Books

Thinking Again About Crime

When the citizens of Ferguson and other communities pushed back against the criminal justice system, MSNBC host Chris Hayes was on the scene. Now he has some thoughts worth considering.

A Consequential Presidency

Bill Clinton rescued his party from near obscurity a quarter century ago. Democrats would be wise to closely examine the lessons of his tenure as they set out to rebuild after the devastating 2016 elections.

De Sade, War, and Civil Society

The trouble with writing about the first two Terra Ignota books is knowing quite where to begin. They’re dense in ways that much modern science fiction is not. They engage with the existing literature and traditions, but quite unashamedly demand that readers abandon the usual reading protocols. If Gene Wolfe is one obvious point of reference (not… Read more »