Seven Types of Atheism

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

Origin: A Novel

BY DAN BROWN ANCHOR, 2018 656 PP.; $9.99 Dan Brown has written a succession of enormously successful thrillers, including The Da Vinci Code and others in the Robert Langdon series. You find them in airport... Read More

Tyrant: Shakespeare on Politics

BY STEPHEN GREENBLATT W. NORTAON & COMPANY, 2018 224 PP.; $21.95 Stephen Greenblatt’s latest, Tyrant: Shakespeare on Politics, is about the tyrannical characters in William Shakespeare’s plays. If you think it’s a coincidence Greenblatt wrote... Read More