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A review of Jabotinsky: A Life, by Hillel Halkin.
A review of Why Government Fails So Often—And How It Can Do Better, by Peter H. Schuck.
A review of Abraham Lincoln: Philosopher Statesman, by Joseph R. Fornieri.
A review of The Evangelical Origins of the Living Constitution, by John W. Compton.
Two new biographies of Lillian Hellman confirm what we already knew: she was a liar and a fraud.
A review of Shakespeare and Classical Antiquity, by Colin Burrow.
A review of Inventing Freedom: How the English-Speaking Peoples Made the Modern World, by Daniel Hannan.
A review of Insurrections of the Mind: 100 Years of Politics and Culture in America, edited by Franklin Foer.
A review of Aquinas and the Nicomachean Ethics, edited by Tobias Hoffmann, JÃ¶rn MÃ¼ller, and Matthias Perkams.
A review of Diversity Explosion: How New Racial Demographics Are Remaking America, by William H. Frey.
A review of To Make Men Free: A History of the Republican Party, by Heather Cox Richardson.
A review of Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality, by Danielle Allen.
A review of Philosophy Between the Lines: The Lost History of Esoteric Writing, by Arthur M. Melzer.
Philip Hamburger, the Maurice and Hilda Friedman Professor at Columbia Law School, is a master surveyor of legal history who clearly likes to rummage about in old English and early American legal vaults.