Reviews of Books

Glory Days

A review of The Crisis of Islamic Civilization, by Ali A. Allawi


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Good Citizens

A review of The Democratic Virtues of the Christian Right, by Jon A. Shields

The End of the End of History

A review of America Between the Wars: From 11/9 to 9/11, by Dereck Chollet and James Goldgeier Clinton's Foreign Policy: Between the Bushes, 1992-2000 , by John Dumbrell The Second World: How Emerging Powers Are Redefining Global Competition i

Madison's Avenues

A review of The Madisonian Constitution , by George Thomas and James Madison and the Spirit of Republican Self-Government, by Colleen A. Sheehan

Worst Case Scenario

A review of Nuclear Terrorism: The Ultimate Preventable Catastrophe, by Graham Allison On Nuclear Terrorism, by Michael Levi The Nuclear Express: A Political History of the Bomb and Its Proliferation, by Thomas C. Reed and Danny B. S

Transcendental Hustlers

A review of Freedom Just Around the Corner : A New American History: 1585-1828 and Throes of Democracy: The American Civil War Era, 1829-1877, by Walter McDougall

Is Deregulation to Blame?

A review of A Failure of Capitalism: The Crisis of '08 and the Descent into Depression, by Richard A. Posner and Getting Off Track: How Government Actions and Interventions Caused, Prolonged, and Worsened the Financial Crisis , by John

History and Mythology

A review of Dangerous Games: The Uses and Abuses of History, by Margaret MacMillan

Still Great

A review of The Founding Fathers Reconsidered, by R.B. Bernstein

Common Sense and Philosophy

A review of Phenomenology of the Human Person, by Robert Sokolowski

The Old Race of Judges

A review of A Time to Speak: Selected Writings and Arguments , by Robert H. Bork

Simple Gifts

A review of Gilead: A Novel and Home: A Novel, by Marilynne Robinson

When the Law is an Ass

A review of Life Without Lawyers: Liberating Americans from Too Much Law, by Philip K. Howard