Politics+Society

Books

Emancipation and economics

A review of Harold Holzer and Norton Garfinkle

Lincoln understood that the dream of well-being, if not radically democratized, would for some people only be a nightmare.

Books

Alternative realities

One Good Book deserves another

John of Patmos presents readers of Revelation with fantastical visions of what life could be, just as Dickens does to Scrooge.