Book of the Week: 'White'

By: The Editors

Member of the literary brat pack, provacateur behind 'American Psycho', and, now, successful podcaster, Bret Easton Ellis has published his first work of non-fiction in 'White'. Ellis weighs in on Trump (and TDS), Kanye West, cinema, snowflake culture, and more in a new book that is triggering his former...

Book of the Week: 'The Case for Trump'

By: The Editors

Victor Davis Hanson examines the Trump Presidency through a classical lens, casting the Donald as a tragic hero straight out of Sophocles: a narcissistic savior whose mercurial personality is both the source of his power and, perhaps, his downfall. Hanson is among the most formidable of Trump's intellectual backers and thus the book has...

'After the Flight 93 Election' by Michael Anton

By: The Editors

In September of 2016, a short essay appeared in the Claremont Review of Books that laid out, in apocalyptic terms, the binary choice facing conservatives at the home stretch of our last presidential campaign. 

'The Patch' by John McPhee

By: The Editors

The Patch is the latest, and perhaps most poetic, collection of writings by the prolific nonfiction author, John McPhee. The book is split in two parts, with the first covering 'The Sporting...

'The Spy and the Traitor' by Ben Macintyre

By: The Editors

Fiametta Rocco, Five Books: 'It’s the story of Oleg Gordievsky, who was probably the most important British spy in Soviet Russia since the Second World War. He was the only spy we ever had that we managed to get...

'The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe' by Steven Novella

By: The Editors

A logical fallacy is fundamentally an error in reasoning. Ardent practitioners of scientific thinking are probably aware of many of these fallacies and can point out when an opponent succumbs to one during a debate. However, the human mind is the irrational elephant in the room, causing many thinkers to misidentify and abuse logical fallacies...

'Provocations' by Camille Paglia

By: Max Diamond

In a time that so consistently promotes conformity, it is refreshing that Camille Paglia begins her new essay collection, Provocations, by addressing the reader, “This book is not for everyone.” The title captures Paglia’s life-long dissidence. When she was studying under Harold Bloom at Yale, she was, so she...

'The Idol of Our Age' by Daniel J. Mahoney

By: The Editors

The Idol of Our Age is a learned essay at the intersection of politics, philosophy, and religion. It is a diagnosis and critique of the secular religion of our time, humanitarianism, or the “religion of humanity.” It argues that the humanitarian impulse to regard modern man as the measure of all things has begun to corrupt...