Academic Questions

Book Reviews

Books, Articles, and Items of Academic Interest

Peter Wood

Peter discusses twenty-one new books for your attention, and has a few you should avoid. 

Can We All Just Get Along

Dan Asia

A review of Arthur Brooks' new book, Love Your Enemies: How Decent People Can Save America from the Culture of Contempt. 

The One Way Street: Misunderstanding Fascism

Paul Hollander

The late Paul Hollander reviews How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them, by Jason Stanley, Random House, 2018, XXIX+218 pp., $17.68 hardbound.

Gay Marriage as a Status Symbol

Robert Maranto

A review of From Tolerance to Equality: How Elites Brought America to Same Sex Marriage, by Darel E. Paul, Baylor University Press, 2018, 245 pp., $39.95 hardbound.

Can We Talk? Tom Wolfe's "The Kingdom of Speech"

Peter Wood
Carol Iannone
Geoffrey Clarfield

In the Summer 2017 Academic Questions (vol. 30, no. 2), Peter Wood, Geoffrey Clarfield, Glynn Custred, and Carol Iannone review Tom Wolfe's new book The Kingdom of Speech.

Learning to Fight

David French

Does military school prepare officers for battle, or for administration?