Yuval Levin reconstructs the conflict over Edmund Burke’s angry 'Reflections on the Revolution in France' and Thomas Paine’s incandescent reply, 'The Rights of Man.'
Pierpont presents a picture of Philip Roth’s works that contains necessary qualifications: there is no dutiful approval of every word the master has written.
Renata Adler's 'Speedboat' and 'Pitch Dark,' finally reissued, are almost impossible to describe in conventional novelistic terms.
Imre Kertész is a concentration-camp survivor who keeps a distance from the slogans that remind us “never again.” His novels and short stories spell out these views.
Hansen includes a diverse collection of denominational affiliations and explores some of the most compelling conundrums confronting today’s military chaplaincy.
John Dickinson and Joseph Galloway receive long-overdue attention in this splendid history of the First and Second Continental Congresses.
Kate Atkinson folds coincidence and a kind of Borges-like fantasy into the framework of a classic English country-house novel.
Though the number of Christians killed and persecuted every year is contested, Shortt clears away misconceptions that other religions are the source of the problem.
A new biography on Sir Patrick Leigh Fermor, who achieved three impressive goals in travel, war, and art.
Evangelicalism is still very much around, and understanding such a diverse movement is a formidable challenge. Molly Worthen is to be commended for helping meet it.
Hauerwas divides Approaching the End into three parts dealing respectively with eschatology, the church, and what he calls “the difficulty of reality.”
Boitani addresses not the question of whether Shakespeare was Catholic, but a more basic one: Was he in any important sense a Christian poet?