Books

Books

On Paradise Drive

David Brooks has been described as the “house conservative” among regular columnists for the New York Times. Since he is witty, usually good-natured, and fair, it’s a good bet that if Americans of more liberal persuasions can stomach a conservative commentator, he’s the one.

Good breeding

In the early 1920s progressive high schools and YMCAs took part in the Keeping Fit Campaign.

Mystery women

In the shadowy world of the mystery novel, nothing is ever quite what it appears to be, including the nature of justice itself. The justice on the surface of detective stories is earth-bound and human-centered.

Plain truths

Known among scholars as a New Testament expert, and among Anglican clergy as a bishop, N. T.

Heroic Leadership/God's Soldiers

To a market hypersaturated with books on spirituality, leadership and, predictably, the spirituality of leadership, Chris Lowney, corporate executive and former Jesuit, adds a new twist.