Book Reviews

Nonfiction: How the Radical Right Played the Long Game and Won

New York Times - August 15, 2017 - 1:00am
In “Democracy in Chains,” Nancy MacLean digs into the work of the economist James McGill Buchanan, who paved the way for our current political moment.
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Fiction: An Art World Mystery Wrapped in the Story of a Young Woman Coming Unglued

New York Times - August 15, 2017 - 1:00am
Lucy Ives’s “Impossible Views of the World” is a fictional work about a disappearance in the art community.
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Nonfiction: An Intellectual Historian Argues His Case Against Identity Politics

New York Times - August 15, 2017 - 1:00am
In his slim polemic “The Once and Future Liberal,” Mark Lilla urges the left to overcome its differences.
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Be More Than A Bookstore: A Brick-And-Mortar Shop's Key To Success

NPR Books - August 15, 2017 - 12:53am

Barnes & Noble is experimenting with food, Amazon is replicating its online business and an indie shop aims to be part of the community. Ultimately, they all want to sell more books.

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Match Book: Desperately Seeking Love Stories With a Temporal Twist

New York Times - August 14, 2017 - 10:45pm
A reader desires romance — dazzling, literary, unsettled by time. Our columnist responds with titles by John Fowles, Italo Calvino, A. S. Byatt and others.
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Poet Imagines Life Inside A 1910 Institution That Eugenics Built

NPR Books - August 14, 2017 - 11:25am

Molly McCully Brown, who has cerebral palsy, says that if she'd been born in a different era, she might have been sent to the "Virginia State Colony," an early landmark of the U.S. eugenics movement.

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