In ‘Why Liberalism Failed,’ Patrick Deneen wonders if flawed notions behind the American founding are the reason the world is going to hell in a handbasket. But there are big problems with Deneen’s otherwise incisive critique.
J.R.R. Tolkien’s tales of Middle-earth remain as beloved as ever. Yet, as our superficial culture rushes to absorb and adapt his work, it continually fails to understand the themes that make his work meaningful.
Today one of the popular themes of political children’s books is that as soon as you’re born you’re a victim because of your sex or skin color.
A new collection of interviews from the late, great Christopher Hitchens demonstrates that one of the most beloved liberal intellectuals of our time held a surprising number of conservative beliefs.
In fewer than 350 pages, Mortimer Adler and Charles Van Doren will more than likely transform the way you read and argue—for the better.
In her new book, ‘Rethinking School,’ Susan Wise Bauer offers a host of practical suggestions and alternatives for parents struggling with traditional education environments.
In ‘Why Liberalism Failed,’ Notre Dame Professor Patrick Deneen ably tackles some of the biggest questions of the our age: For all its benefits, why is liberalism failing, and making so many people unhappy?
In ‘Craig and Fred,’ Craig Grossi tells the inspiring story of how a stray dog helped him overcome PTSD. But the book also raises discomfiting questions about how we put care of animals above the needs of our fellow man.
With ‘A Lit Fuse: The Provocative Life of Harlan Ellison,’ author Nat Segaloff tries to write a biography of an author whose enormous talent is often outshone by his anger and progressive politics.
Mark Helprin’s latest novel, ‘Paris in the Present Tense,’ is an ode to fighting anti-Semitism, the beauty of music, and never giving up hope.
If you’re looking for something new to read over the holidays and into the new year, The Federalist’s staff and contributors have lots of great suggestions.
In ‘Raising Trump,’ Ivana Trump’s new memoir, the president’s former wife crosses the line between ‘tell all’ and TMI.
Books last a lifetime—even if the bindings and pages don’t, the characters, drama, emotions, and imagination spurred by a timeless story endure forever.
In his new biography ‘Grant,’ Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Ron Chernow takes a fresh look at the checkered reputation of the Civil War hero and 18th president to restore his rightful place among great American leaders.
Sharing gorgeous pictures and well-crafted stories with our children is an excellent way to combat the dehumanizing habits and beliefs that make our world shrill, angry, and sad.
A recent critique of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ by novelist Alice Randall has converted me into a full-throttled defender of Harper Lee’s coming of age tale.
In ‘Smashing the DC Monopoly,’ the legendarily principled former senator explains just how corrupt Washington is and lays out a credible plan to amend the Constitution and make the reforms Congress won’t.
On this episode of Federalist Radio, the son of the late Justice Scalia, Chris Scalia describes the treasure trove of his father’s written and spoken words.
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