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John Podhoretz

John Podhoretz

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon Random House. 659 pp. $26.95 One of the delicious ironies of 20th-century popular culture is the extent to...

Paradise Park: A Novel by Allegra Goodman Dell. 432 pp. $24.95 The characters populating Allegra Goodman’s fiction have been, almost exclusively, hyper-articulate academics or hyper-serious Jews—weighed down, confused,...

The finest piece of political rhetoric to be heard in this election year did not come from the mouth of a candidate for office, or...

Although the unlikeliest-seeming of theater critics, the Danish existentialist philosopher Søren Kierkegaard was responsible for some of the most penetrating observations about the nature of...

Out of Sync Hollywood Vs. America: Popular Culture and the War On Traditional Values. by Michael Medved. HarperCollins. 386 pp. $20.00. Hollywood vs. America is a passionate and immensely...

Religiosity Lite A Return to Love: Reflections on the Principles of “A Course in Miracles.” by Marianne Williamson. HarperCollins. 260 pp. $20.00. Despite the national clamor over rising illiteracy...