Jay Sexton puts American history in a global perspective.
Isabel Sawhill says she was “dumbfounded by the 2016 election.” Having already started her book she had to address new, fundamental questions. Who voted for President Trump and why?
“This book is full of deep insights and good ideas.”
Historians of political culture illuminate the human realities of governing and legislating.
Not only are things worse than you thought, but the country’s situation is nearly hopeless.
At the June 2018 European summit the leaders spent most of the time discussing immigration restrictions. Yet the Syrian rush through the Mediterranean is now a trickle.
Was there a way for candidate Barack Obama to address chaos in Iraq while also calling for pursuit of Osama bin Laden lodged in a corner of putative partner Pakistan?
Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich is quite candid about his support for President Donald Trump. This fact will immediately turn off readers of a moderate, liberal, or progressive bent.
As Queen Elizabeth I’s 50-year reign over England entered its latter years, a controversial and gifted playwright entered the theater scene and dove head first into the social causes, psychological
Here’s a big book about a big subject by a big name writer.
Detroit is synonymous in contemporary American politics with dilapidation, crime, and hopelessness.
Amy Chua, a Yale law professor, has written a book on international affairs called Political Tribes, which investigates the convoluted dynamics of what she calls “political tribes.”
In late August 1949, the Soviet Union detonated an atomic bomb in northeast Kazakhstan. In an instant, America’s nuclear monopoly was gone and a new element was added to the Cold War.
If you keep up with American politics, then you almost certainly know who James O’Keefe is.
George Grundy has done us all a great service: he’s written a definitive and expansive book about the events of 9/11 and its aftermath.
You don’t find many books like this one in our distempered times.
Historians and academics always face the challenge of balancing biography with what T. S. Eliot called “those vast impersonal forces” that hold us in their grip and shape history.
Conservatives in both the two major United States political parties can relax about Bernie Sanders’ new book.
"In The Lost Founding Father Cooper speaks to our times on national best interest in opposition to partisan politics."
“Tighten your belt, gird your loins, read this book, and have the guts to see beyond our own delusions.
"straight-forward, provocative, and insightful book."
". . . read this evocative collection of stories about young people who are making a difference in environmental and political stewardship."
“Elizabeth Warren continues to be a forceful advocate for the needs of ordinary, hard-working Americans . . .”
“Understanding Trump is one of those books that can be quickly pasted together and sold in an airport bookstore. . . .
“the sorry state of contemporary media in our country.”