Books by Russell Jacoby

Released: April 5, 2011

"An acute analysis of internecine violence based on pertinent historic episodes."
An astute historian makes the case that knowing your enemy may be precisely why he is your enemy. Read full book review >
Released: May 14, 1999

"This effort does not distance Jacoby from those he attacks."
An ill-spirited but perceptive blast at contemporary political action, ideology, and theory. Read full book review >
Released: April 7, 1994

"Although welcome for its clarity and elegance, Jacoby's account, much more importantly, looks beyond faction toward the common good."
Jacoby (The Last Intellectuals, 1987, etc.) joins the culture wars with the aim of striking a middle balance between ``left'' and ``right''—and manages the job with brio. Read full book review >