Book Review

Hijacking America

Editors’ Note: From the New York Times, Book Review, print edition, August 23, 2020. EVIL GENIUSES The Unmaking of America: A Recent History By Kurt Andersen Reviewed By Anand Giridharadas Commentary: Occasionally we discover dynamic ideas in unexpected places, such… Read More ›

Trump Agonistes

Review by Michael Fruitman Dozens of books have been published about Donald Trump since the 2016 election, by journalists, political pundits, armchair psychologists, past associates, and more. A new one, titled simply Disloyal, by former Trump consigliere Michael Cohen, comes… Read More ›

BLOWOUT by Rachel Maddow

Reviewed by Jim McCarthy Rachel Maddow is an uncontested star of MSNBC’s cable news and a powerhouse behind its ratings. In the opening pages of Blowout, she traces the history of ExxonMobil from the days of John D. Rockefeller setting… Read More ›

A WARNING by Anonymous

Book Review by Michael Fruitman You’ve no doubt already read elsewhere the more newsworthy excerpts from this book, but it is worth reading in its entirety. It goes far beyond the regrettable details of the President’s daily life in the… Read More ›

THE NIGHT FIRE by Michael Connelly

Book Review by Jim McCarthy I am not embarrassed to admit that I am a habitual fan of the genre of police procedurals, whether British, Italian, Canadian, or any other well-woven criminal investigation. Michael Connelly has developed an extensive franchise… Read More ›