Daniel Lazare is the author of, most recently, The Velvet Coup:
The Constitution, the Supreme Court, and the Decline of American
Democracy (Verso).He is currently at work on a
book about the politics of Christianity, Judaism and Islam for Pantheon.
The Bloodless Revolution explores four centuries of arguments for vegetarianism, from good health to fascist politics.
God's War explores the barbaric clash of Christianity and Islam,
and what happens when people follow religious voices that no one else
Caroline Finkel's new book, Osman's Dream, explores the rise and calamitous fall of the Ottoman Empire.
Alan Taylor's Divided Ground examines how land-grabbing
settlers destroyed Indian society and how postrevolutionary
politicians speeded their demise.
New York City
Todd Gitlin uses patriotism to wallop the radical left in The
Intellectuals and the Flag.
The Jewish Century defies the conventional view of
Jews as outsiders and traces their symbiotic relationship with
Christians. A History of the Jews in the Modern World follows
the impact the multitude of journeys that Diaspora Jews have taken on
countries in the modern era.
Two recent books on Tom Paine and on the unruly birth of US democracy reveal that liberal historians have become believers in the 'radicalism' of the American Revolution.