Thu, 10 May 2018 17:00:27 +0000
How to slice, dice and make nice with the Trump coalition
Review of "The Great Revolt: Inside the Populist Coalition Reshaping American Politics" by Salena Zito and Brad Todd
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 10:00:39 +0000
Stop saying the Trump era is ‘not normal’ or ‘not who we are.’ We’ve been here before.
Review of 'The Soul of America' by Jon Meacham and 'Our Towns: A 100,000-Mile Journey Into the Heart of America' by James Fallows and Deborah Fallows
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 21:00:21 +0000
Amy Chozick covered Hillary Clinton for a decade. Here’s what she learned — and what she endured.
Review of 'Chasing Hillary: Ten Years, Two Presidential Campaigns, and One Intact Glass Ceiling' by Amy Chozick
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 16:00:21 +0000
In his new book, James Comey calls for ‘ethical leadership.’ But does he live up to it?
Review of "A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership" by James B. Comey
Fri, 02 Mar 2018 16:00:08 +0000
Think you remember every outrage of the Trump presidency so far? A new book will test you.
Review of "The List: A Week-By-Week Reckoning of Trump's First Year" by Amy Siskind, and "Can It Happen Here? Authoritarianism in America" by Cass Sunstein (ed.).
Fri, 09 Feb 2018 16:40:07 +0000
50 years ago, a presidential commission called out America’s ‘white racism.’ It didn’t go over well.
Three books look back on the landmark Kerner Report: "Separate and Unequal" by Steven M. Gillon, "Healing Our Divided Society" by Fred Harris and Alan Curtis (eds.) and "The Kerner Report," with an introduction by Julian E. Zelizer
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 19:00:06 +0000
Who gets to dream? America's immigration battles go beyond walls and borders.
Review of "Stranger" by Jorge Ramos, "The Making of a Dream" by Laura Wides-Mu
Fri, 05 Jan 2018 23:32:34 +0000
American democracy is on a break. Welcome to 'Trumpocracy.'
After 'Fire and Fury,' four new books assess the first year under President Trump and his long-term impact on American democracy.
Thu, 21 Dec 2017 16:08:18 +0000
In Michael Wolff's book, the Trump White House is full of intrigue, and out of ideas
Review of "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House" by Michael Wolff
The presidency survived the Watergate, Iran-contra and Clinton scandals. Trump will exact a higher toll.
Washington is enduring a presidential scandal once again. Histories of past crises reveal common threads and turning points -- but also show how Trump stands alone.
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