Volume VIII, Number 1, Winter 2007
From the Editor's Desk
Charles R. Kesler: Indecision 2008
Victor Davis Hanson: In War: ResolutionMistakes are inevitable; victory is not.
Andrew E. Busch: November SurpriseIs the election over before it begins?
Patrick J. Deneen: Folk TalesAppreciating Kurt Vonnegut.
Stanley Kurtz: Tribes of TerrorThe social roots of jihad.
Harry V. Jaffa: Macbeth and the Moral Universe
Reviews of Books
Jonah Goldberg: The Raw DealA review of The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression, by Amity Shlaes
William Schambra: Debating the New DealA review of The Two Faces of Liberalism: How the Hoover-Roosevelt Debate Shapes the 21st Century, edited by Gordon Lloyd
Ramesh Ponnuru: Econ ArtistA review of The Big Con: The True Story of How Washington Got Hoodwinked and Hijacked by Crackpot Economics, by Jonathan Chait
Harvey C. Mansfield: Timeless MindA review of Leo Strauss and the Politics of Exile: the Making of a Political Philosopher, by Eugene R. Sheppard
and Leo Strauss: An Intellectual Biography, by Daniel Tanguay, translated by Christopher Nadon
Ken Masugi: O Captain! My Captain!A review of Land of Lincoln: Adventures in Abe's America, by Andrew Ferguson
Michael P. Zuckert: Confronting Dred ScottA review of Dred Scott and the Politics of Slavery , by Earl M. Maltz
and Dred Scott and the Problem of Constitutional Evil , by Mark A. Graber
Matthew J. Franck: Whistling DixieA review of Politically Incorrect Guide To The Constitution , by Kevin R.C. Gutzman
Midge Decter: Growing Up AmericanA review of The Death of the Grown-Up: How America's Arrested Development Is Bringing Down Western Civilization, by Diana West
F. Carolyn Graglia: For the ChildrenA review of Marriage and Caste in America: Separate and Unequal Families in a Post-Marital Age, by Kay S. Hymowitz
and The Future of Marriage, by David Blankenhorn
Anthony Esolen: Loss Upon LossA review of The Aeneid, by Virgil, translated by Robert Fagles
and Virgil's Gaze: Nation and Poetry in the Aeneid, by J.D. Reed
John Fonte: Books in Brief
Martha Bayles: Whatever It TakesWar and torture get the Hollywood treatment.
Mark Helprin: The New Soft Underbelly of Europe
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