‘What Happened,’ Hillary Clinton’s campaign memoir, is a tone-deaf litany of predictable excuses for her 2016 loss. But is it an attempt to set herself up for another run for public office?
The parable of the prodigal son is ultimately about eternal salvation, not American politics. But it also has something to say about human nature, justice, and mercy.
‘A Legacy of Spies,’ the new novel by John Le Carré, is an anti-climactic mess eclipsed by the espionage master’s inability to grapple with contemporary political realities.
Columbia professor Mark Lilla’s book, ‘The Once and Future Liberal,’ rightly scolds the left for their embrace of identity politics, but is ultimately more concerned with Democrats winning elections than healing a divided nation.
Jeremiah Moss’ new book, ‘Vanishing New York,’ laments the transformation of New York into a tourist theme park—but despite some righteous complaints, not everything about NYC’s gritty past is worth celebrating.
‘Find Your Whistle,’ a book written by four-time world champion whistler Chris Ullman, turns out to be a surprising font of well-considered lessons on how to live a life that is meaningful to others.
Four years ago Dave Eggers wrote ‘The Circle,’ a novel about a tech giant and social media company that destroys lives by eradicating privacy and our sense of personal identity. It’s starting to look increasingly like a work of nonfiction.
In the new book, ‘Debating Religious Liberty and Discrimination,’ three authors debate the need to protect religious liberty from zealous LGBT advocates. It’s a civil debate, but the persecution of of people of faith over the issue remains as uncivil as ever.
Looking for something to read as you squeeze in one more trip to the beach or mountains this summer? Federalist writers offer their recommendations.
Joshua Levine’s book, ‘Dunkirk: The History Behind the Motion Picture,’ provides valuable insight into one of the most stirring episodes of World War II, and nicely illustrates the strength and resolve of British culture.
Throughout each and every one of her novels, Jane Austen explores the practical outworkings of virtue—making her the mother of ‘the mother of all virtues.’
Not widely read until after her untimely passing at age 41, Jane Austen’s works became popular around 15 years later, were all republished in 1832, and have not gone out of print since.
John Compton’s book ‘The Evangelical Origins of the Living Constitution’ argues that some of the worst political excesses of modern liberals were created and enabled by the progenitors of the religious right.
We over-parent our children in scheduling because we under-parent our children in sitting and talking. They’re still present in the house at 30 because they weren’t fully in our presence at 10.
Historian Garrett Graff has recently released his book, ‘Raven Rock: The Story of the U.S. Government’s Secret Plan to Save Itself—While the Rest of Us Die.’
Comedian Andy Boyle has written ‘Adulthood for Beginners,’ a self-help book that is, despite his best efforts, unintentionally hilarious.
Reading ‘Beartown’ reminded me of the desire at the heart of most people, in and outside sporting communities: We want to win.
George Neumayr’s book, ‘The Political Pope,’ laments Francis’ embrace of liberalism and walks a fine line between just criticism and jeremiad.
Although few millennials would admit it, their love for ‘Harry Potter’ is more like veneration than fandom: It’s a secular stand-in for religious belief.
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