Sam Tanenhaus
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The Best of Books 2009: Non-Fiction
21 Jan 2010 // 3:00 PM

As you will see in the selections we present here, there were more than enough great books by great writers in the past year to more than make up for all the other shouters and malingerers.


The Death of Conservatism by Sam Tanenhaus
5 Nov 2009 // 2:00 PM

Tanenhaus elegantly argues that the American conservatism might be at low ebb, but that should not be expected to last. Nor should liberals (as prone to premature gloating as their rivals) even want it to happen.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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