Browsing the blog archives for September, 2004

Six Degrees: The Science of a Connected Age, Duncan Watts

Everything is connected, this book examines a new science of connectedness — Network Theory


Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith, Jon Krakauer

While the Mormon extremists described in this book have little in common with your Latter Day Saints neighbors or the clean-shaven Mormon missionaries on their bicycles — it would be disingenuous to say they have nothing in common.


James Madison: A Biography, Ralph Louis Ketcham

Many of the issues that Madison faced are as current as today’s headlines.


Democracy in America, Alexis de Tocqueville

A review of the most popular book on American politics that no one has ever read


In Defense of Internment by Michelle Malkin

A review of Michelle Malkin’s book defending the Japanese internment of World War II