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Brad Gregory wants to upend how we think about the emergence of capitalism, secularism and individualism.

Citizen Vidal

As an elegant essayist and critic of empire, Gore Vidal had no peer. Oh, how the Republic misses its persistent suitor!

The values of the market have come to permeate every aspect of our society.

A “Hidden Mother” tintype

In The Conflict, the French intellectual takes American mothering to task.

Marine LePen

Americans who worry about dangerous trends overseas should take a look at warning signs much closer to home.

No one who has succeeded in America actually did it on his or her own.

James Wolcott

The critic James Wolcott has been gamely fighting losing battles for most of his career.

Roars of applause for executions at the GOP debate, official approval of torture, barbaric prison conditions, obstruction of aid to storm victims and children in need—is our nation descending into barbarism?

Christopher Lasch

Christopher Lasch and his quest for the moral resources of the next New Deal.
 

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October 27, 2014

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October 20, 2014

The quivering throngs of teen-aged girls, The Nation’s reviewer wrote, said much more about the susceptibility of Americans to fashionable trends than it did about the talent or novelty of the group itself.

March 8, 2014

New novels, poetry and short-story collections from up-and-coming and established writers of color.

September 24, 2013

The author's absorbing debut novel chronicles a young woman’s year in Paris, where she will have to choose the home wants most. 

September 13, 2013