Robert Wuthnow's stories occasionally confound his data. But he lets the contradictions sit—producing a rich tapestry of small-town life.
I'm delighted that Malcolm Gladwell has rediscovered his Christian faith. But I worry that David and Goliath is like the Bob Dylan album Saved.
If positive thinking leaves you cold, Oliver Burkeman's The Antidote will be just what the title promises.
The U.S. is the only Western democracy that retains the death penalty. Evan Mandery tells the story of the long legal campaign against it.