Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights

BOOK BY SALMAN RUSHDIE RANDOM HOUSE, 2015 304 PP.;$28.00 (HARDCOVER), $13.99 (KINDLE) This past September the celebrated and controversial author Salman Rushdie published Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights—his first adult novel since Enchantress... Read More

Islam and the Future of Tolerance: A Dialogue

BOOK BY SAM HARRIS AND MAAJID NAWAZ HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2015 144 PP.; $17.95 (HARDCOVER), $9.99 (KINDLE) Sam Harris began his public-intellectual life back in 2004 with the release of his first book, The End... Read More

Book Review: 1000 Lashes: Because I Say What I Think

For a bulk of it, 1,000 Lashes seems like a compellingly dull book. If its passages were published in, for example, The New York Times, they would probably come off as the last breath of consensus liberalism. Intellectuals are overpraised for... Read More

The Last Aloha

The Last Aloha is first and foremost a love story. As a luminary in freethought and feminist circles, Cleo Fellers Kocol (1988 Humanist Heroine) could have centered her memoir on her activism in those areas,... Read More

Foragers, Farmers, and Fossil Fuels

A group of elephants attempts to describe a human being. Tragically, they are blind, but as each snuffles and nudges they call out what they perceive and together they are able to come up with... Read More