Reviews of Books

Up From Liberalism

A review of I Am the Change: Barack Obama and the Crisis of Liberalism, by Charles R. Kesler

The Trite Stuff

A review of 

The Ghost of Herbert Hoover

A review of Freedom Betrayed: Herbert Hoover's Secret History of the Second World War and Its Aftermath, edited with an introduction by George H. Nash

Reagan Democrat

A review of Political Woman: The Big Little Life of Jeane Kirkpatrick, by Peter Collier

The Spirit of the Law

A review of America's Unwritten Constitution: The Precedents and Principles We Live By, by Akhil Reed Amar

The Necessity of Freedom

A review of Who's in Charge?: Free Will and the Science of the Brain, by Michael S. Gazzaniga

Code of the Gentleman

A review of Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics, by Robert C. Bartlett and Susan D. Collins

The Wealth of Nations

A review of Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty, by Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson

The Poverty of Communitarianism

A review of What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets, by Michael J. Sandel

Rawls Meets Hayek

A review of Free Market Fairness, by John Tomasi

Trouble in the Golden State

A review of 

The Perversity of Diversity

A review of Mismatch: How Affirmative Action Hurts Students It's Intended to Help, and Why Universities Won't Admit It, by Richard Sander and Stuart Taylor, Jr.

Dollars to Deanlets

A review of The Fall of the Faculty: The Rise of the All-Administrative University and Why It Matters, by Benjamin Ginsberg

Veiled Threat

A review of Heaven on Earth: A Journey Through Shari'a Law from the Deserts of Ancient Arabia to the Streets of the Modern Muslim World, by Sadakat Kadri

The Pursuit of Pleasure

A review of The Swerve: How the World Became Modern, by Stephen Greenblatt

Nature's God

A review of The Religious Beliefs of America's Founders: Reason, Revelation, Revolution, by Gregg L. Frazer

The Church of What's Happening Now

A review of Bad Religion: How We Became a Nation of Heretics, by Ross Douthat

A Musical Messiah?

A review of Gustav Mahler, by Jens Malte Fischer