The new book by former Yale Law School Dean Anthony Kronman, ‘The Assault on American Excellence,’ bizarrely avoids placing the blame where it squarely belongs—our morally bankrupt educational systems.
Casey Cep’s new true crime work, ‘Furious Hours,’ explores a lurid 1977 southern murder trial that almost inspired Harper Lee to write another book—but Cep’s pretentious account leans heavily on inaccurate and unflattering Southern stereotypes.
In Dan Pedersen’s engaging new memoir, ‘Top Gun: American Story,’ Top Gun’s original commanding officer tells the story of the famed fighter jet program.
Venerable New Yorker writer John McPhee’s latest collection, ‘The Patch,’ hearkens back to a time essay writing was crisp and a valued part of mainstream journalism.
In Glenn Reynolds’ new book, ‘The Social Media Upheaval,’ the popular blogger and law professor persuasively fleshes out his argument for breaking up the Silicon Valley giants.
Fourteen years ago, I should have known it would eventually come to this. That I’d have to take time away from solving crimes to explain why I don’t like therapy animals.
CNN legal analyst Joan Biskupic’s biography of Chief Justice John Roberts, ‘The Chief,’ is so preoccupied with disagreeing with the man that it doesn’t provide much insight into Roberts’s life and rulings.
Controversial novelist Bret Easton Ellis’s new collection of essays, ‘White,’ tears into the proponents of ‘woke’ culture for eroding free expression and encouraging victimhood.
The legendary sci-fi author’s reputation has waned in recent years, but his death is a chance to reevaluate Wolfe’s remarkable world-building and singular talent.
In her bestselling memoir, ‘Educated,’ historian Tara Westover tries to come to grips with being homeschooled by her eccentric Mormon family, but in the process raises some questions about her own flawed assumptions.
After 23 Jack Reacher books, Lee Child continues to sell paperbacks by the truckload, and making his books so compulsively readable is no mean feat when you consider how ridiculous they are.
In season two, ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ improves markedly on its first ten-episode run. But the show’s future still looks bleak.
In the book ‘Burning Down the Haus: Punk Rock, Revolution, and the Fall of the Berlin Wall,’ Tim Mohr examines the colorful history of East German punk, an account marred only by some knee-jerk politics.
More than 70 foreign nationals working as spies for the CIA in Iran and China were systematically identified and slaughtered in the past decade, thanks to agency negligence.
Historian Ben MacIntyre’s new book, ‘The Spy and the Traitor,’ tells the thrilling story of how the KGB’s Oleg Gordievsky helped check the Soviet Union as Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan fought communism.
The famous actress’s new book, ‘Whiskey in a Teacup: What Growing Up in the South Taught Me About Life, Love, and Baking Biscuits,’ could teach us all something about manners.
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.
The film establishes no significant milestones whatsoever, but it’s a much-needed island of semi-sophisticated entertainment.
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.
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.
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