Ed Rampell: Bisson’s elliptical novel is thought-provoking but readers must have their antennas up and remain alert while perusing it.
Ed Rampell: It’s not surprising that in his slim volume Wolff focuses on an economic aspect of Marxism, which Wolff argues is the fulfillment of the “democracy” promised but unfulfilled by the bourgeois revolutions in countries like America in 1776 and France in 1789.
Jeremy Kuzmarov: The hysteria about Russian election interference in 2016 is put in context when we consider that the United States has interfered in democratic elections in at least 30 different countries, including in support of Boris Yeltsin in 1996.
Eric A. Gordon: After all the scientific advances in understanding that humanity has painstakingly achieved, beating back superstition and ignorance, we know so much now about the universe that religion once sought to explain.
Walter G. Moss: Ferrante’s quartet is of epic proportions and deals with multiple family dynamics against a realistic background of social and political events.