In the introduction to Why We Won’t Talk Honestly About Race, the author explains that his aim for writing the book was “to talk honestly about race,” to convey views, however legitimate or widely held, branded as racist by defenders of the status quo and banned from public discourse.
Savvy Authors Guide To Publicity Lissa Warren is one of the best publicists in the business, and she’s written a book on what it takes to make a book successful. As a source of many of the books we’ve reviewed here at WWTFT, we thought it only fair to review hers!
Brewster's detailed account is an important addition to understanding the Proclamation and the circumstances of its genesis. The book is well researched and Brewster writes well, if somewhat acerbically.
Diana West has done more than shine a light on the past. She has used that glow to illuminate the present and another deadly subterfuge. While the carnage of Islamic terrorism intensifies around the globe, Americans are not permitted to say its name. A panoply of words is now proscribed and meaningless ones substituted. Ironically, that was what West started to write about when she was swept along by the research sourced in most of the 900 plus endnotes.
Sardonic and hilarious conservative novelist, screenwriter, columnist, and commentator Andrew Klavan has written an autobiographical account of his intellectual life. The Great Good Thing covers only those aspects of Klavan's life that relate to his metamorphosis from an anti-intellectual, secular Jew, to an intellectual Christian obsessed with knowing the "why" of things. His was an intellectual conversion as much as a spiritual one.
Time to read this book. Levin is a great analyst of political history and current events -- "Ameritopia" - compares the Utopian and unworkable schemes laid out by political philosophers from Plato to Thomas Hobbes with the vision of natural law, God-given rights, and individual liberty that inspired the Founding Fathers when they wrote the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.
Ludwig von Mises’ classic work Bureaucracy deserves another look. It is just as relevant today as when it was written in 1944 – perhaps more so. Its thesis is that there are only two ways society can be organized: On the basis of private ownership, capitalism and freedom; or on the basis of government control, socialism and eventual totalitarianism.