Paul Brian is a freelance journalist whose interests include politics, religion, and world news. His website is www.paulrbrian.com.
Former CIA analyst Jung H. Pak’s new book, ‘Becoming Kim Jong Un,’ is an insightful look at one of the world’s most inscrutable and dangerous leaders.
The venerable master of horror’s new book, ‘If It Bleeds,’ is a dispiriting collection of mostly uninspired novellas.
Harvard professor Shoshana Zuboff’s new book warns that Silicon Valley is amassing your data so artificial intelligence can subvert your rights, freedoms, and even conscious thought.
Trump’s trade war could hurt the ‘forgotten’ Americans — the very people he promised would be newly empowered by his presidency.
Stephen Baskerville’s book, ‘The New Politics of Sex: The Sexual Revolution, Civil Liberties and the Growth of Government Power,’ is a no-holds barred polemic against sexual libertinism that makes a few unfortunate missteps.
Justin Trudeau visibly recoiled when a woman asked him a question that included the word ‘mankind’ at a townhall last week in Edmonton, Alberta.
In his latest book, the action-packed ‘The Cuban Affair,’ bestselling thriller writer Nelson DeMille injects just the right dose of black humor to explore the tragic aspects of life in contemporary Cuba.
‘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.
I think everyone would agree that the Democrats need help winning back voters post-2016. But they really don’t need this help.
Comedian Andy Boyle has written ‘Adulthood for Beginners,’ a self-help book that is, despite his best efforts, unintentionally hilarious.
A new collection of forgotten F. Scott Fitzgerald stories shows an American master embracing dark subject matter without losing his sense of humor or capacity to hope.
The medium-sized and generic, forgettable malls are going the way of the dinosaur, just like the Main Street, family-owned stores those same malls once put out of business.
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.
The liberalization of euthanasia and assisted suicide policy to cover the mentally ill is leading us down a dark path—one that offers death instead of hope.
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.
Giving leering perverts in Italian alleys a license to masturbate doesn’t seem likely to increase European tourism, especially when ignoring that kind of behavior contributes to sexual assault.
Alt-right leaders have thanked Hillary Clinton for mainstreaming them. They’ve got a point.
In “Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging,” war correspondent Sebastian Junger writes about the paradoxical ways in which war and catastrophes pull us together and help us find meaning.
Justin Trudeau’s convincing win on Monday in Canada’s federal election spells a majority Liberal government.
Cruz has an eye on jumping aboard the Trump train that he believes could take him all the way to Pennsylvania Avenue.
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