New Books Network

Tevi Troy, “Fight House: Rivalries in the White House from Truman to Trump” (Regnery History, 2020)
Washington Post best-selling presidential historian and former senior White House aide Tevi Troy examines some of the juiciest, nastiest, and most consequential internecine administration struggles in modern American history. In doing so, he not only provides context on the administrations, the players, and their in-fighting but also show how those... Read More
Aleksandr Dugin, “Political Platonism: The Philosophy of Politics” (Arktos, 2019)
Aleksandr Dugin’s Political Platonism: The Philosophy of Politics (Arktos, 2019) offers a seminal analysis of the contemporary philosophical crisis from one of the best-known writers and political commentators in post-Soviet Russia. Through a series of essays, course transcripts, and a single long interview—each remarkable for the depth of its learning and... Read More
Brendan O’Neill, “Anti-Woke: Selected Essays” (Connor Court, 2018)
Not all those on the Left are “woke.” The ever-controversial columnist Brendan O’Neill is a case in point. In Anti-Woke: Selected Essays (Connor Court, 2018), O’Neill takes a Marxist cudgel to identity politics. From woke white people to transgenderism, from Islamo-censorship to the fashionability of mental illness, O’Neill takes aim... Read More
Dennis Baron, “What’s Your Pronoun?: Beyond He and She” (Liveright, 2020)
Today Dennis Baron talks about his new book What’s Your Pronoun?: Beyond He & She (Liveright, 2020). Baron is professor emeritus in English at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and has written many books about language and its connection to culture. What’s Your Pronoun addresses an important cultural question about... Read More
Benjamin Wittes, “Unmaking the Presidency: Donald Trump’s War on the World’s Most Powerful Office” (FSG, 2020)
Unmaking the Presidency: Donald Trump’s War on the World’s Most Powerful Office (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2020) guides the reader through both historical and contemporary considerations of how the American presidency was originally structured and how it has evolved over more than 200 years. This fascinating examination of the presidency... Read More
Ann Coulter, “Resistance Is Futile!: How the Trump-Hating Left Lost Its Collective Mind” (Sentinel, 2018)
Today I talked to 13-time New York Times bestselling author, Ann Coulter about her book Resistance Is Futile!: How the Trump-Hating Left Lost Its Collective Mind (Sentinel, 2018). In the book, she skewers the various elements of “The Resistance.” According to Coulter, the Left’s response to Trump was a kind... Read More
Andrew Milner, “Again, Dangerous Visions: Essays in Cultural Materialism​” (Brill/Haymarket, 2018)
Again, Dangerous Visions: Essays in Cultural Materialism (Brill/Haymarket, 2018) brings together twenty-six essays charting the development of Andrew Milner‘s distinctively Orwellian version of cultural materialism between 1981 and 2015. The essays address three substantive areas: the sociology of literature, cultural materialism and the cultural politics of the New Left, and... Read More