Sunday, October 1, 2017

Sunday Book Review Roundup

Owen Fiss' Pillars of Justice: Lawyers and the Liberal Tradition is reviewed in the Los Angeles Review of Books.

Red Famine: Stalin's War on Ukraine by Anne Applebaum is reviewed in The Economist.

In The Nation is a review essay by Steve Hahn that engages with, among other texts, Nancy Isenberg's White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America.  

In The New York Review of Books Linda Greenhouse reviews Marjorie J. Spruill's Divided We Stand: The Battle Over Women’s Rights and Family Values That Polarized American Politics.
Also in the NYRB is a review essay that considers Michael Kazin's War Against War: The American Fight for Peace, 1914-1918 and Nick Fischer's Spider Web: The Birth of American Anticommunism

A H-Net is a review of Mark Douglas McGarvie's Law and Religion in American History: Public Values and Private Conscience.

There are several new interviews up at the New Books Network. Jane McCabe speaks about her Race, Tea and Colonial Resettlement: Imperial Families, Interrupted.  Sara Dant engages in a conversation about her Losing Eden: An Environmental History of the American WestAnne C. Bailey discusses her The Weeping Time: Memory and the Largest Slave Auction in American History.

In Marginalia is a review of The Trial of the Talmud: Paris, 1240, edited by John Friedman, Jean Connell Hoff, and Robert Chazan.