Book Reviews

Rising Again

A writer finds much that hasn’t changed in the former Confederacy

by Dennis Covington | Monday, July 22, 2019

Spying on the South: An Odyssey Across the American Divide · by Tony Horwitz

Bonanza of Greed

Myths and lies will, if we let them, spell the end of the public domain

by Verlyn Klinkenborg | Monday, June 03, 2019

This Land: How Cowboys, Capitalism, and Corruption Are Ruining the American West · by Christopher Ketcham

Southern Secrets 

Three very different women haunted by the past

by Nancy Isenberg | Monday, June 03, 2019

Sisters and Rebels: A Struggle for the Soul of America · by Jacquelyn Dowd Hall

The Difficult Diplomat

A highly flawed man who brought peace and controversy

by Charles Trueheart | Monday, June 03, 2019

Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century · by George Packer

What Makes Us Better

Two books explore whether morality is innate or learned

by Sissela Bok | Monday, June 03, 2019

Conscience by Patricia S. Churchland · The War For Kindness by Jamil Zaki

Plumbing the Depths 

A writer explores the world beneath our feet

by Thomas Laqueur | Monday, June 03, 2019

Underland: A Deep Time Journey · by Robert Macfarlane

Myths of Memory 

Our ability to recall is not an undiluted gift

by Henry Allen | Monday, June 03, 2019

A Primer for Forgetting: Getting Past the Past · by Lewis Hyde

A Blueprint for a Safer, Saner Society

How to reduce crime and warehousing in America’s prisons

by Lincoln Caplan | Thursday, April 18, 2019

Shrinking Success

Psychopharmacology has not lived up to its early promise

by Scott Stossel | Monday, March 04, 2019

Mind Fixers: Psychiatry’s Troubled Search for the Biology of Mental Illness · by Anne Harrington

Continental Drift

Westward expansion delayed a needed national reckoning

by Jill Leovy | Monday, March 04, 2019

The End of The Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America · by Greg Grandin

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