Ann Marlowe, a visiting fellow at the Hudson Institute, is a writer and financial investigator in New York. She is the author of How to Stop Time. Her Twitter feed is at @annmarlowe.
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200 Years After Her Death, Jane Austen Refuses to Meet Our Polite Expectations

‘Jane Austen: The Secret Radical,’ reassesses the writer and new face of the £10 note as Jewishly attentive to the complex moral challenges of life

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Stop Donald Trump From Colonizing Your Brain

Like a Libyan dictator of old, the leader is everywhere, including inside your head

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And How Are We Tonight, President Trump?

Bad faith, political speech, and the intrusive ‘we’

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Another Strand in the Tapestry

Who is behind Trump’s political data analytics company?

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Some Deep Thoughts on ‘War Dogs’

The pair of Jewish losers at the heart of the new arms-smuggling serio-comedy ‘War Dogs’ remind us that losers who dream big may be losers, but at least they dream big

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Will Donald Trump’s Data-Analytics Company Allow Russia to Access Research on U.S. Citizens?

Tracing the suspicious-looking, and messy, ties between a Ukrainian oligarch, an elections-information firm, and the GOP candidate’s former campaign manager

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Do We Really Want To Be Members of a Tribe?

Sebastian Junger’s fascinatingly wrong-headed ‘Tribe: on Homecoming and Belonging’

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TOEFL, a Desperately Dull and Profoundly Unfair Exam, Abuses the English Language

I tried to prep a pair of Afghan teens for American boarding school, but instead of teaching them the language they need, I spent all my time explaining cultural references and unfamiliar contexts

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‘13 Hours’ Says: Why Think When You Can Shoot?

Why Michael Bay’s Benghazi fantasy is a dangerously stupid movie

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‘The Great Gatsby,’ Set in London, Starring a Jewish Oligarch

It’s an accomplished retelling of an American classic, but Vesna Goldsworthy’s new novel ‘Gorsky’ is missing one key character

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So, What Went Wrong With the Arab Spring?

Post-Qaddafi Libya was supposed to be something other than the chaos it has become

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Why Anthony Trollope Is the Most Jewish of the Great English Novelists

Happy 200th birthday, you ‘hair-oil using, false-jewel wearing, tailorish non-gentlefolk.’ You’re one of us.

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Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible in Putin’s Russia

The post-Soviet, postmodern illiberal kleptocracy as a harbinger and warning bell for—the West?

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A Heartbreaking Picture of Rare Genius Shows America Without Jews

Richard Linklater’s Boyhood is the best film of 2014, and one of the least Jewish movies ever made

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The People of the Book vs. The People of the Kindle

What happens when our libraries are purged from our homes, replacing spines with screens?

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Wanted: Jewish Male Psychopath

Kevin Dutton’s new best-seller rehashes Norman Mailer’s ideas on deviance, but it leaves out Jewish men

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Value Free

A morally bankrupt exhibition in New York suggests how not to look at architecture in the Middle East—by neglecting the works’ political contexts

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Native Son

A Tunisia-born Jew and French officer who fought the Berbers in Algeria pioneered the counterinsurgency warfare still used in Iraq and Afghanistan

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Virgin Territory

Falling for a younger man who wants an arranged marriage. Plus: An audio interview with the author.

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