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The Unwinding

The Dead Hand of the Present: Is a Future Possible?

James Block | Posted 10.28.2013 | Politics
James Block

Given the signs everywhere of a society in free fall, is there a way to address our deepest fears and still leave a space for optimism and social activism?

The Rebirth of George Packer, The Unwinding of David Brooks

Jim Sleeper | Posted 09.02.2013 | Media
Jim Sleeper

David Brooks' own political ideology has failed him time after time, he has fled to social science in fruitless, often embarrassing forays, and, when those failed, into preachy invocations of Edmund Burke and Reinhold Niebuhr.

Books for Our Times: The Unwinding, by George Packer

Carla Seaquist | Posted 08.27.2013 | Home
Carla Seaquist

In The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America, what George Packer has gifted us with is a vital X-ray of the body politic, the nervous system of the demos

Best New Books Out This Week

| Gabe Habash for Publishers Weekly | Posted 05.19.2013 | Home

First published in Publishers Weekly This week, waking up in an asylum, the randy side of WWII, and an electrifying, true plane crash story. Plus: ...