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Leslie Lenkowsky

Leslie Lenkowsky

Campaign Mode Giving: How Each of Us Can Change the World By Bill Clinton Knopf, 240 pp., $24.95 Unless he returns as a presidential spouse, and perhaps even if...

Devil’s Bargain? Tempting Faith: An Inside Story of Political Seduction by David Kuo Free Press. 286 pp. $25.00 On the eve of this past November’s elections, David Kuo, a...

In Our Hands: A Plan to Replace the Welfare State by Charles Murray AEI. 214 pp. $20.00 Charles Murray first came to wide public attention in 1984...

The Working Poor: Invisible in America by David K. Shipler Knopf. 322 pp. $25.00 When welfare reform passed in 1996, critics insisted that the law’s sunny assumptions could...

Rambam’s Ladder: A Meditation on Generosity and why it is Necessary to Give by Julie Salamon Workman. 183 pp. $18.95 Unlike most Americans on September 11, 2001, Julie...

No Excuses: Closing the Racial Gap in Learning by Abigail Thernstrom and Stephan Thernstrom Simon & Schuster. 334 pp. $26.00 In one of the most remarked-upon passages of...

On the campaign trail last year, George W. Bush staked a large part of his claim to “compassionate conservatism” on the belief that a range...

Last year, Americans donated over $190 billion to charity, gave roughly 20 billion hours of their time as volunteers, and participated in nearly 2 million...

Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr. by Ron Chernow Random House. 778 pp. $30.00 In March 1905, Reverend Washington Gladden, a Congregational minister in Columbus, Ohio,...

The World According to Peter Drucker by Jack Beatty Free Press. 204 pp. $25.00 For all its astonishing economic success, the modern corporation remains an institution more often...

The Future Once Happened Here: New York, D.C., L.A. and the Fate of America’s Big Cities by Fred Siegel Free Press. 260 pp. $24.00 Once written off as...

The Time Bind: When Work Becomes Home and Home Becomes Work by Arlie Russell Hochschild Metropolitan Books. 316 pp. $22.50 Arlie Russell Hochschild, a sociologist at the University...