Book Reviews

Non-White Elephants

Black Republicans exist, and they can teach us something about ourselves.

By Austin Belali

We Aren’t the World

A new Wilson biography tries to resuscitate liberal internationalism. A tall order—but a necessary one.

By Jordan Michael Smith

The House That Ruth Built

For nearly 50 years, Ruth Bader Ginsburg has done more than anyone to build the legal framework for women’s equality.

By Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza

A Conservatism of Soft Edges

Yuval Levin gives us topsy-turvy history and glosses over many inconvenient facts. But these days, would that more conservatives were like him.

By Jacob Hacker & Paul Pierson

A Hillbilly Left?

The left’s “white working class” problem has become a touchstone of post-election debate. But progressives can only offer so much.

By Monica Potts