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Book Reviews

Fresh commentary on some of the most important books in law, politics, and culture.

Past Reviews

The Statesman as Thinker
A Review of The Statesman as Thinker

A World Bereft of Statesmanship

The word “statesmanship” doesn’t leap to mind these days when we think of places like Washington D.C., Jerusalem, Brussels, London, Paris, or Berlin.

The Statesman as Thinker
A Review of The Statesman as Thinker

A Cure for Demagoguery

Daniel Mahoney's new book shows how a true statesman shepherds his people through the maelstrom of political passion.

Whereabouts
A Review of Whereabouts

Nowhere Woman

Jhumpa Lahiri's novel explores our modern spiritual malaise through the eyes of a deeply alienated woman.

Asia's New Geopolitics
A Review of Asia's New Geopolitics

An Eye on Asia

China's development and strategic priorities have led to the most rapid military buildup the world has ever seen.

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A Review of Getting China Wrong

China’s Commercial Cunning

For many years, American policymakers ignored clear signs that China was not liberalizing. It's time to face the music.