“Democracy in the United States as well as many other countries is also threatened by the corruption fostered by kleptocracy.
“The Infernal Library is truly an imaginative way of looking at history—and it’s by far better written than the words of the leaders Kalder focuses on.”
“The greatest virtue of this small book of reflections is to show that Henry Kissinger’s greatest legacies to his country are his patriotism, his conception of prudent but effective statecr
“Cracks in the Ivory Tower is a sometimes harsh, but honest indictment of the current state of higher education in the U.S. It should be required reading for ever
“Trying to divine and react to an assertive China’s intentions and capabilities will be the critical national security challenge for the U.S. this century. . . .
“White is a refreshing read because it’s just so full of rage.
By usual publishing standards, this new edition of a 1971 book shouldn’t exist and shouldn’t be relevant today.
"The prose used in John Adams and the Fear of American Oligarchy is highly readable and thought provoking, breaking down one of the last, great, m
“Friedman’s account of the Arab Section is an eye-opening narrative of the early days of the State of Israel. It is not an optimistic story, but a genuine and sorrowful one.”
“In The End of the Myth, Greg Grandin reaches devastating conclusions about America’s current trajectory.
Dark commerce—smuggling, counterfeiting, pirating, fencing—is one of humanity’s oldest professions, noted and condemned by leaders of Mesopotamian empires, Egyptian scribes, and Greek philosophers.
“For Kamala Harris, the ‘truths we hold’ are more than mere words; they are a creed she lives by and an ideal she strives for.
“Without institutionalized American racism, Withers would never have become involved with racial espionage. But he still would have been a great photographer.”
“To say that this book is a small gem of understanding China’s history would be a major understatement.”
“for anyone interested in understanding the shocking manner in which the rights of the Palestinians, along with international law, have been violated for decades, all with U.S.
The Brexit vote in 2016, the election of Donald Trump as America’s president, the rise of Matteo Salvini in Italy, and the enduring popularity of Russia’s Vladimir Putin have all made those on the
“a brief but informative overview of the most dangerous flashpoints threatening global peace . . .”
“Leadership: In Turbulent Times cannot prescribe answers for the vexing questions of our own, fraught times, but it issues an authentic reminder of the traits and
“Holtzman is courageous in writing this book. It certainly won’t win her a White House invitation to the Christmas Party.
“what saves this book is that the Mooch [Anthony Scaramucci] comes off as an attractive character. There actually is more to him—much more—than his brief tenure at the White House.
“Ian Fleming and Operation Golden Eye leaves no doubt that Fleming’s service during World War II provided him with all of the research necessary for his later care
The theory of the case made by attorney, curatorial journalist, and professor Seth Abramson is that Donald Trump and a core group of 10 to 20 aides, associates, and allies conspired with a hostile
“The book is not a complete history of U.S.-British relations, but instead a narrower and more focused look at how as empires Britain and America struggled for power and influence.
National Review Senior Editor Richard Brookhiser has perfected the art of brief, concise, and reflective biographies of America’s founding generation.
At last a book that attacks the “Blob” and holes it below the water line. Whether it can sink it is another matter.