Late last night I explained why I thought that Nancy Sherman’s Afterwar was an important non-fiction entry in the still-not-large-enough…
Jeffrey Goldberg has an extensive preview of today’s meeting between President Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu. Obviously I agree with…
What to read about the long-forgotten elegance of flight, the under-appreciated economic potential of America, and the perhaps-fixable corruption of politics
A “chickenhawk nation” sends men and women to combat without fully reflecting on the strategic and moral consequences of open-ended war. An American who supervised interrogations in Iraq reminds his fellow citizens of the cost.
From the use and misuse of digital medicine, to the reasons why people should want to serve on juries, with spots for craft beer, cyber-terrorism, and the hidden story of empire in between. Lots of good reading ahead.
So near, so far. Still a book you should read.
A surprisingly moving and engrossing tale of modern war
One about Berkeley, two about China, one more on the art and science of "information farming," and all worth checking out
A timely spy novel, an enlightening biography, and a positive rather than negative approach to current politics.
The latest version of an argument that has been with us for a very long time.
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The publishing industry is in terrible trouble, as we all know. But more high-quality work keeps getting published than anyone could possibly read. A few suggestions for today
Foreigners on the loose, available in an Ask Me Anything session.
What does China want? What is all this growth for? An approximation of the answer.
Looking for an absorbing noir read? Here are three books in one.
Family news on the book front.
A trip northward from DC, to discuss China and America
Timely reading on three important Topics In The News.
How we looked, before and after a memorable flight