Tony Daniel
Tony Daniel

Tony Daniel is the author of 11 fantasy and science fiction novels, the latest of which is young adult fantasy, “The Amber Arrow.” His science fiction books include “Guardian of Night” and two Star Trek novels. He’s also an award-winning short story writer. Daniel has co-written screenplays for monster movies that appear on the SyFy and Chiller Channels including the films “Beneath” and “Flu Birds.” In the long ago 2000s, he wrote and directed numerous audio dramas for SCIFI.COM starring actors such as Stanley Tucci, Oliver Platt, Kyra Sedgwick, and Lou Diamond Phillips. Daniel’s nonfiction has appeared in The American Spectator, The Seattle Times, Stuff, Maxim UK, and The Stranger. In addition to writing, Daniel is a senior editor at Baen Books. His website is Follow him on Parler @darkcoffee.

Jerry Seinfeld Exposes The Problems Of Contemporary Comedy

Jerry Seinfeld’s memoir, ‘Is This Anything?’, proves to be an enjoyable meditation on the pleasures of comedy as well as a reminder that it’s a dying art form.

‘The Invention of Sound’ Aims To Make You Scream

The latest novel from ‘Fight Club’ author Chuck Palahniuk is another satisfying, if superficial, examination of the intersection of victimhood and dark impulses.

North Carolina’s Mark Robinson Is The Black Culture Warrior The GOP Needs

North Carolina’s newly elected lieutenant governor is going to be a political force to be reckoned with. Here’s his exclusive interview with The Federalist.

‘Obsession’ Uncovers The Plot To Impeach Trump

Veteran journalist Byron York’s new book, ‘Obsession: Inside the Washington Establishment’s Never-Ending War on Trump,’ turns the story of Trump’s impeachment into a compelling real-life thriller that will leave readers indignant.

Finally, A Self-Help Book For Punks

In Greg Gutfeld’s new book, ‘The Plus,’ the Fox News host offers advice on how to live an authentic life. It’s a subject he knows a little something about.

James Patterson’s New Book Shows Collaboration Might Be The Future Of Book Publishing

An interview with acclaimed mystery and short-story writer Brendan DuBois on his new book ‘The Summer House’ and what it’s like co-authoring a book with one of the bestselling writers on the planet.

The Story Of How Samuel Colt Made Men Equal

Jim Rasenberger’s biography of Samuel Colt, ‘Revolver,’ has lots of interesting details about the colorful inventor of the six-shooter but unfairly faults Colt for sins against present-day leftist orthodoxy.

Kurt Schlichter’s Episodic Devotional Will Make Righties Laugh And Cheer

The notorious columnist’s latest book, ‘The 21 Biggest Lies About Donald Trump (and You!),’ is funny, completely over-the-top, and a more appropriate response to the calumny directed at conservatives than allegedly decorous political observers want to admit.

How Churchill Saved England During The Battle Of Britain

Bestselling author Erik Larson’s new history of the Battle of Britain, ‘The Splendid and the Vile,’ is a mostly splendid account of the Churchill family,

The Artistic Value Of A Statue Is More Important Than Its History

The tale of the gay Jewish Confederate soldier who sculpted some of America’s most notable memorials and statues just goes to show how dogmatic and shortsighted today’s iconoclasts really are.

Woke Protesters Come For Oprah’s Book Club

Jeanine Cummins’ bestselling novel ‘American Dirt’ has elicited protests over the author’s lack of Latinx credentials, but the bigger problem is that the book is plodding moralistic melodrama.

Minneapolis Rioters Burned One Of America’s Most Beloved Independent Bookstores To The Ground

Uncle Hugo’s and Uncle Edgar’s were legendary among the community of science fiction, fantasy, and mystery readers—and now they’re gone.

The ‘Wolf Hall’ Series Is A Landmark In Twenty-First Century Historical Fiction

Hilary Mantel’s new novel, ‘The Mirror and the Light,’ concludes her celebrated trilogy about Thomas Cromwell with another tome of thrilling insights into the human condition.

Mike Rowe’s Latest Book Will Delight Your Nostalgic Funnybone

Beloved TV host and everyman Mike Rowe’s book, ‘The Way I Heard It,’ is a mash-up of personal stories and historical vignettes that tug at your heartstrings and whack your funnybone.

David Ben-Gurion And The Triumph Of Israeli Nationalism

Historian Tom Segev’s new biography of the Israeli prime minister and Zionist hero, ‘A State at Any Cost: The Life of David Ben-Gurion,’ chronicles a series of important 20th-century episodes that have salience for today.

Deterring Chinese Military Ambitions Before It’s Too Late

National security reporter Bill Gertz’s new book, ‘Deceiving the Sky: Inside Communist China’s Drive for Global Supremacy,’ offers vital reporting on the Chinese threat and worthwhile ideas for keeping the Chinese communists in their place.

It Won’t Be Academics Like This Who Reclaim ‘American Excellence’ From Bad Ideas

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.

Examining The Book Harper Lee Never Wrote

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.

‘Top Gun’ Memoir Warns American Military Air Superiority Is In Danger

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.

The Twilight Of Master Essayist John McPhee Is Beautiful

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.