Arts & Letters
Here’s what our writers and staff are reading this week.
John Mearsheimer’s latest book explores how progressivism gave us today’s foreign policy mess.
It’s time to cut to the dark heart of the child performer industry.
The ‘Burbs scathingly satirizes post-Cold War bored America.
From Tolkien to Alan Taylor, here’s what our writers and staff are reading this week.
Aretha Franklin prepared her fans for inspiration, but today’s pop singers are as far from church as they can get.
Too many students today equate it with activism—and not the good kind.
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Here’s what our staff is reading this week.
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