twenty-first-century popular culture and the Western canon in a blender and comes up with a wholly original book that reshapes what we think about freedom.
In 1965, John Cresswell Keats wrote a book that compellingly argued college wasn’t worth it for most students. Too bad we didn’t listen to him.
Thomas Friedman’s latest book, ‘Thank You For Being late,’ spouts platitudes that supposedly explain the future. Is there a way to reconcile his overly optimistic vision with a more realistic view of history and tradition?
Despite his television show being an affront to half the country, Trevor Noah’s amusing and illuminating memoir about being a child of apartheid reveals a surprising depth of understanding about religion and politics.
One of the year’s most celebrated novels asks us to see national politics as a consuming obsession that both masks and projects our deepest personal failings.
We’re going to tell you what some of The Federalist’s contributors read this year and why, confident that there’s a little something here for everyone.
Since politicians can’t manage more persuasive rhetoric than ‘delete your account,’ Robert Curry’s book ‘Common Sense Nation’ outlines the benefits of understanding and discussing America’s founding principles.
A new book, ‘The Art of Waiting: On Fertility, Medicine, and Motherhood,’ tackles and important and often ignored topic—but needlessly hops up on a political soapbox.
In ‘Shall We Wake The President?’ Bush White House veteran and health policy expert Tevi Troy dishes out indispensable advice for how presidents—and your family—can survive both man-made and natural disasters.
Neil Postman’s ‘Amusing Ourselves to Death’ warned us that politics would eventually become indistinguishable from show business. The 2016 election should firmly cement his reputation as the Nostradamus of the digital age.
After reading Naomi Riley’s ‘The New Trail of Tears,’ one wonders: How many more American Indians have to be beaten, raped, and burned before we are ready to talk about why?
In ‘Resurrecting the Idea of a Christian Society,’ R.R. Reno makes an impassioned case that the fate of the least among us depends on Christians who are willing standing up for their beliefs.
With ‘The Iran Wars,’ the Wall Street Journal’s Jay Solomon has produced a compelling—and alarming—book recounting America’s inept attempts to contain Tehran’s nuclear ambitions.
Campaign books are expected to be bad, but Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine’s ‘Stronger Together’ stands out as notably lazy and terrible.
If you think this election is wholly unprecedented, ‘Face the Nation’ Host John Dickerson’s new book on presidential campaigns offers useful historical lessons that can be applied to the era of Clinton and Trump.
E-readers are efficient and easy to use—but they’ll never compare to the tangible pleasures of physical books.
Norm Macdonald set out to write a memoir and ended up with something else entirely. That result is ab-convulsing proof that the underappreciated Macdonald stands heads and shoulders above his comedic peers.
A classic novel gets a fresh update for modern audiences by the author’s great, great granddaughter, and thankfully, the spirit of the original remains intact.
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