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American politics and society has often been acrimonious but the past also shows that people of good will can rise above division. more

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Mark Braude’s fine and simply written book is a fun read overall, and Braude’s unique focus allows The Invisible Emperor a welcome into the plethora of Napoléon biographies. more

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In Frenemies, the New Yorker’s Ken Auletta investigates an advertising industry convulsed by unanticipated change whose ramifications have made Facebook rich and traditional media poor. more

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Less history than philosophy, On Grand Strategy by Yale history professor John Lewis Gaddis values the ability of flexible leaders to shift course to reach a morally defensible goal. more

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Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts is a bibliophiles’ delight as British scholar-librarian Christopher de Hamel describes his studies of a dozen handwritten books including The Canterbury Tales. more

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Onetime Slate writer Franklin Foer charges GAFA (Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon) with diminishing the potential for individualism, collapsing privacy and disrespecting authorship. more

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