In Erwin Chemerinsky and Howard Gillman’s ‘Free Speech on Campus,’ two liberal academics make an admirable defense of free speech but are ultimately too charitable to the leftist radicals who dominate campus debates.
Karen Swallow Prior’s ‘On Reading Well’ offers some excellent advice for drawing moral lessons from literature, but sometimes great art proves so ambiguous that drawing pat conclusions is difficult.
Canadian critic Paul Gosselin’s ‘Flight from the Absolute’ is a skillful dissection of the many and various ways postmodernism and its institutional enforcers are undermining society.
In Jeanne McCulloch’s new memoir, ‘All Happy Families,’ the former managing editor of The Paris Review picks apart the failed marriages in her family with recollections that are at once potent and imperfect.
The bestselling author of historical fiction got a bad rap in literary circles, but his rejection of postmodernism has given rise to jaded and unfair judgments of his epic storytelling.
In ‘The End of the Asian Century,’ Michael Auslin argues the West isn’t paying enough attention to the political, demographic, and economic risks that threaten Asia’s growing influence in world affairs.
Virtues like courage and moderation are character traits that reveal themselves when one is faced with great adversity or great pleasure.
‘De-platforming’ dissident voices is the new weapon de jure, and it’s no longer confined to social media or university speaking schedules. It’s affecting publishing and libraries as well.
In ‘The Lives of the Constitution: Ten Exceptional Minds that Shaped America’s Supreme Law,’ scholar Joseph Tartakovsky explains how a remarkably diverse collection of intellectuals have defined public perception of the Constitution.
All but one of the hundreds of transgender books in my public library promote a movement derived from queer theory and built on a psychiatric condition.
With the death of the Nobel Prize winning author, we’ve lost a great writer who both valued civilization, and saw the world as it is, not how he wished it to be.
A book of essays by Leon Kass examine how to live with purpose and dignity in a demeaning age. But not everyone is going to like what he has to say.
In his latest book, ‘Life After Google,’ futurist and entrepreneur George Gilder warns that Silicon Valley’s big tech companies will soon be undone by their own arrogance and new technologies such as blockchain.
Sowell’s calm and calculated look at racial disparity in America is a stunning work of brevity and reason.
‘Spymaster,’ the latest entry in Brad Thor’s wildly popular thriller series, has a ripped-from-the-headlines plot about Russia undermining NATO.
Tim Powers’ latest novel, ‘Alternate Routes,’ is both a thrilling mash-up of science fiction, fantasy, and horror and a work of startling moral sophistication.
Former ACLU president Nadine Strossen’s latest book, ‘Hate: Why We Should Resist It with Free Speech, Not Censorship,’ is a refreshing and bracing read that demonstrates how attacks on the First Amendment are counterproductive.
Columnist Mona Charen’s new book, ‘Sex Matters: How Modern Feminism Lost Touch with Science, Love, and Common Sense,’ offers some vital observations for younger generations looking to have a fulfilling and happy life.
Lynn Vincent’s new book, ‘Indianapolis,’ reminds us that good and evil cut through all of us and sometimes mingle in shocking ways.
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