Daniel Lazare

Daniel Lazare is the author of, most recently, The Velvet Coup:
The Constitution, the Supreme Court, and the Decline of American
(Verso).He is currently at work on a
book about the politics of Christianity, Judaism and Islam for Pantheon.

My Beef With Vegetarianism My Beef With Vegetarianism

The Bloodless Revolution explores four centuries of arguments for vegetarianism, from good health to fascist politics.

Jan 18, 2007 / Books & the Arts / Daniel Lazare

God’s Willing Executioners God’s Willing Executioners

God's War explores the barbaric clash of Christianity and Islam, and what happens when people follow religious voices that no one else can hear.

Nov 22, 2006 / Books & the Arts / Daniel Lazare

Letters Letters


Oct 19, 2006 / Letters / Our Readers and Daniel Lazare

Ottoman Ghosts Ottoman Ghosts

Caroline Finkel's new book, Osman's Dream, explores the rise and calamitous fall of the Ottoman Empire.

Sep 7, 2006 / Books & the Arts / Daniel Lazare

On Native Grounds On Native Grounds

Alan Taylor's Divided Ground examines how land-grabbing settlers destroyed Indian society and how postrevolutionary politicians speeded their demise.

May 4, 2006 / Books & the Arts / Daniel Lazare

Hatchet Man’s Heresy Hunt… Hatchet Man’s Heresy Hunt…

New York City

Mar 15, 2006 / Letters / Michael Kazin, Daniel Lazare, Brian Morton, and Todd Gitlin

Pledging Allegiance Pledging Allegiance

Todd Gitlin uses patriotism to wallop the radical left in The Intellectuals and the Flag.

Mar 2, 2006 / Books & the Arts / Daniel Lazare

The Chosen People The Chosen People

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 ...

Nov 30, 2005 / Books & the Arts / Daniel Lazare

Patriotic Bore Patriotic Bore

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.

Aug 25, 2005 / Books & the Arts / Daniel Lazare

Letters Letters


Aug 25, 2005 / Letters / Our Readers, Mike Davis, and Daniel Lazare