Reviews of Books

Nice Work if You Can Get It

Meditations on how paid employment helps and hinders our efforts to fashion good lives.

Free to Use

A new book on understanding the nature of drug addiction.


Reviewing the intellectual history of international institutions.

Democrats' Protection Act

The rights and wrongs of the Voting Rights Act.

Game, Set, But not Match?

The final judgment on the durability of the Reagan era remains open.

A New Look at U.S. Foreign Policy

A quiet revolution is taking place in the historiography of American foreign policy.

The Antidote to Obamacare

A review of The Top Ten Myths of American Health Care, by Sally C. Pipes

Islam's Captive Audience

Islam in American prisons

The Incoming Tide

Christopher Caldwell and the neoconservative view of Europe.