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When The American Empire Doesn’t Strike Back

Controversial and often prescient French writer Bernard-Henri Levy’s latest book, ‘The Empire and the Five Kings,’ calls on America to do a better job engaging the world and defending it from encroaching autocratic powers such Iran, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Russia, and China.

Discover The Rivers That Made America Great

In his fascinating new book, ‘The Source: How Rivers Made America and America Remade its Rivers,’ Martin Doyle explores the history of America’s waterways and explains how they shaped the country culturally, politically, and economically.

The Future Of Feminism Is…East Germany?

Professor Kristen R. Ghodsee’s book, ‘Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism: And Other Arguments for Economic Independence,’ makes a quixotic attempt to defend the quality of women’s lives living under communism.

How Bitter Political Disputes Made America Great

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.