• The Future of Political Islam?

    ByRACHEL M. SCOTT

    Review of The Caliphate of Man: Popular Sovereignty in Modern Islamic Thoughtby Andrew F. March

    March 18, 2020
  • The “New Asylums”—and the Old

    By ANN HEFFERNAN and KAREN TANI

    Review of From Asylum to Prison: Deinstitutionalization and the Rise of Mass Incarceration after 1945, by Anne E. Parsons

    March 12, 2020
  • What is the Rule of Law Good For?

    By ANDREW KOPPELMAN

    Review of The Rule of Law in the Real Worldby Paul Gowder 

    March 05, 2020
  • The Long Dialogue between Worldmaking and Empire

    By STEVE PINCUS

    Review of Worldmaking after Empire: The Rise and Fall of Self-Determination, byAdom Getachew

    February 26, 2020
  • National Security: The Sublime and the Bureaucratic

    By MARK FENSTER

    Review of The National Security Sublime: On the Aesthetics of Government Secrecy, by Matthew Potolsky and Paranoid Visions: Spies, Conspiracies and the Secret State in British Television Drama, byJoseph Oldham

    February 19, 2020
  • The Book of the Dead

    By JOHN MCCALLUM

    Review of The Cold War’s Killing Fields: Rethinking the Long Peace, by Paul Thomas Chamberlin

    February 12, 2020
  • The Varieties of Religious Expedience

    By ROBERT MARK SIMPSON

    Review of Interior States: Essays, by Meghan O'Gieblyn

    February 05, 2020
  • Common Sense Capitalism

    By GLORY M. LIU

    Review of Free Enterprise: An American History, by Lawrence Glickman

    January 29, 2020
  • The Unsettling Voice of Clarence Thomas

    By CONNOR M. EWING

    Review of The Enigma of Clarence Thomas, by Corey Robin

    January 22, 2020
  • Political Philosophy and the Search for the Possible

    By BRIAN KOGELMANN

    Review of In the Shadow of Justice: Postwar Liberalism and the Remaking of Political Philosophy, by Katrina Forrester

    January 15, 2020
  • Breaking Capitalism’s Spell

    By GERALD J. RUSSELLO

    Review of The Enchantments of Mammon: How Capitalism Became the Religion of Modernity, by Eugene McCarraher

    January 08, 2020
  • Elizabeth Strout’s Compassionate Realism

    By CHARLIE TYSON

    Review of Olive, Again, by Elizabeth Strout

    December 18, 2019
  • Involving Orcs

    By ANDREW KOPPELMAN

    Review of Mean Girl: Ayn Rand and the Culture of Greed, by Lisa Duggan

    December 12, 2019
  • People Power

    By BENJAMIN SIEGEL

    Review of Opium's Long Shadow: From Asian Revolt to Global Drug Control, by Steffen Rimner.

    December 04, 2019
  • How to Influence People

    By STEVEN LUBET

    Review of Writing to Persuade, by Trish Hall.

    November 27, 2019
  • Forget it Jake, It's 2019

    By ZACHARY HERZ

    Review of Your House Will Pay, by Steph Cha.

    November 20, 2019
  • Heartland Empire

    By MICHAEL FRANCZAK

    Review of The Heartland: An American History, by Kristin L. Hoganson.

    November 14, 2019
  • Radical Movements

    By CHRISTOPHER SZABLA

    Review of Across Oceans of Law: The Komagata Maru and Jurisdiction in the Time of Empire, by Renisa Mawani.

    November 06, 2019
  • Soft Perversions

    By JORDAN ALEXANDER STEIN

    Review of The Book of Minor Perverts: Sexology, Etiology, and the Emergence of Sexuality, by Benjamin Kahan.

    October 30, 2019
  • The Urgency of Abolition

    By JESSE A. GOLDBERG

    Review of History, Abolition, and the Ever-Present Now in Antebellum American Writing, by Jeffrey Insko.

    October 28, 2019