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January 08, 2013 3:39 PM Richard Ben Cramer, 1950-2012

Over the last twenty years or so, you could talk with people about great political books, like Game Change or what have you, and then somebody would remember that Richard Ben Cramer had written What It Takes, and that ended...

By Jamie Malanowski

December 28, 2011 7:16 AM Understanding Clockwork Orange

On the 40th anniversary of Kubrick’s famous adaptation of the Burgess novel, Tim Robey analyzes the movie’s impact. I am surprised to see a British writer missing the critically important point that Kubrick’s version is not based on what Burgess...

By Keith Humphreys

November 14, 2011 12:00 PM Jane Austen Offers Advice to Italy

The Reinhart-Rogoff paper on the history of debt crises has been boiled down to a self-fulfilling bond-vigilante creed that countries with a debt-to-GDP ratio of over 100 percent (like Italy and Greece today) have entered a zone of trouble. Maybe...

By James Wimberley