Books

The Vanished City

Richard Miles, hoping to give Carthage its due, has attempted to write an objective and comprehensive history of the sea power, from its founding as a

READ MORE >>

The Unexpected Hero

James Garner understands that he created a kind of hero who thinks that aggressive and assertive masculinity is unnecessarily risky, and only a means

READ MORE >>

In this disturbing and well-argued book that was researched and written prior to the Arab Spring, Katerina Dalacoura casts serious doubt on the idea t

READ MORE >>

Editor's note: On Friday, Jon Cohn wrote about a new House Republican report about the Affordable Care Act -- and why one of its central claims was wrong. Among the sources he cited was Jonathan Gruber, the MIT economist who has advised policy-makers, including some of the ACA's architects. But Gruber found several other flaws in the report. What follows is his analysis. A new report from the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is making headlines because of four claims it makes about the Affordable Care Act (ACA). But some of these claims are wrong-headed.

READ MORE >>

One Right

Against nearly all other leftists writing about rightists, Corey Robin believes that there is only one kind of conservatism. Whether expressed in the

READ MORE >>

Richard Brookhiser saves his central argument for his final pages, and it might have been wiser to bring it out more explicitly much earlier. Madison

READ MORE >>

Illustrating Empire, published by the Bodleian Library at Oxford to accompany its trove of printed historical objects, is full of images that navigate

READ MORE >>

Kevin McMahon argues that in looking for justices, Nixon focused on how their appointment and performance would help his own electoral prospects. the

READ MORE >>

Alarms

In the divisive, decade-old War on Terror, one certitude unites the warriors and the conscientious objectors. It is that Islamism is not to be confuse

READ MORE >>

The Grand Programme

A book on why to read another book is, you might think, redundant, especially when there are so many predecessors that illuminate Moby-Dick, and by no

READ MORE >>

Pages

SHARE HIGHLIGHT

0 CHARACTERS SELECTED

TWEET THIS

POST TO TUMBLR