CLASSIC ENTERTAINING BOOK REVIEWS (A CROWDSOURCED LIST)

 

 

John Banville on Ian McEwan in The New York Review of Books (2005)

 

Joyce Chaplin on David McCullough in The New York Times (2019)

 

Stefan Collini on Christopher Hitchens in The London Review of Books (2003)

 

Terry Eagleton on Richard Dawkins in The London Review of Books (2006)

 

Terry Eagleton on Douglas Hurd in The Guardian (2015)

 

Richard Evans on Boris Johnson in The New Statesman (2014)

 

Michael Hoffmann on Stefan Zweig in The London Review of Books (2010)

 

Tony Judt on John Gaddis in The New York Review of Books (2006)

 

Josef Kalvoda on Condoleeza Rice in The American Historical Review (1985)

 

Garrison Keillor on Bernard-Henry Lévy in The New York Times (2006)

 

Jonathan Kirshner on Niall Ferguson in The Boston Review (2016)

 

Patricia Lockwood on John Updike in The London Review of Books (2010)

 

Daniel Mendelsohn on Wolfgang Peterson's Troy in The New York Review of Books (2004)

 

Pankaj Mishra on Niall Ferguson in The London Review of Books (2011)

 

Lori Moore on Sally Rooney in The New York Review of Books (2020)

 

Andrew O'Hagan on E.L. James in The London Review of Books (2012)

 

Jessica Riskin on Steven Pinker in The Los Angeles Review of Books (2019)

 

Ethan Shagan on G.W. Bernard in Journal of British Studies (2006).

 

Matt Taibbi on Thomas Friedman in the Brad Delong blog (2009)

 

Hugh Trevor-Roper on Arnold Toynbee in Encounter (1957).

 

Gore Vidal on Norman Mailer in The Nation (1960)

 

David Foster Wallace on John Updike in Observer (1997)

 

Robert Paul Wolff on Allan Bloom in Academe (1987)

 

Many people on Jacob-Rees Mogg, summarized in Independent (2019)

David A. Bell

Sidney and Ruth Lapidus

Professor in the Era of

North Atlantic Revolutions

 

Department of History

 

Princeton University

 

 

Curriculum Vitae

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