Reviews of Books


A review of 

Not Leveling With Us

A review of The Great Divergence: America's Growing Inequality Crisis and What We Can Do about It, by Timothy Noah andThe Price of Inequality: How Today's Divided Society Endangers Our Future, by Joseph E. Stiglitz

A Tale of Two Cities

A review of Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960-2010, by Charles Murray

Disraeli's Ghost

A review of The Conservatives: A History, by Robin Harris

For Better, For Worse

A review of Reagan and Thatcher: The Difficult Relationship, by Richard Aldous

Misreading the Tea Leaves

A review of 

Divided We Stand

A review of The Case for Polarized Politics: Why America Needs Social Conservatism, by Jeffrey Bell

Right-side Up

A review of The Upside-Down Constitution, by Michael S. Greve

The Philadelphia Story

A review of The Founders' Key: The Divine and Natural Connection Between the Declaration and the Constitution and What We Risk by Losing It, by Larry P. Arnn

First Freedoms

A review of Silenced: How Apostasy and Blasphemy Codes are Choking Freedom Worldwide, by Paul Marshall and Nina Shea

No Respect

A review of Rush to Judgment: George W. Bush, the War on Terror, and His Critics, by Stephen F. Knot

Eisenhower as Statesman

A review of Eisenhower 1956: The President's Year of Crisis—Suez and the Brink of War, by David A. Nichols; Eisenhower: The White House Years, by Jim Newton; and Eisenhower in War and Peace, by Jean Edward Smith

On the Warpath

A review of Conquered into Liberty: Two Centuries of Battles along the Great Warpath that Made the American Way of War, by Eliot A. Cohen

The Dreamer and the Doer

A review of Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China, by Ezra F. Vogel

The Will to Cool

A review of American Nietzsche: A History of an Icon and His Ideas, by Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen

Boys to Men

A review of The Book of Man: Readings on the Path to Manhood, by William J. Bennett

Intelligent Design

A review of If Not Us, Who?: William Rusher, National Review, and the Conservative Movement, by David B. Frisk

My Fair Language

A review of The Language Wars: A History of Proper English, by Henry Hitchings

Live and Let Die

A review of 100 Plus: How the Coming Age of Longevity Will Change Everything, From Careers and Relationships to Family and Faith, Sonia Arrison