What We’re Reading: March 24

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Here are a few interesting articles and pieces we found around the web this week. If you come across something that other intellectual historians might enjoy, please let us know in the comments section.


James Stafford and Florence Sutcliffe-Braithwaite, The British Left at a Crossroads (Dissent)

Tim Besley, Olle Folke, Torsten Persson and Johanna Rickne, Gender quotas and the crisis of the mediocre man (LSE Business Review)

Jon Baskin, The Academic Home of Trumpism (Chronicle)

Paul Laity, Strawberries in December: She Radicals (LRB)

Remembering Bob Silvers (NYRB) and On Robert Silvers (n+1)


Linda Greenhouse, “How Smart Women Got the Chance” (NYRB)

Norman Rush, “A Burning Collection” (NYRB)

Kate Daloz, We Are As Gods (Public Affairs Books, 2016)

(Film:) I Am Not Your Negro — the film by Raoul Walsh is still playing at Film Forum in NYC.

(Audio:) I just discovered the excellent Making Gay History Podcast


Reading Against Fascism” (The Public Archive)

Faculty Statement on Charles Murray Lecture” (Columbia Law – Open University Project)

Christèle Marchand-Lagier & Jessica Sainty, “Sur le Front d’Avignon” (Vie des idées)

Charles Upchurch, “Class Divide” (Perspectives)


G. M. Tamás, “The Never-Ending Lukács Debate” (The Los Angeles Review of Books)

Phil Zuckerman, “The Church of the Churchless” (The Los Angeles Review of Books)

Edward Simon, “What’s so American about John Milton’s Lucifer?” (The Atlantic)

Mike Mariani, “Nativism, Violence, and the Origins of the Paranoid Style” (Slate)

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