book review

Douglas Murray's War on the West—A Review

Douglas Murray's War on the West—A Review

If 'The Strange Death of Europe' was a requiem for a stricken continent, 'War on the West' is intended to be an act of defiance.

Gisa Tunbridge
Gisa Tunbridge
8 min read
Douglas Murray
Anatomy of a Murder

Anatomy of a Murder

On New Year’s Eve 2021 news of my killing began to circulate on Twitter. holy shit this is a murder https://t.co/CwsF0sZ9sZ — Julia Carrie Wong (@juliacarriew) January 1, 2022 I scrolled through scores of posts before I could stop myself, pausing to read replies and retweets.

Jonathan Gottschall
Jonathan Gottschall
10 min read
book review
George Makari's ‘Of Fear and Strangers’—A Review

George Makari's ‘Of Fear and Strangers’—A Review

French conservative radio host Éric Zemmour is mounting a presidential run, seeking to steal the mantle of right-wing populism from Marine Le Pen. Not only does the 63-year-old firebrand want to limit the number of immigrants who can come to France—a standard campaign promise for politicians of this type—

Zaid Jilani
Zaid Jilani
5 min read
book review
Superior: The Return of Race Science—A Review

Superior: The Return of Race Science—A Review

A review of Superior: The Return of Race Science by Angela Saini, Beacon Press, 256 pages (May, 2019) The races differ also in constitution, in acclimatisation, and in liability to certain diseases. Their mental characteristics are likewise very distinct… ~Charles Darwin, 1871, The Descent of Man Angela Saini’s new

Bo Winegard and Noah Carl
Bo Winegard and Noah Carl
20 min read
book review
Timely Return to Battle for a Veteran of the Culture Wars

Timely Return to Battle for a Veteran of the Culture Wars

A review of The Case For Trump by Victor Davis Hanson. Basic Books, Hard Cover (March 2019). “I too grew up, and still live, outside a small town in California’s Central Valley,” Victor Davis Hanson writes, in his new book The Case For Trump. “For a century (1880–1980)

Sumantra Maitra
Sumantra Maitra
6 min read
book review
George Faludy: Hungarian Poet and Hero for Our Times

George Faludy: Hungarian Poet and Hero for Our Times

Had the poet George Faludy not written in his native Hungarian—arguably the most impenetrable of European languages—he would, as many have argued, be world famous. He died aged 95 in 2006, his life spanning the First and Second World Wars, the Russian revolution, and the Nazi and communist

Robin Ashenden
Robin Ashenden
5 min read
book review
Politics and the Practice of Warm-Heartedness

Politics and the Practice of Warm-Heartedness

A review of Love Your Enemies: How Decent People Can Save America From the Culture of Contempt by Arthur C. Brooks. Broadside e-books (March 2019). “While politics is like the weather, ideas are like the climate,” Arthur Brooks explains. “However, even a climate scientist has to think about the weather

Matthew Lesh
Matthew Lesh
6 min read
American Enterprise Institute
Happiness by Design - Paul Dolan

Happiness by Design - Paul Dolan

When we think about our ‘happiness’ we may think about the goals we have achieved, how much money we have in the bank, or how prestigious our job is. We may not think about our commute to work, our dreary co-workers or the fact that days at the office seem

Claire Lehmann
Claire Lehmann
6 min read
book review