Books

The Washington Post's Sexist Review of a Historian Missed the Point, But So Did Her Defenders
October 15, 2014

And the book's defenders don't seem any less perplexed.

How the Filthy Rich Live in Rising Asia
October 14, 2014

Meet the 1%, India-style.

The Mormon Church Is Building a Family Tree of the Entire Human Race
They already have 32 times the amount of information contained in the Library of Congress
October 14, 2014

They already have 32 times the amount of information contained in the entire Library of Congress.

Here's What Happens When Hasidic Jews Join the Secular World
October 14, 2014

The world can be a scary place when you grow up thinking cheeseburgers will kill you.

Richard Dawkins Doesn't Deserve This Fellow Atheist's Smears
Philosopher John Gray should attack his ideas, not his character
October 09, 2014

Ad hominem jabs don't advance the argument.

5 Steps to Getting Over Your Ignorance of the Nobel Winner for Literature
October 09, 2014

This guys didn't win. We're here to help you get over it.

Meet This Year's Nobel Prize Winner for Literature
Patrick Modiano is a post-Proustian novelist
October 09, 2014

He is among the most playful and original theorists of fiction at work in any language.

What If Your Humanitarian Donations Are Making Things Worse?
October 07, 2014

This new book makes that controversial claim.

Leon Panetta's Dumb Reasoning for Blaming Defense Cuts on Obama
October 07, 2014

Time for a history lesson, former defense secretary.

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