book reviews

Bernard Bailyn speaks in Providence (2012).

History in Context

The American vision of Bernard Bailyn

Feb 23, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 23 • By GORDON S. WOOD

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‘And When Did You Last See Your Father?’ (1878) by William Frederick Yeames

Looking Backward

The art of the Victorian vision of history

Jan 26, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 19 • By HENRIK BERING

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‘Pierrot’ by Antoine Watteau (ca. 1718)

Philosophy in a Clown Suit

An unexpected key to understanding culture

Dec 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 15 • By PAUL A. CANTOR

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Bob Hope 1938

Hope and Glory

A century commanding the show business heights

Dec 8, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 13 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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David Horowitz

‘Fire with Fire’

The Republican road to 2016?

Nov 24, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 11 • By MAX EDEN

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Joseph and Stewart Alsop (1955)

Weekend Warriors

How the Cold War was fought in the salons and on the sidewalks

Nov 24, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 11 • By MALCOLM FORBES

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What, if anything, can be done to save the family?

Our Endangered Species

What, if anything, can be done to save the family?

Oct 27, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 07 • By JONATHAN V. LAST

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Michel de Montaigne

The Inner Light

What Shakespeare saw in Montaigne’s reflections

Oct 27, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 07 • By DANNY HEITMAN

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The Harvard backfield (1932)

Football as Metaphor

Winning and losing, and whether to play the game

Oct 13, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 05 • By MICHAEL NELSON

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Dwight D. Eisenhower, Clare Boothe Luce (1955)

Brains, Beauty, Brass

The second act in the drama of Clare Boothe Luce

Oct 13, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 05 • By AMY HENDERSON

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Ian McEwan

Faith on Trial

Exploring moral dilemmas on the good ship McEwan

Oct 13, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 05 • By GRAHAM HILLARD

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Automation Nation

Automation Nation

When it comes to error, machines are only human.

Sep 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 03 • By MARK BAUERLEIN

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George Eliot, Rebecca Mead

Oneself in Others

The unintended consequences of reading George Eliot

Sep 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 02 • By JAMES BOWMAN

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Bret Baier

A Healing Illness

Facing the unexpected, and inexplicable

Sep 15, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 01 • By PETER WEHNER

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Hans Christian Anderson

Tale Wagger

The Dane who perfected the art of enchantment

Sep 15, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 01 • By EDWIN M. YODER JR.

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