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Archive for Book Review
Two compelling, thought-provoking debuts and a page-turning if unbelievable crime thriller.
An exhaustive dissection of virtually every experience that went into shaping our 44th president.
Part biography, part history, part homage to manly men in the mercenary service of colonial overreach.
J.D. Vance’s thoughtful, engaging HILLBILLY ELEGY has become the demon/darling of pundits on all sides. My advice: ignore them and let the book speak for itself.
When the cause seems hopeless, what distinguishes dedication from delusion?
It’s worth considering what we mean by compassion, empathy, and a shared social contract–and what we lose when we don’t bother to consider it at all.
2016 was an exceptionally good reading year. Here’s what I managed to consume!
This gorgeous, quietly nuanced debut novel teaches that what is broken is also beautiful.
He may no longer be a household name, but after reading this captivating bio/memoir, you’ll never forget MacKinlay Kantor.