Reviews of Books

Big Man on Campus

A review of I am Charlotte Simmons, by Tom Wolfe

Identity Crisis

What does it mean to be an American?

Beyond Venus and Mars

American-European relations after the Cold War.  

Hardships of War

Racial profiling in World War II and post 9-11 America.  

The Wit and Wisdom of Justice Scalia

Two introductions to the judicial philosophy of one of the Court's most talent and vocal jurists.

Colorblind Justice

Examining Justice Clarence Thomas's jurisprudential philosophy.

One Nation Under God?

God, the Pledge of Allegiance, and the Establishment Clause.  

The Long Detour

Richard Nixon was at heart a Machiavellian.

Prelude to Greatness

How might history have been different if Reagan had won the 1976 Republican nomination?  

Exceptionally Conservative

In the last half century, America has undergone a regime change.  

Outsourcing Our Children

Identifying the victims of career-oriented feminism.

Playing God

Religious leaders and the Eugenics movement.

Becoming the Bard

How Shakespeare became Shakespeare.  

Lost in Translation

Translating Petrarch and Dante.

Lusting After Wisdom

The love story of Abelard and Heloise.

Reading Heidegger

We must read Heidegger with a truly open mind.

New Light on the Torah

Textual authority was a revolutionary idea in the history of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.  

A Progressive's Progress

Hitchen's progress since 9/11 has brought him halfway to a sensible understanding of politics.