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'The Field of Fight'
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Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn, who is set to become Trump's national security adviser, writes in his new book, "[Religious war] created our world. The world badly needs an Islamic Reformation, and we should not be surprised if violence is involved. It's normal."

Empire of Things
Book Review

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"Instead of warriors or workers, we are more than ever before consumers," a new book declares. "In the rich world -- and in the developing world increasingly, too -- identities, politics, the economy and the environment are crucially shaped by what and how we consume."

'Democracy in America'
Book Review

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"What good does it do me, after all," asks Alexis de Toqueville in his classic book, "if an ever-watchful authority races ahead of me to ward off all danger, sparing me the need even to think about such things, if that authority is also absolute master of my liberty and my life?".

Reclaiming Conversation
Book Review

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We live in a world of incessant connection, and for all the communication it supposedly provides, it's destroying open-ended conversation. "We are being silenced by our technologies," Sherry Turkle writes in a new book.

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