In Jay Cost’s latest book, ‘The Price of Greatness,’ the scholar and journalist lays out a compelling analysis of the feud between Alexander Hamilton and James Madison showing that their disagreements resulted in a synthesis of differing opinions that allowed our early republic to thrive.
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.
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.
‘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.
Lynn Vincent’s new book, ‘Indianapolis,’ reminds us that good and evil cut through all of us and sometimes mingle in shocking ways.
Yale professor Amy Chua’s new book, ‘Political Tribes: Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations,’ raises important questions about the destructive effects of rising tribalism in American politics.
A new collection of essays, ‘Tough Ain’t Enough: New Perspectives on the Films of Clint Eastwood,’ discounts one of America’s greatest actors and filmmakers as little more than a Republican celebrity.
A fascinating new book by historian Eric Kurlander, ‘Hitler’s Monsters: A Supernatural History of the Third Reich,’ shows that pop culture’s portrayal of Nazis being obsessed with mysticism and pseudoscience isn’t far off the mark.
Political humorist Christopher Buckley, having decided that the Trump era has made contemporary satire impossible, turns back the clock and finds plenty of laughs in a novel about seventeenth-century America in ‘The Judge Hunter.’
Sarah Mackenzie’s new book, ‘The Read-Aloud Family,’ is a manifesto and annotated book list that makes a powerful case for the benefits of reading together as a family.
In his new book, ‘Speak Freely: Why Universities Must Defend Free Speech,’ Princeton professor Keith Whittington highlights a variety of compelling historical arguments demonstrating that free speech created modern universities as we know it.
Selena Zito and Brad Todd’s new book, ‘The Great Revolt,’ is essential reading for those looking to understand how Trump got elected. Unfortunately, the establishment figures who need to read it the most probably won’t.
In Andrew Puzder’s new book, ‘The Capitalist Comeback,’ the CEO and Trump’s former labor secretary nominee makes a compelling economic case for the benefits of fewer regulations and limited government.
Commentator Sally Kohn’s new book, ‘The Opposite of Hate: A Field Guide to Repairing Our Humanity,’ often lays out a disagreeable progressive vision of humanity, but still manages to be pleasantly disarming and invite useful discussion.
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