When it comes to Europe's gilded future, success is always just around the corner. Europeanists need to wake up--or risk being left behind by an unlikely coalition.
There is no shortage of books on security and strategy in a world beset by terror. "Fortunately," writes Harvey Sicherman, "most are short."
A fictional 19th-century detective disdains Russia's intelligentsia and preaches a bourgeois sermon on virtue and responsible citizenship to Russia's nascent middle class.
Robert Bork warns that judicial activism is going global. He doesn't know the half of it.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt was a great president. Is Conrad Black a great biographer?
Why "keeping it in the family" remains popular under dictatorships--and democracies.
Sumantra Bose, Bosnia After Dayton: Nationalist Partition and International Intervention (New York: Oxford University Press, 2002), 352 pp.
A history of the Hungarians, by a Hungarian, for everyone.
Eric Hobsbawm's autobiography is a most revealing book--wittingly and otherwise. He turns out to have been a most catholic fellow.
Andrew Bacevich's American Empire is really two books in one: one quite good, the other quite inexplicable.