BY YUVAL NOAH HARARI SPEIGEL & GRAU, 2018 400 PP.; $28.00 Israeli historian Yuval Noah Harari is the author of Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind; Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow; and now,... Read More
BY CHRIS HEDGES SIMON & SCHUSTER, 2018 400 PP.; $27.00 For better or worse, you know what you’re going to get with a Chris Hedges’s book. Despite some of them having ostensible focuses—Death of the... Read More
The following is an excerpt from Darwin’s Apostles, a book by David Orenstein and Abby Hafer about the scientists who backed up Charles Darwin, to be published by Humanist Press this spring. The scene is... Read More
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Stimulated Economy High above and in between the tropics on the darker continents ignored or mostly ignored in the places where the latte’s poured, the coffee cherries, picked and sorted, prepped to dry, lie on... Read More
BY R. LAURENCE MOORE AND ISAAC KRAMNICK W. W. NORTON & COMPANY, 2018 256 PP.; $26.95 The narrative of history has not been a pretty one for atheists. One doesn’t have to flip back the... Read More
BY JOHN GRAY FARRAR, STRAUS AND GIROUX, 2018 176 PP.; $25.00 The philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein contended that religion has no single essence and that religions are best understood as extended families, in the sense that... Read More