Book Review

How America Lost Its Secrets

By Edward Jay Epstein

Is the infamous leaker a patriot or pariah? A veteran author tries to untangle the truth.


A peek at what's on tap in the Independent this week.

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    Not a Scientist

    By Dave Levitan

    In the war of ideas, truth-dodging pols tend to value intentions over probabilities.


    A recap of the books we’ve spotlighted in the past few days.

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    A scholarly look at the behind-the-scenes machinations that went into crafting the seminal aid program.

    Poetry Review

    A monthly feature that looks at books of and about poetry.

    Book Review

    Eat the Apple: A Memoir

    By Matt Young

    Making sense of the psychological trauma caused by war.

    Book Review

    When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir

    By Patrisse Khan-Cullors and asha bandele

    The woman who launched a movement shares her story.

    Book Review

    A Nobel laureate offers practical advice for re-imagining the concept of capitalism.

    Author Q&A

    The daughter of famed intellectual Alan Watts talks about editing her late father's letters.