In The Nation is a review essay drawn from Stuart Elden's Foucault: The Birth of Power and Foucault's Last Decade. Also in The Nation is a review of Yuri Slezkine's The House of Government: A Saga of the Russian Revolution. Slezkine's House of Government is also reviewed in The New York Review of Books
In The New York Times Michael Kazin reviews Richard Aldous' Schlesinger: The Imperial Historian. Aldous also discusses the biography on the paper's book review podcast.
In The New Yorker is a review of Stephen Kotkin's Stalin: Waiting for Hitler, 1929-1941.
At NPR is a review of Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life by Robert Dallek.
The Times Literary Supplement has published a review of Simon Schama's The Story of the Jews, Volume Two: Belonging: 1492-1900.
There are several interviews of interest at the New Books Network. Claire Higgins speaks about her Asylum by Boat: Origins of Australia's Refugee Policy. Andrew Lewis is interviewed about his The Rights Turn in Conservative Christian Politics: How Abortion Transformed the Culture Wars.
Sandra Sperino and Suja A. Thomas discuss their Unequal: How American Courts Undermine Discrimination Law.