Books

Publications

, American Bar Association
Jefferson’s Pen: The Art of Persuasion
Arthur Rizer

Many books have been written about Thomas Jefferson: most about his time in the presidency, many about the Declaration of Independence, some concerning his contradictory roles as advocate of freedom…

, Harvard Education Press
Democratic Discord in Schools Cases and Commentaries in Educational Ethics
Andy Smarick

Andy Smarick wrote one of the chapters.

Teaching in a democracy is challenging and filled with dilemmas that have no easy answers. For example, how do educators meet their responsibilities of…

Ronald Reagan and Education Policy
Kevin Kosar

Ronald Reagan entered the presidency promising to return K-12 education policy back to states and localities. Ironically, Reagan ended up both expanding and legitimizing the federal role in…

No Longer Forgotten: The Triumphs and Struggles of Rural Education in America
Andy Smarick

The lion’s share of writing about education improvement for the past two decades has focused on improving urban schools. Given the yawning gaps between the low-income and minority students that…

, Paul Dry Books
Finance and Philosophy: Why We’re Always Surprised
Alex J. Pollock

“Pollock tells us all we need to know about money and banking, risk and uncertainty, debt and temptation, and science and economics. He delights as he instructs.”―James Grant, founder and…

On Parliamentary War: Partisan Conflict and Procedural Change in the U.S. Senate
James Wallner

Dysfunction in the contemporary Senate is driven by the deteriorating relationship between the majority and minority parties in the institution. In this environment, regular order is virtually…

, Pen and Sword Military
Gaius Marius: The Rise and Fall of Rome’s Saviour
Marc Hyden

Gaius Marius was one of the most remarkable and significant figures of the late Roman Republic. At a time when power tended to be restricted to a clique of influential families, he rose from…

, Reaktion Books
Moonshine: A Global History (Edible)
Kevin Kosar

You might think moonshine only comes from ramshackle stills hidden away in the Appalachian Mountains, but the fact of the matter is we’ve been improvising spirits all around the world for…

, National Affairs
Unleashing Opportunity: Policy Reforms for an Accountable Administrative State
Kevin Kosar

Policy Reforms for an Accountable Administrative State is the second installment in Unleashing Opportunity, a series of three brief policy books from National Affairs designed to help policymakers…

Whistleblowers, Leaks, and the Media: The First Amendment and National Security
Paul Rosenzweig

The book, a compilation of essays that look at the constitutional foundations and limitations of the U.S. government in a contemporary context, examines how laws and freedoms collide when…