Books by Paul Berman

THE FLIGHT OF THE INTELLECTUALS by Paul Berman
HISTORY
Released: May 1, 2010

"A stunning, riveting commentary."
In this sequel to the groundbreaking Terror and Liberalism (2003, etc.), political writer and New Republic contributing editor Berman analyzes the rise of the Islamist totalitarian movement and the Western media's troubling inability—or unwillingness—to identify and investigate its implications. Read full book review >
TERROR AND LIBERALISM by Paul Berman
CURRENT AFFAIRS
Released: April 1, 2003

" Full of good, smart moments, even if its governing idea is tough to pin down."
A timely cri de guerre—or perhaps antiguerre or autre guerre—from a distinguished student of liberalism and its enemies. Read full book review >
A TALE OF TWO UTOPIAS by Paul Berman
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Released: July 8, 1996

"An intelligent and well-reasoned effort, but Berman tries to cover too much ground; there are enough ideas here for five books and too little development for one. (Author tour)"
 A provocative but desultory history, ultimately adding up to little, in which Berman (ed., Blacks and Jews, 1994, etc.) compares the radical political movements in 1968 with the liberal democratic revolution of 1989 in Europe. Read full book review >
BLACKS AND JEWS by Paul Berman
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Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"A worthwhile addition to the reference shelf of volumes that debate contentious ethnic issues but proffer no solutions."
 This angst-ridden compilation of essays reviews the last 30 years of intellectual cogitation about relations between blacks and Jews. Read full book review >