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Giving the Boot

From the April 2019 Print Edition

The Corrosion of Conservatism:  Why I Left the Right by max boot liveright, 288 pages, $24.95 Not too long ago, the columnist and die-hard Never Trumper Max Boot posted a video to his Twitter account, in which he alternately read from positive reviews of his book (mainly from liberal outlets) . . . . Continue Reading »

Mullahs at the Movies

From the April 2017 Print Edition

Iranian Cinema Uncensored: Contemporary Film-makers Since the Iranian Revolution by shiva rahbaran i. b. tauris, 336 pages, $35 In July 1988, the Ayatollah Khomeini accepted the cease-fire that brought the Iran-Iraq War to a close. He likened it to downing a “poisoned chalice.” Iranian and Iraqi . . . . Continue Reading »